Adıyaman

With nowhere to go, some people sleep in parks during Turkey’s lockdowns

While millions in Turkey lock themselves in their homes in line with the country's measures to stem the spread of the COVID-19, some people in Turkey are living in parks during the country's full-on lockdowns.

Turkey imposed a three-day curfew in 31 provinces beginning on April 30 midnight until last night in an effort to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.

US couple hunt, kill mountain goat in Turkey’s Adıyaman

A U.S. couple have hunted and killed a mountain goat in the eastern province of Adıyaman after being given permission by the Nature Conservation and National Parks Directorate. 

Hunting activities are permitted by the directorate within the scope of hunting tourism in the mountains of Sincik district.

More than 647 kg of marijuana seized in SE Turkey

Turkish security forces seized 647 kilograms (1,426 pounds) of marijuana during nationwide operations, authorities said.

The gendarmes in southeastern Diyarbakır province seized 515 kg (1,135 lbs) of marijuana, according to the local governor's office.

Security forces seized weapons and ammunition and destroyed winter bunkers used by YPG/PKK terrorists in southeastern Turkey.

Rock relief depicts farewell scene

The relief on a Roman-era rock, found in the southeastern province of Adıyaman's Kahta district, depicts a man and a woman shaking hands. The 10-ton rock was carried to the Adıyaman Museum, director Mehmet Alkan said, adding that it is most probably depicting a 'farewell scene' for one of the partners who died.

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