Journalist Tolga Akyıldız dies at 50

Journalist Tolga Akyıldız has died at the age of 50 due to a cerebral hemorrhage. Akyıldız, who suffered a cerebral hemorrhage in his home on April 1 in Istanbul was taken to Maslak Acıbadem Hospital. But he died in the night.

His sister Gökçe Akyıldız announced that Tolga Akyıldız will be buried in Zincirlikuyu Cemetery after the noon prayer to be held at Zincirlikuyu Mosque today.

1,900-year-old statue discovered in Istanbul

Teams from Istanbul Municipality have discovered a statue from the Roman period, estimated to be 1,900 years old, in the area of the Saint Polyeuktos Church in Saraçhane that was destroyed during the Latin occupation.

The teams from Istanbul Municipality's Cultural Heritage Department initiated an excavation work in the area where the church was destroyed on June 8 last year.