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A Butcher in the Michelin Guide

You know those places that we dream of making the Michelin list? One such restaurant is Kasap Fuat (Butcher Fuat) in İzmir, a one-of-a-kind family-run enterprise that concentrates on the essence of flavor with high-quality, locally sourced ingredients and proper cooking techniques.

Türkiye aims fully independent defense industry: Erdoğan

Türkiye will continue its efforts to achieve complete independence in the defense industry, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Friday.

"We will not stop or turn back from our path until we achieve the goal of a fully independent Türkiye in the defense industry,"  Erdoğan said at a rally in the northern province of Çankırı.

Bulgarian Football Union Elects New President

In a pivotal moment for Bulgarian football, the Bulgarian Football Union (BFS) convened an extraordinary congress at the Marinela Hotel in Sofia to elect a new president after the resignation of Borislav Mihaylov, who held the position for 18 years. The congress, which commenced at 10:30 a.m., saw the emergence of seven candidates vying for Mihaylov's former position.

Second 'Tortoise Trainer' at Türkiye İş Bankası Museum

Turkish painter Osman Hamdi Bey's second "The Tortoise Trainer" has been included in the permanent exhibition titled "Viewing Turkish Painting" at Türkiye İş Bankası Painting and Sculpture Museum in Istanbul's Beyoğlu.

This second work of the artist with the same theme, dated 1907, is now neighbor to the first version, dated 1906, exhibited at the Pera Museum.

Hrant Dink murderer testifies for first time

Ogün Samast, the murderer of Armenian-origin journalist Hrant Dink, testified for the first time in the ongoing case during a hearing yesterday, shedding light on the web of events surrounding the assassination.

Samast, who recently served nearly 17 years in prison for the 2007 murder, faces new charges allegedly tied to FETÖ, the group blamed for the 2016 coup attempt.

Carnival | Athens | March 17-18

The Stavros Niarchos Cultural Foundation (137 Syngrou, snfcc.org) has a rich Apokries (Greek Carnival) agenda planned for visitors and locals alike, as music performances and family happenings set the tone for a vibrant two-day celebration in various parts of the center's park. On March 17, experience Brazilian rhythms by Bloco Swingueira and rock 'n' roll classics by the Jaguar Bombs.

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