Tag: Turkey

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Public and healthcare professionals welcome to attend the UK-Türkiye Medical Tourism Fair in London

If you’ve ever considered having a health procedure in Türkiye, now is your chance to investigate by meeting the experts here in London. The “Trust London United Kingdom and Türkiye Medical Tourism Fair and Conference” is a one-day event bringing together around 30 healthcare organisations from Türkiye. These include doctors and healthcare professionals from hospitals, […]

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Turkiye fourth most popular tourist destination in the world in 2021

Turkiye has leap-frogged Italy and the United States to rank fourth worldwide in the number of tourists visiting the country. The country hosted nearly 30 million tourists in 2021, according to a report by World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). The UNWTO report shows France holding the top spot after receiving around 40 million tourists last year. […]

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1915 Çanakkale Bridge: Turkiye opens world’s longest suspension bridge

Turkiye’s latest engineering feat, the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge, has entered the record books as the longest and tallest suspension bridge in the world. With a span measuring two-kilometres (1.25 mile), or 2,023 metres, between its two distinctive red towers, the suspension bridge is 32 metres longer than the former record holder, the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge […]

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LGBT+ History Month: Five Turkish icons to celebrate

February is LGBT+ History Month in Britain. During this annual month-long observance, the UK puts the historic experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people (LGBTI+) and their fight for equal rights in the spotlight. The aim of the month is simple: to raise awareness of, and combat prejudice against, LGBTI+ people, and to […]

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Turkiye can close straits to Russian warships once it legally declares the conflict in Ukraine a “war”

Turkiye could close the Bosphorus and Dardanelles straits to warships if the Turkish President and Parliament declares the conflict between Russia and Ukraine a “war”, the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has said. Ukraine has officially requested Turkiye to stop Russian warships from accessing the straits, which the Turkish government has the right to do […]

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“Overuse” of lake water in Turkey is drying out the world’s biggest wetlands

Over a third of all lakes in Göller Yöresi (the Lakes Region of Turkey) have dried out, according to one of the country’s leading conservation experts. Dr Erol Kesici, a Scientific Advisor to the Turkish Nature Conservation Association (Türkiye, Tabiatını Koruma Derneği, TTKD), claims the huge drought is as a result of destructive human intervention in […]