The eastern border city has been known for its popular long Eastern Express railway trips from the capital Ankara to Kars.
Jereed or “cirit” was a popular sport involving horsemen and javelin during the Ottoman empire before it was banned in the early 19th century. Its return to popularity is part of the government’s push to encourage traditional sports.
A research operation was underway after 2 trains carrying goods collided in Turkey's Malatya province.
In light of its new policy of marking hateful content, the company does little to stop PKK-linked accounts, which glorify violence against the Turkish state.
Two aid workers were killed and one wounded after PKK terrorists opened fire on social workers delivering aid amid the coronavirus outbreak on Thursday.
Earthquake centered on the Iranian city of Khoy also affected villages in eastern Turkish province of Van where 50 people were injured. A second earthquake hit the same area in less than 10 hours.
Rescue operation resumes despite inclement weather following an avalanche on Wednesday in eastern Van province during a search mission after a similar incident the day before, local officials say.
The first avalanche buried a snow-clearing vehicle and a minibus, killing five people and leaving two others missing. The second avalanche struck as emergency workers were searching for the two missing victims.
The avalanche occurred during bad weather conditions and struck the minibus, which was travelling on the Van-Bahcesaray highway in Van province.
Another 64 people were rescued from the capsized boat, carrying migrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, as it approached Adilcevaz in Bitlis province, which is on the northern shores of Lake Van, the governor's office said.
The protesting parents say the HDP helps the PKK terrorist organisation recruit their sons and daughters, using brainwashing tactics. And they want their kids back.
Cornered by Turkey's counterterror operations, the PKK terror group is forcefully recruiting children, but mothers are increasingly taking a stand.
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