World free diving female champion Derya Can has broken a Guinness World Record with a 120-meter horizontal apnea dive in an ice-covered lake
Turkey’s parliament has approved an omnibus law which introduced an exemption of 18 percent of value-added tax (VAT) for foreigners who invest in real estate in Turkey.
Ahmet Türk, the ousted co-mayor of the southeastern province of Mardin, has paid a visit to former leader of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), Deniz Baykal, in Ankara.
A video showing nurses and medics belly dancing in the intensive care unit of a private hospital in the Mediterranean province of Antalya has caused consternation in Turkey.
Some 118 projects by undergraduate communication students received a host of prizes at the 28th Young Communicators’ Competition organized by the Aydın Doğan Foundation (ADV) at the Cibali campus of Kadir Has Universty in Istanbul on Feb. 21.
Turkey’s tourist industry is set for a rebound in 2017 following difficult times in 2016, according to the general manager of SunExpress, a joint venture of Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines.
A new high-speed train project connecting Eskişehir to Antalya will be realized, Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communication Minister Ahmet Arslan announced on Feb.19, Doğan News Agency has reported
Turkey has extended the scope of a $6,000 financial backing program for travel agencies carrying tourists to the country in a bid to enliven the sector, Reuters has reported.
A male and a female lion that have been kept apart in different fields in Istanbul’s Darıca Faruk Yalçın Zoo for over two years were brought together for Valentine’s Day on Feb. 14.
Famous Hürriyet caricaturist Latif Demirci was awarded with the best caricature award by the Progressive Journalists Association (ÇGD) for his work “Chequered Judge” during an award ceremony on Feb. 13.
Turkish police have apprehended one of the alleged planners of an Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) attack on a famous nightclub at the heart of Istanbul.
Around 7.5 to 8 million foreign tourists are expected to visit the Mediterranean province of Antalya over this year, following a daunting year for Turkey, a leading tourism player has said.
Turkish Cyprus aims to increase its share of the world tourism pie by promoting its natural beauty, sun, sea and sand, according to the country’s Tourism Minister Fikri Ataoğlu. ‘It is an extremely secure island. In fact, studies show that Northern Cyprus is even more secure than Southern Cyprus,’ says Ataoğlu
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said the result of the upcoming referendum on constitutional reforms would be important for the future of Turkey on Feb. 11
Russian state artist and violinist Sergey Kravchenko is set to open a school in Antalya as part of his Master Class Project, which will train young Turkish talents
Many leading tourism investments and five-star hotels, located on 2.3 million square meters of land, have been transferred from Turkey’s state treasury to the newly introduced Turkish Wealth Fund as well as a number of leading public companies and lenders.
Camel wrestling, a Yörük tradition that has remained unchanged for centuries, takes place in Aegean regions every year and raises money for charity purposes
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The Turkish Government, in an unprecedented decree, announced the transfer of its most valuable financial and real assets into a wealth fund on Jan. 5. For any ordinary Turkish citizen, the “transfer of assets into a fund” sounds a bit shady.
Grandmothers who look after their grandchildren while their parents are at work will be offered financial support in a pilot project in 10 provinces, starting in March, Labor Minister Mehmet Müezzinoğlu has said.
Syrian migrants aged 13 and 14 have quit their schools to become smugglers in Turkey, according to a report released by the Turkish Police Academy, adding that Syrian children were able to earn up to 1,000 Turkish liras from smuggling, daily Milliyet reported on Feb. 7.
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