Turkey: News

28 May 2024


Unveil the mysteries of Derinkuyu's underground city, Turkey

Derinkuyu, located in the heart of Turkey, is home to an ancient underground city that dates back over a thousand years.

07 May 2024

Travel And Tourism

Soaring skies: Enjoy hot air ballooning in Cappadocia, Turkey

Cappadocia in Turkey is celebrated for its distinctive terrain, featuring fairy chimneys, ancient cave homes, and expansive natural beauty.

15 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Hop on a journey through time in Cappadocia, Turkey

Cappadocia, Turkey, is a region that seems to defy the laws of nature and time.

15 Apr 2024


Explained: Iran-Israel relations over the years

Iran on Saturday launched a barrage of drones and cruise missiles at Israel, marking its first direct assault on the country.

05 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Marvel at Cappadocia's ancient architectural wonders

Cappadocia, located in central Turkey, is a region known for its unique geological formations, rich history, and beautiful landscapes.

03 Apr 2024


Japan launches e-Visa system for Indian tourists

Japan has introduced a new e-Visa system for Indian tourists, which eliminates the need for physical visa stickers on passports.

31 Mar 2024

Aamir Khan

Turkish Ambassador watched Aamir Khan's 'Laal Singh Chaddha' four times!

Firat Sunel, the Turkish Ambassador to India, recently expressed his admiration for Bollywood and specifically highlighted Aamir Khan's 2022 film Laal Singh Chaddha.

10 Mar 2024

Narendra Modi

India's intervention made Russia abandon nuclear strikes on Ukraine: Report

India and China might have played a key role in preventing Russia from using nuclear weapons in 2022 during its war with Ukraine, CNN reported, citing United States (US) officials.

31 Jan 2024

Travel And Tourism

Enchanting escape to Cappadocia, Turkey: Recommendations for a memorable trip

Discover the magical landscape of Cappadocia, a geological wonderland in the heart of Turkey.

05 Dec 2023


Turkey warns Israel against targeting Hamas members in Ankara

Turkey has issued a stern warning to Israel about possible repercussions if it targets Hamas members outside the Palestinian territories, including on its soil.

08 Nov 2023


3 Hamas leaders worth $11 billion, enjoy luxury in Qatar

Hamas, the terror group responsible for the killing of over 1,400 civilians in southern Israel on October 7, has three top leaders with a combined net worth of $11 billion, the New York Post reported.

31 Oct 2023


Gaza ceasefire equal to Israel's surrender, says Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday categorically rejected the calls for a ceasefire in Gaza amid its war with Palestinian terror outfit Hamas.

20 Sep 2023

Travel And Tourism

Turkey on your plate: Vegetarian dishes you must try

Turkish cuisine offers a rich tapestry of flavors across the country, with diverse options to satisfy every palate.

19 Sep 2023

Travel And Tourism

Things to do in Turkey for an unforgettable vacation

Turkey is among the most stunning and happening tourist destinations in the world as there is so much one can indulge in.

08 Sep 2023


Thodex CEO Faruk Özer receives 11,196 years jail sentence

In a landmark ruling, Faruk Fatih Özer, the founder of collapsed Turkish cryptocurrency exchange Thodex, has been sentenced to 11,196 years, 10 months, and 15 days for fraud, money laundering, and other charges.

06 Sep 2023


Amid India-Bharat renaming row, here's a list of renamed countries

The official invitation that was sent out for the G20 summit dinner to be held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan mentions "President of Bharat," instead of "President of India."

30 Aug 2023

Weird Stories

Family in Turkey defies evolutionary norms, walk on all fours

In a remote part of Turkey, the Ulas family has intrigued scientists with their distinctive behavior that challenges our understanding of human evolution.

25 Aug 2023


PM Modi arrives in Greece, 1st PM in 40 years

After the three-day BRICS Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Greece on Friday.

13 Aug 2023

Travel And Tourism

Must-visit Instagram-worthy destinations: Top 5 picks

Who wouldn't desire an invigorating Instagram feed that seamlessly blends visually captivating aesthetics with your exciting adventures?

04 Aug 2023


ISIS chief killed in clashes in Syria, successor announced

Terror group ISIS has confirmed that its leader, Abu Hussein al-Husseini al-Qurashi—who headed the extremist organization since November last year—has been killed in direct clashes with Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) in rebel-held northwestern Syria's Idlib province.

