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On July 30, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan had a telephone conversation with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to further strengthen Ankara-Moscow relations. While the two leaders deliberated on a range of issues, including trade, energy and the economy, their main focus remained on the forest fires that charred large swathes of the Mediterranean country …

HAMMAD PAST exhaustion, but continued to walk after recovering. The crossing from northern Iran to Turkey took three days. Smugglers guided Gharibullah and his group from a distance, sending them photos and videos of the route. Their associates sometimes appeared on horseback near mountain peaks to offer directions. Habib was captured by Turkish border guards, …

Turkish emergency forces are battling massive forest fires in the country for the third day in a row. Ten fires are still active, including three in the popular resort region of Antalya, Agriculture and Forestry Minister Bekir Pakdemirli said on Twitter on Saturday. Of the 98 fires that have broken out in many provinces since …

Turkey’s wildfire death toll has risen to four as thousands of firefighters fight the blazes for the third day in a row after dozens of villages and some hotels were evacuated. About 70 forest fires broke out in 17 provinces on the country’s Aegean and Mediterranean coasts this week, according to local officials, fueled by …

ISTANBUL -Three people were found dead as a forest fire burned for a second day in southern Turkey on Thursday, FASHION the disaster agency and the agriculture minister said. Efforts to rescue others and put out the blaze continued after more than 100 people were evacuated, required medical attention or sustained property damage. TV footage …

Two firefighting planes from Ukraine’s National Emergency Service An-32P depart for Turkey to help put out the forest fires that broke out on July 28 in Antalya province and spread to the provinces of Osmaniye, Kayseri, Kocaeli, Adana, Mersin and Mugla, the press service of the State Emergency Service reported on Friday. “Now the total …

The Israeli prime minister announced Thursday that the country will offer a coronavirus booster to people over 60 who have already been vaccinated. Naftali Bennett’s announcement makes Israel the first country to offer a third dose of the Pfizer / BioNtech vaccine to its citizens on a large scale. “I am announcing the start of …

Nearly 60 forest fires broke out this week on Turkey’s Aegean and Mediterranean coasts 31 fires contained, firefighters fighting 17 others Images show people on the run, buildings set on fire The Presidency has pledged to take action against these “attacks” Two hotels in Marmaris and Bodrum among the evacuated buildings MANAVGAT, Turkey, July 29 …

Turkey’s central Kayseri province has been added to UNESCO’s Network of Creative Cities in Gastronomy for its rich cuisine, a local official said on Wednesday. The mayor of Kayseri town, Memduh Buyukkilic, said that a special commission had been formed within the municipality which did hard work and managed to enter the network. He stressed …

UNESCO has added Turkey’s central province of Kayseri to its network of creative cities in the field of gastronomy for the city’s rich cuisine, according to an official statement released on Wednesday. The Metropolitan Mayor of Kayseri, Memduh Büyükkılıç, said that a special commission had been formed within the municipality which did hard work and …