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Turkiye's famed Ihlara Valley greets visitors with unique winter views

AKSARAY, Turkiye The Ihlara Valley, which is among the world's largest canyons and resembles an open-air museum with its historical and natural beauty, attracts hikers looking to walk along...

Turkey applying same virus measures for visitors as EU: Minister

ISTANBUL  Turkey is applying the same COVID-19 measures for all arrivals as the EU, the country’s tourism minister said on Friday. Everyone coming to Turkey has to either present a negative...

Turkey reopens Sumela Monastery after 5-year massive restoration

TRABZON, Turkey Turkey opened the Sumela Monastery in the Black Sea province of Trabzon to visitors on Thursday after the completion of more than five years of restorations. Also known as...

Turkey’s ‘Alps’: Mergabutan Ski Center

By Merve Ozlem Cakir ANKARA Turkey’s Mergabutan Plateau has been transformed into a ski resort that has become a favorite of both local and foreign tourists, Turkey’s industry and technology minister...

Snow-covered lake attracts photographers in NE Turkey

KARS, Turkey Lake Aygir, a natural protected area in northeastern Turkey attracts visitors, especially photographers, as the surrounding mountains turn white offering scenic beauties. The lake in Kars province’s Susuz district...

Turkey: Javelin in snow, great joy for winter city

KARS, Turkey Javelin, a war game Turks have played since they came to Anatolia from Central Asia, has turned into entertainment with tournaments held in winter snow in Turkey’s northeastern...

Turkey: Ice-cycling awaits nature lovers at Cildir Lake

ARDAHAN, Turkey  Most parts of Lake Cildir in eastern Turkey have frozen yet again amid harsh winter conditions, which is good news for those who are into outdoor activities, as...

The hidden beauty of Mesopotamian marchlands

BAGHDAD  The Ahwar of southern Iraq -- also known as the Iraqi Marshlands -- draws global attention with its natural beauty. The Mesopotamian marshes, a region of about 20,000 square kilometers...

Monastery in Turkey to host tourists after restoration

HATAY, Turkey  - Restoration and excavation work has resumed at the Saint Simon Monastery in southern Turkey after a pause of 60 years, and the site will host tourists...

Turkey releases Istanbul trailer as part of Formula 1

ANKARA Turkey's Directorate of Communications released a promotional video on Istanbul by filming various parts of the metropolis in the scope of the Formula 1 races, where the 14th round...

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Turkish president, UN chief discuss ways to end crisis caused by Russia-Ukraine war

ANKARA The Turkish president and UN secretary-general on Monday spoke over phone and discussed initiatives aimed at resolving the ongoing crisis caused by the Russia-Ukraine...

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Russia becomes China’s largest oil supplier

ANKARA Russia has surpassed Saudi Arabia to become China's largest oil supplier, as refiners bought up Russian crude oil offered at a huge discount...

EU, Egypt agree on partnership priorities until 2027

BRUSSELS The EU and Egypt have agreed on the partnership priorities guiding their relationship until 2027. The Association Council of the European Union and Egypt...

Syria's Tal Rifat surrounded with tunnels by YPG/PKK terrorists

TAL RIFAT, Syria / ANKARA The YPG/PKK terror group is using a sophisticated network of tunnels in the Tal Rifat district in northern Syria to...