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‘Jinnah Young Writers Awards’ held in Ankara

20 days ago
ISLAMABAD: Awards ceremony for the third edition of 'Jinnah Young Writers Awards' essay competition was held in Ankara on Friday. Turkey’s Minister for National Education Ziya Selçuk was the chief guest on the occasion, says a press…

Shots fired at US embassy in Turkish capital, no casualties

1 month, 29 days ago
Several gunshots were fired from a vehicle at the US embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara, on Monday, hitting a window in a security cabin but causing no casualties, police and broadcaster CNN Turk reported. The attack coincided with a…

Mamnoon calls for increased focus on science education

1 year, 1 month ago
ASTANA: President Mamnoon Hussain urged the Muslim world to give due priority to science and technology to meet challenges of the new era. He was addressing the inaugural session of the first ever summit of the Organization of Islamic…

Ankara, Doha insist Turkish base will stay in Qatar

1 year, 3 months ago
ANKARA: Turkey and Qatar on Friday insisted Ankara would keep a new military base in the emirate, rejecting demands from other Gulf countries for the facility to be closed. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain last…

Army chief awarded Legion of Merit in Ankara

1 year, 3 months ago
RAWALPINDI: Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa was awarded the Legion of Merit in Ankara on Tuesday in recognition of his services for promotion of Pakistan-Turkey defence ties. Speaking on the occasion, General Bajwa dedicated the…

Turkey tourism income slumps after attacks, coup

1 year, 8 months ago
ANKARA: Turkey tourism revenues fell almost 30 percent in 2016, the country's statistics office said Tuesday, after visitors stayed away following multiple terror attacks and a failed coup. In 2016 income from tourism fell by 29.7…