Turkish Alaskans shared their food and culture in a recent celebration, including a film about restaurants and foods around Istanbul.
Gunfire and an explosion hit Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport, where at least 28 people have died, according to the Turkish Justice Ministry.
Tonight’s Geek Girls in Concert is “for fans of science, space travel, superheroes, Myspace, Mr. T, 007, penguins, Abraham Lincoln, Shark Week, Wikipedia and the Animaniacs.”
Saying his country will do “whatever is needed” to help fight the extremist group ISIS, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he has reached what local media are calling “a point of determination.”
The Syrian civil war has sparked “the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era.” That’s according to António Guterres, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.
One day after the United States and Russia announced a deal to rid Syria of its chemical weapons, the first official reaction has emerged from the Syrian regime, which calls it a “victory.” Syria’s rebels are criticizing the plan, saying it doesn’t punish President Bashar Assad.
NPR’s Peter Kenyon reports from Turkey that some 900 people were arrested across the country and several hundred were wounded.