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Turkish writer Çiler Ilhan on exile, language and writing as a challenge to mainstream values

"Reading in three-four languages makes my world bigger. I keep comparing words, grammar between languages I speak well or little, try to find common features or the roots of words."

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Delhi-Istanbul IndiGo flyers land to find baggage missing

The Gurgaon-based airline operates two daily flights from Delhi to the Turkish capital — one of which is on the Airbus A320neo aircraft with 180/186 seats and the other is on the larger A321neo with seating capacity of 222.

Heavy downpours wreak havoc in Istanbul, flooding historic Grand Bazaar

Footage from parts of the Grand Bazaar showed shopkeepers, ankle-deep in water, clearing the water out of their stores and the halls.

IndiGo launches Delhi-Istanbul flight; plans for wider global expansion

William Boulter, Chief Commercial Officer of IndiGo said Wednesday, "We are looking very seriously into other points in South East Asia, notably the obvious ones of Vietnam and Myanmar. We also want to operate shortly to Saudi Arabia on the west side".

Death toll in Istanbul building collapse rises to 21

The residential building, in the Kartal district on the Asian side of the city, collapsed on Wednesday. It was not immediately clear what caused the building.

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The airports of the future have arrived

Two of the biggest airports in the world — Istanbul and Beijing — aim to make travel easier and faster for the passengers who use them.

Istanbul to unveil new airport, seeks to be world's biggest

Erdogan is opening what he claims will eventually become the world's largest air transport hub on the 95th anniversary of Turkey's establishment as a republic.

In Turkey, commuters can top up subway cards by giving cans and bottles for recycling

The city is installing “reverse vending machines” at metro stations that allow passengers to add credit to their subway cards simply by inserting a plastic bottle or aluminium can into the machine.

Thousands rally in Istanbul against Israel's Al-Aqsa mosque measures

Protesters were brought in by buses and ferries from across the city, waved Turkish and Palestinian flags, and held up posters in front of a giant stage where the chairman of the Saadet party and representatives from NGOs addressed the crowd.

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