New routes planned for Turkish Airlines

It’s onwards and upwards for Turkish Airlines as they plan to increase their destinations. Ilker Ayci, chairman of the board of directors has said that...

Istanbul facing water shortages

Recent information from Istanbul Water and Sewerage Administration show that water levels are running seriously low and that dams were only around 38% full. Normally...

Turkish imam gives sermons in sign language

The imam of Akyol Mosque, Idris Sari in the Mentese district of Mugla has learned sign language in order to give sermons to deaf...

New world record for Turkey as 303,150 tree saplings are planted within an hour

On November 11th, Turkey planned to plant 11 million tree saplings. This was achieved, however, the country also received a world record for the...

Cave painting unearthed in ancient city of Laodicea

Cave paintings, one of which resembles the fictional character Pinocchio has been discovered in the ancient city of Laodicea in the western province of...

National Forestation Day: Turkey to plant 11 million trees on November 11

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared that Monday 11th November is to be National Forestation Day. Millions of people will plant millions of saplings in...

Remembrance Day for Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

On Sunday, November 10, the Turkish commemorate the death anniversary of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the Republic of Turkey. Although this day...

Metropolis excavations discovers new structure

The ancient city of Metropolis in Izmirs Torbali district continue to shed light on secrets of history. Archaeology Professor Serdar Aybek from Manisa Celal Bayar...

UK magazine names Istanbul Airport as Airport of Year

The award for best Airport of the Year was given to Istanbul Airport by readers of a U.K.-based magazine. The airport operator firm IGA...

Popular Sumela Monastery is visited by thousands

In a period of four months Turkey’s famous Sumela Monastery has been visited by over 220,000 tourists in a four month period. The Monastery was...

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