Demirören Media High School to give scholarship

Demirören Media High School, a vocational school that will train young journalists who will be well-equipped with skills to work in the media sector, will give scholarships to its successful students every month.

Scholarships will be given to students who score above a certain mark in the high school entrance exam (LGS).

Türkiye’s spy agency captures Greek citizen on espionage suspicion

Türkiye's national intelligence organisation caught a Greek citizen on suspicion of espionage activities on behalf of Athens, Demirören News Agency reported on June 25. 

Mohamed Amar Ampara, who was captured in Türkiye, was being interrogated by the spy agency, the agency reported.

Children collect garbage on World Environment Day

As part of the June 5 World Environment Day, children across the country have picked up rubbish on the streets in various organizations to raise environmental awareness.

In Istanbul, the Fatih Municipality gathered around 300 young volunteer environmentalists to collect garbage on the streets of the Balat neighborhood.

Asphalt melts due to torrid weather in Denizli

The asphalt on a road in the Aegean province of Denizli has melted due to a new heatwave Turkey entered on May 28, causing temperatures to surpass the season norms by 5 to 7 degrees Celsius countrywide.

Over the coming week, the temperatures will be around 32 degrees Celsius in the capital Ankara, 33 in Istanbul and 36 in the western province of İzmir.

Nation rushes to florists to celebrate Mother’s Day

Florists saw one of the busiest days of the year as Turkey marked Mother's Day on May 8.

Like most other countries in the world, Turkey celebrates Mother's Day on the second Sunday of May every year.

"Customers usually prefer wild flowers, such as carnations and daisies, on this day," said Yıldız Çalıoğlu, who is running a florist shop in Istanbul's Taksim Square.