Turkey expects Greece to adopt peaceful political solutions rather than aggressive ones, Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on July 27, calling for the disarmament of the Greek islands that have non-military status through treaties.
The residential areas hit by floods in the Black Sea provinces of Rize, Artvin and Düzce have been declared “disaster areas” by Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD), President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on July 26.
A lawyer mother graduated from Istanbul’s Yaşar University with her daughter, posing together in a rarely seen graduation ceremony on July 25.
A video footage that has recently come to light showed a couple being saved by a hanging rope from a flood in the Black Sea province of Artvin on July 22.
A report presented to parliament called for attention to the threat of tsunamis in the Marmara Sea in the event of a possible major earthquake expected in Turkey’s northwestern region.
With an aim to attract more tourists to the southern province of Isparta’s Kuyucak village, which is famous for its lavender flowers, the Turkish Agriculture and Forestry will plant over 1 million lavender seeds this year to turn it into a “valley of lavenders.”
With the Taliban gaining their power back in Afghanistan, the number of Afghans stressing that they are fleeing to Turkey for survival is increasing day by day.
The construction of a new presidency and parliament building in Turkish Cyprus is the first pillar of an independent state, Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli said in a statement on July 26.
Turkey's national defense minister on July 26 carried out inspections at a military post where Turkish troops in northern Syria are dispatched.