The Transport Ministry issued a ban on Turkish-flagged commercial yachts and regular passenger ships sailing to Greece as of Sept. 25
Three artificial lakes will be constructed to complement the eastern Black Sea region’s long-time popular natural stop Uzungöl in order to host the rising number of Arab tourists
A settlement from 11,500 years ago has been unearthed in Hasankeyf Mound. People lived in the settlement for 1,000 years but later abandoned it, excavations reveal
The postponement of presidential elections in a total of 364 business chambers and commodity exchanges across Turkey through a decree law has stirred debate and uncertainty.
Russian Gazprom’s board of directors has approved the formation of a joint venture with Turkey’s Botaş for the TurkStream natural gas pipeline project, according to a statement released by Gazprom on Sept. 25.
The capital Ankara again had the highest annual average equalized household disposable income in Turkey in 2016 at 26,486 Turkish Liras, followed by Istanbul and the Aegean province of İzmir, according to the results of an official survey published on Sept. 25.
Russian state agents have committed serious abuses, including torture, in Crimea, the U.N. said Sept. 25, warning that the rights situation in the annexed peninsula had “significantly deteriorated” under Moscow’s occupation.
Category: YALÇIN BAYER
The irresistible charm of rent has steadily increased the amount of land in Istanbul zoned for housing, construction and the human population.
The total death toll in the Sept. 22 sinking of a boat carrying migrants heading to Europe in the Black Sea, off the Turkish province of Kocaeli, rose to 24 after the body of another woman was found by search-and-rescue teams on Sept. 24, according to the Turkish Coast Guard.
The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ISCID), an arm of the World Bank, fined the Pakistani government up to $800 million in an arbitration case launched in 2013 by Karkey Black Sea Energy Group (Karkey), a Turkish firm that runs power generation sea vehicles.
At least 19 people were killed after a fishing boat carrying migrants sank off the northwestern Turkish coast of Kocaeli in the Black Sea early on Sept. 22
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on Sept. 20 announced a six-article solution package to address the problems of Turkey’s struggling hazelnut producers.
The Turkish Super League’s defending champion Beşiktaş defeated Konyaspor 2-0 in the closing game of the week at home late on Sept. 18, equalizing matters with Galatasaray on top of the standing.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) on Sept. 18 kicked off a march from the Black Sea province of Ordu to the neighboring Giresun in a bid to protest the purchase price for hazelnuts in the new season, which had been announced as 10 Turkish Liras.
Local authorities in a northwestern Turkish district have warned citizens not to take away or consume dead fish washed ashore in the Susurluk River.
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Ali Erbaş was appointed as the new head of the Turkey’s Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) late on Sept. 16.
Turkish Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu’s picture with one of the attackers of the funeral of the jailed Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) lawmaker Aysel Tuğluk’s mother has stirred debate. The minister responded by saying he did not know the person he posed with was among the suspects
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Upon an order from the Istanbul Prosecutor’s Office, Ankara police on Sept. 15 detained Celal Çelik, a lawyer for the leader of the social democratic main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), Kemal Kıçıldaroğlu.
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis wants to supply Ukraine with “defensive weapons” to combat the Russian-supported separatists occupying parts of eastern Ukraine.
Romania’s coast guard rescued about 150 migrants from a ship in distress on the Black Sea on Sept. 13 on what is becoming a new route for migrants trying to reach Western Europe.
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