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Turkey should take lessons from deadly Greek wildfires

Turkey faces similar risks and while it is good at extinguishing forest fires it needs to focus more on preventive measures, according to Professor Doğanay Tolunay, from İstanbul University's Forestry Faculty.

CHP blames government's construction-based economy for lira depreciation

The main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) has blamed the ruling Justice and Development's (AKP) construction-based economy for the record-breaking plunge of the Turkish Lira, accusing it of deliberately weakening production capacity of the country. 

Village evacuated as firefighters battle blaze

A village in the western Peloponnese has been evacuated after a fire that broke out in a nearby forest approached houses.

Thirty fire tenders and 90 firefighters are battling the blaze at Dafniotissa, near Amaliada, with the help of three aircraft and a helicopter.