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Ancient Turkish town prepares to vanish under floodwaters

Turkish officials argue that the dam's hydroelectric power station will provide electricity and irrigation essential to the development of the Kurdish-dominated southeast.
October 22, 2017
Trump did not attend the concert, but praised the effort in a video message released earlier, terming it a "wonderful" and "vital effort."
October 22, 2017
Diwali celebrations are incomplete without the sweetness and creaminess of desserts
October 17, 2017
Modern medicine has made enormous strides against the major killers of the past such as smallpox, tuberculosis and diphtheria.
October 17, 2017
People are realising that screens can cause addiction even among very small children, and in extreme cases autistic problems, what is called virtual autism.
October 16, 2017
Practiced by millions around the world, meditation promotes mental wellbeing through concentration, breathing techniques and self-awareness.
October 15, 2017
Move over Saturn! Scientists have found a ring around an unassuming mini-planet in our Solar System to debunk the theory that only giant planets can be so adorned.
October 12, 2017
Fashion house Gucci has announced it will go fur-free next year in a bid to be more sustainable
October 12, 2017
Beyonce's Spanish-language remix of "Mi Gente" for hurricane relief opened Wednesday on top of the US Latin song chart, finally dethroning the global mega-hit "Despacito."
October 12, 2017
MYSK by Shaza is a contemporary theatre of life that puts the spotlight on the ever-evolving Arabian lifestyle and showcases the richness of Arabian culture.
October 10, 2017
The Sultanate rests majestically on the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea and is home to some of the most stunning and secluded beaches the Arabian Peninsula has to offer.
October 09, 2017
Google on Wednesday introduced new Pixel ear buds that the company says are capable of real-time translation of conversations in different languages.
October 05, 2017
Karl Lagerfeld built a huge waterfall and flooded the vast Grand Palais for his spectacular Chanel show Tuesday, the final day of Paris Fashion Week.
October 04, 2017
Thousands of festival-goers packed a historic neighbourhood of Hong Kong to watch a "fire dragon" lit with incense sticks dance through the streets in a century-old ritual.
October 04, 2017
Tom Petty, the Southern-accented rocker whose classic melodies and dark storytelling created 40 years of hit songs, died Monday of cardiac arrest, his family said. He was 66.
October 03, 2017
Trendy, wealthy and in their element, the packed crowd edges around abstract sculptures, somewhat grotesque portraits and looped cartoons by US-based Iranian artist Pouya Afshar.
October 02, 2017
The French writer Marcel Proust paid for glowing reviews of the first volume of his Remembrance of Things Past to be put into newspapers, letters by the great author reveal.
October 01, 2017
Sole survivor of Chimpanzee Island in Ivory Coast
September 25, 2017
From teen stars Millie Bobby Brown to Kiernan Shipka, comedian Kate McKinnon or Indian mega-star Priyanka Chopra, it was a dazzle of white on the Emmys red carpet on Sunday night.
September 18, 2017
Top names in entertainment Tuesday raised millions of dollars for survivors of mega-storms Harvey and Irma, with Stevie Wonder and Beyonce also urging attention on climate change.
September 13, 2017
The city’s multiple folklores, seafaring tales, and myths have played a major role in shaping its culture and heritage.
September 07, 2017
The two style forces in my brain are constantly at war
September 07, 2017
August with its ample sunlight and pleasant temperature is a month when the sea is alluring. We thought it’s the perfect time to celebrate a ‘Mermaid’s Farewell’.
August 24, 2017
In recent years the number of tourists attracted to Oman’s friendly people and heritage sites have increased manifold.
August 23, 2017
The legendary actor joins the cast of the musical Empire and hums his tune
August 21, 2017
Oscar-winning Emma Stone capped a perfect 12 months last week as she knocked Jennifer Lawrence off the top spot on Forbes’ 2017 list of the world’s highest-paid actresses.
August 21, 2017
Twenty years ago on August 31, 1997, Britain's Princess Diana died in a high-speed car crash in Paris.
August 17, 2017
The journey depends on a strategic plan that includes a visit of tourist attractions, heritage, industrial and agricultural sites in each state.
August 15, 2017
Pakistan has historically taken the lead in female empowerment, with its very foundations rooted in the democratic ideals of gender equality.
August 14, 2017
Sporting Japanese kimono costumes with hair bands or straw hats, they chant in chorus and dance in synchronised choreography.
August 13, 2017