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Monday, April 30, 2018

North Korea will merge time zones with South starting May 5

North Korea will merge time zones with South starting May 5
North Korea will synchronize its time with South Korea as early as this week, Pyongyang announced on Monday. The North created its own time zone in 2015, turning back the clocks by 30 minutes to defy Japanese colonial legacy.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Athens: World’s 'first weather station' opens to public

Built more than 2,000 years ago, the Tower of the Winds is said to be the world's first weather station.

Used by merchants to tell the wind and time - even in darkness - the station is still standing on a slope on Athens' ancient Acropolis hill and has been restored and re-opened to the public for the first time in nearly 200 years.

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Giant Mao statue demolished in Henan

A giant golden statue of late Chinese leader Mao Zedong has been demolished due to lack of government approval in Zhushigang village, Tongxu county, Central China's Henan Province. (Photo: CFP)

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.