Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Visuals and photos of Cappadocia have not been used in public service ads by the Culture and Tourism Ministry, which aims to promote the use of Museum Cards, with tourism officials in Cappadocia voicing their discontent at the decision.
Timberwolf the koala was lucky to be alive Monday after surviving a terrifying 88-kilometre ride down a busy Australian freeway clinging to the bottom of a car.
I could not believe what I heard. He was asking me if I wanted to have a glass of baklava. “Yes,” he said firmly. “I’ll make a baklava cocktail with whisky.”
A group of researchers from İzmir’s Dokuz Eylül University have discovered eight new sunken ships
The Ottomans were much more inclined to stay up the whole of the night after they had broken their fast in the evening. After all, sahur or breakfast had to be eaten before the dawn of a new day broke.
Back in 2012, the Sun erupted with a powerful solar storm that just missed the Earth but was big enough to "knock modern civilization back to the 18th century," NASA said.
The fantastic mosaics and wall paintings of the Yamaç Houses in Ephesus are undergoing a new restoration that will leave the works as vivid as the day they were created back in 1 BC
Aerial photos showing the roof of Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar have revealed the level of risk for the roof of the historic site, which was further damaged by heavy rains last week.
Global AIDS-related deaths and new HIV infections have fallen by over a third in a decade, the United Nations said Wednesday as it voiced hope of wiping out the killer disease.
British scientists on Monday announced a major step forward in developing a blood test that could predict the onset of Alzheimer's, potentially helping the search for a cure.
A six-day world forum on AIDS got underway on Sunday to tributes to six campaigners killed on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17
YouTube has embarked on a new round of discussions with Hollywood and independent producers to fund premium content
The Ankara-based Middle East Technical University (ODTÜ) topped the list of the most entrepreneurial and innovative universities, as was also the case last year.
With freezing winters where the mercury can sink well below zero and cool summers, Finland will never be a destination of choice for the world's sun-seekers.
Istanbul is preparing to again be transformed into a paradise for the shopaholic in all of us, with deals across the city from tomorrow until June 29.
The singer cemented her role as a fashion luminary by receiving the 2014 Fashion Icon Award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America.
Fez hats, raunchy outfits for "Ottoman" models and lots of moustache... The Turkish pavillion at the Parisian trade show, Who’s Next, has raised some eyebrows with its "neo-Ottoman tones"
The first ever-Turkish participation in the 17th Annual Skills for Chefs Conference was successfully completed. Chef Erol proved that he had the most important skill a chef has to have: To remain cool, calm and collected under extreme stress and adverse conditions!
Staying cool is not easy these days. The summer heat is at times suffocating, the political agenda maddening, and it seems that the summer will get more and more heated with the upcoming Presidential elections.
There is a term in Turkish, very much repeated every mid-summer in Istanbul that can be translated as “to go nuts;” not in the sense of losing one’s mind, but leaving for the countryside for the hazelnut harvest
Too weak to stand on his feet after swallowing poison for garden slugs, Smoky the hedgehog is fighting for his life. Thanks to a devoted Polish animal lover, he has a chance.
A 2.5 month-old kitten that drew attention after being diagnosed with Down’s syndrome has died due to heart failure
Six hawks and two eagles that have been receiving treatment over the past two months in Van are now waiting to be released back into the wild
Cumbersome regulations regarding alterations to edifices declared as historical buildings means that huge swathes of desirable towns like Ayvalık are all up for sale. Such places could become ghost towns
Turkey’s first 'interactive' nature museum is set to be opened in Termessos, with plants and animals unique to the region introducing to visitors in their own 'technologically-enhanced' environment
With Turkey’s longest coastline, Muğla hosts millions of tourists every year, and changes to the area’s tourism outlook are heralded with Muğla recently gaining the status of a metropolitan city
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