Natural environment

The No-More-Mr-Nice-Guy law

Last weekend, public attention in Turkey was focused on the limited military operation in Syria. Some 100 Turkish armed vehicles and 570 soldiers crossed the border to relocate the tomb of Süleyman ?ah, the grandfather of the founder of the Ottoman Empire, from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) territory to a safer Kurdish zone.

Prosecutor appeals court verdict for suspect sentenced over Gezi victim Ali ?smail Korkmaz's killing

The public prosecutor in the case into the killing of 19-year-old Gezi victim Ali ?smail Korkmaz has appealed the sentence given to police officer Mevlüt Saldo?an, claiming that Saldo?an should have been sentenced to life in prison on charges of first degree murder.

UN climate chief to miss session after sex harassment case

The United Nations' top climate change official will not chair a key meeting in Kenya next week as Indian police investigate a sexual harassment complaint against him, officials said Feb. 22.
Rajendra Pachauri, chairman of the Nobel-Prize winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), pulled out due to "issues demanding his attention", the UN body said.

Five Greek wonders of nature among world's top 100 sustainable destinations

Five Greek wonders of nature are among the world's top 100 sustainable destinations, a list that was created by, Vision on Sustainable Tourism, Totem Tourism and Green Destinations with Dr. Randy Durband, CEO of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council, as a Special Advisor.

Erdo?an orders block of presidential palace rebuilt for concerts: Report

Turkish President Erdo?an has reportedly ordered a block of the new presidential palace be rebuilt so it can host concerts and similar events. Meanwhile, a leading architect in Ankara has claimed the ??The staff of the palace is likely to suffer from sick building syndrome? due to ?dense magnetism.?