Istanbul to host diaspora film festival in August

The call for entries for the Diaspora International Short Film Festival, scheduled from August 27-29 in Istanbul, Turkey, opened on June 14. 

Organized by the Bosphorus Culture and Arts Foundation, the festival aims to bring a new perspective to the culture and art life not only in Turkey but also in diaspora communities in different countries.

Gazelle population growing in Turkey’s south after protection efforts

The number of goitered gazelles, facing the threat of extinction, has been increased in Turkey's southeastern province of Şanlıurfa following the efforts of local authorities.

The goitered gazelle population successfully increased to 668 up from 23 since the Directorate of Agricultural Management (TİGEM) in Ceylanpınar district put them under protection in 1977.