People picking endangered sea daffodils in Turkeys Mediterranean to be fined

A fine of 38,751 Turkish Liras will be issued for picking endangered and endemic sea daffodils along the coast of the Mediterranean province of...

Istanbul-Ankara speed railway may open in February

The Istanbul-Ankara high-speed railway may be opened in February, Transport Minister Yıldırım says, noting the ministry’s projects,valued at $43 billion,...

Choose your New Year’s gift

Giving gifts is as good as receiving them, especially in the New Year. Yet, it is difficult to make decisions. That's why I'm...

Turkish designer revives Anatolian bridal headwear

Hatice Hanedar Yuksel, a Turkish designer based in the western city of Bursa, has debuted a special collection that revives the long-forgotten and...

Vegan movement is just getting started in Turkey

At first sight, the selection of products seems fairly normal in the little shop in the side streets of Istanbul’s Cihangir neighbourhood, where colourful...

Visitors coming to Troy, despite travel fears: Official

The ancient city of Troy, located in Tevfikiye village in the north-western province of Canakkale and placed on the UNESCO World Heritage List...

Cold weather treat: Boza

One of the most popular beverages in winter, enjoyed across the country, is boza. Boza is considered one of the oldest beverages in...

Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr across the world

Muslims across the globe bid farewell yesterday to the holy month of Ramadan, deemed the most blessed and valuable of all...

Turkey’s top earthquake observatory listed among top tsunami monitors

The earthquake research centre at Istanbul's Bogaziçi University added another distinguished credential on Monday, as it officially joined the ranks of the world's...

The survival of historical structures against time and quakes

Some 176 historical structures, including the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and Istanbul Archaeology Museums, will continue to defy the years after the works to...

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