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...

Zero-waste town to be built in Turkey

Turkey has laid the groundwork to build a zero-waste town in a bid to fight environmental pollution. Officials are analyzing 951 districts in Turkey’s 81...

Collectors of rare vinyl records find treasure trove in Turkey

While some young people might say they have never laid eyes on a vinyl music record, many older collectors travel the world in search...

Direct sales points likely to spread across Turkey

The direct sales points, launched by local municipalities in Istanbul and Ankara, offer vegetables to average consumers at affordable prices. The sales points, launched...

Into the wild: Nature lover builds self-sustainable caravan

Emre Coskun from Gumushane province built a wooden caravan which can produce electricity with solar energy in order to spend time in nature. Coskun designed...

Valentines blossoms worth $475M sold in Turkey yearly

Some 2.5 billion Turkish liras (roughly $475 million) is spent on flowers every Valentine’s Day in Turkey, a Turkish florist union chief said on...

Turkish Airlines puts lost items up for sale

Turkey’s national flag carrier Turkish Airlines has put 54,853 lost airline luggage and items up for sale, which have an estimated worth of 750,000...

Turkish government vows measures to curb food prices

The government has vowed to take all measures possible to boost agricultural production and ensure food price stability, including direct vegetable and fruit sales...

Turkeys March 31 local elections explained in 11 questions

With daily campaign rallies and politicians' speeches, Turkey is gearing up for local elections to be held across the country on March 31. According to...

Irish tourist gets 8-year sentence for stealing, swallowing $40,000 diamond in Turkey

An Irish tourist was sentenced to eight years and nine months for attempting to steal a diamond ring worth $40,000 from a jewelry store...

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