Bankrolling a high-speed rail line between Turkish capital Ankara and port of Izmir is UK's biggest-ever civil infrastructure export finance deal that it says is "strongly sustainable."
Asylum seekers, who were rescued off the Aegean coast, were taken to land before being transferred to the provincial migration office.
Archaeologists have discovered bones and tools from the Epipaleolithic era, also known as Mesolithic, in a cave in Turkey's historically rich Izmir province.
An ancient Greek and Roman city called Metropolis within the borders of Turkey’s Izmir province has yielded many precious gifts over three decades, the latest being the statue of a noblewoman.
Acting as surrogates, ceramic ‘ushabti’ figurines meant to accompany Egyptians in their travels and work in the afterlife. Kept in the vaults of Izmir Archaeological Museum for 80 years, they are now on display for the first time in Turkey.
An excavation led by Felix Pirson and assisted by Guler Ates has found Kybele terracotta figurines dating back to two millennia in and around the Bergama site, suggesting the cult of the Anatolian mother goddess was going strong during ancient times.
Ancient Ephesus Theater will host three different international events between August 24 and September 3 as part of the festival.
Refugees were pushed back by Greek authorities into Turkish territorial waters, according to Turkish security sources.
Etel Adnan, the daughter of a Turkish officer and an Ottoman Greek mother, born in Lebanon with roots in Turkey, France and the US, has a colourful and thorough retrospective at Istanbul’s Pera Museum, called ‘Impossible Homecoming.’
Opposition HDP says a gunman entered the building in Izmir province, fired shots and attempted to set the office on fire.
Becoming Turkey’s first lifeguard with Down syndrome is only one of Irem Oztekin’s many successes. The 20-year old university student is also a professional swimmer with medals won in Turkey and abroad.
Magnitude 5.1, 4.8 and 5.1 temblors hit off Turkey’s Izmir province. The first two were a minute apart from each other and the third occurred three hours later.
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