Friday, October 19, 2018
Ecotourism at its best: Living like nomads in the Black Sea highlands
Before settling down in Anatolia, Turks lived nomadic lives, carrying their tents from one place to another, calling the entire world their home. An entrepreneur in the Black Sea region has revived the nomadic traditions of the Turks and offers accommodation in tents around Anatolia's most scenic area
Flash floods in Tunisia leave five dead, two missing
Flash flooding in Tunisia has killed at least five people while a further two are unaccounted for, the interior ministry said on Thursday.
Two died in the northwestern...
Saudi may blame crown prince's adviser for Khashoggi's murder: report
Saudi Arabia is considering putting the blame for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on an intelligence officer who is close to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, The...
Top Afghan official killed, US general unhurt in shooting
A powerful Afghan police chief and a journalist were among at least three people killed on Thursday when a gunman opened fire on a high-level security meeting attended by...
Ukraine votes to hand Kiev church to Constantinople
Ukraine's parliament on Thursday voted to hand over a landmark Kiev church to the Istanbul-based Ecumenical Patriarchate after it agreed to recognize the independence of Ukraine's...
Trump threatens to close Mexico border over migrants
U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Thursday to send the military to close its southern border if Mexico fails to stem the "onslaught" of migrants from Central America,...
Scottish cyclist Jenny Graham smashes round-the-world record
Scotswoman Jenny Graham arrived back in Berlin on Thursday evening, 125 days after embarking on a round-the-world trip on a bicycle and setting a new world record in the process,...
Turkish navy stops Greek frigate from harassing research ship
The Turkish navy on Thursday stopped a Greek frigate from harassing a Turkish research ship in the Eastern Mediterranean.
The seismic and drilling vessel Barbaros Hayrettin...
Turkish NGO provides Gaza children with school supplies
Turkey's non-governmental Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH) on Thursday supplied the blockaded Gaza Strip with school supplies and equipment for some 2,000 children, according...
Turkish restaurant in Chemnitz target of arson attack
German police said Thursday that authorities are investigating a case of arson at a Turkish restaurant in the eastern city of Chemnitz by suspected right-wing extremists.
Starbucks selling stores, downsizing operations in Europe
Starbucks is restructuring its European operations after several years of slowing sales.
The Seattle-based coffee chain is selling 83 company-owned stores in France, the...
Khashoggi probe leads police to forest in Istanbul, Yalova region
Turkish law enforcement authorities have expanded their search for missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi to include a forest in Istanbul and a nearby province, showing that almost no one believes Khashoggi is still alive
Turkey's TÜPRAŞ in talks with US for Iran sanctions waiver
Turkey's biggest oil importer, TÜPRAŞ, is in talks with U.S. officials to obtain a waiver allowing it to keep buying Iranian oil after Washington reinstates sanctions on Iran's...
Turkey's Maarif Foundation opens its first school in Irbil
Turkey's Maarif Foundation inaugurated its first school in Iraq's Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) capital Irbil yesterday.
The Maarif International School, which was...
SOCAR's STAR refinery in Turkey's İzmir to be inaugurated today
The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic's (SOCAR) Turkey Aegean Refinery (STAR) in İzmir's Aliağa district will be inaugurated today.The plant took seven years to build...
Only concrete steps can ease Turkey's concerns over US support for YPG
Although the U.S. has often made statements over its concerns about YPG activities in northern Syria, the country has failed to assure Turkey, which expects more concrete steps
US Justice Dept. probes sex abuse by Pennsylvania priests
The U.S. Justice Department has opened an investigation into child sex abuse by priests in Pennsylvania, four Roman Catholic Church dioceses said on Thursday.
Risk premium drops significantly, volatility in economy stopped, Albayrak says
Turkey has seen a sharp decline in its international risk premium recently, according to Treasury and Finance Minister Albayrak, who noted that the Turkish economy has successfully overcome speculative fluctuations and has begun to move firmly with strong stabilization
US frustration with India increases over S-400 procurement
India has been one of the latest countries subjected to the Trump administration's frustration due to its growing relations with Russia, including the procurement of the S-400...
Erdoğan meets with Gagauz people during Moldova visit
On the second day of his visit to Moldova, President Erdoğan met with Gagauz Turks and emphasized Turkey's continued support for the region
Turkey's domestic electric car debuts at exhibition in Istanbul
A domestically manufactured electric car has been showcased at an exhibition in Istanbul for the first time. The domestic car, the TM-480, which can be charged in one hour...
Photography world loses doyen Ara Güler
Having led a life full of photography, world-renowned photographer Ara Güler, Turkish citizen of Armenian descent, passed away at the age of 90 on Oct. 17. He left behind a huge archive of photos along with thousands of people who admired his impressive work