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Ottoman Admiral Piri Reis drew the oldest known map showing Antarctica 300 years before the continent was explored A newly discovered species of lichen in Antarctica is named after Piri Reis, an Ottoman geographer and navigator who illustrated the continent on his map 300 years before its discovery. The new species of lichen is called …

NEVÅžEHÄ°R The Turkish Film Commission strives to draw the attention of film companies to Cappadocia, which is a natural film setting with its historical and cultural riches as well as its interesting geographical beauties. Work has been done to make Cappadocia, where stars such as Charles Bronson, Ömer Åžerif, Tony Curtis and Nicholas Cage have …

ISTANBUL The Turkish leg of the 15th Europa-East and East-West Friendship and Peace Rally, one of the world’s leading car rallies, flew to Turkish Cappadocia from the capital Ankara. Deputy Foreign Minister Faruk Kaymakcı bid farewell to the cars participating in the rally from the building of the Directorate of European Affairs in Ankara. Kaymakcı …

ISTANBUL Authorities are concerned about the growing reluctance of people who have refused to be vaccinated even though their turn has come. While experts say the vaccination rate, seen as essential in the fight against the pandemic, is disappointing, an official said the rate of those who do not get vaccinated in Istanbul is also …

Turkish intelligence has arrested and detained a prominent Daesh figure with the help of US intelligence services, as Ankara continues to hunt down terror group suspects. Egyptian-born Mustafa Abdulwahab Mahmud, a leading explosives expert who was close to former ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, was arrested and detained on the outskirts of Istanbul along with …

ISTANBUL With a shelf installed right next to his simit (Turkish bagel encrusted with sesame seeds) counter, Sait Okuducu shares his passion for books with his customers who come for a bite to eat and like to read side by side. Okuducu, originally from the central Anatolian province of Kayseri, started running a simit counter …

Preserving historic structures is a necessity for the survival of history and culture, and it is also a difficult process. In order to facilitate conservation, many new and varied methods are being tried in archeology. Recently, a new technique was developed at Kayseri University in the form of a solution that protects historic buildings from …

In Uganda, the Turkish Embassy celebrated the National Day of May 19 on Wednesday with various sporting activities in the country. The full name of the May 19 holiday is Ataturk, Youth and Sports Memorial Day. It originally marks the date that Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, founder of modern Turkey, arrived in the northern city of …

BeÅŸiktaÅŸ made no mistakes in the crucial last week, beating Istanbul rival Galatasaray on goal difference to win their first Turkish Süper Lig title in four seasons. The Black Eagles won a 2-1 victory over Göztepe in Izmir on Saturday, claiming their 16th overall title. The Izmir club finished the season in 10th place. Croatian …

ISTANBUL The total export amount of Turkey’s 87 technological development zones reached $ 5.8 billion in 21 years, according to data from the Ministry of Industry and Technology. More than 6,500 companies, including 322 with foreign capital, were operating in these areas by the end of April, according to the data. These companies have accumulated …

Its unique position between Europe and Asia makes Turkey a favorite destination for migratory birds that winter in Africa before heading to Europe for the summer. The wetlands of the eastern Mediterranean region of the country are today haunts for flocks of birds where they rest and regain strength before their long flight to Europe. …

aerial route construction TCDD Sivas 4 Regional Affairs DepartmentRoad viaduct on the Kayseri-Border railway lineSUBJECT OF THE OFFER AND SUBSEQUENT ISSUESArticle 1 – Administrative information1.1. Administration;a) Name: REPUBLIC OF TURKEY DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF STATE RAILWAYS (TCDD) 4.REGIONAL DIRECTORATE OF PURCHASING AND STOCK CONTROLb) Address: Istasyon Caddesi 1 58030 – SÄ°VAS MERKEZ / SÄ°VASc) Telephone number: …

KAYSERÄ° The home of world-famous American director Elia Kazan, located in the province of Kayseri in central Anatolia, has fallen into disrepair over the years. Four years after Kazan was born in 1909 to a Greek family from Anatolia living under Ottoman rule, his carpet merchant parents moved to the United States, leaving the Melikgazi …

The current COVID-19 pandemic is perhaps the most extraordinary disaster Turkey has faced in the past year, but 2020 has also had more than its fair share of disasters. Official data from the Turkish State Meteorological Service (TSMS) shows that this was a year with the highest number of “weather disasters” since 1940. A total …

A Turkish woman fights for the rights of traffic accident victims and raises awareness with the association she founded after losing her brother in a hit-and-run in Istanbul. The Suat Ayöz Trafficking Victims Association provides advice to at least 20 victims of trafficking per week on their rights and how to access those rights. In …

The World Health Organization (WHO) has added an innovative inactive vaccine developed by Turkish scientists to its list of vaccines under development – recognition, but not endorsement, from the world’s largest health organization in the world. Professor Hasan Mandal, director of the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÃœBITAK) which oversees vaccine projects, said …

FAIR LAWN, NJ – On Tuesday, May 11 at 7:30 p.m. ET, join historians Ãœmit Kurt and Dirk Moses for a conversation about Kurt’s new book, The Armenians of Aintab: The Economics of Genocide in an Ottoman Province. “If genocide, as a practice that includes murder and looting, is orchestrated by a central authority but …

ISTANBUL The average household size in Turkey, which was four people per household in 2008, 3.48 in 2016 and 3.35 in 2019, continued to trend downward and fell to 3.30 people per household in 2020, according to the results of the registration of population by address. (ABPRS) announced by the country’s statistical institute, TÜİK. “The …

The Iraqi foreign ministry summoned the Turkish charge d’affaires in Baghdad on Monday and protested against the visit of Defense Minister Hulusi Akar to a Turkish army base in northern Iraq. The ministry said in a statement that it had given Turkey’s top diplomat in Iraq a “protest note” against continued violations of Iraqi sovereignty …

Kayseri talas tram services will not be performed for the month Kayseri Transportation Inc. has stated that the T2 Talas rail line will not be able to serve between May 5 and June 23, 2021 due to the multi-story intersection at the intersection of Gen. Boulevard. Hulusi Akar and Aşık Veysel Boulevard and 2 U …

The Eurasia tunnel has contributed to the country’s economy by one billion lire Adil KaraismailoÄŸlu, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, visited the Eurasia tunnel. Benefiting from a briefing after his visit, KaraismailoÄŸlu received information from the control center officials. Stating that the Eurasia tunnel has significantly relieved traffic congestion in Istanbul, KaraismailoÄŸlu said: “While 86 …

EDIRNE from Turkey Turkey’s ongoing 17-day lockdown is bearing fruit with declining COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, Turkey’s health minister said on Monday. “I am convinced that this complete containment will ensure a rapid decrease in the number of cases. We have already seen a decrease in the number of cases and hospitalized patients, ”Fahrettin Koca …

TEKIRDAÄž With the onset of the summer season, the canola fields spread over an area of ​​118,000 decares in the northwest of TekirdaÄŸ province turned bright yellow with the blooming flowers. class = “cf”> Canola is a crop with plants 1 to 1.5 meters tall that produce pods from which the seeds are harvested and …