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Mert Ozkan

Ear-resistable Turkish cat Midas becomes internet sensation

Nov 19 2021

ANKARA Midas was born with two sets of ears and a defective jaw due to a genetic mutation, but this has not stopped the four-month-old Turkish cat from becoming an internet sensation with over 73,000 followers on social media. | Video

Turkish blaze approaches power plant as wildfires enter 10th day

Aug 06 2021

MILAS, Turkey A forest fire was coming closer to a power station in southwest Turkey on Friday, local officials said, a day after firefighters brought a blaze under control around another nearby plant, as an outbreak of wildfires entered its 10th day.

Turkish wildfires are worst ever, Erdogan says, as power plant breached

Aug 04 2021

MILAS, Turkey (Reuters) -Turkey is battling the worst wildfires in its history, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, as fires spread to a power station in the country's southwest after reducing swathes of coastal forest to ashes.

Forest fire closes in on Turkish power station

Aug 03 2021

MILAS, Turkey (Reuters) -A forest fire moved closer to a coal-fired power station in southwestern Turkey on Tuesday evening and wildfires raged near southern resorts for a seventh day as firefighting planes from Spain and Croatia joined the battle to quell them. | Video

In Turkey wildfire, birth of 'Miracle' goat defies deadly flames

Aug 02 2021

MANAVGAT, Turkey When a wildfire spread to his village, Turkish farmer Sercan Bayat shouted at his cows to run from the flames and prayed for his own death rather than witness his animals perish. | Video

Turkish wildfire leaves charred home and ashes, as blazes spread

Jul 31 2021

MANAVGAT, Turkey (Reuters) -Days after a raging wildfire in southern Turkey drove his family from the home they lived in for four decades, Mehmet Demir returned on Saturday to discover a burnt-out building, charred belongings and ashes. | Video

Four killed as wildfires sweep Turkey, villages evacuated

Jul 31 2021

MANAVGAT, Turkey (Reuters) -The death toll from wildfires on Turkey's southern coast has risen to four and firefighters were battling blazes for a third day on Friday after the evacuation of dozens of villages and some hotels. | Video

Death toll in Turkish wildfires rises to four, blazes rage on

Jul 30 2021

MANAVGAT, Turkey, July 30 The death toll from wildfires on Turkey's southern coast has risen to four and firefighters were battling blazes for a third day on Friday after the evacuation of dozens of villages and some hotels.

Three dead as wildfires blaze on southern Turkish coast

Jul 29 2021

MANAVGAT, Turkey (Reuters) -Three people died in a forest fire in southern Turkey on Thursday where authorities were battling multiple blazes for a second day amid suspicions of arson, the country's AFAD disaster agency and the agriculture minister said. | Video

Thousands of flamingos die in drought in central Turkey

Jul 15 2021

ISTANBUL Thousands of baby flamingos have died at Turkey's Lake Tuz in the past two weeks from a drought that environmentalists said was the result of climate change and agricultural irrigation methods.

World News

WHO chief scientist urges people not to panic over Omicron

The World Health Organization's (WHO) chief scientist told the Reuters Next conference on Friday that people should not panic over the emergence of the Omicron coronavirus variant and said it was too early to say if vaccines would need to be reworked.