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Lake that once source of life now faces drought

Lake Beyşehir, a tectonic freshwater lake in Turkey's southwestern province of Konya, faces the danger of drought due to years of low rainfall and misuse of its water for agricultural purposes.

The lake, once known as the "sea of Konya" due to its water depth and considered the source of life for Turkey's breadbasket Konya Plain, is now on the verge of drying up.

PSD's Ciolacu: PSD endorsing minority gov't headed by Florin Citu, out of the question

The Social Democratic Party (PSD) is willing to vote for a censure motion filed by USR PLUS (Save Romania Union - Party of Liberty Unity and Solidarity Alliance) and AUR, as endorsing minority government headed by Florin Citu is out of the question, PSD leader Marcel Ciolacu said on Thursday evening. "There is but one censure motion.

Two lion cubs born in central Turkey

One of Turkey's largest zoos has announced its newest additions, namely, two newborn baby lions.


The Kayseri Zoo in central Turkey is home to more than 1,450 animals of 160 species, including lions, wolves, and deer.

After three lions were born in April, a week ago two more opened their eyes to the world.