22 on trial for ‘violence in care center’ in Eskişehir

The family of a mentally disabled man, who allegedly had bruises on his body and a broken hip while he was staying in a special disability care center in Eskişehir in 2018, has filed a lawsuit against 22 employees at the center, including the caregiver, health personnel and the director of the institution.

Thousands bid farewell to legendary actor

Thousands of fans bid farewell to Turkish legendary actor Cüneyt Arkın, who died at the age of 85, in a funeral service held in Istanbul's Teşvikiye Mosque.

The actor was then laid to rest in Zincirlikuyu cemetery in the Beşiktaş district on June 30.

Early on June 30, a ceremony was held in Atatürk Cultural Center, one of the metropolis' iconic art centers.

Russian musician turns to east after war broke out

Russian songs resonate throughout the streets in the Central Anatolian province of Eskişehir as 24-year-old Ivan Reznichenko plays his guitar to earn his daily bread.

He was paying a visit to a friend in Turkey's southwestern resort town of Bodrum when Russian troops entered into Ukrainian territories on Feb. 24.

Country’s west hit by downpours

A wave of cold weather from the Balkans entered the country from the west late on Feb. 1, causing heavy precipitation in many provinces on Feb. 2.

Many roads in the southwestern province of Muğla's world-famous tourism hotspot Bodrum flooded, and the residents of the northwestern provinces of Tekirdağ, Kırklareli and Edirne had to manage heavy traffic due to the downpours.

Some 400,000 people visit Turkey's first indigenous car

Some 400,000 people have visited the nation's first indigenous car named "Devrim," which means "Revolution" in English, since March 2018 in a museum in the northwestern province of Eskişehir, where it is on display.

The 60-year-old car, which had adorned the museum's garden in the open air for years amusing onlookers, has been on display inside a glass block for three years.

Chinese white goods producer invests 85 mln euros in Turkey’s Eskişehir

China-based home appliances producer Haier has established a factory in the Central Anatolian province of Eskişehir, Haier Europe CEO Yannick Fierling said in a press meeting on Oct. 24.

The total of the investment will rise from its initial level of 40 million euros to 85 million euros next year to create 1,600 jobs., the company executives said.

TransAnatolia rally kicks off with a ceremonial start

TransAnatolia, Turkey's only cross-country rally, kicked off on Sept. 11 with a ceremonial start held in the Central Anatolian province of Eskişehir.

Dozens of local and international racers, including Andreo Rossi, Michael Schafer and Erik Klomp, are competing at the event that will end on Sept. 18.