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450-Year Clock Tower in Skopje

One of the oldest towers in the Balkans is rising above Skopje, the capital of Macedonia.

Hot air balloons boost tourism in Turkey s Cappadocia

A total of 300,000 tourists are expected to explore the city in the air by the end of 2017

Phaselis Unique combination of history and nature

Antique city in Turkey’s southern Mediterranean coast attracts tourists with its unique combination of history and nature

Rome hosts Ottoman miniaturist exhibition

16th century Ottoman scholar Matrakci Nasuh's works go on display at Societa Geografica Italiana

Community center for Syrians opened in Turkey s Adana

Three-story building would be used for vocational training, language courses for Syrian refugees

US students set to experience Turkish culture

Yunus Emre Institute wants to “build bridges between the two countries" director says

Cappadocia 'sculptures' seen from the air

The sculptures that can be seen from the sky in Cappadocia are made by an Australian sculptor

Prophet's cloak attracts Ramadan faithful in Istanbul

The Hirka-i Serif (the Noble Cloak) was brought to Istanbul in the seventeenth century, at a time when the Ottoman Empire controlled much of the Islamic...

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Some thoughts about the anniversary of July 15

World Bulletin / News Desk A full year has passed since the coup attempt on July 15, one of the most important turning points in our history....

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Chinese Muslims Azerbaijan mark Eid al-Fitr on Monday

Chinese Muslims, Azerbaijan mark Eid al-Fitr on Monday

3-day feast starts one day later for millions of Muslims in Iran, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Mynmar, Nepal, S. Africa, Sri Lanka

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German judge bans woman from wearing headscarf in court

German judge bans woman from wearing headscarf in court

Syrian woman divorcing from husband instructed to remove headscarf at hearing

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Egypt police kill 8 in shootout west of Cairo

Egypt police kill 8 in shootout west of Cairo

Authorities say those killed were members of Hasm group, which government links to Muslim Brotherhood

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Montenegro coup plot trial adjourned for September

Montenegro coup plot trial adjourned for September

The 14 suspects, who risk lengthy jail terms, include pro-Russian opposition leaders Andrija Mandic and Milan Knezevic as well as two Russian nationals who will be tried in absentia.

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Mandela s family infuriated by new book on icon

Mandela’s family infuriated by new book on icon

Book by former surgeon to South African statesman violates doctor-patient confidentiality, says Nelson Mandela's grandson

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Chinese jets cut off US spy plane

Chinese jets cut off US spy plane 

'This is uncharacteristic of the normal safe behavior from Chinese military,' Pentagon says of incident above East China Sea  

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Albanian Muslim's pray for Eid on Tirana's new square

Albanian Muslim's pray for Eid on Tirana's new square

Same as in the past, devotees gathered to pray, so that God cleans their souls.

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Greece to return to bond markets on Tuesday

Greece to return to bond markets on Tuesday

Athens "announces today that it intends to offer new euro-denominated fixed rate notes due 2022," the finance ministry said in a statement.

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Britain's Johnson meets high-tech robots in Japan

Britain's Johnson meets high-tech robots in Japan

Johnson, kicking off a trip to Japan, visited the robotic centre at Waseda University, which works closely with Britain's University of Birmingham on robotic technologies.

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Japan aims to reduce suicides by 30 in 10 years

Japan aims to reduce suicides by 30% in 10 years

Japan has the highest suicide rate among Group of Seven (G7) advanced countries and the government describes the situation as "critical" in a country where more than 20,000 people kill themselves every year.

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