Culture

Nomadland wins top prize at Venice Film Festival

September 13, 2020

US film Nomadland won on Saturday a top prize, the Golden Lion, at the 77th edition of the Venice Film Festival.   The film, by Chinese director Chloe Zhao, portrays a woman living as a nomad due to financial crisis.   The world’s oldest film festival also awarded Japanese director Kiyoshi Kuroawa with the Silver […]

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Turkish TV star to visit Pakistan in October

September 5, 2020

The star of a popular Turkish TV series is set to meet his devoted fans in Pakistan this October.”Engin Altan Duzyatan has finally confirmed his much-awaited visit to Pakistan,” said the event organizers on Saturday, referring to the star of the histor…

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Turkish TV series set to break YouTube record

May 9, 2020

Turkish television series Resurrection: Ertugrul is set to break a world record of most new subscribers in a month on YouTube. After being aired on the state-run Pakistan Television (PTV), TRT Ertugrul by PTV, the serial’s YouTube channel, crossed one million subscribers. “Now, it’s time to make history by reaching 6.6 million subscribers before May […]

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UPDATE – Turkey EU need to work hand in hand: EU chief

March 4, 2020

Turkey and the European Union need to work in cooperation to address common challenges EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said late Tuesday.Mentioning his meeting with Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu Borrell…

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Father of Turkish arabesque music: Muslum Gurses

March 2, 2020

Turkish singer Muslum Gurses a national legend for his mournful melancholy lyrics and contributions to arabesque music will be remembered this week at an Istanbul cemetery as Tuesday marks the seventh anniversary of his passing.Gurses musical talent w…

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US: Syrian offensive devoid of fighting terrorism

February 27, 2020

The U.S. on Wednesday slammed the Syrian regime and its allies’ stated reasoning for their ongoing campaign in Idlib province denying any sort of interest on their part in fighting terrorismThe Assad regimes interest in Idlib has nothing to do with fig…

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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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