President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on June 25 signed into law sweeping changes in the Turkish military system, cutting men’s mandatory military service period in half, as well as making paid military service permanent.
The renewed Istanbul elections of June 23 sent a message to the world, restoring trust in Turkey’s democracy, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said on June 25.
Turkey’s flag carrier Turkish Airlines (THY) has announced that it will keep Boeing 737 MAX jets grounded which is likely to impact certain flights this summer.
Employees at the site of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster site have faced many fears and hardships during isolation works initiated by the European Union in 1995, two employees of the sole Turkish company taking part in the project have said.
A Turkish court ruled on June 25 to release a Turkish employee of the U.S. Consulate General in Istanbul and his family from house arrest on health grounds but said he could not leave the country during his trial.
Turkey's majestic Mt. Nemrut continues attracting thousands of tourists who hope to experience its breath-taking sunrises and sunsets.