Triumphal Arch in Anavarza restored

Restoration work has been completed in the gate of the ancient city of Anavarza, one of the most important settlements in Anatolia on the UNESCO World Heritage Temporary List.

The gate was built in memory of the victory of the Romans against the Persians in the 3rd century and is called the "Triumphal Arch." With the recent restoration work, the arch has gained its former glory.

Book publishing grows by over 3 pct in 2019

Book publishing in Turkey has grown by 3.16 percent year-on-year in 2019, an association said.

Independent publishers in the country have published 423 million books in 2019, Kenan Kocatürk, head of the Turkish Publishers Association (TPA), told Anadolu Agency.

He was speaking on the sidelines of the Çukurova Book Fair in southern Adana province.

Ankara welcomes 2020's first snowfall

The General Directorate of Meteorology has announced that snowfall expected in the high parts of Ankara province.

Ankara woke up with cold and snowy weather on Jan. 6 and snowfall in the high parts of the city accelerated.

An official statement has not yet been made as to whether there is a snow holiday for schools in Ankara.