Cities in Asia
Beijing marks 100 days until the Winter Olympics on Wednesday but preparations for the Games have been overshadowed by boycott calls and a fresh coronavirus outbreak in China.
The Chinese capital in February will become the first host of a Summer and Winter Games and last week welcomed the Olympic flame with a low-key ceremony as the main event swings into view.
Previous governments in Ankara were champions of the western military alliance, but times have changed
Kabul International Airport has officially announced that it is open for domestic and international flights, Khaama Press reported, citing a source from the Civil Aviation Authority.
As a result of the terrorist act of August 26, the runway was severely damaged.
Technical experts from Qatar and Turkey helped resume operations at the international airport.
The Turkish coffee will be promoted in the U.S. through a documentary filmed by a Turkish foundation in seven cities of the country where the strong drink is prepared in different ways.
The documentary titled "Turkish Coffee Tales of Anatolia" will be screened by the Turkish Coffee Lady Foundation on the occasion of World Turkish Coffee Day on Dec. 5.
Tall, thin and brightly colored, Hanoi's "tube houses" dominate the city's streets as nine million people compete for space in Vietnam's bustling capital.
Although Vietnam saw a number of villas and garden houses built during the French colonial period, Hanoi has few of these grand residential homes.
6,000 Tokyo area doctors have called for the Games to be cancelled
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited the Jerusalem Patriarchate and the Church of the Resurrection in Jerusalem on Tuesday. "The Greek state will always stand by the Jerusalem Patriarchate and the great mission it is undertaking in this difficult and, at the same time, exciting city and region," Mitsotakis told journalists.
In Turkey, 434,757 residential properties were sold in the first five months of 2020, the country's statistical authority announced on June 15.
Housing sales dropped 2.2% or 9,684 units in the five-month period, compared to the same period last year, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) data.