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Attachments In numbers 47,387 beneficiaries assisted in May 2022 (estimated). 422,729 USD distributed in the form of vouchers US$132,974 distributed through vocational and applied training (estimate) Net funding requirements of US$3.8 million over six months (June 2022 – November 2022) Operational updates • Implementation of the e-voucher program with the Turkish Red Crescent Society (TRC) …

In one of the largest operations against smugglers of artifacts, Turkish security forces raided 38 provinces on Tuesday, issuing arrest warrants for 143 suspects. Dubbed “Operation Legacy”, the raids targeted suspects who were sending artefacts unearthed from illegal excavations to be sold at auction houses abroad. The operations were based in the central province of …

Cappadocia (Kapadokya in Turkish) is the pearl of tourism in Turkey. It is an unrivaled tourist destination with its balloons floating in the sky, its almost extraterrestrial fairy chimneys and its unique natural and historical assets. But what about the gastronomy side? Unfortunately, despite the region’s rich food and wine heritage, this culture has never …

Once, on a flight to Turkey, I was seated next to a member of the US military who couldn’t help but rave about the immense benefits of the breakfast served in Turkey. He couldn’t believe that tomatoes, cucumbers and olives could be combined with butter, honey, tahini and cheese, all in one meal and on …

Russian Ambassador to Britain Andrei Kelin does not expect his country to deploy tactical nuclear weapons in the war in Ukraine, which experts say could last a long time. According to Russian military rules, this would only happen when Russia’s existence was threatened, Kelin said in a BBC interview broadcast on Sunday. “It has nothing …

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic announced on Sunday that he had reached an “extremely favorable” natural gas deal with Russia during a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Vucic refused to explicitly condemn Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and Serbia did not join Western sanctions against Moscow. Vucic, a former pro-Russian ultranationalist, says he wants to …

ANKARA A presidential decree published in the Official Gazette paved the way for the import of 400,000 tons of sugar at a time when the price of sugar on the domestic market is rising. class=”cf”> The decree stipulates that no customs duties will be levied on the 400,000 tons of sugar to be imported and …

The second largest city in the German state of Bavaria, Nuremberg is the ninth busiest airport in Germany this summer. It has nearly 3.4 million seats for sale, up 2.2% from summer 2019, according to OAG. Nuremberg bucked the trend in the country, which is the slowest major European nation to recover from the pandemic. …

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will visit Azerbaijan on Saturday. The visit coincides with Azerbaijan’s Independence Day, the Presidency’s Communications Directorate said in a statement late Friday. Erdoğan will also visit Teknofest Azerbaijan, the first international edition of Turkey’s leading technology and aviation fair which kicked off in the Azerbaijani capital Baku on Thursday. The national …

During the Neolithic (~10000 BCE), human history witnessed a turning point: a transition from a nomadic lifestyle involving hunting and gathering to settled agriculture. The region where this happened – stretching from Egypt in the east to Iraq in the west – is known as the “Fertile Crescent”. This shift paved the way for humans …

Thousands of people in the central town of Sivas and many of their compatriots celebrated on Thursday as their home side Sivasspor lifted their first trophy in club history after beating Kayserispor in the 60th Turkish Cup final Ziraat. The Central Anatolia derby, which was played in Istanbul, ended in a 1-1 draw. Yukatel Kayserispor …

Travel enthusiasts can seize the opportunity to bask in the beautiful spring landscapes in contact with nature thanks to the Vangölü Express which makes its expedition between Ankara and Tatvan in eastern Turkey. The train traverses the graceful mountain slopes and natural beauty of the region, offering its domestic and foreign passengers the opportunity to …

Mysuru: Public rage Eternal Princess, from the stables of Satish Narredu and ridden by Suraj Narredu, won the Mysore Juvenile Million, the headline event of the races here on Wednesday.1. Balamuri Plate (Div-II) 1200M: Country’s Song 1, Cappadocia 2, Country’s Delight 3, Clovis 4. 1-1/4l, 1-1/4l, 1-1/4l. T: 1.12.57. Tote: Rs Rs 42 (W). 14, …

