Mehmet Emin Caliskan

Shipwrecks of World War I are a seabed museum in Turkey

Oct 02 2021

SEDDULBAHIR, Turkey Turkey's newest park is an underwater museum of fourteen shipwrecks that lie beneath the waves of the Dardanelles Strait, a glimpse into the fierce battles between Ottoman and Allied forces in World War I.

At least 44 killed in Turkey flood as search for missing continues

Aug 14 2021

BOZKURT, Turkey (Reuters) -Families of those missing after Turkey's worst floods in years anxiously watched rescue teams search buildings on Saturday, fearing the death toll from the raging torrents could rise further.

Drone footage shows devastation after wildfires ravage Turkey's pine forests

Aug 09 2021

ICMELER, Turkey Until devastated by wildfires, hills near the Turkish sea resort of Marmaris were decked in thick green pine forest. Now these same hills form a ghostly, grey-brown landscape topped with blackened tree stumps as though sketched in charcoal. | Video

Workers fled Turkish power plant as wildfire spread

Aug 05 2021

MILAS, Turkey (Reuters) -Workers at a coal-fired power station in Turkey's southwest fled the approaching flames of a wildfire in panic before firefighters brought the blaze under control on Thursday.

Wildfires blaze on in drought-hit Turkey as criticism grows

Aug 02 2021

MARMARIS, Turkey (Reuters) -Firefighters using planes and helicopters, and locals with buckets of water, battled wildfires raging for a sixth day near southern resorts in drought-hit Turkey and the government faced fresh criticism of its handling of the disaster.

'Sea snot' outbreak off Turkish coast poses threat to marine life

Jun 01 2021

ISTANBUL A thick, slimy layer of so-called "sea snot" is spreading in Turkey's Sea of Marmara to the south of Istanbul, posing a threat to marine life and the fishing industry. | Video

Turkish women protest over Erdogan’s decision to exit domestic violence treaty

Mar 27 2021

ISTANBUL Several thousand women took to the streets in Istanbul on Saturday to demand Turkey reverses its decision to withdraw from an international treaty against domestic abuse which it once championed. | Video

Turkey vaccinates more than 285,000 in Sinovac rollout launch

Jan 15 2021

ISTANBUL Turkey began administering COVID-19 shots developed by China's Sinovac Biotech Ltd to health workers on Thursday, as it vaccinated more than 285,000 people as part of a nationwide programme against the virus.

Strong earthquake kills 19 people in Turkey and Greek islands

Oct 31 2020

IZMIR, Turkey Nineteen people were killed in Turkey and Greece after a strong earthquake struck the Aegean Sea on Friday, bringing buildings crashing down and setting off tidal waves which slammed into coastal areas and islands. | Video

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