An official ceremony was held on Feb. 24 to commemorate the victims of the 1942 Struma incident, a World War II tragedy that resulted in the death of over 750 Romanian Jews after their ship was sunk by a Soviet submarine after it had been forced to remain docked for two months in Istanbul
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Industrial Development Bank of Turkey (TSKB) will jointly provide 6 million euros ($6.3 million) of financing to a major Turkish flour producer, the EBRD said Feb. 20.
Scores of bodies of African migrants washed ashore in Libya, in the western city of Zawiya on the Mediterranean Sea, a spokesman for the Libyan Red Crescent said on Feb. 21
Azerbaijan aims to finalize the Southern Gas Corridor by 2020, Azerbaijani President İlham Aliyev has said
We are going through a period when holiday-goers not only seek sea, sand, sun together with history and nature, but also prioritize peace and safety. North Cyprus, which stands as an island of tranquility at the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, is not an attraction center only for tourists, but also for those who want to reside permanently.
Turkey’s whistle language, Hıdırellez, and the ancient city of Aphrodisias are one their way to enter the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List this year
Bulgaria’s interim government said on Feb. 15 it would step up surveillance at the border with Turkey to prevent an increase in the number of migrants crossing
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.
Three new artificial islands will be built off Istanbul’s suburban Pendik district, with a total surface area of 603,500 square meters, according to a project drafted by the Istanbul Municipality.
Russia said on Feb. 15 it would not hand back Crimea to Ukraine or discuss the matter with foreign partners after the White House said U.S. President Donald Trump expected the annexed Black Sea peninsula to be returned
A footballer from the Ivory Coast who moved to regional amateur league club Cizrespor in 2014 has admitted that he mistook Cizre for Rize due their similar pronunciations, only realizing his mistake after his transfer
Turkish Super League leader Beşiktaş will try to redirect its focus to the league following a traumatic loss against archrival Fenerbahçe last week, when it visits a tough Kardemir Karabük on Feb. 10.
Five people were caught in the western province of Tekirdağ on Feb. 9 as they attempted to sell an oil painting said to have been drawn by the great Spanish artist Pablo Picasso, Doğan News Agency has reported.
An Istanbul court ordered life sentences for three of 12 suspects accused of murdering an elderly Armenian-origin Turkish citizen in the city on Feb. 9, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Russian President Vladimir Putin approved on Feb. 7 a bill on an agreement between Russian and Turkish governments on the construction of the Turkish Stream natural gas pipeline, TASS News Agency has reported
Details have emerged of a photo taken in the Black Sea province of Rize showing a shepherd girl and her dog carrying a newborn goat and its mother in their backpacks, which went viral on social media.
Individual armed violence in Turkey rose by 7 percent in 2016 compared with the previous year, according to statistics from Umut Foundation.
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A heart-melting photo depicting a shepherd girl and her dog carrying a new-born goat and its mother in their backpacks, which was reportedly shot in the Black Sea province of Rize, has gone viral on social media.
Three artificial islands will be built in the Marmara Sea and the Black Sea with excavation from the construction of Istanbul’s controversial Kanal Istanbul project, aiming to build a “second Bosphorus,” daily Habertürk reported on Jan. 31.
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