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Istanbul Bosphorus video from 1910
Istanbul Bosphorus video from 1910
A video from British Prathe shows the view from a ship travelling past Istanbul coastline. Mosques and buildings seen on the land with mountains in background
 
Remembering the Battle of Gallipoli
Remembering the Battle of Gallipoli
Today marks the 102nd anniversary of the naval victory of the Ottomans against the Allied forces as well as the commemoration of thousands who lost their lives fighting for Turkey.
 
Sacred relics at the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul
Sacred relics at the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul
The Chamber of the Holy Relics, located within the Privy Room, contains religious objects sent to the Ottoman sultans at various times between Sultan Selim's assumption of the caliphate in the 16th century to the end of the 19th century.
UN Security Council adopts resolution protecting heritage

The stepped-up battle to protect heritage requires significant resources that will only increase, said UNESCO director Irina Bokova, who spoke at the...

150 historic Palestinian coins seized at Cairo airport

The rare coins all come from the period before the 1948 war

People across Turkey mark Newroz celebrations

Songs, music, metal beating and fires mark traditional Spring festival

Istanbul's iconic Grand Bazaar gets makeover

Round-the-clock workers on the roof take the cats' path to renovate the bazaar, which topped the list of the world's most visited destinations in 2014.

Unearthing 2 000 years of history in central Algiers

Archaeologists have since discovered coins, weapons, a public building paved with 5th century mosaics and a large 7th century Byzantine necropolis...

The Green Muslims Not just Halal but Tayyib

Muslims are actually commanded to eat food that is not just halal but Tayyib meaning pure and wholesome. Halal is defined as food that is permissible...

Nana Asma u the early Islamic feminist icon

Asma’u as a Quran translator, Poet, and a revered Princess and teacher, and Nana Asmau was the founder of the Sokoto Caliphate

The Mayan Muslims of Mexico

The Spanish Murabitun community, the Comunidad Islámica en España, that is based in Granada in Spain, has the strongest ties to the Chiapas community in...

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A peek to the World and Turkey from the eye of World Bulletin

Erhan Erken - Istanbul The developments after Trump getting in power is building concerns As of 20 th January, when the new president...

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Human rights and freedoms shattered in Europe'

'Human rights and freedoms shattered in Europe'

'Hostility, insecurity and dissonance towards minorities in Europe must be resolved' says Turkish presidential advisor

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22M Syrians in Turkey given health care Deputy PM

22M Syrians in Turkey given health care: Deputy PM

- More than 1M patients have had operations, and 200,000 Syrian babies born in Turkey since 2011, says Veysi Kaynak

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Juncker warns break-up of EU risks war in western Balkans

Juncker warns break-up of EU risks war in western Balkans

Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, has delivered a blunt warning to Donald Trump against encouraging countries to copy Brexit, saying that stirring up a second Brexit could trigger war in the western Balkans.  

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Kenyan military says 31 al-Shabaab militants killed

Kenyan military says 31 al-Shabaab militants killed

Artillery, troops, helicopters strike bases in southern Somalia, military spokesman says

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Myanmar army chief stresses military role in politics

Myanmar army chief stresses military role in politics

Insists military must maintain leading role despite country being ruled by 1st elected civilian gov’t in almost half decade

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10 Things You May Not Have Known About The Ka

10 Things You May Not Have Known About The Ka’bah

Learn about 10 amazing things you may not have known about the Ka’bah.

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Toshiba's US atomic unit to file for bankruptcy

Toshiba's US atomic unit to file for bankruptcy

The firm is trying to spin off its prized memory chip business to raise cash, after earlier selling its medical devices unit and most of a home appliance business.

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Astronauts complete 6 5-hour spacewalk

Astronauts complete 6.5-hour spacewalk

Tasks focused on readying space station to accept commercial manned spacecraft

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African states develop harmonized disease surveillance

African states develop harmonized disease surveillance

African Union's Center for Disease Prevention and Control strategy was launched last week

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