Turkish artists aim to revive 700-year-old Ottoman printmaking tradition

A dedicated group of artists in Western Turkey's Izmir province seek to revive the 700-year-old Ottoman printmaking tradition by training young counterparts. Tokat style printmaking,...

From smoke to Wi-Fi: A brief history of communications

People used to utilize various mediums of communication, depending on the distance and geographical conditions. Over time, the way people communicate has changed quite...

Istanbul: Where everything begins

From architectural works to technological advancements and from social life to culture and economic standards, Istanbul has been home to a number of interesting...

Hersek Lagoon temporary home to thousands of birds

Known among locals as the "Bird Hotel," the Hersek Lagoon located in the Altinova district of Yalova province is known for the large swathes...

4,500-year-old male skeleton found in northern Turkey

Archaeologists uncovered a 4,500-year-old male skeleton adorned with jewellery in the northern Turkish province of Corum. The settlement under excavation, in the Ugurludag village of...

Turkey’s hazelnut exports almost double in September

Turkey’s hazelnut exports rose 89.2 percent to over 28,000 tons year-on-year in September, a hazelnut exporters’ association said on Oct. 2. Turkey earned $187.4 million...

Transport Ministry lifts ban on Turkish-flagged ferries sailing to Greece

A ban on passenger ferries sailing to Greece from Turkey has been abolished as of today, Transport Minister Ahmet Arslan said during a visit...

US delegation to discuss visa crisis with Turkey

A U.S. delegation will travel to Turkey next week to discuss the mutual suspension of visa services by Ankara and Washington. Deputy Assistant Secretary for...

1,350-year-old tree still gives the best olives

Olive trees are known for their endurance and the older the tree gets, the more high quality the olives are that are harvested from...

Turkish national amputee football team crowned European champions

Turkey's national amputee football team on Monday beat England 2-1 at the European Amputee Football Federation (EAFF) European Championship final match to be crowned...

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