Ankara train crash leaves nine dead, 47 injured
Nine people were killed and nearly 50 injured after a high-speed train crashed into a locomotive in the Turkish capital on Thursday, officials said.
Kene Mkparu returns with good vibes from Turkey
Former managing director of FilmOne Limited and now Chief Executive Officer of KomWorld, Nigeria, Kene Mkparu, is back from Turkey, where he had gone to attend this year’s Emerging Cinema Market Conference (ECM) held in Istanbul. Mkparu, a respected voice in the cinema exhibition and distribution aspect of the film industry, was one of the…
Nigeria compiling list of festivals nationwide to boost tourism - Minister
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said his Ministry will soon produce a compendium of the festivals across the country as part of efforts to boost tourism and showcase the country’s diverse cultures. The Minister disclosed this in Istanbul, Turkey, on Monday while speaking at the ongoing 3rd UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference…
Turkey changes US embassy street name to Malcolm X
Turkey on Thursday changed the name of the street on which the new US embassy will be located after the American black Muslim civil rights campaigner Malcolm X, an AFP correspondent said.
Australia is ranked as safest place to invest in property
Australia is the safest country for real estate investment, followed by the United States and the Netherlands while Venezuela is the least safe, according to new research. The analysis of 52 countries from the global real estate market report published by Scope Investor Services puts Germany in fourth place, then Switzerland and then the UK.…
Erdogan takes aim at Soros over jailed Turkish philanthropist
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday accused George Soros of aiding a jailed Turkish philanthropist facing hugely controversial charges of seeking otherthrow the government, describing the Hungary-born American billionaire as a "famous Hungarian Jew".
Queen Loveth wins Modelslink Best Model Nigeria 2018
After a keenly contested grand finale, the organisers of the prestigious modelling competition, Best Model Nigeria, have crowned Miss Loveth Akpan winner of Best Model Nigeria 2018. The ceremony was held recently in Lagos to the delight of guests and members of the press, who turned out for the show. The president and co-founder of…
US studying Turkey's demands to extradite preacher
The United States is studying Turkey's demands for the extradition of preacher Fethullah Gulen, who is accused by Ankara of orchestrating a failed 2016 coup attempt...
Turkey urges Israel to 'immediately stop' Gaza strikes
Turkey on Tuesday called on Israel to "immediately stop" strikes against the Gaza Strip, urging the international community to act as the escalation in violence threatened to descend into full-blown conflict.
Turkey, France spar over Khashoggi killing
Turkey on Monday lashed out at "unacceptable" and "impertinent" comments by the French foreign minister who accused President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of playing a "political game" over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. Erdogan said on Saturday that Turkey had shared recordings linked to the Saudi journalist's murder last month with Riyadh, the United States, France,…