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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkey’s first amphibious tank landing ship has passed its trials, according to a defense industry official
Istanbul Technical University (İTU) presented their eco-friendly boat “Martı” (Seagull) at a press meeting yesterday in Istanbul.
Greek Cypriot President Demetris Christofias said yesterday that the offshore hydrocarbon search will carry on despite strong opposition from Turkey.
A fire started in a forested area of Uludağ Mountain in the northwestern province of Bursa yesterday at around 11 p.m.
During investigations conducted by the Dilovası Municipality Environment Protection and Control Team in Kocaeli province in the Marmara region, 1,000 tons of industrial purification sludge probably carrying poisonous elements were found dumped into a vacant field between Tavşancıl and Çerkeşli villages.
The completion of the Ilısu Dam will flood parts of the historical town of Hasankeyf in the southeastern province of Batman but will provide a significant boost for Turkey’s economy, according to an experts’ court report.
The origins of a sticky white substance spread over a wide area including the tops of trees, plants and cars in the Dilovası district of Kocaeli province will be investigated by the Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK).
Royal Dutch Shell has signed a deal with Turkish state-run petroleum company, TPAO, to search for oil and gas.
The actions of a professor who publicly shared his findings about dangerous levels of carcinogenic substances in the environment due to pollution in Kocaeli were ethically sound, the Turkish Medical Association (TTB) has concluded.
While Turkey denies claims that the engine of the Piri Reis, a vessel searching for energy in the eastern Med, has broken down, Greek Cyprus is preparing for a second hydrocarbon licensing round in its exclusive economic zone
The ancient city of Karkamış, which lies within the borders of Gaziantep, has been cleared of land mines and now awaits a five-year process of excavations to become an archaeology park. The work will be carried out by Turks and Italians