The oil painting was discovered during a search of a vehicle in the northern province.
Syria's civil war has caused the death of thousands of people and the displacement of millions across into Turkey. Filmmaker Ossama Mohammad has compiled a film, shown at Cannes from those who know best - clips taken from videos the Syrians have filmed on their cell phones.
The historic Istanbul tunnel, the worlds second oldest underground metro, is 140 years old and serves to carry passengers between Karakoy and Beyoglu.
The Muslim world, including Turkey, started to imitate the West in its new attitude towards religion, the president says
Association of Turks in Serbia is committed to introducing the Turkish language as an elective subject in elementary schools in Serbia.
US investigators return 10 illegally traded artifacts from Lydian Iron Age civilization to Turkish mission in Washington.
Turkish people tend to associate national identity with religion when defining themselves despite decades of secularism, says ISSP report.
Born in 1941 in Istanbul, Ayse Sasa went on to write a number of famous books and films since 1963.
Buyuk Mecidiye Mosque, originally built by two Armenian architects, reopenes following nearly three years of restoration.
Circassians will organize a series of events and protests marking the anniversary of the exile from their homeland.
The number of publications in Kurdish has increased to 413 in the last year from 101 publications in 2008, statistics show.
An international journal for Kurdish studies will be launched by the end of this year to revive Kurdish language in Turkey.
Turkey’s cultural capital tops list on popular travel website, topping major world cities such as Rome, London and Paris.
The dictionary is due to be sent to schools in which Kurdish can now be studied as an elective course.
The first major museum in Turkey dedicated to toys has recently added to its collection a toy, which was produced in the United States in 1914 as a single toy for Charlie Chaplin's "The Tramp" character.
The film, a joint Irish-Turkish production, tells a story of the Ottoman Empire's aid to Ireland during the famine, which claimed around one million lives.
150-year-old association of Italians living in Istanbul to be transformed into cultural venue
The Ottoman librarian Ali Emiri is still serving as a guide for librarians in the 21st century.
The Sinop Prison, which was called by the famous 17th century traveller Evliya Celebi as a "grand and formidable castle," will serve as a modern museum after its restoration
Basilica Cistern of Istanbul attracted over two million visitors including 1.7 million foreigners in 2013
Kebab shops that once shaped Istanbul dining-out culture face a formidable rival on their own turf - steak houses.