Spak wins Van cat beauty contest in eastern Turkey

Van cat named Spak won this year's Van Cat Beauty Contest held in eastern Turkey's Van province Sunday. The fourth annual competition was held as...

Turkey becomes go-to destination of for foreigners seeking IVF treatment

Turkey has become a popular destination for foreigners pursuing in vitro fertilization treatment (IVF) with its successful clinics and cheap prices, according to a...

Tombs in ‘city of gladiators to open for visit

Western Turkey will showcase tombs and sarcophagi unearthed from one of the largest marble cities of the world. The ongoing excavations in the ancient city...

Europes biggest theme park Wonderland Eurasia opens in Turkeys Ankara

Wonderland Eurasia, dubbed the biggest theme park in Europe, was inaugurated by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the capital Ankara on Wednesday and offers...

Watch, document the equinox at Turkeys Lake Iznik

This year, northwestern province Bursa's Iznik Municipality and local government are organizing the Equinox Festival, where amateur and professional photographers will have the best...

Plastic bag use in steep decline after landmark regulation

Within three months since its introduction in January, a regulation on plastic bags made a tangible impact in Turkey. The government enacted the regulation...

Ancient artifact put up for sale on website selling second-hand items

An architectural piece from ancient Rome has been put up for sale for 150 Turkish Liras (about $28) on an online platform selling second-hand...

Scientists join forces to save Black Sea dolphins

Turkish scientists joined their Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Romanian and Monacan colleagues for a project about preserving the dolphin population in the Black Sea. Researchers from...

Istanbul railway connects European and Asian continents

The train line connecting Istanbul’s European side suburb Halkali with Gebze district of Kocaeli province on the east was opened to service with an...

Turkish photographer captures close-up shots of endangered Balkan lynx

Turkish nature photographer and his colleague friend have managed to capture close-up photos and video footage of a lynx dangerously close to extinction in...

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