Property sales to foreigners up 36.1 %

The number of residential properties sold in Turkey in May increased by 2.7 percent year-on-year, the national statistical body announced yesterday. According to the Turkish...

This Friday, Turkey’s famous Lycian Way will host a South Korean delegation to solidify...

Located on South Korea's Jeju island, the 400 kilometer-long Jeju Olle Trail is probably the country's most popular hiking trail, with more than 1...

Barbers, confectionery makers work around the clock for Bayram

With only days left until the end of the holy month of Ramadan, new excitement is building up among most in Turkey. The Eid al-Fitr,...

Central Bank raises benchmark rate by 1.25 points, lira gains

The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT) increased its policy rate Thursday by 1.25 percentage point from 16.5 to 17.75 percent, above...

Mosque ‘purrfect’ home for cat and her seven kittens

The imam and congregation of a mosque in Turkey's central Kirikkale province have adopted a cat and its kittens after the former gave birth...

Turkey recycles more than half of plastic bottles

Recycling plastic products is one of the main concerns in the world as plastic waste materials are the chief environmental problem. Turkey managed to recycle...

Nearly 8 million foreigners visit Turkey before summer season

  Nearly 7.8 million foreigners visited Turkey in the first four months of 2018, the Culture and Tourism Ministry announced on May 31. The ministry said...

Lava columns of Black Sea province offers peek into dreamland

Millions of years ago, the Black Sea region had its volcanos, bursting hot red lava constantly. Although it is hard to imagine that the...

First brain surgery completely done with robotics

The first ever brain surgery to completely use robotics was conducted at Ankara University's Medical Faculty Brains and Nerve Surgery Department. Dr. Umit Eroglu...

Megapark that will replace Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport to be a huge tourist draw

A large-scale city park project in Istanbul, which was announced by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan last week, has thrilled the tourism sector. During his announcement...

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