Twenty-three ancient coins from Anatolia were returned to Turkey upon the wishes of an Australian collector, who had purchased the smuggled coins at different auctions throughout her life, as described in her will.
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6th Istanbul Documentary Days will begin on June 1 with the support of Dutch Consulate General, Brazilian Consulate General, Greek Consulate General and several other institutions.
Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah Nsour said Turkish culture and civilization are parts of cultural heritage
The museum will house replicas of objects from around the world related to Prophet Muhammad. It will consist of objects, works and books from around the globe.
Describing Turkey as a cultural mosaic, Patriarch Yusuf Sağ said, “You cannot find anywhere like Turkey in the world, where people from different colors, beliefs, and races have managed to co-exist for ages.”
The fair, whose theme is “Reading the language of peace” this year, kicked off on Tuesday and will end on Sunday. It was jointly organized by the Malatya Municipality and the Malatya Governor's Office.
Excavations unearthed mosaic tiles one meter below the surface. The excavations at the field continue.
The festival will begin on May 8 and will last until May 19, where 30 groups from 15 countries will perform 60 shows.
A total of 48 works of Turkish literature were translated to Bosnian language so far
Nearly 300,000 people visited the fair during its inaugural edition in 2012, according to data obtained from the organizers of the event
Turkey is the guest country in this year's Trento Film Festival, whose 61st edition got under way on Thursday in Italy's northern Trentino province.
The event will take place from Aug. 31 to Sept. 22 at the Aya Sofya Museum (Hagia Sophia), one of the most visited museums in İstanbul
The tomb of Nasreddin Hoca, known for his pithy stories that usually end in the teaching of a moral, is believed to have been discovered in Eskişehir's Sivrihisar district
Turkey's Hacettepe, METU, Ankara, Aegean, Istanbul and Gazi universities make Leiden University's list of the world's best universities.
More than 1,100 Turkish books will be presented at the fair and then donated to the Sarajevo City Library. Numerous Turkish authors will also meet their readership in the capital city of Hungary
Screenings will take place at the Kino Europa in Zagreb between April 16 and 21 and films will be screened free of charge.
This year the first "Translation Project" started for the works of Turkish poets into English.
Turkey, the Market Focus partner of The London Book Fair 2013, which will end on April 17.
"What Richard Did" of Lenny Abrahamson won Golden Tulip International Competition
"The River Flowing Westward" was shown at UNESCO headquarters in Paris.
"Holy Birth Week" of Prophet Mohammed which is celebrated this year with "Our Prophet and human honor" topic, started with calligraphy exhibition consisting of hundred and fifteen historic and rare works