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Photo Exhibition in Ankara portrays Pakistan-Turkey cultural connection

Photography Exhibition “Colours of Pakistan and Turkey –Through the Lens” launched in Ankara

Photo Exhibition “Colours of Pakistan and Turkey –Through the Lens” launched in Ankara highlights rich cultural connection between Pakistan and Turkey ANKARA, (Turkey) – A beautiful Photography Exhibition, featuring works of Pakistan’s leading photographers Gulraiz Ghouri and Faisal Rauf, was launched on Tuesday at Ankara’s prestigious art gallery. The exhibition titled “Colours of Pakistan and Turkey –Through the Lens” was launched on Tuesday ... Read More »

Turkey opens world’s widest suspension bridge linking Asia to Europe

Red and white balloons are released during the opening ceremony of newly built Yavuz Sultan Selim bridge, the third bridge over the Bosphorus linking the city’s European and Asian sides in Istanbul, Turkey on August 26, 2016. Photo: Murad Sezer/Reuters

Turkey opened one of the world’s biggest suspension bridges in Istanbul spanning the strait between Asia and Europe. The government says it is the widest of its kind in the world ISTANBUL – Turkey unveiled the third biggest suspension bridge connecting the Asian and European sides of its largest city, Istanbul. The opening ceremony attended by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ... Read More »

Pakistan, Turkey deal to help improve healthcare in Punjab

Chief Minister of Punjab Shehbaz Sharif (L) and Turkey's Health Minister Recep Akdag (R) holding a press conference

The agreement will prove a milestone in the provision of modern healthcare facilities to the people of Punjab: CM Shahbaz Sharif LAHORE – Pakistan and Turkey have signed a new deal on healthcare cooperation. Turkey has agreed to cooperate with the Punjab government for the uplift of healthcare system across the province. Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif was the chief guest ... Read More »

Pakistan, Turkey to strengthen strategic ties after coup bid foiled

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu called on Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif at PM House in Islamabad on August 2, 2016.

Relations of Pakistan and Turkey will continue to grow stronger to serve as a powerful factor for stability and prosperity in the region and beyond. ISLAMABAD – Pakistan and Turkey have agreed to transform their friendly relationship to a durable strategic and economic partnership. Earlier on August 2, 2016, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and Adviser to the Prime Minister ... Read More »

Photos: Turkey’s military coup attempt captured in dramatic images

People stand on a Turkish army tank in the capital Ankara. Photo: Tumay Berkin/Reuters

Scenes of chaos, mayhem, and anger during attempted Turkey coup At least 265 people have been killed, including 104 pro-coup participants, while 1,440 people were injured in military action in Istanbul and Ankara. Turks across the country took to the streets Friday night, answering pleas to confront the Turkish military as it attempted to take power in a coup. “I urge ... Read More »

Turkey’s government stands strong after defeating military coup attempt

Supporters of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, gather, waving Turkish flags, in Istanbul

At least 260 people were killed and 1,440 injured during the attempt while 2,839 members of the army had been detained A coup attempt by an army faction in Turkey has been crushed by government, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said, after thousands of people heeded a call from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and took to the streets. Turkey witnessed a ... Read More »

Millions of Muslims across the world celebrate Eid ul Fitr

muslims celebrate eid

Millions of people around the world have gathered for prayers and feasting to mark the end of the Holy Month Across the world, millions of Muslims have marked the end of Ramadan with prayers, feasting and family time. Traditional greetings during the Islamic holiday begin with Eid Mubarak, which means “Have a blessed Eid.” Families gather together to pray, share ... Read More »

At least 41 dead, 200 injured in Istanbul airport blasts

More than 30 dead, dozens injured in Istanbul airport blast

Death toll in suicide bombings at Istanbul airport may rise as many are critically injured ISTANBUL (Turkey) — At least 41 people were killed and 239 injured on Tuesday in a triple suicide bombing and gun attack at Istanbul’s main Atatürk airport, Turkish officials have confirmed. Police fired shots to try to stop two of the attackers just before they reached ... Read More »

Pakistani artist wins prestigious Islamic art award in Istanbul

Pakistani artist wins prestigious Islamic art award in Istanbul

Pakistan’s Ambassador to Turkey Sohail Mahmood said winning the Jameel Prize “is great news for Ghulam Mohammad, for Pakistan’s young artists, and for art community in Pakistan.” ISTANBUL, (Turkey) – Pakistani artist Ghulam Mohammad has won the prestigious Islamic art award, Jameel Prize 4, for his works in contemporary Islamic art. The Prize was awarded to Ghulam Mohammad at a ceremony held ... Read More »

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