Heat wave to hit Turkey this week

Temperatures are expected to be above seasonal norms throughout the week, meteorologists warned Monday. The country's state-run meteorology agency announced that temperatures will be 3...

Green Crescent contest highlights the role of sports in fighting addiction

The Green Crescent has organized the Third International Green Cartoon Contest to raise and create awareness in Turkey and across the world, especially among...

Underwater wonders fascinate visitors in eastern Turkey

Located at the foothills of Turkey's highest mountain, a national park mesmerizes its visitors with its underwater wonders. Mt. Agri, located in the eastern border...

Local Turkish dishes made from 96 plants featured at festival in northern Samsun

A festival in northern Turkey's Samsun province in the Black Sea region gave locals the opportunity to present regional dishes homemade from 96 types...

Istanbul-Izmir highway to open before bayram

The Istanbul-Izmir highway, built at a cost of $10 billion, will bring down the distance between Istanbul and Izmir to just 3.5 hours. The...

Turkey intensifies efforts to combat desertification

The loss of the fertile land in Turkey decreased by 72 million tons, the minister of agriculture and forestry said, but the world continues...

Istanbul Airport tests automated passport control

Turkey’s General Directorate of Security and IGA, the group which built and will operate Istanbul Airport for 25 years, will soon introduce an automated...

Mountain gazelle population growing daily in southern Turkeys Hatay

The number of mountain gazelles, a threatened species native to the Middle East, is on the rise day-by-day thanks to the efforts of local...

Istanbul Metropolitan Municipalitys recycling project wins UITP Global Public Transport award

A recycling project carried out by the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IBB) within the scope of the country's zero-waste vision was awarded at the Global...

Flamingos invade Lake Tuz, creating very scenic view

Lake Tuz, one of the largest hypersaline lakes in the world and Turkey's second-largest lake in terms of area, provides a perfect habitat and...

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