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News - UK
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Atlasglobal moving to Stansted airport at the end of October

From the end of this month, one of Turkey’s leading air carriers will be transferring its UK flights from Luton Airport to Stansted. Atlasglobal, formerly known as Atlasjet, has been flying between Istanbul Atatürk Airport and Luton since May 2014. The airline took the strategic decision to use London Stansted Airport instead as part of […]

Community
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Profile: Rauf Raif Denktaş Turkish School, Blackfen
 

As the new academic year gets underway, thousands of British children of Turkish heritage will also be attending one of 40 Turkish supplementary schools. For three to four hours each weekend, they have the chance to learn to read and write Turkish, and explore their cultural history with children of a similar age. For some […]

News - TRNC
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Turkey to supply electricity to North Cyprus from 2017

The Turkish and Turkish Cypriot Energy Ministers have signed an historic deal that will see Turkey provide electricity to North Cyprus by underwater cable. The agreement, made by Sunat Atun of the TRNC and Berat Albayrak for Turkey, was formalised in Istanbul on Tuesday, 11 Oct, during the World Energy Congress being hosted in the […]

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20 things you didn’t know about Teoman
 

As the countdown begins to Teoman’s London concert at the O2 Kentish Town this Sunday, here’s our top twenty facts about Turkey’s iconic pop rocker. Teoman was born Fazlı Teoman Yakupoğlu in Giresun on 20 November 1967. His biggest music idol is Elvin Presley. An only child, Teoman lost his dad, a lawyer, when he […]

Entrepreneurs
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Chalayan celebrates 1st anniversary of flagship store in Mayfair

One of London’s coolest fashion boutiques has just celebrated its one year anniversary. On 21st September 2015, CHALAYAN opened its first London store in Mayfair, retailing men’s and women’s ready-to-wear lines by brand owner and creative director Hussein Chalayan MBE. Nestled in the city’s emerging arts district, the store is part of the Grosvenor estate […]

Culture
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Despite objections, Greek theatre enjoys second sell-out show at Magusa’s Salamis amphitheatre

For the second year running, a Greek play was staged at the ancient amphitheatre in Salamis, northern Cyprus. A 4,000 capacity audience watched the stunning performance of Antigone on Wednesday 28 Sept. Written by Sophocles around 441BC, this famous Greek tragedy was jointly produced by the National Theatre of Greece, the State Theatre of Northern Greece, […]

Community
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Bahar Gökhan and Doğan Akın to perform at cancer charity fundraiser next Sunday

The UK Cancer Benevolent Association (İngiltere Kanser Hastalarına Yardım Derneği) is holding its annual fundraising ball next Sunday. The charitable group was set up to give support to British Turks undergoing cancer treatment. Singer Bahar Gökhan, the rising star of Turkish classical music, is jetting in from Cyprus for the concert. Also on the line-up […]

News - Global
KONYA MERAM BELEDIYESPORLU MILLI HALTERCI NAZMIYE MUSLU MURATLI, RIO 2016 PARALIMPIK OYUNLARI'NDA DUNYA REKORU KIRDI. 41 KILOGRAMDA DA MUCADELE EDEN MURATLI, 104 KILO KALDIRARAK DUNYA REKORU KIRDI VE ULKEMIZE ILK ALTIN MADALYASINI KAZANDIRDI. (FOTO: KONYA, DHA)
Turkish Paralympians return from Rio Games with record gold medals haul

Turkey’s Paralympic squad left Brazil with three gold medals, trebling their tally at the London Games in 2012. The victories came in Goalball, Powerlifting and Table Tennis. Turkey’s Paralympians won a total of nine medals – one less than their total medal haul in London. 49 disabled athletes represented Turkey in eight different sports in […]