The presidency will deliver a new official car to Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) head Mehmet Görmez, President Erdoğan has said, after the former said he would return his luxurious official vehicle.

Giant AKP banner nailed to historical aqueduct that is 1637 years old.

The Turkish government will deliver 10,600 tablet PCs in the next four years, beginning from 2016, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said, noting that the production of the equipment would be conducted both in Turkey and abroad
Turkey’s first airport on an artificial island opened on May 22, as a morning Turkish Airlines flight from Istanbul carrying 136 passengers touched down on its runway, the first of its kind outside the Far East
Two sacks full of money belonging to Turkey’s Central Bank scattered across Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport ramp while being transferred to a plane en route to Zurich late on May 14
From the ‘Darth Vader Mosque’ to a deflated ball, here are 44 bizarre statues and structures throughout Turkey.
The manager of third league Çorum Belediyespor rented a lifting crane to watch his team’s playoff game, after he was banned from entering the stadium.
Turkey probes ‘ruined’ mosaics

An investigation is under way in Turkey over claims that Roman mosaics were damaged during restoration work.
Turkish Education Minister Nabi Avcı admitted Turkey has failed to successfully teach English as a foreign language in schools, while also praising the system’s success teaching Turkish as a foreign language to Kurdish children
Last month the Fenerbahce team bus was attacked by gunmen but still the authorities are not dealing with the problems properly. The game is dying in Turkey – and everyone just stands there watching it happen
VIDEO: Soma still scarred by mine tragedy

One year on from the worst industrial disaster in Turkey’s history, the mining town of Soma is still scarred by the tragedy, as Mark Lowen reports.

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