Istanbul gets its own Disneyland on the Golden Horn

A theme park inspired by the world-famous Disneyland opens its doors in Istanbul. The project, located on 600,000 square meters of...

Turkish Parliament adopts alcohol restrictions, bans sale between 10 pm and 6 am

Parliament’s General Assembly has adopted a highly controversial alcohol bill proposed by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), tightening restrictions...

This summer to be hottest in 50 years

The General Directorate of Meteorology has forecast that temperatures will be very high this summer, which is expected to be the hottest summer...

Controversial ‘alcohol ban’ bill passes commission

A draft bill restricting the sale and consumption of alcohol has passed from a parliamentary commission after long debates. The Turkish Parliament’s Planning...

Turkey becomes third in the world for most blue flag beaches

With 383 beaches, 21 marinas and 13 yachts accredited with Blue Flags, Turkey has now bumped France from...

Russians buy most property in Turkey

A total of 14,599 foreigners from different countries have bought 13,495 properties across Turkey since the reciprocity law came into effect, according...

Reactions pour in, officials ease restrictive alcohol bill

As the backlash to the recently proposed alcohol ban continues to grow, the government takes a step back and...

TRT to not broadcast Eurovision finale

The general directorate of state broadcaster Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TRT) announced that it will not broadcast the finale of the 58th edition...

Istanbul the scene of new novel

Dan Brown’s highly anticipated new thriller “Inferno” was released yesterday. The book has featured on the front pages of many Turkish ...

Tensions high as THY union heads for picket lines

An expected company-wide strike at Turkish Airlines (THY) is set to begin on Wednesday, with union groups and airline representatives saying...

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