Istanbul's Taksim Mosque opens

Istanbul's Taksim Mosque opens

ISTANBUL, TURKEY - MAY 28: Muslims perform Friday prayer at Taksim Mosque as the mosque opened its doors to worshippers on Friday on May 28, 2021, in Istanbul, Turkey. ( Arif Hüdaverdi Yaman - Anadolu Agency )

Hand strewing in paddy fields of Bitlis
Fotoğraf: Şener Toktaş

BITLIS, TURKEY - MAY 28: A drone photo shows an aerial view of farmers working collaboratively in paddy field for strewing procedure of seeds, known as "Kursunc Rice", at Karbasti village, in Hizan district of Bitlis, Turkey on May 28, 2021. ( Şener Toktaş - Anadolu Agency )

Two endangered gazelle babies seized in a car during a police search
Fotoğraf: Serhat Çetinkaya

KONYA, TURKEY - MAY 27: Two endangered gazelle babies seized in a car during a police search, are put under protection at the rehabilitation center of Karatay Municipality Zoo in Konya, Turkey on May 27, 2021. ( Serhat Çetinkaya - Anadolu Agency )

Colombia’s anti-government protesters urge social changes
Fotoğraf: Juancho Torres

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA - MAY 27: An aerial view of graffiti reading in Spanish "The struggles of today, be the peace of tomorrow" at the Portal de las Americas station, rename as "Portal Resistance" during a national strike on May 27, 2021, in Bogota, Colombia. Nationwide strikes since April 28 have paralyzed Colombia, with demonstrators originally taking to the streets against proposed tax reform. While the tax plan was later withdrawn by the government, protesters are now demanding health, educational, and policy reforms. The protests have shown no sign of stopping, and police and armed forces continue to respond with lethal violence as the nights fall in different cities in the country. ( Juancho Torres - Anadolu Agency )

Aftermath of cease-fire in Gaza​​​​​​​
Fotoğraf: Ashraf Amra

BEIT LAHIA, GAZA - MAY 25: 3 Gazan friends make a fire-breating demonstration on the rubble of destroyed buildings targeted by Israeli attacks, to draw attention to the ruins in the area, in Beit Lahia, Gaza on May 25, 2021. After the ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas which was reached following 11 days of the worst fighting between the two sides in recent years, daily life in Gaza began to return to normal. ( Ashraf Amra - Anadolu Agency )

Islands region in Izmir's Dikili, declared as "sensitive area to be protected"
Fotoğraf: Ömer Evren Atalay

IZMIR, TURKEY - MAY 24: A drone photo shows an aerial view of Garip Island and a part of Kalem Island at Dikili district in Izmir, Turkey on May 24, 2021. Those islands region in Izmir's Dikili, declared as "sensitive area to be absolutely protected". The region is also known as the "Maldives of the Aegean" with its white sands, turquoise-colored, calm and clear sea, and large and small coves where blue and green meet. ( Ömer Evren Atalay - Anadolu Agency )

Fotoğraf: Steven Saphore

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 26: A surfer is seen as the "Super Flower Blood Moon" rises over the Pacific Ocean at Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia on May 26, 2021. The "Super" moon observed in May is often defined as "flower moon" as well, mainly due to association with flowers blooming at this time of year. During the eclipse, the moon turns into a deep blood-red color, known as "blood moon." This celestial incident -- known as "Super Flower Blood Moon" -- is the only full lunar eclipse of this year. ( Steven Saphore - Anadolu Agency )

Gazan barber shop destroyed in recent Israeli attacks
Fotoğraf: Mustafa Hassona

GAZA CITY, GAZA - MAY 25: 33-year-old Palestinian barber Hashim al-Jarusha is seen shaving customers among the rubbles of his wrecked barber shop, on May 25, 2021 in Gaza City, Gaza. Palestinian barber Hashim al-Jarusha his only source of livelihood, his hairdresser shop was destroyed in Israel's recent attacks. After ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, daily life in Gaza has started to return to normal. ( Mustafa Hassona - Anadolu Agency )

Full moon in Turkey's Samsun
Fotoğraf: Veysel Altun

SAMSUN, TURKEY - MAY 25: A bird sits on a street light in front of a full moon over Turkey's Samsun province in the evening hours on May 25, 2021. ( Veysel Altun - Anadolu Agency )

Mercan Valley on spring in Turkey
Fotoğraf: Sidar Can Eren

TUNCELI, TURKEY - MAY 25: A view of glacial lake formed by the partial melting of snow with arrival of spring at Mercan Valley in Ovacik district of Tunceli, Turkey on May 25, 2021. ( Sidar Can Eren - Anadolu Agency )

Full moon in Istanbul
Fotoğraf: İsa Terli

ISTANBUL, TURKEY - MAY 25: Full moon rises over Istanbul, Turkey on May 25, 2021. ( İsa Terli - Anadolu Agency )

