The residents of Istanbul are spending nine hours a week in traffic on average, according to data gathered by Ajans Press from the public transport and mapping application Moovit.
The long-closed Atatürk Culture Center (AKM) on Istanbul’s Taksim Square will reopen after renovation in 2019, Culture and Tourism Minister Numan Kurtulmuş has said.
The Fire of Anatolia, a dance group synthesizing the music and culture of Anatolia with modern and folk dances, is working on new shows. One of them aims to draw attention to tragedies refugees face in Turkey
Police have seized a total of 13 kilograms of marijuana hidden in a wheelchair at Antalya International Airport in southern Turkey, Doğan News Agency reported on Sept. 24.
The Roman sarcophagus of Hercules, which recently returned to Turkey from Switzerland after it had been smuggled abroad some 50 years ago, has begun welcoming visitors at its home in the Mediterranean resort of Antalya.
Category: MELİS ALPHAN
I first noticed just how widespread the use of drugs in schools has become in Turkey when I did a news story on the subject two years ago.
The Antalya Chief Prosecutor’s Office has started an investigation on a former Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy over charges of “praising the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization [FETÖ]/Parallel State Structure [PDY].”
The Monumental Fountain (Nymphaeum) in the ancient city of Side has been undergoing restoration since 2004, and it will soon finally be completed and opened to visitors
Shipwrecks from 1,000-2,700 years ago were discovered on southern coasts. Officials think they do not need to be removed and can be protected in their original place
Tools used by people in daily life have been unearthed in a structure in the ancient city of Patara. A fork and a mirror frame are among the most interesting pieces of tools
Göller Yöresi is one of the most important habitats for storks during their migration period in Turkey, which is home to two species of storks, white and black storks
The findings in Antalya’s ancient city of Arykanda, include the ruins of a villa, which show the importance of the city in the ancient era, say archaeologists
Cenk Özbay, an associate professor at Sabancı University, speaks to HDN about his book ‘Queering Sexualities in Turkey: Gay Men, Male Prostitutes and the City’
The Roman sarcophagus of Hercules, which was smuggled abroad some 50 years ago, has finally been returned to Turkey from Switzerland.
Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport saw the highest increase in passenger numbers in July out of all five major European airports, the European airport trade body announced on Sept. 13.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Despite heavy political and diplomatic problems in Turkey, there are signs of a boost in cultural life in the country, showing the desire of at least some Turkish people to stick with universal values.
The Hellenistic-era towers in the ancient city of Perge in Antalya are undergoing a complete restoration process
There are just days for the Roman sarcophagus of Hercules to return to its home in Turkey
A court on Sept. 7 ordered the release of a second German national detained in the southern prov-ince of Antalya last week, amid escalating tension between the two allies in the run-up to the Ger-man election.
Last year’s runner-up Medipol Başakşehir will visit Fenerbahçe, another title contender, on Sept. 9 in the highlight game of the weekend at the Turkish Super League in a bid to break the jinx against its city rival.
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