Lack of personal space on public transport causes tension, fury

Istanbul is a huge and crowded city with a population of more than 15 million people. Although the streets are not packed with people,...

70,000 baby turtles safely reach the Mediterranean from Turkeys shores

Over 70,000 baby sea turtles crawled into the sea from Turkey's Mediterranean coast this year, an official said Tuesday. The endangered loggerhead sea turtle laid...

With the heart of a wanderer, man travels around Turkey on bike

The heart of a wanderer always wants to discover new places and meet new people. It does not work like the heart of a...

Excavation team adopts stray dog, finds home for another

Two wounded stray dogs found near the archaeological excavation area of Hattusha, the capital of the Hittite civilization in the Bogazkale district of Corum,...

Turkeys streak as most generous country in the world continues

Turkey is once again the world's top donor in global humanitarian assistance according to a new report that shows the country spent $8.4 billion...

More restrictions, inspections next step in fight against smoking

A decade after a landmark ban, Turkey plans to introduce new regulations to curb smoking, including a ban on e-cigarettes and a redefinition of...

Elderly in Duzce have fun with river rafting

Elderly people in northwestern Turkey met on Oct. 1 to celebrate the International Day for Older Persons by river rafting. Men and women between 65...

Istanbuls bottles for bus fare program cleans up waste

It pays little to commuters but Istanbul municipality's program of giving bus fare in exchange for depositing bottles has helped the city save a...

Amazon dreams big, long-term in Turkey

One year after launching operations in Turkey, Amazon.com.tr is dreaming big for Turkish sellers and planning for long-term investment in the country. Amazon, the world's...

Survival kits, insurance sales soar following 5.8 quake in Istanbul

Following a strong quake in Istanbul last week, citizens flocked to purchase survival kits and compulsory earthquake insurance for their properties, bringing sales number...

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