Outcry from Ankara possibly driven by political pressure as elections loom in Eurasian country.
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NASA’s Opportunity rover landed on Mars in 2004. It covered 45 kms, capturing images which gave new insights into the Red Planet. NASA lost contact with the rover after a dust storm.
The world’s largest airliner has run out of runway after Airbus decided to end A380 production after 12 years in service due to weak sales.
Jeepneys were first made from leftover US jeeps after the second world war and many have been artistically decorated by their owners.
All manner of dogs from Affenpinschers to Yorkshire terriers, are parading in the rings at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show. Judging began Monday at the illustrious show in New York where more than 2,800 dogs in 203 breeds and varieties are signed up to compete over two days.
Soaring demand for durian in China is being blamed for a new wave of deforestation in Malaysia, with environmentalists warning that vast sections of jungle are being cleared to make way for massive plantations of the spiky, pungent fruit.
This is the captivating sight of snow falling on the Forbidden City.
A young girl had to be rescued after she fell into a panda enclosure in the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Sichuan province, China. The animals inside had started to gather around the girl but appeared to be curious rather than threatening.
Around 500 people are living in makeshift homes they have built among 200 graves in a cemetery in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh. Families in Smor San have shared space with the dead since the 1980s.
Beijing is home to 21.5 million people. But during Lunar New Year, a large proportion of the population go back to their hometown to reunite with their families. It leaves large parts of the city relatively empty compare to what it looks like on a normal day.
Pigs loom large in Chinese culture so it is little wonder that the character for pig, an animal central to traditional village life, is written nestled inside the character for home
Most of us hunch over our smartphone for at least two hours a day. This can effectively increase the weight of your head by up to 27kg, damage your posture, and if you text while walking, expose you to all kinds of accidents
Understanding political narratives is not always easy. Events often develop with many twists and turns but situations can be further exacerbated when politicians are seen to change their minds as often as the wind changes direction. The following is a visual thread of comments made by US President Donald Trump about the trade war with China.
On the morning of January 8, the oil tanker Aulac Fortune caught fire one mile south of Lamma Island, leaving one crew member dead. Here is what we know about the incident so far
Constance Wu has scored a Golden Globe nomination as best lead actress for her performance in Crazy Rich Asians. She is only the third actress of Asian descent to be given the nod in this category and, historically speaking, taking the award home will be a tall order
May 16, 2016, marks the 50th anniversary of the outbreak of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution.
INTERACTIVE SPECIAL: One of the world's longest bridges is being built in Hong Kong - what does it look like now and how much will it cost?
When completed, the 42km-long Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge will be one of the longest bridges above water in the world, constructed with the mission to speed up integration of cities in the Pearl River Delta. Will it be worth its staggering cost?
Multimedia special: Can the gambling mecca of Macau find its identity and turn around its flagging fortunes?
Sixteen years after its return to China, Macau is a city at the crossroads. In this South China Morning Post multimedia package, Raquel Carvalho delves into its chequered history, charts its meteoric rise and asks what the future holds.
China announced it would abandon the one-child policy. Reuters photographer Carlos Barria shot these intimate portraits of young Chinese people born since the start of the policy in 1979 and captured their raw thoughts on the prospect of having a sibling.
Tree maintenance has come into sharper focus recently following the government’s controversial decision to cut down four giant century-old banyans in August, and the collapse of a number of trees in recent months that have caused injuries. With experts expressing concern over the health and maintenance of trees citywide, the South China Morning Post has put together an interactive guide to the condition of more than 3,000 trees across Hong Kong, based on the latest data contained in a register originally created by the Development Bureau in 2010. Our map contains information on the health of more than 900 trees included in the register along with 2,700 others deemed "failed" or which were removed and not found on the register.