Turkish environmentalists have condemned plans to construct a road that will pass through the nature reserve of the Gediz Delta, one of the most important sites for the breeding of flamingoes in the country
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said he is in a good condition after suffering a “minor health problem” during prayers marking Eid al-Fitr early on June 25
Police have apprehended five suspected suicide bombers near Turkey’s border with Syria, according to a statement released by the governor’s office of the southern province of Hatay
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on June 25 dismissed calls for Turkey to close a military base in Qatar and said a wider list of demands issued by four Arab states was an unlawful intervention against the Gulf emirate’s sovereignty
Istanbul Governor’s Office has announced that it will not allow the LGBT Pride March, which was set to take place on June 25 in Istanbul’s Taksim Square, citing security concerns and public order
Some 24 people were killed and 136 were wounded in traffic accidents across Turkey at the beginning of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on June 24
A total of six suspected members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) were killed in the eastern provinces of Van and Erzincan on June 25, Doğan News Agency has reported
Experts have warned against a new liquid drug spreading in Turkey that makes users lose their consciousness when consumed in two or three drops.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said that he wants a Turkey free of tension
Qatar on June 24 denounced a sweeping list of demands from Saudi Arabia and its allies in an escalating Gulf diplomatic crisis as unreasonable and an impingement on the emirate's sovereignty
Muslims in Turkey, alongside Muslim populations around the world, are set to celebrate the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr starting on June 25 until June 27, marking the end of 30 days of fasting during the holy month of Ramadan
The Turkish government wants to set up a “joint mechanism” with the U.S. to collect arms sent to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) by the U.S. after the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is defeated, Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Işık has said.
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The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has decided to limit its criticism of the main opposition Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) “justice march” in the coming period
MAO COUNTY, China – Reuters
Rescue workers in China pulled more bodies out of piles of rock and mud on on June 25 as they searched for more than 100 people still missing a day after a landslide buried a mountain village, with hopes fading of finding survivors
LAHORE - Reuters
An overturned oil tanker exploded killing at least 123 people in Pakistan on June 25, as most of the victims had gathered round when spilt fuel from the stricken vehicle ignited, officials said
BERLIN - Reuters
German luxury carmaker Audi’s management board, including Chief Executive Rupert Stadler, has been sharply criticized by company managers, Bild am Sonntag reported on June 25, citing an internal dossier
SHENZEN – Agence France-Presse
Chinese drone-maker DJI is betting on flying machines that shoot pesticide instead of photos to fend off growing competition in the global remote-controlled aircraft market.
TOKYO – Agence France-Presse
Japan wants to hold informal free trade talks with Britain as it also works to sign a deal with the European Union, a report said on June 25.
LONDON – Reuters
Britain said 34 high-rise apartment blocks had failed fire safety checks carried out after the deadly Grenfell Tower blaze, including several in north London where residents were forced to evacuate amid chaotic scenes.
WASHINGTON – The Associated Press
CIA Director Mike Pompeo says he thinks disclosure of America’s secret intelligence is on the rise, fueled partly by the “worship” of leakers like Edward Snowden
A Russian ship used for gathering intelligence passed through Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait early on June 24
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Teacher Semih Özaçka and academic Nuriye Gülmen were arrested on terror charges on May 23, on the 75th day of their hunger strike.
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In some cities, roads that witness history are considered to be the symbols of that city.
“People who love sausage and people who believe in justice should never watch either of them being made.” So said Otto von Bismarck, the great German statesman of the 19th century, according to legend.
NATO is the most successful alliance in history because it has been able to adapt to keep pace with an ever-changing security environment.
Four months ago, 30 young Syrian and Iraqi refugees living in Ankara came together with 30 young Turkish people to form “Our Choir,” in order to give a concert for World Refugee Day (WRD) on June 20, 2017
A settlement on Cyprus requires the two peoples of Cyprus, as well as Greece and Turkey, to put aside emotional and unrealistic designs, abandon utopias, hallucinations, dreams and concentrate on a power-sharing scheme between the “two equal constituent people” of the island.
Muslims were curious to find out how U.S. President Donald Trump was going to manage the holy month of Ramadan.
A new exhibition by Koç University’s Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations narrates the reflexive methods of the Çatalhöyük excavations from its initial phase to documentation of the finds
The Amasra Museum, which has opened after a three-year restoration work with a cost of 3 million Turkish Liras, has become an international application center for archaeologists, engineers, architects and academics and an education center providing history and archaeology education for students.
Recent excavation works in the ancient city of Termessos unearthed a 2,300-year-old ancient road. The city is known as one of the cities that Alexander the Great failed to conquer
Celebrating her 25th year in music, Turkish singer Sertab Erener will be on stage in the Aegean towns of Bodrum on July 8, Ayvalık on July 11, Altınoluk on July 12 and Çeşme on July 14.
The world’s biggest greenfield music festival Glastonbury expects to host 175,000 people in sizzling temperatures but with reinforced security measures after a string of terror attacks in Britain
The capital of the Hittite Empire, Çorum, expects to host half a million tourists a year after the infrastructure and promotional work is completed by the Governor’s Office
Samir the rhino, one of the most popular members of Darıca Zoo in Kocaeli, has enjoyed a manicure and skin care session before the start of the Bayram holiday. Health and skin care for Samir is very important for the 2.5-ton rhino, which knows English commands as it came from England, according to zoo officials.
Turkey plays Greece at the EuroBasket Women 2017 in Prague on June 22, hoping to grab a place in the semifinals.
British cartoonist Ross Thomson is the winner of the 34th Aydın Doğan International Cartoon Contest. The winners have shed light on the refugee crisis in their cartoons