Turkey

Mon, 04 Mar 2024 05:39:00 Z
US calls for 'immediate ceasefire' in Gaza
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris urged an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, upping the pressure on key ally Israel as heavy fighting raged in the Palestinian territory.

Mon, 04 Mar 2024 09:03:20 Z
Erdoğan pledges to tackle inflation
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has addressed concerns over inflation and rising living costs, vowing to tackle the challenges head-on.

Mon, 04 Mar 2024 04:49:44 Z
Zelensky defiant as Ukraine mourns victims of Odesa drone strike
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Sunday called for the world to help Kiev defeat "Russian evil" as the death toll from a drone strike on Odesa rose to 12, including five children.

Mon, 04 Mar 2024 06:09:14 Z
Trade Minister Bolat holds talks in Saudi Arabia
Türkiye’s Trade Minister Ömer Bolat has paid a visit to Saudi Arabia to hold high-level talks focusing on enhancing economic ties between Ankara and Riyadh.

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 10:32:11 Z
Abbas set to visit Türkiye, meet with Erdoğan
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is set to visit Ankara on March 5, according to an announcement made by Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki at a diplomacy forum in Antalya.

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 14:24:27 Z
Türkiye, US to hold strategic talks in Washington: Fidan
The Turkish and American top diplomats will meet in the coming days in Washington as part of the Strategic Mechanism, Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan has said, informing that all issues concerning bilateral ties and regional conflicts will be on the age...

Mon, 04 Mar 2024 04:35:27 Z
Temperatures to drop throughout Türkiye following spring-like weather
The new cold wave has gripped Türkiye and will affect the country’s western region and temperatures will decrease by 4 to 5 degrees Celsius, meteorologists said.

Mon, 04 Mar 2024 04:26:29 Z
New touristic eastern trains set for departure in April
As the beloved Touristic Eastern Express continues to captivate travelers and culture enthusiasts, anticipation builds for two exciting alternative routes to Türkiye’s southeast set to debut in April, offering immersive experiences to explore more...

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 11:57:00 Z
YSK releases final lists of mayoral candidates
YSK's provincial and district boards have unveiled the rosters of political parties and independent candidates.

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 14:26:00 Z
Turkish first lady holds talks at Antalya Diplomacy Forum
Turkish first lady Emine Erdoğan has engaged in talks with counterparts and several top officials at the Antalya Diplomacy Forum, with her leading role emphasized on a panel discussing the role of women in resolving global crises.

Mon, 04 Mar 2024 04:32:24 Z
Turkish university decides to go 'carbon neutral' by 2050
Following a tangible effort launched by a student of Yıldız Technical University (YTÜ) with an aim to reduce its carbon footprint, the university administration has announced that the Davutpaşa campus, one of the largest campuses in Istanbul, wil...

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 10:29:43 Z
Parliament OKs judicial reforms in omnibus bill
Turkish lawmakers have given their approval to a comprehensive omnibus bill, comprising over 60 amendments, introduced by ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) deputies.

Mon, 04 Mar 2024 04:00:00 Z
Child graves and figurines found in ancient Tenedos
The child graves and the gifts for the dead children that were unearthed during 2023 excavations in the ancient city of Tenedos provide significant data in understanding the cultural characteristics of the ancient city during the Late Classical Perio...

Mon, 19 Feb 2024 06:12:45 Z
40 years in 7 hours
Forty years of an incredible culinary adventure resumed in a mere seven hours! That is what exactly happened in early February in Copenhagen. For the lucky few that had a chance to attend, a very special dining experience titled SINERGIA took place j...

Mon, 04 Mar 2024 04:00:00 Z
New frescoes emerge from ash of Pompeii
A lavish painting of a mythological scene was among several newly discovered frescoes revealed on March 1 by archaeologists excavating the ancient Roman city of Pompeii.

Mon, 04 Mar 2024 08:38:12 Z
Annual inflation climbs to 67 percent last month
Türkiye’s annual inflation rate accelerated from 64.86 percent in January to 67 percent in February, but the pace of monthly inflation increase slowed, the data from the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) have shown.

Mon, 04 Mar 2024 08:07:34 Z
ECB to hold rates again, awaiting signs on inflation
The European Central Bank is expected to freeze interest rates again this week, with officials wary of starting to cut before they see more evidence that recent falls in inflation will be sustained.

