Today is National Sovereignty and Children’s Day

People from all over Turkey and major cities of the world celebrate National Sovereignty and Children’s Day on 23 April.  Turkey’s National Sovereignty and Children’s...

Marble urinals in historic mosque in northwest Turkey removed

Marble urinals installed in the 505-year-old Coban Mustafa Pasa Mosque in the north-western province of Kocaeli’s Gebze district, which had caused a furore...

Traditional flavors of Ramadan in Turkey

Ramadan, the holiest month of the year, is a time that Muslims from all over the world wait for, and Ramadan not only comes...

Storm knocks down hundreds of trees in Bolu, northwestern Turkey

Strong winds and a storm, coupled with ever-changing weather conditions, knocked down hundreds of yellow pine trees in Turkey's northwestern Bolu province. Hasan Keskin, head...

Forest fires mainly caused by human negligence

Every year, millions of kilometers of forest land are lost to fires, disturbing not only ecological life but also threatening the people living nearby....

Turkey’s plan to help farmers adapt to climate change? Ask a tablet

After years of fighting climate change - and usually losing - Turkey’s farmers are turning to modern technology for a deceptively simple ...

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....

Hamsi season: Turkeys national fish returns in many forms

The Norwegians have their salmon and Turks have their hamsi. While Japan's passion for fish manifests itself through their signature sushi dishes, the Turks'...

Izmir’s Shoe Museum inspires modern designers

The Shoe Museum, which displays Ottoman-era shoes found while excavating old houses, is inspiring modern footwear designers Established in Izmir by...

Neolithic Age to be discussed in Turkey

The ancient settlement of Çatalhöyük will host international experts of the Neolithic Age for a meeting in April. The event hopes...

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