Melis Alemdar is a staff writer at TRT World.
A small storefront in Istanbul’s Bebek neighbourhood called Meshur Bebek Badem Ezmesi (The Famous Bebek Marzipan) sells delicious marzipan (almond paste) sweets a family has been making for five generations.
Serbian performance artist Marina Abramovic is a worldwide star in the art world. Sakip Sabanci Museum brings her works to Istanbul, Turkey in a wide-ranging retrospective for the first time in the country’s history.
The Yunus Emre Institute (YEE), which is Turkey’s global cultural institute, works to promote the study of Turkish and foster intercultural understanding. TRT World went to check out some of the work the organisation is doing in Sarajevo.
The biggest massacre in Europe since World War Two, the Srebrenica genocide took place in July 1995 in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Serbian soldiers rounded up unarmed Muslim men and killed them, leaving behind women and girls to mourn their immense loss.
Harvest season in Karabuk’s Safranbolu town is in autumn, when fields are covered with purple flowers. The rare spice is one of the most expensive in the world, with one gramme going for at least $5 in bazaars.
TRT World spoke to Maha Azzam, the head of the Egyptian Revolutionary Council, who opposes the Sisi regime and wants to replace it with a democracy.
The Accessible Film Festival (AFF) of Turkey is now in its seventh year, and aims to screen films for people with disabilities who may otherwise shy away from cultural activities in their day-to-day lives.
Contemporary art space Arter’s move into its new building in Dolapdere became a cause for celebration in Istanbul’s art circles in September. We talked to Arter’s Communications Director Ilkay Balic to get a better understanding of this new space.
The 16th biennial, presented free of charge in three venues until November 10, centers around the notion of the seventh continent, the island of trash in the midst of the Pacific Ocean that is “five times larger than Turkey.”
Professor Edward Erickson says Turkey’s S-400 acquisition is a ‘political problem’ rather than a military problem for the US but doesn’t think Turkey’s role in NATO will be affected by the F-35 issue.
To protect the country's democratic order, the Turkish people defeated the coup attempt in a remarkable fashion, inspiring the state to immediately put the accused on trial.
The US has agreed to send 1,000 additional troops to Poland but stopped short of establishing a new base there. What does this mean for US-Poland relations and how does Russia play into this?
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