Smuggled out in 1964, ancient sculpture of mother-goddess Cybele returns to Anatolia

A 1,700-year-old sculpture of Cybele, an Anatolian goddess associated with abundance and fertility, returned to Turkey after being smuggled abroad...

Minority newspapers in Turkey are struggling to survive

Alin Ozinian Turkey’s Press Advertising Agency (BİK), the state body responsible for regulating publicly funded advertisements in the media, during its...

Netflix removes ‘Designated Survivor’ episode due to demand from Turkey

Netflix has removed an episode of political thriller series "Designated Survivor" in Turkey following a demand from the country’s censor...

Turkish actor Bilginer wins for Best Performance at 47th Int’l Emmy Awards

Famous Turkish actor Haluk Bilginer on Monday won the award for Best Performance by an Actor at the 47th International Emmy Awards...

Sculptor whose work Erdoğan called ‘monstrous’ wins compensation case

Turkey’s Constitutional Court has ruled that Mehmet Aksoy suffered a violation of his rights when a statue he had sculpted was described...

12,000-year-old lake in Turkish town destroyed over rumor of hidden treasure

A 12,000-year-old lake in a Turkish town was completely obliterated after an official excavation in search of hidden treasure from the Roman...

Turkish rappers release 2 songs criticizing social injustice, human rights abuses

Turkish rappers on Friday released two new songs criticizing the Turkish government and urging the public, especially young people, to raise their...

7.5 million year-old giant fossil discovered in central Turkey

A giant fossil dating back 7.5 million years has been found during ongoing excavations near the Yamula Dam in the central Turkish...

Turkish composer says he was denied award for supporting opposition hashtag

Renowned Turkish composer and musician Cahit Berkay has revealed that he was denied an award for which he was nominated, claiming that...

Exiled novelist Erdoğan pessimistic about ever returning to Turkey

“The hope of being able to return to Turkey is getting dimmer,” says Turkish novelist Aslı Erdoğan, who chose to live...

91-year-old school building burns down in Turkey’s southwest

A historic structure in Turkey’s southwestern province of Denizli burned down on Sunday night, the Diken news website reported. The blaze reportedly broke out...

State news agency runs story warning Turkish families of ‘dangers’ of K-Pop culture

Turkey’s state-owned Anadolu news agency on Friday ran a story warning parents about the “dangers” of South Korean-based K-Pop (Korean...

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