Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım on April 7 visited Orkhon valley of Mongolia to see the Orkhon inscriptions, written in the Old Turkic alphabet.
Two Greek soldiers being held pending trial after accidentally crossing into Turkish territory last week were found by their families to be "in good health and with high morale."
Lieutenant Angelos Mitretodis, 25, and Sergeant Dimitris Kouklatzis, 27, were allowed a visit by their families on Monday in the prison where they are being held in the Turkish town of Edirne.
Businessman Ahmet Selçuker’s venture in the music market opens up a new dimension for Turkish classical music. Selçuker innovates Turkish music, as he blends it with other genres of music, while maintaining its deep roots and emotional sounds.
False alarm for a ballistic missile launch frightened the Hawaiians, the World Agencies have reported. Shortly after 8pm Bulgarian time last night a Hawaiian emergency response officer triggered the alert system. On their mobile phones, islanders received a message saying: "A ballistic missile threat coming to Hawaii. Seek immediate cover. This is not a doctrine.
A trailer for an EU-backed project reveals just how distant Turkish speakers are from the Armenian, Greek, Ladino (Judeo-Spanish) and Syriac languages native to the country.
Turkish Transportation Minister Ahmet Arslan said on Dec. 31 that a surge in demand for seats on the Eastern Express, a train service that links Ankara with the Eastern province of Kars, could mean adding more wagons to the line.
English grammar, beloved by sticklers, is also feared by non-native speakers. Many of its idiosyncrasies can turn into traps even for the most confident users.
But some of the most binding rules in English are things that native speakers know but don’t know they know, even though they use them every day. When someone points one out, it’s like a magical little shock.
FYROM (Macedonia) on July 18 rejected suggestions it could end a dispute with Greece over its name by adopting an acronym instead, saying it sounded like the "Klingon" language from the Star Trek series, RFE/RL reports.
A 16-year-old boy, Selamat Riayadi, has gotten married to his 71-year-old heartthrob, Rohaya, in Indonesia. The couple, who claim to be deeply in love, threatened to kill themselves if family members deterred them from getting married. Rohaya had been widowed twice before. No one knows the motivation behind the union, as both lovebirds are poor.