Companies say consumers must pay their bills, while farmers say their crops are drying out.
The separation of women and men in some parts of social life worries some while others call it positive discrimination.
The province has lost 60 percent of its forest cover in recent decades, experts say.
Iho Tis Polis, the first radio station to broadcast in Pontic Greek in Turkey, gives voice to the minority community.
City renames a square after Kurdish rebel leader Sheikh Said, raising hopes it will reconcile with the past.
Turkey foreign minister hints that Ankara will co-operate, but some experts call for tougher action.