Humanity visits Pluto for first time
New Horizons spacecraft encounter tiny dwarf planet on edge of solar system after nine-year trek

Turkey's ninth president Suleyman Demirel passes away
Center-right politician Demirel, who once escaped an assasination attempt and went through a military coup, has died of respiratory tract infection at 91

Istanbul elected Islamic world youth capital
Turkey's global hub will host Organization of Islamic Cooperation Youth Council in 2016

Demand up for Turkish Akbash shepherd dogs
Akbash breed has been used as livestock-guarding dog in Anatolia for more than three thousand years

214 of Nigeria's rescued women, girls pregnant
Nearly 1000 women, girls and children were recently freed

Thousands honor Gallipoli dead at dawn service
Emotional centenary service marks campaign that saw emergence of modern Turkey, Australia and New Zealand

An ambassador for peace: Sami Yusuf
British Muslim Superstar says violence in the Muslim world "has to stop immediately" to allow negotiations for a permanent peace.

Experts restore Ottoman paintings in Istanbul
Istanbul's Dolmabahce Palace opens cutting-edge art restoration studio to AA.

Gallipoli martyr's diary reveals the horror of war
Unearthed in 2012, the war diary of 21-year-old Lt. Ibrahim Naji shocks, compels and captivates.