Ernesto Cardenal, the renowned poet and Roman Catholic cleric who became a symbol of revolutionary verse in Nicaragua and around Latin America, and whose suspension from the priesthood by St. John Paul II lasted over three decades, died.
Several Iraqi poets are putting their lives on the line and their mission goes beyond economic injustice.
In 1956, confidante Emily Hale donated the letters, written to her by author and poet T S Eliot, under an agreement they wouldn't be opened until 50 years after either of their deaths and after the latter.
The rap singer articulated citizen discontent over the killings of protesters in November and his songs went viral, resonating with disgruntled Iranians.
In a conversation with TRT World, Sezer talks about a range of subjects--from the beginning of his film journey to his ambition of experimenting three different genres in one trilogy.
With Algeria and Sudan ousting longstanding leaders, ongoing unrest in the Gaza Strip and protests in both Iraq and Lebanon, there is a feeling that change could once again be sweeping across the region.
Thanks to a popular Turkish television series beamed around the world, this once-forgotten town is experiencing a tourism boom.
Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen's love letters to Marianne Ihlen sell for $876,000, says Christie's auction house. The collection of over 50 letters were sold by Ihlen's family.
A portrait of Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent by Italian painter Gentile Bellini and many other art pieces from the Ottoman Empire will go under the hammer at Sotheby’s as part of the “Arts of the Islamic World” collection.
Turkish Foreign Ministry says it "expects Chinese authorities to consider Turkish people’s reaction over serious human rights violations."
In the wake of the recent Tunis terror attack, a group of artists performed before a young audience in the capital city, encouraging them to reject the 'the culture of death' and embrace 'the culture of life.'
Ahed Tamimi and Dareen Tatour are equally heroic Palestinians, and both have an important message for the world. But only one of these voices does not get the recognition it deserves.
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