Photo of Kangal sheepdog protecting newborn lamb in eastern Turkey goes viral

A picture of a Kangal, a breed of livestock guard dog, protecting a newborn lamb through the night in Turkey's eastern Erzincan province went...

First train of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway to hit tracks today

The first train of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) Railway, a key link in the modern Silk Road Railway that aims to carry goods between Beijing...

Eat, pray and love in Bursa: Former Ottoman capital keeps up with the modern

Forests, silk, peaches, history, comedy, a ski resort, and candied chestnuts. What foggy metropolis just a few hours south of Istanbul might I be...

29 October – Republic Day – today and tomorrows events

This month in Turkey sees the annual celebrations that mark Republic Day.  Commemorating the beginning of the Republic of Turkey, the 28th October is...

Istanbul airports hosted 71 million passengers in nine months

A total of 71.1 million people used Istanbul’s Ataturk and Sabiha Gokcen airports over the course of the first nine months of 2017, with...

Searching for traces of ancient Temple of Athena in Turkey’s Manisa

In the Yuntdagi region of the western province of Manisa’s Yunusemre district, excavation works have commenced in order to unearth the Temple of Athena...

Eastern Thrace’s Ganos Mountain a palette of autumn colors

For those who love spending time outside in the chilly weather of autumn, the Ganos Mountain and the Ganoslar Road in Turkey's historic Eastern...

History of 5,000 years underwater in Amasra

Rescue excavations carried out on the land and underwater ruins in the ancient port town of Amasra, now a district in the northern province...

Black Sea Mountains lure climbers to misty summits

The vast and beautiful mountains and steep cliffs of the Black Sea are among the first choices of many climbing enthusiasts. The Black Sea, a...

When the cat’s away: Park in Mersin offers good time for felines

In the city of Mersin, on Turkey's Mediterranean coast, "Meow Park" has opened as the first park in the country made exclusively for cats....

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