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A research team from the University of Bern has for the first time succeeded in accurately dating the stilt dwellings on the shores of Lake Ohrid in the southwestern Balkans: they emerged in the middle of the 5th millennium Before our era. The region around Europe’s oldest lake has played a key role in the …

Arzu Nur Özkan, an eight-month-pregnant former teacher, said the abuse she suffered in prison made her wish for death, Bold Medya reported. According to the recording of a phone call with a family member, Özkan said she was mocked by prison doctors and her multiple health issues were not taken seriously. “I have been through …

Technology is an almost inevitable part of life in the 21st century. Between the spread of Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and the countless emails from work, many of us spend the majority of our waking hours staring at a screen. Studies have shown that nearly 60% of smartphone users check a social media platform five …

Archaeological excavations have started in the ancient town of Savatra, located in the Karatay district of Turkey’s central Konya province, with the aim of uncovering the history of the site which dates back to prehistoric times. Ilker Işık, associate professor in the Department of Cultural Heritage Preservation and Restoration at Selçuk University, said they were …

ISTANBUL As a result of the authorities’ comprehensive efforts to slow the worrying spread of the novel coronavirus, there is no longer a province considered “at very high risk” on Turkey’s COVID-19 map, according to the Minister of the health of the country. “There is no red province left on Turkey’s COVID-19 risk map. It …

KAYSERİ / ANKARA Turkey began administering its national coronavirus vaccine candidate to volunteers on August 25 in the central Anatolian province of Kayseri as part of phase 3 studies. class = “cf”> The Turkovac inactivated vaccine candidate was jointly developed by the Ministry of Health, Turkish Institutes of Health and Erciyes University (ERU). ERU rector …

An ancient Armenian cemetery in Turkey’s eastern province of Van was destroyed by bulldozers last week and bones were strewn on the ground, sparking outrage from the Armenian community and opposition politicians, reported the Mezopotamya news agency. Murat Sarısaç of the People’s Democratic Party (HDP) submitted a parliamentary question on the incident calling for a …

Yá’át’ééh. When my husband and I visited Senegal in early 2020, we were graciously greeted by Reverend Adama Faye, President of the Lutheran Church of Senegal. The Grand Canyon Synod is fortunate to be their only companion Synod. We have traveled through towns and the countryside in a whirlwind of meetings, visits, worship, praise, food, …

Background Turkey has been one of the largest refugee host countries in the world for the past decade. After the Syrian crisis in 2011, Syrian refugees sought refuge in Turkey and crossed borders to benefit from temporary protection status. According to the latest statistics, there are approximately 3,700,000 million Syrians registered in Turkey under Temporary …

The foundation of the post-treatment center for cancer patients has been laid Under the leadership of the Metropolitan Municipality of Kayseri, with the support of the Turkish Association for Research and Combating Cancer and philanthropist Saffet Arslan, the foundation of the Post-Treatment Center for Cancer Patients, which will serve example for Turkey, was asked. President …