Majestic battleship sunk during WWI in Turkeys Canakkale to be opened to diving tourism

The Wreck of the H.M.S Majestic, a Majestic-class pre-dreadnought battleship of the United Kingdom's Royal Navy, which sank off the coasts of Gallipoli in...

City of apricots creates perfect blend of nature, history, culture

Lying on the westernmost border of Turkey's eastern Anatolian region, Malatya boasts of a rich cultural heritage that dates back to the Paleolithic age....

Ancient letters reveal Ottoman love story

Recently unveiled love letters sent by an Ottoman queen to her king shed light on the most famous love story of the era. The letters,...

Frozen Lake Cildir a stage for whirling dervishes

When frozen in winter, Lake Cildir in Ardahan is really a sight to behold. The frozen lake is perfect for horse-drawn sleigh, or troika,...

After vegetables, producers now want sale points for meat

After local municipalities in Istanbul and Ankara launched direct sale points in those cities last week to counter soaring consumer prices on foodstuffs, offering...

Bus driver fined for playing game on mobile phone while driving

A public bus driver in Turkey’s southern province of Adana has been fined and given penalty points for playing a game on his mobile...

2 giant sinkholes open up in Turkeys central Konya province

Two massive sinkholes opened up in a clover field in central Turkey's Konya province, spreading fear among locals living in the area. The first sinkhole...

First Van kittens of New Year open their eyes to the world

There is no doubt that Van cats are the proverbial apples of Turkey's eye. Known for their friendly demeanor, silky fur, lion-like walk, fluffy...

Over 550,000 tourists visit Turkey for health-oriented services in 2018

Turkey, which has recently made significant investments in health tourism, especially in city hospitals and thermal facilities, has become a focus of foreign tourists...

Demolition of 15 more structures in Cappadocia starts

Authorities on Feb. 16 began demolishing illegal structures in the famous Cappadocia region in the Central Anatolian province of Nevsehir. The move came after Nevsehir Governor Ilhami Aktas said...

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