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Turkish Airlines wins 7 awards at Skytrax World Airline Awards 2024

Turkish Airlines has picked up seven awards at this year’s Skytrax World Airline Awards. They include Europe’s Best Airline and the World’s Best Business Class Catering. Known as the ‘aviation Oscars’, Skytrax held its annual awards event at the luxury Fairmont Windsor Park, near London and Heathrow Airport, on Monday night. In total some 80 […]

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Who are the three politicians whose origins hail from Turkiye now sitting in the European Parliament?

The recent European Parliament Elections saw over 35 candidates of Turkish, Turkish Cypriot or Turkish Kurdish origin stand for a range of political parties, from communist to conservatives, in multiple European Union Member States, including France, Belgium, Greece, Cyprus and the Netherlands. Most of the candidates failed because they were either low down their party […]

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Niyazi Kızılyürek fails in re-election bid while Greek Cyprus’ far-right ELAM secures a seat in the European Parliament

The results from Sunday’s European Parliament (EP) Elections in southern Cyprus proved disappointing for the three candidates of Turkish Cypriot origin who were standing, including AKEL’s Niyazi Kızılyürek. Five years ago, Kızılyürek, a lecturer at the University of Nicosia in southern Cyprus, made history by becoming the first Turkish Cypriot Member of the European Parliament […]

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Turkiye announces suspension of all trade with Israel over Gaza War

Turkiye has announced it is halting all import and export transactions with Israel citing the “worsening humanitarian tragedy” in Gaza. Israel’s seven month military offensive in Gaza has left over 34,500 people dead, most women and children. “All import and export transactions related to Israel, including all products, have been stopped,” Turkiye’s trade ministry said […]