Girls dream comes true with animal food-for-waste project

A 12-year-old girl's dream to keep stray dogs and cats in her neighborhood fed came true thanks to a unique project in Istanbul's Beyoglu...

On the road: Camping, festivals and fun for all

With the opportunity to take a holiday during Qurban Bayram (Eid al-Adha), one of the most important festivals in Turkey, people will swarm favorite...

A rough journey for endangered sea turtles

Some 70,000 sea turtles in the southern town of Belek, one of the largest hatching areas for the endangered animals, are making their way...

Turkish mans charity garden offers free fruits, veggies to passers-by

A Turkish man living in northwestern Bursa province established a fruit and vegetable garden along a road just for the benefit of those who...

1,500-year-old church discovered in northern Turkey

Archeologists have discovered a 1,500-year-old church in Turkey's northern Sinop province, the excavation lead told reporters. The discovery was made during excavations which were launched...

Bee found in British tourists luggage returning from Turkey causes panic in Bristol

The discovery of a bee inside the luggage of a British family returning from a vacation in Turkey put the officials in Bristol on...

Vine-harvesting takes off from 5,000-year-old vineyards in Turkeys Bozcaada

The grape-harvesting season in the Aegean island of Bozcaada, off the coast of Canakkale province in northwestern Turkey, has started with an event held...

Rare sea hare spotted off coast of western Turkeys Canakkale

Turkish divers spotted an "aplysia depilans" — a rare species of Anaspidea, commonly known as sea hares — off western Canakkale province. Selim Konya, a...

Fire breaks out at pallet warehouse in Izmir, western Turkey

A fire broke out in a pallet manufacturing factory's warehouse in western Izmir province's Bornova district in the early hours of Friday. The blaze grew...

40,000 baby loggerheads expected to be born at Iztuzu

Thanks to volunteers and the local government, the population of loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) in Turkey is on the rise this year. More and more...

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