Turkish craftsman forges unique silver, gold facemasks

25 November 2020 0

Glam face coverings available for around $200 for silver masks or $2,500 for gold With facemasks part of our standard attire in the age of coronavirus, a Turkish metalsmith has stepped up to serve the niche market with something a bit more glam than your basic two-ply: masks made of precious silver and gold.  Sabri Demirci, 43, has been working as a skilled metalsmith for over three decades in the Turkish metropolis of Istanbul.  He Read More

Turkish minister slams despicable Greek news headline

20 September 2020 0

The Turkish defense minister on Sunday slammed a despicable headline in a Greek newspaper about President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. “The shameful record will remain a black mark in Greek press history,” Hulusi Akar was quoted in a statement by National Defense Ministry on Twitter. He condemned the “extremely worthless statement” that appeared in Demokratia’s Friday edition, saying it was “not even related to journalism.” The minister said anyone with common sense, including the clear-headed Greek Read More

Turkish firm enters world’s leading cybersecurity list

9 August 2020 0

Turkish tech firm Kron on thursday was listed as a leader in the field of cybersecurity, according to the latest report of a major international research and advisory company. Kron is the first and only Turkish firm recognized as a leading Privileged Access Management (PAM) solutions company on the list, published by US-based firm Gartner, in the most recent Magic Quadrant for PAM. The report, which is updated every two years, globally evaluates all companies Read More

Turkey: Indigenous electric train to serve by year-end

15 June 2020 0

Maximum operational speed of first Turkish-made electric train to be 160 km/h (99.4mi/h) First Turkish-made electric train, with its tests to be conducted on Aug. 30, will start serving before the end of this year, transport and infrastructure minister said on Monday.  “Aluminum body production, painting, sandblasting tests of the train set were put into operation in 2019,” Adil Karaismailoglu said during his visit to the Turkish Wagon Industry (TUVASAS) plant in the country’s northwestern Read More

Turkey: Recoveries rise, number of ICU patients drops

6 May 2020 0

Turkey’s number of ICU and ventilator patients drop, and a total of 73,285 people have recovered so far from the novel coronavirus in Turkey, including 5,119 registered on Tuesday, the country’s health minister said. The death toll from the pandemic rose to 3,520 as Turkey saw 59 more deaths in the past 24 hours, Fahrettin Koca said on Twitter. The country recorded 1,832 new cases, bringing the tally to 129,491, he added. Also, over 33,283 Read More

Amsterdam Modest Fashion Week Designers and Brands round up

31 December 2019 0

Amsterdam Modest Fashion Week (AMFW) organized by Think Fashion (led by Franka Soeria & Ozlem Sahin) has set the new mark for Modest Fashion Weeks series. It has shown the beauty of European modest fashion scene. The 6th official event, which was held in PTA, Amsterdam from 14-16 December has successfully showcasing the works of modest fashion designers/brands from 20 countries.  Here is the recap of AMFW fashion shows! Mizalle from Turkey presents wearable look that are light, easy to mix and match Read More

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