Murat Kurum

Climate council wrapped up with crucial outcomes

The five-day Climate Council, the first such event Turkey organized, concluded on Feb. 25 in the Central Anatolian province of Konya.

The council gathered nearly 1,000 government officials, academics, businesspeople, and non-governmental organizations to lay out the country's road map to meet its 2052 net zero emission and green development targets.

5.1-magnitude earthquake jolts Turkey's east

A magnitude-5.1 earthquake struck Turkey's eastern province of Erzurum, the country's disaster authority announced on Nov. 19.

The quake shook Köprüköy district of the province at 3:40 p.m. local time, according to the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD).

It occurred at a depth of 6.94 kilometers below the surface, it added.