Snow signals start of winter fun in Black Sea highlands await visitors

Located on the foothills of Zigana Mountain, Limni Lake Natural Park is covered with snow this time of year, offering weekend vacationers a great...

Turkish teacher among worlds top 50 in line for $1M Global Teacher Prize

Nurten Akkus, a Turkish preschool teacher, has become one of 50 finalists in the 2018 Global Teacher Prize, often dubbed the Nobel Prize for...

World heritage site Cumalikizik village attracts 50,000 tourists in northwestern Turkey

With its rich history of 700 years, Cumalikizik, which is located in northwestern Anatolia region, attracts about 50,000 tourists every weekend as one of...

UK Ambassador Richard Moore bids farewell to Turkey

The U.K. Ambassador to Ankara Richard Moore bid farewell to Turkey on Tuesday sharing an emotional video on Twitter. "And so I am coming to...

Once a beauty mark, the tattoos of women in southern Turkey fade away

When Ayse Yusufoglu was a girl, she and her friends in southeast Turkey tried to win the hearts of young men in their village...

Turkey global leader in humanitarian assistance, says top UN official

Turkey has been playing outstanding roles in different and remote parts of the world that have put the country in a leadership position in...

Turkish scientists discover new plant species endemic to Izmir

Scientists working on a research project near Tahtali Dam have discovered a new plant species endemic to Turkey's western Izmir province, reports said Tuesday. The...

Lake Cildir starts to freeze, Turks enjoy winter

Situated 1,959 meters above sea level, Lake Cildir usually starts to freeze in the beginning of winter as the temperature drops to minus 10...

Horseback javelin throwing new winter activity in Turkeys snow-covered Kars

A centuries-old traditional sport, mounted javelin throw, is now the most popular winter activity in some villages in Kars. Javelin throwers, who gathered in the...

Turkish police set up new division to track animal cruelty online

Turkish police have set up 11 new divisions in the department of cyber-crime, with one tracking cases of violence against animals online. The division is...

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