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Coronavirus: Turkish Airlines to remain grounded until end of May

Turkey’s biggest carrier Turkish Airlines has announced the continued suspension of its domestic and international flights. The news, posted on the company website on Tuesday, 28 April, stated that the suspension would run until 28 May, and was “in accordance with decisions taken by the official authorities” to help “protect public health against the novel […]

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Lib Dems, Labour act over ethnic minority coronavirus concerns

The UK’s two opposition parties are pressing for action over issues adversely affecting Britain’s black, Asian and ethnic minority communities during the coronavirus pandemic. The Liberal Democrats have called on the Government to improve the diversity of journalists and media outlets invited to pose questions to No. 10 spokespersons “as a matter of priority.” Separately, Labour’s […]

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Hoş geldin Ramazan: London Ramadan 2020 prayer and iftar times

This weekend marks the start of the holiest month for Muslims worldwide. Ramadan, or Ramazan in Turkish, is the month when the Ku’ran was first revealed to the Prophet Muhammed. For the next thirty days, all healthy Muslims will fast during daylight hours. This means not eating or drinking anything from sunrise to sunset. Ramazan is […]

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Boris’ Brexit Britain turns to Turkey for urgent PPE

A Royal Air Force A400 plane took off from Istanbul in the early hours of this morning carrying a large consignment of personal protective equipment (PPE) from a commercial supplier in Turkey. The plane arrived back at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire just after 3am local time, ensuring essential PPE, such as surgical masks, gloves, […]

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France’s Believe buys majority stake in Turkey’s biggest record label DMC

DMC, the record label behind Turkey’s biggest pop stars Tarkan, Sezen Aksu and Ajda Pekkan, is being taken over by French digital music platform Believe Digital. An agreement worth $23.4 million, signed on 17 April by Doğan Holding, Doğan Müzik Yapım’s (DMC) parent company, and Believe Digital, will see the French company take a 60% […]