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All change as Turkey appoints new ambassadors to London, Canberra and Lefkoşa

  Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has announced changes to a host of overseas diplomatic posts. New ambassadors were named for London, Moscow, Athens, Lefkoşa, and the European Union. First announced in August and confirmed again on Thursday is the news that Ambassador Ümit Yalçın is replacing Ambassador Abdurrahman Bilgiç in London. Bilgiç has served […]

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Turkish Airlines carries 2.3 million passengers over Bayram

Turkey’s leading air carrier saw a huge spike in passenger numbers over the extended Kurban Bayramı (Eid al-Adha) period. Between 17 August and 26 August 2018, Turkish Airlines carried 2,340,448 passengers on 15,048 flights. The details were announced on Twitter on Monday, 27 August by the airline’s Senior Vice President and Media Relations Adviser Yayha […]

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Modest success for Turkey at European Championships 2018

  Turkish athletes came away with six medals, including gold in the Men’s 200m, at the inaugural European Championships. The new multi-disciplinary event, jointly hosted by Berlin and Glasgow, concluded on Sunday, 12 August, after 11 days of competition.Athletics were held in the Olympic Stadium in the German capital, while other sports – aquatics, cycling, […]