Culture

Bollywood triggers debate surrounding Kashmiri Hindus

February 14, 2020

A Kashmiri Hindu woman broke down at the premiere of the movie Shikara, a romantic period drama loosely based on the migration of the community from Indian-administered Kashmir at the onset of an armed insurgency.In a video which went viral on social …

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Parasite makes Oscars history, also wins 4 awards

February 10, 2020

Bong Joon-ho’s seething satire of economic privilege and class disparities became the first non-English language film to win Best Picture in the Academy Awards’ 92-year history Sunday, also walking away with the night’s largest Oscars haul.The black co…

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Kashmiris find relevant messages in Turkish TV series – Popularity of Resurrection: Ertugrul grows as more Kashmiris get hooked on its epic scenes, political message

January 31, 2020

SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir (AA) – Once annoyed at his colleagues’ hours-long discussions of a Turkish TV series, Kashmiri public relations professional Mukhtar Ahmad Baba was shocked to find it was not simply an imitation of Indian soap operas. Hooked…

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UPDATE – Erdogan embarks on 3-country Africa tour – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to visit Algeria, Gambia and Senegal

January 26, 2020

ISTANBUL (AA) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday departed for Algeria, the first stop of his three-nation African tour.We are determined to enhance ties with African countries, Erdogan told reporters in Istanbul before his departure.The…

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Turkey determined to stand by Libyans, says Erdogan – Ankara wants to ensure peace in Libya, prevent foreign intervention against UN-recognized government, says Turkish president

January 26, 2020

ALGIERS, Algeria (AA) – Turkey is resolutely standing with the Libyan people in their hour of need, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday.He was speaking at a joint news conference with his Algerian counterpart Abdelmadjid Tebboune following th…

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Anadolu Efes superstar Larkin named MVP for 4th time – EuroLeague picks Larkin most valuable player in Round 21 with 32 points, 4 assists, 3 rebounds, 2 steals over Real Madrid

January 25, 2020

ANKARA (AA) – Turkey’s Anadolu Efes superstar Shane Larkin earned the most valuable player (MVP) honor for four straight rounds in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague on Saturday.”For a fourth consecutive round, the MVP award did not change hands as the un…

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‘Turkey a key actor in Berlin process for Libya peace’

January 20, 2020

Turkey has become one of the key actors in the Berlin process for peace in Libya, the country’s presidential spokesman said on Monday, thanks to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s effective and multidimensional diplomacy.”Berlin Summit is an important op…

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Historical film on Pakistan-Turkey in theaters in March

January 20, 2020

Shooting of an upcoming Pakistani film that highlights the historical relations between Pakistan and Turkey has ended and it is ready for release in March, according to the film director. Bear Witness, or Gawah Rehna in local Urdu and Sahit Ol in Turki…

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