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.
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.
Guler's exhibition 'Old City', consisting of Istanbul photos at Merkur Gallery will end on Wednesday.
Mosaic masterpieces of ancient Roman city of Zeugma showcase historical treasures of southeastern Turkish city Gaziantep.
Almost 3 million people visited the Mevalan museum in Konya in 2013.
The key Turkish celebrities who passed away in 2013, from journalist Mehmet Ali Birand to singer Muslum Gurses...
Galata Tower is one of the symbols of Istanbul with its mesmerising view of the historic peninsula.
Amid increased balloon numbers, an air traffic control tower will monitor and regulate balloon flights in Turkey's popular tourist attraction.
Farid Hasanov from Azerbaijan won 'Turkvision Song Contest' with 210 points with his song “Live.” Turkish band Manevra took the 6th place.