After Sümela, Turkey’s second largest monastery built out of a mountain, the Virgin Mary Monastery in the Black Sea province of Giresun is awaiting local and foreign tourists
A total of 38 people were injured early on July 16 when a tour bus carrying a group of Georgian students overturned in the Eynesil district of the Black Sea province of Giresun, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
An investigation has been launched over restoration of a historic chandelier in the Atatürk Pavilion in the Black Sea province of Trabzon, after photos of the shoddy job appeared in the media, the Trabzon Municipality said in a statement
More than 10,000 people took part in main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu’s “justice march” on its 15th day under sweltering 40-degree temperatures, with Kılıçdaroğlu voicing his determination in the search for “justice."
Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu has praised the security forces for their “heroism” in carrying out anti-terror operations across Turkey.
Category: FORK & CORK
“Our friends in the town keep us, as formerly, abundantly supplied with all the delicacies it affords: many of the dishes sent us are excellent; among others some butterfly-things of pastry, which one might blow away, but for the honey their wings are clogged with.”
Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
The latest announcement landed in my inbox on Saturday evening. “The Board of the Association of the Constantinopolitans utterly condemns the provocative action by the Turkish authorities to allow the calling of prayers and the reading of the Quran inside the Hagia Sophia, in the presence of the Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet).
One soldier was killed and another was injured in an operation conducted against outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants at a rural area between the eastern province of Elazığ’s Karakoçan district and the provincial border of eastern Bingöl on June 26, Doğan News Agency has reported
Category: DENİZ SİPAHİ
We have had a cool June in Turkey. But get ready for the summer heat. It looks like we will be feeling the summer heat in July and August, as the tension in politics continues to rise
The number of residential properties sold to foreigners in Turkey surged by 10.1 percent year-on-year in May, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) revealed on June 23, with Saudi Arabian citizens topping the buyers list
An Istanbul court has finally accepted a prosecutor’s third indictment into the murder of Hrant Dink in which 51 suspects, including the U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, former prosecutor Zekeriya Öz and former daily Zaman Editor-in-Chief Ekrem Dumanlı, are accused of murdering the prominent Armenian-Turkish journalist, Doğan News Agency reported May 29
Turkish anti-terror teams continued operations against four outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in the northeastern province of Trabzon’s Maçka district on May 18, after the militants killed a specialized sergeant on May 16 during a previous operation.
A Turkish soldier was killed during a clash with outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in the Black Sea province of Trabzon on May 15, Doğan News Agency has reported
The number of weapons used by civilians in Turkey rose by 10 percent in the first three months of 2017, according to statistics released by the Interior Ministry.
İbrahim Sedef has tried steel and he’s tried concrete, all to no avail. Now, the beekeeper in Trabzon’s Sürmene district – who doubles as the local deputy mayor – is trying to think of what to try next to halt his most implacable foe: a bear that keeps getting all his honey
A group of women from the Turkish Mothers Association have begun an initiative to fight against child abuse in the Black Sea province of Trabzon, promoting their message in and around public transport.
The Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ) has footage of the moment Armenian-origin Turkish journalist Hrant Dink was murdered in central Istanbul on Jan. 19, 2007, according to an indictment regarding the killing
Some 51.3 percent of the more than 58 million Turkish voters said “yes” to the ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) constitutional amendment package in a tight race to decide on whether to shift to an executive presidential system
The leaders of Turkey’s political parties cast their votes on April 16 for the referendum that will decide whether the current parliamentary system should be shifted into an executive presidency
The head of the Turkish Prime Ministry Inspection Board has asked for two key names to be removed from the report on the killing of Armenian-origin Turkish journalist Hrant Dink, one of the inspectors who prepared the report has said.
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