Deadly mystery of Turkeys ancient ‘Gate to Hell’ revealed

The ancient Greek site known as "Gate to Hell," located in modern-day Turkey's western Denizli province, really did kill those who got too close...

Tender for Izmirs new Alacati airport to take place in April: DHMI

A tender for the construction of an airport in the province of Izmir’s popular resort town Alacati will take place on Apr. 20.  The announcement...

Turkish village solves poverty, unemployment with visionary community garden project

Nine years ago, a poverty-stricken village in central Turkey's Yozgat province broke ground with a visionary project to create a huge communal garden space...

Eastern Express triples number of tourists visiting Ani

A nostalgic train line from the capital Ankara to the eastern province of Kars has tripled the number of people visiting the ancient city...

Wetlands by Turkeys Majestic Mountain a fascination for visitors

The natural wetland formed by melted snow and ice from Mount Ararat, the biggest mountain in Turkey, mesmerizes visitors. Located in the foothills of Mount...

Turkey handed work permits to more than 87,000 foreigners in 2017

Turkey granted over 87,000 work permits to foreign nationals in 2017, according to data from the country’s Labor and Social Security Ministry compiled by...

Submerged village resurfaces in Artvin after water level plunges in dam

A village in the Black Sea province of Artvin that submerged five years ago has reemerged after water levels in the nearby Deriner Dam...

Turkeys population surpasses 80 million mark

Turkey's population grew by nearly one million last year by 995,654, surpassing the 80 million mark with 810, 525 people, according to the Turkish...

Fatigued loggerhead rescued, taken for care in Bodrum

A Caretta caretta, or loggerhead sea turtle, was found by locals in Bodrum floating motionless in the water Sunday night. Rescued by the Search and...

Roman artifacts wash up on shore in Turkeys Bartin

Pieces of tombs and columns, believed to date back to the Roman era, have washed up on the shores of the Amasra district in...

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