Latest News from Turkey

İKSV presents ‘Be Mobile – Create Together!’

Four established and active cultural institutions in Turkey, Institut français de Turquie; the Dutch embassy in Turkey; Goethe-Institut and the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), are joining forces to provide emerging artists and authors in Turkey opportunities to spend time in artist residencies across Europe, and vice versa. 

Turkey’s Çimsa to buy cement plant in Spain

Çimsa Çimento, one of Turkey's largest cement producers, has announced that it has agreed to buy a white cement plant from Spain-based Cemex.

Great interest in online program on Turkey’s archaeological assets

The online certificate program "Safeguarding and Rescuing Archaeological Assets" prepared within the scope of the Safeguarding Archaeological Assets of Turkey (SARAT) project has received more than 1,000 applications within the first 24 hours since its announcement from all over Turkey and beyond. 

Turkey eyes Euro 2020 berth under new coach

Turkey starts its campaign to qualify for the 2020 European Football Championships on March 22 against Albania under a new coach.

Serbia and Turkey look to boost energy cooperation

This was said in Belgrade on Wednesday, during a meeting between Minister of Mining and Energy Aleksandar Antic and representatives of the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources of Turkey, and Turkish energy companies.

Greek FM to hold talks with Turkish counterpart

Trust building measures, Cyprus's reunification and Turkey's relations to the European Union are expected to be at the focus of talks taking place on Thursday between the Greek and Turkish foreign ministers.

Turkey welcomes Karadzic's life sentence

The decision to sentence Radovan Karadzic to life in imprison is "appropriate in the interest of justice," Turkey's foreign minister said on March 20.

New Zealand-Turkey diplomatic crisis over Erdogan’s remarks

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday Foreign Minister Winston Peters will travel to Turkey to "confront" comments made by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on the killing of 50 people at mosques in Christchurch.

SETE: We all need to do our best for tourism

Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) president Yiannis Retsos warned on Wednesday that "no one has guaranteed we will not drop from 30 million visitors to 20 million," stressing that Greece's strategic priority should be the optimum management of its destinations.

Katrougalos: Cyprus does not have monopoly in Eastern Mediterranean

Greek Foreign Minister Yorgos Katrougalos in an interview with the state-run Anadolu Press Agency on the eve of his visit to Turkey declared that Ankara cannot be excluded from energy-related issues in the Eastern Mediterranean.