Mon, 04 Mar 2024 04:56:28 Z
Several countries extend oil cuts to boost prices
Moscow, Riyadh and several other OPEC+ members on Sunday announced extensions to oil production cuts first announced in 2023 as part of an agreement among oil producers to boost prices following economic uncertainty.

Mon, 04 Mar 2024 08:22:58 Z
'Significant progress' in Cairo talks for Gaza truce: Egypt TV
Mediators and Hamas envoys have made "significant progress" towards a Gaza truce, Egyptian state-linked TV reported Monday as the talks in Cairo entered a second day.

Mon, 04 Mar 2024 05:21:54 Z
Trump puts Biden in crosshairs as 'Super Tuesday' looms
Donald Trump will march to the threshold of a third Republican presidential nomination this week as millions of Americans vote in "Super Tuesday" — a critical milestone in his party's lopsided 2024 race for the White House.

Mon, 04 Mar 2024 05:02:00 Z
Haiti govt declares state of emergency, curfew after massive jailbreak
At least a dozen people died as gang members attacked the main prison in Haiti's capital, triggering a breakout by several thousand inmates, an AFP reporter and an NGO said Sunday.

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 04:00:00 Z
Claros Sanctuary excavations continue
Claros Sanctuary in İzmir is one of the most important sacred areas of Ionia, as well as the oldest oracle center, as proved by the excavations carried out so far.

Fri, 06 Aug 2021 04:00:00 Z
Five must-see ancient theatres in Turkey
As the lands of Turkey hosted numerous civilizations and empires for thousands of years, the country still carries traces of history. There are more than 50 unearthed ancient theaters in Anatolian lands, remaining from the Greek and Roman periods.  ...

Sat, 01 Feb 2020 10:08:00 Z
Cappadocia under snow: A winter fairy tale
As winter tightens its grip in Turkey, Cappadocia's beautiful scenery under a blanket of new pristine snow mesmerizes visitors. (IHA Photo)

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 04:02:00 Z
10 hidden beauties of Turkey for an isolated vacation
Turkey, with its abundance of natural and cultural heritages, is a place where tourists from all over the world can spend their holiday, whether it is an adventurous one or a calm one. While the Anatolian lands host millions of tourists every year in...

Tue, 05 Nov 2019 06:00:00 Z
A magical journey into the sea: Turkey’s underwater museum
Turkey’s first underwater museum takes scuba divers into a mystical journey with over 115 sculptures.

Sat, 29 Jun 2019 06:00:00 Z
Seven must-see ancient cities in Turkey
Turkey, with its abundant cultural heritage, was home to many ancient and archaic civilizations and empires. The patterns and remains of this rich history and culture are still evident in the ancient sites of Anatolian lands. Click through this photo...

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 21:05:00 Z
Most budget-friendly destinations for a fall getaway in Turkey
As the weather gets colder and Mother Nature gently spreads its autumn colors, destinations for fall getaways become more popular among the world’s tourists. Turkey, with its abundant natural heritage, offers budget-friendly and romantic destinatio...

Fri, 31 Jan 2020 10:03:00 Z
Istanbul’s emotion map revealed
The Mental Health Association, a Turkish-based non-governmental organization, has found the Maiden Tower in Istanbul is where the users of a smartphone application found the most romantic place in Istanbul, Turkey’s largest city.

Thu, 09 Jan 2020 09:28:00 Z
Riveting time-lapse photos of the night sky from east Turkey
A photographer from Turkey shot riveting time-lapse photos of the night sky from eastern Bingöl and Elazığ provinces.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 12:35:59 Z
Stockbreeders life in Turkey's Van
Stockbreeders are seen with their flock at a countryside following snowfall during winter season in Van, Turkey on Jan. 27. (Source: Anadolu Agency)

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 14:12:00 Z
First supermoon of 2020 brightens up Edirne skies
A supermoon is seen over Turkey's northwestern Edirne province on Feb. 9, 2020. The astronomical event occurs when the moon is closest to Earth in its orbit, making it appear much larger and brighter than usual. (AA Photo)

Sat, 05 Oct 2019 11:58:00 Z
Enchanting sunset at Mount Nemrut
Visitors snap photos of massive stone heads that stare down on them from the summit of Mount Nemrut. (Source: The Associated Press)

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 06:15:00 Z
Color fest in autumn in Kazdağları
Chestnut forests in the Kazdağları, surrounded by yellow and red tones and autumn outfits, attract photographers and outdoor sports enthusiasts.