Sea of Najaf in the middle of the desert in Iraq
Fotoğraf: Murtadha Al-Sudani

NAJAF, IRAQ - MAY 20: A photo shows fishing boats in Najaf Sea located in the great desert area in Najaf as water level has risen due to rains in recent years after a long drought in Najaf, Iraq on May 20, 2021. The Najaf Sea, approximately 336 kilometers long, attracts the attention of the locals recently although it has been neglected for years. ( Murtadha Al-Sudani - Anadolu Agency )

European bee-eaters striking with their colorful feathers
Fotoğraf: Mehmet Emin Mengüarslan

IZMIR, TURKEY - MAY 20: Two European bee-eaters (Merops apiaster), one of the most colorful bird species, are seen on a security wire as they share and eat their prey in Cigli district of Izmir, Turkey on May 20, 2021. European bee-eaters, which are among the migratory birds, can be seen in the coastal areas of Turkey until August due to the hot weather. ( Mehmet Emin Mengüarslan - Anadolu Agency )

Angers SCO vs Lille: French Ligue 1
Fotoğraf: Yusuf Özcan

ANGERS, FRANCE - MAY 23: Burak Yilmaz (R), Yusuf Yazici (2n R) and Zeki Celik (L) of Lille celebrate after winning the French Ligue (L1) soccer match between Angers SCO and Lille (LOSC) at Stade Raymond Kopa in Angers, France on May 23, 2021. ( Yusuf Özcan - Anadolu Agency )

Aerial drone views of the destruction after 11 days of Israeli airstrikes on Gaza
Fotoğraf: Ali Jadallah

GAZA CITY, GAZA - MAY 23: A drone photo shows an aerial view of destroyed residental buildings in Rimal neighborhood in Gaza City aftermath of 11 days of Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip, on May 23, 2021. ( Ali Jadallah - Anadolu Agency )

Healthcare workers convince people for vaccination in greenhouses and fields in Antalya
Fotoğraf: Mustafa Çiftçi

ANTALYA, TURKEY - MAY 19: Health team workers arrive to have interview to inform and convince farmers for vaccination in a greenhouse in Antalya, Turkey on May 19, 2021. 35-person vaccine persuasion team wearing protective equipment despite high humidity and warm talk with people, who do not get vaccinated, both by phone and by going to houses, fields and greenhouses. ( Mustafa Çiftçi - Anadolu Agency )

Spring in Lake Tuz
Fotoğraf: İsmail Duru

ANKARA, TURKEY - MAY 22: A view of the Lake Tuz with its red tones and white color at the end of the spring as "dunaliella salina", also known as a type of algae, lives more in places where salinity is intense, so the red tones increase in some regions as a result of the decrease in precipitation and the increase of salinity in the water in Ankara, Turkey on May 22, 2021. ( İsmail Duru - Anadolu Agency )

Spring in Moscow
Fotoğraf: Sefa Karacan

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - MAY 22: People are seen among greenish and blooming trees at the Kolomenskoye Park during spring season, in Moscow, Russia on May 22, 2021. ( Sefa Karacan - Anadolu Agency )

Sunset in Moscow​​​​​​​
Fotoğraf: Sefa Karacan

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - MAY 22: A view from the VDNH park during sunset in Moscow, Russia on May 22, 2021. ( Sefa Karacan - Anadolu Agency )

Moon views from Russia
Fotoğraf: Sefa Karacan

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - MAY 22: The Moon rises as the Soviet Era symbols are seen at the VDNHa Park on May 22, 2021. ( Sefa Karacan - Anadolu Agency )

Covid-19 protesters detained in Berlin
Fotoğraf: Cüneyt Karadağ

BERLIN, GERMANY - MAY 22: Protesters who gathered around the Bundestag are being detained by police officers, in Berlin, Germany on May 22, 2021. Despite being banned by the court, a demonstration was held in Berlin, to protest the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) measures. ( Cüneyt Karadağ - Anadolu Agency )

Izmir's flamingo island
Fotoğraf: Mehmet Emin Mengüarslan

IZMIR, TURKEY - MAY 20: Flamingos fly over Izmir Bird Sanctuary, one of the largest artificial incubation islands in the world, during their incubation period in Izmir, Turkey on May 20, 2021. ( Mehmet Emin Mengüarslan - Anadolu Agency )

Istanbul museum boasts unmatched Ottoman palace painting collection
Fotoğraf: Onur Çoban

ISTANBUL, TURKEY - MAY 20: A view of paintings at a newly opened National Palaces Painting Museum, which is home to an Ottoman palace painting collection that continues to draw visitors despite the pandemic, on the shores of Istanbul’s Bosphorus after it was reopened following a multi-year restoration project in Istanbul, Turkey on May 20, 2021. ( Onur Çoban - Anadolu Agency )

International solidarity with Palestine continues after truce
Fotoğraf: Ömer Emre Aka

BOLOGNA, ITALY - MAY 21: People gather to show solidarity with the people of Palestine on Friday after Israel and Hamas reached a cease-fire agreement, and chant slogans, including "Boycott Israel" and "Free Palestine", at Dell'unita Square in Bologna, Italy on May 21, 2021. ( Ömer Emre Aka - Anadolu Agency )


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