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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.
A group of more than 200 scientists and health professionals from around the world issued a statement on June 20 that urged consumers to stop using products that contain two common antimicrobial chemicals.
Researchers analyzed DNA from ancient cats as old as 9,000 years from Europe, Africa and Asia, finding evidence of two major dispersals from the Middle East
Turkey’s Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) strongly criticized a new “liberal” mosque in Germany on June 20, saying it violates the principles of Islam.
The Metropolitan Municipality Zoo in the Central Anatolian province of Eskişehir is home to 120 different species of animals, and a team of three people is preparing special food for them twice a day.
A sarcophagus of Hercules, which was seized in Geneva in 2010 and ordered to be returned to Turkey in 2015, will be on display at Geneva University for three months before it returns home
The Consulate General of India in Istanbul and Bursa is celebrating the Third International Day of Yoga. Organized in the Kalamış Park and at Akmerkez Rooftop in Istanbul and on the FSM Bulvar in Bursa, the free event includes yoga practice sessions, breathing exercises, and demonstration of different styles of yoga for all.
The cheap synthetic drug known as “bonsai” has spread to dangerous levels in Turkey, with around 500,000 people known to be using the drug in the country, daily BirGün reported on May 30.
Turkey’s Health Ministry has sent a letter to the Social Security Institution (SGK), the government’s health insurance scheme, to cover all medical expenses for 114 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) patients in the country, after an 8-month-old baby died due to a lack of financial means, according to daily Habertürk.
Nearly one in five people in Turkey is obese, according to the results of a 2016 health survey released by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) on May 31.
A new method capable of mapping out the damage caused to DNA by cigarette smoking for the first time has been developed by Turkish scientist Aziz Sancar, the 2015 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, and his team from the University of North Carolina’s School of Medicine.
A significant part of the Black Sea has turned turquoise due to phytoplankton, a new picture from space shared by NASA showed June 12.
Twenty-five million Turkish gamers spend a total of 39 million hours per day in front of screens playing e-games, the Youth and Sports Ministry stated on June 18
Wood fashioned into lace and sculpted into evening dresses: The Hanae Mori Manuscrit label led the way this Tokyo Fashion Week in showing the world the original craftmanship that helps set Japan apart from the crowd.
From creamy dantelles of the wedding gowns in the International Wedding Fair to alternative Saint Valentine celebrations, İzmir is in the mood for love as Valentine’s Day approaches
Turkey’s television regulator has fined private broadcasters Star TV and NTV for suggesting that watching the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show on New Year’s Eve “is part of Turkish traditions”
As I was recently walking in the streets of two French cities, Tours and Bordeaux, I could not help but notice the growing French appetite for hamburgers. Yes, hamburgers! And it was not bifteck haché, served with a side of frites, it was the one we all know quite well, a minced meat patty sandwiched in a bun.
For many outside the country, Turkish food brings to mind images of pitta bread stuffed with shavings of meat roasted on a vertical spit, but there is more
Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul is offering an exclusive discount to all fathers for a gourmet feast at AzzuR Restaurant on June 18, Father’s Day.
Two amateur fishermen released a 30-kilogram fish into the Mediterranean Sea on June 19 in a bid to protect nature, Doğan News Agency has reported.
The 7th Istanbul Shopping Fest will be organized between June 1 and 16 in various shopping malls in the city as well as the Grand Bazaar this year
A toy museum in Antalya displays toys from Turkey and around the world. It is home to some 200,000 toys acquired from international antique dealers and auctions
Erospolis wonders why anything in pink is fine for women but not for men.