Offering up thousands of meticulously-collected pieces in a historic mansion on Istanbul’s Asian side, the Istanbul Toy Museum is a welcome stop for locals and international visitors alike. TRT World talks to its founder Sunay Akin to learn more.
The 6th-century structure was the Byzantine Empire’s main cathedral before it was changed into an imperial mosque following the Ottoman conquest of Istanbul. It was subsequently turned into a museum in 1934.
Turkey's Competition Authority discussed earlier findings from a preliminary investigation and decided to open an investigation.
Turkish envoy to France Ismail Hakki Musa says Paris has notified NATO about its Courbet warship withdrawing from the sea after standoff with Turkish vessel.
Turkey detains 11 suspects after a boat carrying up to 60 migrants sinks in eastern Van province, leaving at least six dead and others missing.
Turkey’s Anadolu Agency has organised the Istanbul Photo Awards for the sixth time. Winners have been selected by an international committee and were announced on June 30, 2020.
Lieutenant Colonel Mike Andrews, a US Defense Department spokesman, said a decision had been made in late 2019 "to honour existing contractual arrangements and accept delivery of parts that were already on contract."
Turkish authorities arrested more than 70 suspects and seized millions of dollars in the largest anti-narcotics and money laundering operation in Turkey’s history, the country’s interior minister has said.
"On one side, NATO sees Russia as a threat but on the other side, NATO ally France is working to increase Russia's presence there," Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said.
Ankara’s long-term plans to strengthen its naval forces are paying off in the Eastern Mediterranean.
TRT World spoke to the doctor who implanted a uterus into a young Turkish woman in 2011, the first successful transplant which finally bore fruit in early June this year.
Defence Minister Hulusi Akar says that at least 81 terrorist hideouts in northern Iraq were also demolished by Turkish air forces in the Operation Claw-Eagle on June 15.
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