Ministry launches project to open 100 new public beaches

The Environment, Urbanization and Climate Change Ministry has announced a new project aimed at opening 100 new beaches for public use, funded by revenue generated from the installation of mooring buoys for yachts.

The initiative, part of the ministry's "The Seas are for the People" project, seeks to remove barriers that prevent citizens from accessing the sea.

Ayvalık Music Festival to start on June 8

AIMA Music Festival, organized by the Ayvalık International Music Academy (AIMA), will start on June 8 with a concert by O DA TEKFEN Brass Band. The event will present a feast of classical music and jazz, featuring a total of 12 concerts free of charge at the Ayvalık Municipality Büyük Park Amphitheater through Sept 24.

Turkish Coast Guard saves 77 migrants pushed back by Greece

Turkish Coast Guard teams have rescued 77 irregular migrants pushed back by Greek authorities in two separate operations conducted off the western province of İzmir's Dikili district on June 8.

The first team patrolled the Dikili coasts upon notifications that some migrants on a dinghy were floating on the sea.