28 Jun 2023


Sweden: Police approves Quran-burning protest outside mosque

The police in Sweden has given the go-ahead to a Quran-burning protest outside a mosque in Stockholm on Wednesday, reported Reuters.

29 May 2023

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Turkey: Erdogan wins presidential election, extends rule to 3rd decade

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday called for national unity after winning a historic run-off election that extended his two decades of transformative but divisive rule until 2028.

14 May 2023


Bridal dress with 50,000+ crystals sets new Guinness World Record 

A modest yet incredibly sparkling wedding dress astonished the crowd at the Si Sposaitalia Collezioni fashion show held in Milan, Italy, last month.

24 Mar 2023


Frank Hoogerbeets: The man who accurately predicted Turkey, Delhi-NCR earthquakes

No one knows what tomorrow has in store for us. However, it's probably safe to say the same isn't the case with Frank Hoogerbeets, a Dutch researcher whose earthquake predictions are coming true!

26 Feb 2023


'Apocalyptic,' says UN food agency chief of earthquake-hit Turkey

United Nations (UN) World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director David Beasley on Saturday revealed he witnessed "apocalyptic" scenes during his recent visit to earthquake-hit areas in southern Turkey.

25 Feb 2023


Turkey starts rebuilding houses after earthquakes leave 1.5 million homeless

Turkey has reportedly started rebuilding buildings destroyed by a series of devastating earthquakes that struck the country and its neighbor Syria earlier this month.

23 Feb 2023


6.8 magnitude earthquake jolts eastern Tajikistan-China border

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake rocked eastern Tajikistan near the border with China on Thursday, as per the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).

21 Feb 2023


Turkey-Syria earthquakes: Death toll crosses 47,000 after fresh 6.4-magnitude temblor

Fresh quakes of magnitudes 6.4 and 5.8 rocked the border region of Turkey and Syria on Monday, leaving three dead and 213 injured. Officials expect the number of deaths to rise.

20 Feb 2023


6.3 magnitude earthquake strikes near Turkey-Syria border

An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck near the Turkey-Syria border region on Monday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.

19 Feb 2023


Turkey-Syria earthquake: Over 46,000 dead, rescue operations likely to end

The series of devastating earthquakes, which jolted Turkey and Syria since February 6, has reportedly left more than 46,000 people dead.

18 Feb 2023


Footballer Christian Atsu found dead after Turkey earthquake: Details here

Former Newcastle United footballer Christian Atsu has been found dead under the rubble of his home almost two weeks after the Turkey earthquake.

16 Feb 2023


Turkey earthquake: Salt Bae praised for providing hot meals

More than a week has passed since the catastrophic 7.8 earthquake hit Turkey and Syria.

13 Feb 2023


Another 4.7-magnitude earthquake hits Turkey, death toll exceeds 33,000

A fresh earthquake of magnitude 4.7, the sixth major in less than a week, reportedly rocked Turkey on Sunday.

12 Feb 2023


Operation Dost: India's 7th humanitarian aid flight reaches Syria, Turkey

India's seventh flight under Operation Dost landed at Damascus in earthquake-struck Syria on Sunday with over 23 tons of relief assistance and was received by Deputy Minister of Local Administration and Environment Moutaz Douaji. It later headed to Turkey's Adana.

12 Feb 2023


Turkey-Syria earthquake deaths to top 50,000: UN relief chief

United Nations (UN) aid chief Martin Griffiths on Saturday said the death toll from the devastating earthquakes in Turkey and Syria would likely cross 50,000.

11 Feb 2023


Turkey earthquake: Trapped 17-year-old drinks urine to survive for 94hrs

Turkish rescuers pulled out a 17-year-old boy—trapped for four days after the devastating earthquakes that rocked Turkey and Syria on Monday and Tuesday—from the wrecked remains of a building in the southern Gaziantep province on Friday.

11 Feb 2023


Turkey-Syria earthquake: Death toll crosses 24,000; millions turn homeless

The death toll from a horrific series of earthquakes in Turkey and Syria earlier this week surpassed 24,000 on Saturday.

10 Feb 2023


Baby born under Syria earthquake debris gets adopted, named Aya

The tragic earthquake that killed more than 21,000 people in Turkey and Syria has left the world shaken.

10 Feb 2023


Turkey-Syria earthquake: Death toll crosses 21,000, rescue operations still underway

The combined death toll due to a devastating series of earthquakes in Turkey and Syria crossed 21,000 on Thursday.