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 08:19:00 Z
Most bizarre Turkish superstitions that will surprise you
From seeing a black cat to breaking a mirror, Turkish culture embodies many superstitions that are quite unique. Click through for our list, prepared by İnci Hazal Özcan, to find out the most bizarre Turkish superstitions - which will definitely su...

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 21:05:00 Z
Turkish women who made history
With the birth of the Turkish Republic, many rights have been granted to women, marking a milestone in the history of both the country and the world. The modern republic’s founder, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, and his sweeping reforms have aimed to crea...

Wed, 08 May 2019 14:38:00 Z
11 prominent Turkish painters of 20th century
Don’t let the 150-year history of modern Turkish painting fool you; it is only the tip of the iceberg. Rooted in the 500-year history of traditional Ottoman miniaturization, the art of painting evolved in these lands when the society was released f...

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 21:05:00 Z
Butterfly garden in Central Anatolia draws 1.5 mln visitors in 5 years
The Konya Tropical Butterfly Garden is the only place in Turkey where one can observe every phase of metamorphosis, from small larvae to colorful butterflies.

Sun, 19 Apr 2020 08:56:00 Z
Beyoncé, Gaga offer hope at all-star event fighting COVID-19
Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder, Lizzo, Shawn Mendes and others sang classic songs brimmed with messages of hope and change during a TV special aimed at fighting the coronavirus, while Beyoncé and Alicia Keys spoke passionately about how the virus has disp...

Fri, 24 Apr 2020 04:01:00 Z
The life of Whitney Houston to be made into feature film
The Oscar-nominated screenwriter behind “Bohemian Rhapsody” and “The Two Popes” has been lined up to write and co-produce a new feature film on the life of Whitney Houston, U.S. media reported April 22.

Sun, 12 Apr 2020 08:39:16 Z
Handwritten 'Hey Jude' lyrics sell for $910,000
A sheet of paper bearing Paul McCartney's handwritten lyrics to "Hey Jude" sold for $910,000 in an online auction held on April 10 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' historic split.    

Sat, 10 Aug 2019 06:00:00 Z
Aizanoi, the second Ephesus of Turkey
Aizanoi, located in the western province of Kütahya’s Çavdarhisar district and on the UNESCO Tentative List of World Heritage, is home to the best-protected temple in Anatolia: The Temple of Zeus. (Photos: Alamy)

Sat, 22 Jun 2019 07:00:00 Z
Top 10 sites for camping in Turkey
From the Black Sea region to the serene beauty of the Aegean and the Mediterranean, Turkey offers picturesque camping sites for those seeking a budget-friendly holiday in the wilderness. Click through for our list, prepared by İnci Hazal Özcan, inc...

Thu, 03 Jan 2019 09:03:00 Z
16 astonishing UNESCO sites you probably didn’t know were in Turkey
Turkey has been the host to many ancient civilizations and empires for ages. Its heritage can be seen in its preserved sites, inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Some of them remain largely undiscovered, though. Click through for our list, p...

Thu, 23 May 2019 07:41:00 Z
5 hidden exotic paradises of Turkey
Crystal clear waters, golden beaches and abundant natural heritages, along with thousands of artifacts and ruins from ancient times, the Anatolian lands intrigue many guests from overseas. But for those looking for a calmer journey in Turkey, the cou...

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 09:24:00 Z
Top 15 exciting places and activities in Turkey
For lovers of adrenaline sports and wildlife activities, Turkey presents a number of breathtaking options. Click through for the full list with a bonus in the end...

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 08:27:30 Z
World’s top 20 beautiful cities list has one Turkish metropolis
Turkey’s metropolis Istanbul has been ranked 17th in the list of the most beautiful cities in the world by online travel agency Flight Network. Click through for the top 20 most beautiful cities in photos… (Photos: Alamy)

Thu, 30 Apr 2020 04:01:00 Z
Academics spending more than 30 years in ancient excavation area
As 2020 was declared the Year of Patara, interest increased in the ancient city, located between the resort districts of Kaş and Fethiye

Tue, 13 Aug 2019 13:56:00 Z
Ceremonial Hall, the most spectacular room of Dolmabahçe
Dolmabahçe Palace has been astonishing visitors with its stunning architecture and breathtaking designs but the most astounding room it houses is the Ceremonial Hall.

