Kıyıköy offers alternative holiday destination

A village in the Marmara region, some 195 kilometers away from Istanbul, has been enthralling visitors with its natural beauties, offering people an alternative holiday destination.

"Kıyıköy is beautiful in every season," said Veli Şen, the provincial cultural and tourism director of the northwestern province of Kırklareli.

Oil to be extracted from 3 wells

Turkey is set to extract petroleum from three newly discovered reserves in the country's southeast and northwest, the energy and natural sources minister said on May 27.

"Following the discovery of 405 billion cubic meters of natural gas in the Black Sea, we have also found oil in three new onshore wells," Fatih Dönmez tweeted.