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First fast breaking for Turkish soldiers

First fast breaking for Turkish soldiers

In southeastern Turkey, in the region of Hakkari, bordering Iran and Iraq, the Mehmetçik (Turkish soldiers), on mission, broke their fast for the first time. In their base resembling an eagle's nest, on a summit of 2400 meters of altitude of the Balkaya Mountains, in the district of Şemdinli, the Mehmetçik who fight against the terrorist group PKK had, today, the time to break fast in peace.

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The First World Success Of A Very Young Turkish Pianist

The First World Success Of A Very Young Turkish Pianist

8-year-old pianist Nisan Öksüz, from Izmir, Turkey, won the Dinu Lipatti Junior International Music Competition in piano, in Italy's capital city in the category of her age group. She was in competition with many other young talents from around the globe. Öksüz participated in the competition with the encouragements of her piano teacher, Esra Yüce.

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Bosnia: Iftar under the Mostar Bridge

Bosnia: Iftar under the Mostar Bridge

With a view of the famous Mostar Bridge (Stari Most) in Bosnia and Herzegovina, built in the 16th century by the great Ottoman architect, Mimar Sinan, on the banks of the Neretva river in the city of Mostar, destroyed during the Bosnian-Croat War ( 1992-1994) and reconstructed by Turkey, the Metropolitan Municipality of Bursa, the Yunus Emre Institute and the Student Union of Dzemal Bijediç University organized a fast-breaking program (iftar) in the city center of Mostar, city of Bosnian (Muslim) and Croatian (Catholic) population. Yunus Dilber, director of the Yunus Emre Institute in Mostar, and İsmail Yılmaz, general secretary of the Metropolitan Municipality of Bursa, as well as many residents of one of the most beautiful cities of the Balkans, attended the banquet held under the historic Mostar Bridge.

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Girls of the Sun, 71st Cannes Film Festival

Girls of the Sun, 71st Cannes Film Festival

At the 71st Cannes Film Festival, for the vision of "Girls of Sun" movie, directed by Eva Husson, among the guests and participants, we could recognize, General Director of the Cannes Film Festival, Thierry Fremaux, Festival President Pierre Lescure, French Minister of Culture Francoise Nyssen, Jury President, Cate Blanchett, the director of the "The Girls of the Sun (Les Filles du Soleil)" film, Eva Husson as well as Golshifteh Ferahani, Emmanuelle Bercot, Vanessa Filho, Marion Cotillard, Salma Hayek, Kimberley Garner, Didar Domehri, Kristen Jaymes Stewart, Lea Seydoux and Daniella Rahme.

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Turkish Special Operations Police Forces Returning from Afrin

Turkish Special Operations Police Forces Returning from Afrin

Police Special Operations Team Members of Bursa Provincial Security Directorate who came back after successfully fulfilling their duties in Afrin within the scope of the «Olive Branch» Operation were welcomed by their families and colleagues with tears of joy and prayers. The happiness of the Turkish heroes -away for months from their relatives- and the relief of their families were overwhelming. Provincial Gendarmerie Commander, Ahmet Hacıoğlu gave a plaque to the heroes (in the related picture, on the left).

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Sweden recognizes that Swedish Meatballs recipe is copy of Turkish kofte

Sweden recognizes that Swedish Meatballs recipe is copy of Turkish kofte

In the statement made from the official twitter account of the Swedish state, it was admitted that the world famous meatball of Sweden belonged to the Turks. Twitter account "Sweden.se" with a Tweet using a photo of Swedish meatballs, stated, ''Swedish meatballs are actually based on a recipe King Charles XII brought home from Turkey in the early 18th century. Let's stick to the facts!"

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