Turkish Süper Lig teams Kayserispor and Sivasspor will face off in the Turkish Cup final at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul on Thursday. The 60th domestic cup final in Turkish football history is dubbed the Anatolia derby, with both sides hailing from the eponymous region in central Turkey. While Kayserispor have won the Turkish …

Attachments In numbers 47,312 beneficiaries helped in April 2022 $419,996 distributed in the form of value vouchers $129,940 distributed through vocational and applied training (estimate) $3.8 million six-month net financing needs (May 2022 – October 2022) Operational updates • The implementation of the e-voucher program in six temporary accommodation centers in southeastern Turkey with the …

TEHRAN — Rare and exquisite Achaemenid glassware has been exhibited at the National Museum of Iran. “On loan from the (neighboring) Abgineh Museum, the object is an exquisite, glass rhyton bearing a cow being attacked by a lion,” CHTN said on Tuesday, citing Jebrael Nokandeh, director of the National Museum. “The object from the Achaemenid …

Mikhail Gomes Editor-in-Chief, Lifestyle Asia India & Contributor – Augustman Visit Argos in Cappadocia, an Uçhisar hotel that lets you travel back in time to ancient Turkey, embracing its rich heritage and geographical elegance. Nestled in the mighty Pigeon Valley and at the foot of Uçhisar Castle, Argos in Cappadocia is a unique hotel, combining …

Flood and erosion control works completed in Kestel district of Bursa The General Directorate for the Fight against Desertification and Erosion of the Ministry of Environment, Urbanism and Climate Change has completed the “flood and erosion control works” carried out in the Kestel district of Bursa . 14 new projects will be launched by the …

Capacity utilization in Turkey’s manufacturing sector continued its slight rebound and rose in May from a month ago, official data showed on Monday. The measure of companies’ full utilization of resources rose 0.2 percentage points to 78% this month, the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT) said, up from 77.8% in April. . …

TEHRAN — A treasure trove of relics, donated by two Iranian families, has been put on display at the National Museum of Iran in downtown Tehran. “The treasure includes some 1,500 objects, some of which date back 7,000 years,” museum director Jebrael Nokandeh told ISNA on Wednesday. “Since the collection was handed over to the …

Costa Cruises on Friday presented its offer for lovers of Greek cruises who, during the season, will have different possibilities to embark from the port of Piraeus choosing from several itineraries of eight to fifteen days in the Eastern Mediterranean aboard the Costa Venezia and Costa Deliziosa. The Costa Venezia program includes a completely new …

Sivas Municipality will set up a fleet of more than 200 buses to transport Sivasspor fans to the Turkish Cup final against Kayserispor on May 26. The fleet will travel almost 900 kilometers from the central province of Anatolia to reach the venue for the final, the Atatürk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul. Sivas Mayor Hilmi …

Security forces on Tuesday arrested 35 suspects in separate operations across the country against the Gülenist terror group (FETÖ). The operations targeted covert members of the terror group, including those who had infiltrated the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK). In the western province of Balıkesir, prosecutors have issued arrest warrants for 31 suspects linked to the …

Turkey’s producer price index for agricultural products (Agriculture-PPI) rose 17.76 percent in April from the previous month, official data showed on Tuesday. Year-on-year, the index jumped 118.53%, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) said. On a sectoral basis, there was an increase of 0.12% for fish and other fishery products compared to the previous month, of …

Expectations are among the main factors to blame for Turkey’s rising inflation, its treasury and finance minister said on Tuesday, stressing that the country will ensure that the rigidity of expectations is “broken”. Propelled by rising energy and food prices, Turkey’s annual inflation hits a 20-year high of almost 70%, according to official data. Consumer …

TEHRAN — Archaeologists said on Saturday they discovered what was believed to be the tomb of a Seleucid satrap or general in Hamedan, offering an extraordinary insight into Hellenistic life in west-central Iran. According to senior archaeologist Mohsen Khanjan, who is leading the excavations, they discovered a tomb, which is likely the burial place of …

