A long-awaited cold snap finally hit Turkey on Jan. 6, with snow disrupting transportation in many cities.
One primary school student was killed after a school bus crashed in the western Black Sea province of Karabük. ?lker Karak?r?k, 9, died despite medical intervention after being rushed to hospital. Eighteen other students as well as the driver were injured in the accident.
It might be the perfect time to take out the woolen clothes, snow boots and thick winter coats as Turkey is bracing for blizzards and freezing temperatures, according to meteorologists.
A new cold wave from the Balkans and Black Sea will hit Turkey starting on Jan. 5, meteorologists have said, and icy conditions will prevail in the western parts of the country.
Turkey's Syriac community will build a new church in the Yeşilkoy neighborhood of Bakırkoy district in Istanbul, an area close to Atatürk Airport, prime ministry officials have said. Turkey's Syriac community will build a new church in the Yeşilkoy neighborhood of Bakırkoy district in Istanbul, an area close to Atatürk Airport, prime ministry officials said Jan. 2.
The year we have left behind was the 50th anniversary of the deportation by the Turkish government of one of the most ancient populations of Anatolia, the Istanbul Rums. The year we entered marks the 100th anniversary of another tragedy of another of Anatoliaâs ancient population, the Armenians.
The awe-inspiring discovery of a Byzantine basilica in İznik and a massive underground city near Cappadocia bookended 2014, but the year also brought with it times of triumph in the cultural sphere, as well as farewells to doyens of archaeology.
Doyenne of Turkish archaeology dies aged 98
Jan 12, 2014