Languages of Turkey
A group of Turkish academics have launched a project to create an alphabet for the whistled language, which is spoken in northern Turkey's Black Sea region.
A trailer for an EU-backed project reveals just how distant Turkish speakers are from the Armenian, Greek, Ladino (Judeo-Spanish) and Syriac languages native to the country.
Turkey has extradited two Russian spies in exchange for two Crimean Tatar politicians jailed in Russia, daily Habertürk reported on Nov. 29.
The Çe?me Artificial Reef project, which was initiated 10 years ago as an attraction for divers and to increase the number of fish, has begun to come to life.
In the first step of the project, 50 concrete blocks were left off Karada (E?ekada) Island on March 15.
E?me District Gov. Mustafa Erkay?ran said their goal was to establish an underwater city in the district.
A growing number of children attending primary and secondary school in Sarajevo are learning Turkish and Arabic as "second foreign languages" alongside those traditionally taught to Bosnian children, such as English and German, the Ministry of Culture and Education of the Canton of Sarajevo told BIRN.
Turkey's first search engine in the Kurdish language has gone online after five years of technical work, research and development.
The search engine, called "Sekretin" - meaning success in Kurdish - will also have a video-sharing website in the next few months, its manager Serdar Anu?tekin told the state-run Anadolu Agency in the southeastern province of Diyarbak?r on Nov. 5.