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Tourists in Turkey can roam freely, but locals are in lockdown

December 15, 2020 12:30 pm

Turkey is seeing a massive surge in coronavirus cases, but the tourists entering the country remain undeterred

‘Feline finish’: Cat races across finish line of 100 metre race, becomes internet sensation

September 18, 2020 12:48 pm

In the video, the cat can be seen darting across the finish line at the Balkan U20 Men's Athletics Championship on September 13.

Changes to Istanbul's Hagia Sophia could trigger heritage review – UNESCO

July 10, 2020 1:09 pm

The World Heritage site was at the centre of both the Christian Byzantine and Muslim Ottoman empires and is today one of Turkey’s most visited monuments.

Turkish minister resigns over criticism of weekend lockdowns

April 13, 2020 4:41 pm

The sudden announcement of a 48-hour curfew in 31 cities, including Ankara and Istanbul, on Friday evening led to crowds rushing to grocery stores to panic-buy provisions.

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

October 20, 2019 4:41 am

"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."

Looking for some adventure? Add these destinations to your bucket list

October 10, 2019 10:37 am

Why not pick from a list of countries that offer the best of all worlds — nature, history and wildlife?

Delhi-Istanbul IndiGo flyers land to find baggage missing

September 17, 2019 7:18 am

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

August 17, 2019 8:40 pm

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

March 21, 2019 1:20 pm

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

February 10, 2019 4:15 pm

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.