World Bulletin / News Desk
The Turkish Language Association (TDK) will compile a Kurdish-Turkish dictionary as Kurdish has become an elective language course in schools with the introduction of the new education system, popularly known as 4+4+4.
The dictionary is going to be prepared for the purpose of aiding the students who are taking the Kurdish language course in the schools. A commission has been set up by the TDK consisting of Kurdish language experts and academics which will start working on the dictionary as soon as possible. The experts and academics in the commission will decide on the content of the dictionary.
The TDK, for the first time, is set to compile a dictionary in a language apart from Turkish. The Kurdish-Turkish dictionary is also going to be sold in bookstores for people who are interested in the language.
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced in June that Kurdish would be offered as an elective language course in Turkish schools. Erdoğan said that Kurdish would become an elective language course at any school with the minimum number of students to run class. The prime minister also emphasized that, depending on the demand and need, other languages of Turkey might be taught at public and private schools across the country under the new education system.
Erdoğan stated that the introduction of elective Kurdish classes was a result of requests from Kurdish citizens, adding that supporters of the militant Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) had already been criticizing and attempting to undermine the process of offering the language as an elective course in schools.
The National Museum of African American History and Culture will be inaugurated in Washington DC on Saturday by Barack Obama, the first museum that showcases entirely on African American history, life and culture
From the moment of her accession to the throne in 1558, Elizabeth began seeking diplomatic, commercial and military ties with Muslim rulers in Iran, Turkey and Morocco and with good reasons.
Officials of IHH and Sadakatasi Foundation, which delivered meat to those in need, express concern for Muslims in Rakhine
The tall romantic lead acted in more than 100 movies in the '70s and '80s
Some of the photographies taken from the Dutch ambassador Snouck Hurhrinje in 1884 hajj
Slaughter of Eid al-Adha celebrated despite pressure from anti-islamic body led by nationalist monks - albeit under wraps
Accepts Japanese agency plan to protect 100s of monuments in Bagan damaged in recent earthquake from further erosion
Imam W. Deen Mohammed was an African American Muslim who dedicated his life for the establishment of Muslim life in America and for freedom, justice and equality for Muslims, African Americans and all all people
Grandfather says patience, accepting grace of Allah, and not pursuing unachievable goals among secrets to longevity
Works of 16th century polymath Matrakci Nasuh go on display in Tokyo
Afghanistan once attracted thousands of tourists before its decades of war began, and here it is easy to see why.
Mmasons in Timbuktu use traditional techniques to reconstruct precious mausoleums destroyed in a rebel takeover of northern Mali in 2012.
With the beginning of the era of Japanese Renaissance, known as the era of Meiji, started in 1868, only two countries in Asia enjoyed independence, namely the Ottoman Empire and Japan.
Fatima Al-Fihri, the founder of the worlds oldest library, challenged stereotypes and misconceptions that women were not influential in creating keystone heritage sites and centers for learning in Muslim civilization.
During the Great Famine in Ireland,160 years ago, the Ottoman Empire sent £1,000 sterling - equal to $1,052,000 today - and 3 shiploads of food to Drogheda, Ireland