Egyptian archaeologists on July 19 dashed local hopes that a newly discovered ancient sarcophagus might contain the remains of Alexander the Great, finding instead the mummies of what appeared to be a family of three.
Looking as if it's lifted straight out of the Greek islands, Anafiotika's tiny white-washed houses with brightly-painted shutters and doors were designed to resemble their builders' own Aegean Sea homes
Charred remains of a flatbread baked about 14,500 years ago in a stone fireplace at a site in northeastern Jordan have given researchers a delectable surprise: people began making bread, a vital staple food, millennia before they developed agriculture.
The world’s largest mosaic museum, the Zeugma Mosaic Museum in Gaziantep, has welcomed 70 percent more visitors this year compared to the same term last year
A farmer in central Yozgat province has found a fossilized jaw bone, which is thought to belong to an 8-million-year-old mammoth.
In the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa’s Birecik district, the wires in power transmission lines have been isolated to protect bald ibises from electric currents.
The Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry will restore part of Istanbul’s ancient city walls surrounding Topkapı Palace with a budget of 25 million Turkish Liras ($5.1 million), as they have been become a crime scene for illegal activities for many years now.
American boxer Floyd Mayweather was named the world's highest-paid entertainer on July 6 on a list that saw actor George Clooney take the No. 2 spot with the highest annual pay of his career.
Works in Muğla’s ancient city of Stratonikeia, known as the city of gladiators, have revealed an early Byzantine-era church and a mosaic floor
Some 128 babies were born in a zoo in the southeastern province of Gaziantep in the first six months of 2018.