Turkey’s industrial production beat forecasts by rising 9.6% year-on-year in March, official data showed on Friday, rising for a 21st consecutive month as factory activity remains strong despite high inflation. Year-on-year growth remained positive and supported a solid trend in economic activity since the lifting of measures to combat the coronavirus pandemic in 2020. On …

As the Turkish government steps up its efforts to curb inflation, the country’s Treasury and Finance Minister has reportedly called on local manufacturers and retailers to impose a temporary price freeze. Propelled by rising energy, food and housing prices, Turkey’s annual inflation hits its highest level in 20 years, at almost 70%. Inflation rose despite …

The first farmers came from the mixture of two groups of hunter-gatherers brought together by a dramatic climate change 12,900 years ago, according to a study. Researchers have uncovered a wealth of new genetic information extracted from previously discovered bones of ancient humans. The results suggest that the world’s first farmers did not originate from …

SunExpress, a joint venture of Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa, is strengthening its position as Izmir’s main carrier with increased capacity and frequency. The airline reaches the biggest network expansion in Izmir with a total of 8 new routes and 4000 additional flights in the summer of 2022. Speaking at the press conference in Izmir, Max …

German artist Almut Wegner was literally mesmerized by the historical, cultural and natural beauty of Cappadocia after visiting the site as a tourist some 32 years ago. Settling in the area following this visit, she has been creating art in her home here with much admiration and inspiration ever since. Trained in painting and theater …

Google has agreed to pay more than 300 publishers in Germany, France and four other European Union countries for their news and will roll out a tool to make it easier for others to sign up, the company told Reuters. The move, which will be publicly announced later on Wednesday, follows the adoption three years …

Trabzonspor’s double domestic dream went up in smoke after Kayserispor beat the new Süper Lig champions 4-2 in the Turkish Cup semi-final second leg on Tuesday. With the win, hosts Kayserispor clinched their first ticket to the Turkish Cup final since 2008, with a 4-3 aggregate victory. Overnight, however, Trabzonspor had drawn first blood. Anthony …

Imagine the shock on the faces of Cambodian fishermen when they pulled a 4-meter-long (13-foot-long) giant freshwater stingray weighing 180 kilograms (396 pounds) out of the water, all by mistake because they didn’t want to snag the endangered animal on the Mekong, scientists said Wednesday. The female leviathan, one of Southeast Asia’s largest and rarest …

Abdullah Bozkurt/Stockholm The recent designation by the US Treasury of an Islamic State financier based in Turkey reveals the failure of the repression of terrorist organizations by the Islamist government of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. On Tuesday, the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) appointed Muhammad Dandi Adhiguna, (alias Adhiguna Lesmana Dandi), an …

The number of unemployed in Turkey rose by 0.4 percentage points to 11.5% in March, the country’s statistics authority said on Tuesday. The number of unemployed people aged 15 and over rose by 153,000 to nearly 3.9 million in March, compared with the previous month, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) said. A seasonally adjusted measure …

The mass death of flamingos last year on parched parts of Lake Tuz in central Turkey had raised concerns about the welfare of birds already at risk due to climate change. But a bird count and projections show flamingos can safely call Turkey’s second-largest lake again. A census shows that 1,877 flamingos were born in …

Mother’s Day is a happy bonding time for many parents and children. For others who have overcome difficulties, it is a time to remember their enduring love. Some mothers dream of having children taken from them by the terrorist group PKK while others reflect on the happy times spent with children to whom they may …

Anatolia has always hosted many important routes that connect trade routes and distant territories with each other, allowing different civilizations and cultures to meet. Some roads in the region crossed cities, mountains and hills from east to west, or vice versa, and offered different views to travelers throughout history. During the Seljuk state, there was …

