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Turkey Recalls Civilian Pilots for its Air Force

An emergency decree published late last month in Turkey, announced that scores of former fighter jet pilots who are now working in civilian aviation, face...

EU Chief Jean-Claude Juncker Rules Out Turkey Membership

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, says Turkey is distancing itself from the European Union and will not become a member of the bloc in...

Ancient Hellenistic Towers in Antalya Being Restored

Conservation, restoration and integration works have been initiated for the Hellenistic towers in the ancient city of Perge (or Perga),  in the southern province...

Turkish Religious Group Demands Removal of Greek Philosopher Statue

A religious conservative foundation staged a protest in Turkey's Black Sea province of Sinop on Tuesday, demanding to remove a statue of ancient Greek...

A 2000-Year-Old Road was Discovered in Western Turkey

A 55-kilometer section of a road that was built 2,000 years ago has been discovered in ongoing excavations of the ancient city of Aigai,...

A ‘New Ephesus’ is Waiting to be Unearthed at Parion, Turkey

Archaeological excavations at Parion, the ancient port of the Hellenistic period in today’s north-west Turkey, have shown that hundreds of large buildings are buried...

1,800-Year-Old Mosaic Found in Ancient City of Perge in Turkey

A 1,800-year-old mosaic, which showed the sacrifice of Iphigenia, the daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra during the Trojan War in Greek mythology, was found...

Rock-Carved Greek Orthodox Monastery in Turkey Opens for Tourists

After Sumela, Turkey’s second largest monastery built out of a mountain, the Virgin Mary Monastery in the Black Sea province of Giresun is awaiting...

1,800-Year-Old Greek Orthodox Church in Turkey Faces Risk of Collapse

An 1,800-year-old Greek Orthodox Church and its monastery situated on the Kameriye (Kamelya) Island in the Aegean Sea, just off the Aegean province of...

Magnificent Ancient Site of Aphrodisias in UNESCO World Heritage List

The Aphrodisias archaeology site in southwestern Turkey has been included in UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Aphrodisias, named after Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love was...