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SunExpress, a joint venture of Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa, is strengthening its position as Izmir’s main carrier with increased capacity and frequency. The airline reaches the biggest network expansion in Izmir with a total of 8 new routes and 4000 additional flights in the summer of 2022. Speaking at the press conference in Izmir, Max …

Abdullah Bozkurt/Stockholm The recent designation by the US Treasury of an Islamic State financier based in Turkey reveals the failure of the repression of terrorist organizations by the Islamist government of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. On Tuesday, the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) appointed Muhammad Dandi Adhiguna, (alias Adhiguna Lesmana Dandi), an …

The mass death of flamingos last year on parched parts of Lake Tuz in central Turkey had raised concerns about the welfare of birds already at risk due to climate change. But a bird count and projections show flamingos can safely call Turkey’s second-largest lake again. A census shows that 1,877 flamingos were born in …

Mother’s Day is a happy bonding time for many parents and children. For others who have overcome difficulties, it is a time to remember their enduring love. Some mothers dream of having children taken from them by the terrorist group PKK while others reflect on the happy times spent with children to whom they may …

Anatolia has always hosted many important routes that connect trade routes and distant territories with each other, allowing different civilizations and cultures to meet. Some roads in the region crossed cities, mountains and hills from east to west, or vice versa, and offered different views to travelers throughout history. During the Seljuk state, there was …

ISTANBUL Florists had one of the busiest days of the year as Turkey celebrated Mother’s Day on May 8. class=”cf”> Like most other countries in the world, Turkey celebrates Mother’s Day on the second Sunday in May every year. “Customers usually prefer wildflowers, such as carnations and daisies, on this day,” said Yıldız Çalıoğlu, who …

There is a saying in Tbilisi in the Republic of Georgia that the month of March is quite unpredictable in terms of weather. The weather can change very drastically in a short time, from hot and sunny to cold, windy and humid. Sure enough, the town had snows in March, causing people to rush to …

NNA | Update: 05 May 2022 22:59 STI Washington [US]May 5 (ANI): As May 5 marks the Uyghur Doppa cultural festival, commonly referred to as Doppa Day, Uyghurs increasingly wear their doppas as part of cultural preservation and symbolic national resistance against the campaign of colonization, genocide and occupation. carried out in their homeland by …

Photo source: Athens Capital Hotel – MGallery. The hotel sectors of both Athens and Thessaloniki experienced an expansion in the first two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the latest report from GBR Council on the performance of the Greek hotel sector for the first quarter of 2022. Citing data provided by the Hellenic …

The Taj Mahal in India is the most popular Unesco World Heritage Site. Agra’s famous marble mausoleum takes the top spot in a new study listing the World Heritage sites people around the world most want to visit. Zitango Travel, travel agents and destination specialists, studied online search data to find out which Unesco sites …

A new Turkish restaurant with jazz bar and snack van welcomes its first customers next to Ashford International Station. Cappadocia, which is just off the ring road, opened at Station Road at noon. Cappadocia opened at 12pm today Named after the region of Turkey famous for its scenic hot air balloon rides, the venue – …

ANKARA The three-day Eid holiday has started with rainfall in all seven regions of the country, with winds reaching up to 50 kilometers per hour in the western provinces. class=”cf”> “There will be heavy rains and thundery showers over all the coastal and eastern provinces of the country,” the Turkish state meteorological service said. According …

It’s funny how there are countries in the world that seem to tick (almost) everyone’s boxes and draw crowds every year. The World Tourism Organization released a report based on pre-COVID-19 pandemic statistics and revealed that the world’s 10 most visited countries received 40% of arrivals globally. On top ? France. But there are other …