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African prints: the story behind the style [Video]

African prints: the story behind the style

African-inspired prints are getting a modern makeover. Ankara, a fabric from West Africa, isn’t just considered cultural attire anymore - it’s taking the spotlight on catwalks and red carpets across the world. Onyii Brown, a Nigerian-born designer..

Credit: Localish     Duration: 05:27Published
Turkish court sentences U.S. consulate employee [Video]

Turkish court sentences U.S. consulate employee

An Istanbul court on Tuesday sentenced a local U.S. consulate employee to jail for aiding the network Ankara accuses of attempting a 2016 coup, in a verdict that could further strain ties between Turkey and the United States. Olivia Chan reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:33Published
Ankara-backed nationalist ousts president in Turkish Cypriot poll [Video]

Ankara-backed nationalist ousts president in Turkish Cypriot poll

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:48Published
The artist turning waste fabric into faces [Video]

The artist turning waste fabric into faces

When Marcellina Akpojotor looks at scraps of Nigeria's Ankara fabric, she doesn't see waste to be burned or chucked into the lagoon of Nigeria's megacity Lagos but a way to make art. Nneka Chile reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:39Published