Museum to display ancient stone artifacts

Works are underway to present visitors with a new museum that will showcase 500 stone artifacts from the ancient period in the eastern province of Erzurum, which has hosted many civilizations in Anatolia for centuries.

When the idea of creating a museum consisting of stone artifacts emerged in 2016, efforts began to collect artifacts in the region.

Cyberattack forces Culture Ministry IT systems shutdown

The Culture Ministry's website and computer systems have been down since Wednesday morning because of a cyberattack, authorities have announced.

The website and systems were taken down for security reasons after the attack, while tne ministry and the National Cybersecurity Authority are investigating. Authorities say they have found no stole data so far.