Turkish Aeronautical Association
Main Opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) chair Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu criticized the government's handling of forest fires while urging for an urgent strategy against climate change.
Listing what needs to be done regarding the fires, Kılıçdaroğlu said, "We need to start preparing our country for new climate crises immediately."
Turkish officials insist they are doing everything to stop the fires but the opposition and many ordinary people have criticized the government for its allegedly weak response.
"We are altogether fighting the forest fires in our country," the General Directorate of Forestry said on Sunday on Twitter.
Hasan Hüseyin Çırak, who lives in the Central Anatolian province of Konya, has turned a room in his house into a workshop for his passion for model aircraft.
Çırak ,73, learned everything about electronics and mechanics with books, magazines and articles, making the model aircraft with the engineering knowledge he acquired through them.
An old military airfield built by the British during World War II in the Aegean province of Muğla's Ula district is waiting to be saved from its abandoned state and become a touristic site.
Today, cows graze at the airfield, which was built in 1943 against the increasing German and Italian threat in the Aegean, and its complex was plundered by treasure hunters.
The fifth World Air Games will be held in Turkey in 2020, the Turkish Aeronautical Association (THK) announced on Feb. 12.
The Turkish Aeronautical Association (THK) photographed 40 Turkish provinces from the air. Click to see our picks