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 21:17:00 Z
5 must-visit Turkish villages
Turkey is one of the most extraordinary countries to visit. Here, we list the 5 unmissable villages in the country.

Wed, 05 Sep 2018 13:26:00 Z
Top 10 waterfront restaurants in Turkey, selected by Hürriyet jury
Whether it is the gorgeous Bosphorus or the biblical River Euphrates, Turkey provides many options for those who would like to dine at a waterfront venue. Click through for the top 10 waterfront restaurants in Turkey selected by Hürriyet Travel’s ...

Tue, 26 Nov 2019 12:23:02 Z
Top 5 best treks near Istanbul
Love the outdoors and exploring on foot? Here are some of the best hiking trails in near Istanbul!

Thu, 30 Aug 2018 10:42:00 Z
22 unique experiences in Turkey, from petting stray cats to oil wrestling
If you come to Turkey, you should not leave without experiencing at least some of its uniqueness. See, hear, feel, eat, travel, have fun and love in Turkish style. Click through our list of unique experiences that you can only have in Turkey...

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 13:14:00 Z
Top 10 natural marvels in Turkey selected by Hürriyet’s jury
The Anatolian geography with its climate, unique location and biodiversity is home to several unique natural beauties. Lakes in the green valleys, mountain plains, unique rock formations, rivers, valleys and beaches… Hürriyet Travel has compiled t...

Thu, 06 Sep 2018 07:23:00 Z
Turkey’s top 50 female CEOs
Turkish business magazines Capital and Ekonomist have selected the “50 Powerful Female CEOs” of Turkey. Here is the full list announced at a ceremony in Istanbul on Sept. 5, 2018:

Thu, 28 Jun 2018 10:20:00 Z
Turkish doctors become social media influencers
A recent trend on social media in Turkey is the increasing influence of a group of good-looking Turkish doctors. Click through for the photo story by Hürriyet reporter Kübra Genç...

Wed, 03 Oct 2018 07:59:00 Z
Most popular Turkish pilot on social media changes job
Ebru Ünsal, who has been described as the most popular Turkish pilot on social media, has switched jobs. Click through for the story in photos...

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 10:02:00 Z
Best restaurants in Istanbul, ranked by Turkey's Pearly Gastronomy Guide
The Hürriyet newspaper's jury of experts has created the "Pearly Gastronomy Guide" to rank Turkey's best restaurants. Click through for the top 20 restaurants in Istanbul, according to the 2018 guide...

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 14:48:00 Z
Top 10 boutique hotels in Turkey
Daily Hürriyet’s travel supplement, Seyahat, has listed the top 10 boutique hotels in Turkey. Click through for the story in photos...

Wed, 08 Aug 2018 08:46:00 Z
Top 29 must-try Turkish street foods
Turkey is frequently described as a paradise when it comes to cuisine. Along with that, it also has hidden treasures in its streets as well. Click through for the top 29 Turkish street foods from "wet" hamburger to roasted chestnut, selected by the g...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:08:00 Z
Top 20 museums in Turkey
As a historic home to great civilizations like the Roman and Ottoman empires, Turkey has some of the world’s best museums. Click through for our top 20...

Thu, 20 Aug 2015 13:54:05 Z
Best souvenirs to buy from 30 places in Turkey
Best souvenirs to buy from 30 places in Turkey

Mon, 06 Aug 2018 09:43:00 Z
15 best hotels of Turkey in 2018, according to Tripadvisor
Tripadvisor’s annual list of best hotels has been published. Click through for the top 15 hotels in Turkey that won Travellers’ Choice 2018 awards with the votes of the website’s users.

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 09:08:00 Z
Top 9 places in Turkey for vacation in September
Those who have not been able to go on vacation over the summer or those who wish to extend their vacation can check Hürriyet Travel’s list for the best holiday destinations in Turkey in the month of September. Click through for the story in photos...

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