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At least 2 killed in heavy flooding and landslide in Turkey

Two people were killed and one person has gone missing in floods and a landslide that hit the Turkish capital city of Ankara and...

Turks defend nature against Erdoğan’s development push

Lush, thick woodland and green tea fields coat the slopes of an idyllic valley, a slice of pastoral heaven near the Turkish president's familial...

AKP’s profit-driven policies result in ‘sea snot’ outbreak in Turkey’s Sea of Marmara

Alin Ozinian A thick layer of marine mucilage, or "sea snot," has spread in the Sea of Marmara, covering harbors, shorelines and swathes of the...

Minister slammed for claiming Kanal İstanbul will end ‘sea snot’ in Marmara Sea

Turkish Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu attracted criticism after arguing that the controversial Kanal İstanbul, a proposed artificial waterway in İstanbul that...

Turkey unveils action plan to save Marmara Sea amid ‘sea snot’ outbreak

The Turkish government has announced a disaster management action plan to save the Marmara Sea from a thick, slimy layer of mucus-like matter known...

Famous Turkish singer faces insults for objecting to quarry project in northern Turkey

Pro-government media outlets have unleashed a flurry of attacks and insults on famous Turkish pop singer Sezen Aksu after she publicly objected the quarrying...

Turkey decides to close 5 thermal power stations: report

Turkey has decided to close five thermal power stations that have not completed necessary installations of filters, Environment Minister Murat Kurum was quoted as...

Turkey will hold tender for Kanal İstanbul next year: Erdoğan

Turkey will hold a tender for the construction of a 45-kilometer shipping canal running parallel to the Bosporus, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on...

Turkish court rejects lawsuit aimed at cancellation of Green Road project

A court in the Turkish Black Sea province of Rize has rejected a lawsuit from locals aimed at cancellation of a controversial project known...

Turkey to start construction of Canal İstanbul next year, despite criticism

Turkey plans to launch the construction of artificial sea-level waterway Canal İstanbul in 2019, the transport and infrastructure minister said on Thursday, despite criticism...

Contradicting environment minister, Erdoğan denies trees felled during his rule

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said his Justice and Development Party (AKP) government, which has been in power since 2002, has not cut...

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