Uzbek traditional rice now on UNESCO heritage list

Uzbek Turks' traditional food, "plov" (rice), has been added to the list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity of the United Nations Educational,...

Turtles reach sea off Turkey’s coasts

Measures to protect sea turtles on Turkish coasts have been successful, allowing thousands of babies to reach the sea. Very few, however, reach...

Alacati: Every surfer’s paradise

One of Turkey's most popular tourism centres that features boutique hotels, stone houses and authentic architecture is Alacati, which also serves as a...

Istanbul to host the Shopping Days

Istanbul is preparing to again be transformed into a paradise for the shopaholic in all of us, with deals across the city from...

High-speed train to be expanded across the country over 10 years

The Ankara-Istanbul high-speed rail line, the next stage of the high-speed train project, part of the government's plan for a major overhaul...

Free treatment for 300,000 nicotine addicts

Determined to wipe out smoking habits, the Ministry of Health approved free medicine for 300,000 smokers. One of the few countries combatting smoking effectively...

Feed your soul with design and colors

The snowy days are nearly over. In a few weeks, the beauty of spring will come again. The atmosphere in our homes and offices...

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...

Southeastern Anatolias super rice ready to adorn dinner tables

Grown with natural spring water on the foothills of Karacadag Mountain in Diyarbakir, the area's famed rice is ready to adorn tables around the...

Tesco Kipa cancels store sales to Turkey’s BeGendik

Tesco's subsidiary in Turkey has decided to hang onto some of its stores instead of selling them to rival Turkish retailer Begendik after their...

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