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A dead flamingo in Lake Tuz. The screenshot was taken from The Independent’s video, “Massive deaths of flamingos during the drying up of Lake Turkey filmed by a drone.” Lake Tuz (Salt Lake), a closed basin lake in Konya province in central Anatolia, is the second largest lake in Turkey. He houses many endemic species …

Is the Turkish government returning to the idea of ​​reconciliation with the Kurds? Does another “Kurdish overture“possible? The visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the beginning of July to the province of Diyarbakir, an important Kurdish region, has rekindled hopes that this could happen. Some observers have come to the conclusion that this …

The interrelated tracks of the implementation of Libya’s ceasefire agreement, political progress and economic reform are at risk of being reversed, UN Special Envoy Ján Kubiš warned Thursday before the Security Council. “Positive steps are now needed to avoid a backtracking,” he said at the ministerial-level meeting. To avoid a return to conflict, violence and …

There are few foods as ubiquitous and varied as kebab, a meal so simple in its method and preparation, yet so unique on a regional scale. Kebab dishes cross the Mediterranean from Turkey, Greece and the Levant to Central Asia and the Indian subcontinent. As well as being common street food and a quick, affordable …

Greek speaking residents of Catalca, Turkey. Credit: Constantine Garelas / Screenshot There is a Turkish town called Catalca in the rural district of Istanbul that is full of Greek speakers, many of whom have a distinct northern Greek accent. A recent video filmed by Constantine Garelas shows a group of Greek-speaking men filled with joy …

TEHRAN – A restoration project was recently completed at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Gonbad-e Qabus in the northern province of Golestan, the director of the World Heritage site said. As part of the project, pieces of parquet were installed inside the building to protect the interior from damage caused by visitors, Abdolhamid Nurtaqani …

Due to poor projects implemented in Turkey’s Great Lakes, local flamingos have lost many of their natural habitats in the country over the past 70 years, during which time Turkey has lost over 60% of its natural habitat. its wetlands, 51 environmental and conservation organizations said in a statement. Friday. The habitats of Lake Seyfe, …

Ankara, July 15, 2021 – As Turkey continued to tackle the health, economic and social impacts of COVID-19, the World Bank provided funding of $ 1.5 billion for five critical development projects, in fiscal year 2021, which ended on June 30. Financial support, along with technical and policy advice and analytical work, contributes to the …

Illustration of ancient city shaped like an underground labyrinth under Cappadocia. In the 1960s, a Turk was doing casual interior decorating when he made one of the most amazing archaeological finds in history. When he knocked down a wall in his basement, he made more room than he expected, falling on a gallery that led …

Omer Halisdemir killed one of the main members of FETO and canceled the gains of the coup plotters. He gave his life defending the Turkish Special Forces command center. The name Omer Halisdemir has been engraved in the national memory of Turkey since July 15, 2016 at midnight, when the brave-hearted soldier gunned down Brigadier …