ISTANBUL Florists had one of the busiest days of the year as Turkey celebrated Mother’s Day on May 8. class=”cf”> Like most other countries in the world, Turkey celebrates Mother’s Day on the second Sunday in May every year. “Customers usually prefer wildflowers, such as carnations and daisies, on this day,” said Yıldız Çalıoğlu, who …

Turkey’s Armenian community flocked to the country’s southeastern province of Diyarbakır on Sunday for the first service at Surp Giragos, a church restored and reopened after seven years. Dubbed the largest Armenian church in the Middle East, Surp Giragos was one of the victims of the PKK terrorist group’s bloody campaign in the province in …

The Turkish Red Crescent (Kızılay) on Saturday delivered nearly 2,000 food parcels to employees of Kabul Hamid Karzai International Airport in the Afghan capital. A ceremony was held at the airport on Saturday attended by Turkish Ambassador to Kabul Cihad Erginay, airport director Abdul Hadi Hamdan, acting deputy transport ministers of the Taliban administration and …

There is a saying in Tbilisi in the Republic of Georgia that the month of March is quite unpredictable in terms of weather. The weather can change very drastically in a short time, from hot and sunny to cold, windy and humid. Sure enough, the town had snows in March, causing people to rush to …

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said he had invited German Chancellor Olaf Scholz to Kyiv next week. Scholz could take a “very strong political step” and come to the Ukrainian capital, Zelenskyy said via video at an event organized by London-based think tank Chatham House. The invitation has been in place for a while, he said. …

NNA | Update: 05 May 2022 22:59 STI Washington [US]May 5 (ANI): As May 5 marks the Uyghur Doppa cultural festival, commonly referred to as Doppa Day, Uyghurs increasingly wear their doppas as part of cultural preservation and symbolic national resistance against the campaign of colonization, genocide and occupation. carried out in their homeland by …

Historical artifacts unearthed during excavations by Turkish and Italian teams in the ancient city of Karkamış in southeastern Gaziantep province have revealed different perspectives on the region’s history and insight into the Assyro-Hittite relations. Located along the Syrian border on the west coast of the Euphrates, Karkamış is one of the most important settlements in …

Centerra said the decline was primarily due to a higher current tax expense related to the Öksüt mine and a $72.3 million gain recognized on the sale of the company’s stake in the Greenstone Gold Mines partnership. . Production for the period was 93,784 ounces of gold and 20.6 million pounds of copper. According to …

Photo source: Athens Capital Hotel – MGallery. The hotel sectors of both Athens and Thessaloniki experienced an expansion in the first two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the latest report from GBR Council on the performance of the Greek hotel sector for the first quarter of 2022. Citing data provided by the Hellenic …

The Taj Mahal in India is the most popular Unesco World Heritage Site. Agra’s famous marble mausoleum takes the top spot in a new study listing the World Heritage sites people around the world most want to visit. Zitango Travel, travel agents and destination specialists, studied online search data to find out which Unesco sites …

A new Turkish restaurant with jazz bar and snack van welcomes its first customers next to Ashford International Station. Cappadocia, which is just off the ring road, opened at Station Road at noon. Cappadocia opened at 12pm today Named after the region of Turkey famous for its scenic hot air balloon rides, the venue – …

ANKARA The three-day Eid holiday has started with rainfall in all seven regions of the country, with winds reaching up to 50 kilometers per hour in the western provinces. class=”cf”> “There will be heavy rains and thundery showers over all the coastal and eastern provinces of the country,” the Turkish state meteorological service said. According …

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Monday he would “most likely” have a meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin this week. The capital Ankara or Istanbul will serve as a “solution point” for steps to ease tensions in eastern Ukraine, Erdoğan told reporters after offering the Eid prayer in Istanbul. Two months into Moscow’s …

It’s funny how there are countries in the world that seem to tick (almost) everyone’s boxes and draw crowds every year. The World Tourism Organization released a report based on pre-COVID-19 pandemic statistics and revealed that the world’s 10 most visited countries received 40% of arrivals globally. On top ? France. But there are other …