Court rules that a Turkish man has custody of dog in landmark case

Osman Bacaru, who has been fighting a legal case since 2018 over the custody of a dog has won the battle in a landmark...

Over 8,000 attend Turkey stage of ‘Wings for Life World Run’ in Izmir to...

Runners from Turkey and around the world met in the western province of Izmir on Sunday to take part in Turkey's stage of  the...

Illegal excavations stir reaction in Myndos

Illegal excavations that have been continuing for the last three months in the ancient city of Myndos in Bodrum’s Gumusluk neighborhood have elicited the...

Earthquake rocks Greece and Turkey

I am sure many of us felt the effects of last nights many earthquakes in the Agean and are waking up to many reports...

Love is in the Air

What is love? One dictionary definition states that it is “a profoundly tender, passionate affection for another person”.  Traditionally philosophers have distinguished three types...

Bill paying made easy

You may or may not be aware that at the Foreign Citizens Advice Centre we run a free bill paying service. Whether you are currently...

50 decares of olive grove destroyed by fire in Turkey’s Aydin

A total of 50 decares of olive grove were destroyed after a fire ignited by a cigarette butt caught them on fire in the...

Ancient theater being unearthed in Izmir

An ancient theater in the Aegean city of Izmir, built when its name was Smyrna during the Hellenistic period and buried under soil 1,500...

Loggerhead sea turtles lay eggs in new breeding ground

Iztuzu Beach in the Aegean region's Mugla province is the main breeding ground for loggerhead sea turtles, also known as caretta carettas, but a...

City devoted to Aphrodite draws increasing interest

Included on the UNESCO World Heritage List and hosting 150,000 visitors last year in Aydin's Karacasu district, the ancient city of Aphrodisias is expecting...

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