Turkish serviceman Cpt. Iskender Gülbahar would never have believed that an ordinary TV series could cause so much trouble for his military career. Back in 2012, Gülbahar and four other Turkish officers were suspended from military service after they allowed their students at a military school to watch the "Game of Thrones".
After the Russian TV series "Mata Hari" premiered at the entertainment content market MIPCOM 2016 in Cannes, distributors of more than 40 countries expressed their willingness to buy the rights to it, the head of Roskino Ekaterina Mtsituridze told RIA Novosti in an interview.
During his evening run, Mayor of Ekaterinburg Evgeny Roizman rescued a duck from inevitable death. The city mayor shared this touching story on his Facebook page.
If the entire universe suddenly decided it was time to start over again, it could simply trigger a "self-destruct button" and this could happen at any time, with no warning whatsoever, some physicists believe.
Germana Chiodi, secretary of former Italian entrepreneur and millionaire Bernardo Caprotti, inherited 75 million euros after Caprotti died on September 30, 2016, at the age of 90 in Milan.
Indian diamond merchant gifted payments for cars and apartments as a festival bonus for employees.
In the quest to explore Mars, NASA has taken the challenge of scrutinizing so-called Martian spiders, cracks in the Red Planet’s vast polar ice sheets that resemble arachnid legs, calling on thousands of volunteers to help in the investigation.
Residents of the city Eskisehir, Turkey, have created a new internet service for those who want to apologize to their loved ones.
Brazilian vet Jefferson Leite from the suburbs of São Paulo treats and saves wild animals which are found on the outskirts of the city helpless and distressed because of the urban environment “offensive” on mother-nature.
A Syrian refugee with four wives and 23 children has allegedly received over €360,000 in benefits over the course of one year of his residence in Germany, the Sun reported referring to Rhein-Zeitung.
This smooth criminal duo operating in Moscow's posh restaurants probably thought that no one could ever catch them. But in the end things went completely wrong for the thieves.
After running one of the most divisive presidential campaigns in US history, the Trump brand has taken a hit -- literally.
It’s no secret that the Russian capital is a beautiful city. Now, it is proven once more as Moscow joins the top ten of the world’s best travel destinations, according to "The Best of Travel - 2017" guidebook by Lonely Planet publisher, which will be released in November.
The night of October 25 saw an object falling to Earth in the Russian republic of Buryatia in Siberia; while some think it was just a meteorite, others insist it was an unidentified flying object.
Resort Osenik is the first Arab settlement to appear in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Every house in this new development is owned by Arabs. During the summer season, Bosnians and Serbs are not even admitted, according to the Bosnian portal biznisinfo.
Tourism New Zealand has revealed that despite there being twice as many cows as people, it's hobbits that are the real cash crop for the country. The enduring appeal of the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit trilogies has led tourism to become New Zealand's top foreign money earner.
A group of Turkish tourists mistakenly knelt for a prayer in a synagogue in Tel Aviv and used Jewish religious shawls as Muslim prayer mats.
Scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Emory University have developed a possible cure for HIV following experiments on monkeys infected with the disease.
A recent study notes that women have caught up with men in terms of alcohol consumption, marking the end of the drinking gap between the two primary sexes.
A metro station in Moscow was host to a star-studded fashion show on Monday.
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