Spor Toto Super League club Trabzonspor is expected to sign a coaching contract with its former player Shota Arveladze, following the surprise resignation of Ersun Yanal
A group of locals and environmentalist activists blocked the road to an untouched forested area in the Black Sea province of Artvin to prevent the activities of a mining firm
People from Arab countries have bought properties worth a total of $50 million in Turkey’s Black Sea province of Ordu so far this year, Ordu Governor İrfan Balkanlıoğlu has stated
Category: FORK & CORK
Istanbul has been has the hub of three imperial haute cuisines, making use of not only lo-cal but imported foodstuffs ranging from caviar from the north coast of the Black Sea to spices from India
There was a time when visits to Ankara were frequent for anyone in the Georgian Foreign Ministry
Turkey’s horse breeding sector, which has made over $26 billion in revenue over the last decade, plans to build 23 new horse racing tracks across the country, according to sector representatives
A Turkish Health Ministry official said 4,000 police officers would be deployed at major hospitals for the security of doctors and medical staff after the recent murder in a hospital of a doctor in the Black Sea province of Samsun fueled debates about violence against health officials in Turkey
In response to claims that Turkey would be conducting a cross-border military operation in Syria, the Turkish FM said any necessary announcements about the issue would be made after the National Security Council (MGK) meeting
Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER: ‘The Liquid Continent, A Mediterranean Trilogy: Alexandria, Venice, Istanbul’ by Nicholas Woodsworth
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Only a few days after a flight attendant died of malaria in Istanbul, a fellow cabin attendant is being treated for the same disease in the western province of Afyonkarahisar. It is suspected that both caught the virus during a flight to Nigeria
Ankara has granted permission for offshore research relating to the planned Turkish Stream gas pipeline, Russia’s Gazprom said on June 22
Property sales to foreigners hit record high levels in May with the sale of 1,982 units, marking a 21.3 percent increase from the same month in 2014, despite a general slowing-down in the sector across Turkey, according to data revealed by the Turkish Statistics Agency (TÜİK)
Category: MELİS ALPHAN
The governor of Tunceli, an eastern province, distributed white goods to voters using the means of his office to support the election propaganda of the Justice and Development Party (AKP)
Two smugglers of Georgian origin have been arrested at Turkey’s northeastern border for attempting to smuggle caesium and a mercury-like substance, with a combined estimated market value of $2.5 million.
Category: YALÇIN DOĞAN
A modest villager in one of the villages of the Aegean province of Manisa was asked by an expert, “What will the price of grapes be this year?” He responded, “That first depends on the harvest of grapes in Iran, then on the price of the dollar.”
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
A polygraph machine adapted for Turkish culture is currently under development at Istanbul’s Üsküdar University.
'That which can be considered a ‘lie’ by regular polygraphs used in the West may not be considered a lie by Turkish people,' says Professor Nevzat Tarhan.
Category: MUSTAFA AYDIN
The parliamentary election on June 7, 2015, ended the 13-year single-party rule of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) in Turkey.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd would consider investing in nuclear company Areva , which is being bailed out by the French government, the president of the Japanese company told the Asahi newspaper
The planned gas pipeline between Turkey and Russia, dubbed the “Turkish Stream,” has not “matured” enough, according to Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yıldız, although the Russian side has made solid announcements regarding the project
A miner died and two others were injured after a coal pit collapsed due to a flood in the Suluova district of the Black Sea province of Amasya late on June 8
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