Britain on July 28 lifted a ban on passengers carrying electronic devices in the cabin on some flights to the UK from Turkey after new security measures were introduced
Endangered red deer have been spotted by motion-triggered cameras in the Dilek Peninsula-Greater Menderes Delta National Park. Officials said 40 red deer in the park have been followed by 23 cameras.
The oldest film festival in the world is going big on nail-biters this year, with thrillers dominating the race for Venice’s coveted Golden Lion award, organizers said on July 28.
Sister of the Family Minister Fatma Betül Sayan Kaya, Ayşe Sayan, will be appointed as Turkey’s ambassador to Kuwait according to a new degree of the Foreign Ministry.
Police detained three foreign nationals, one U.K. national and two Bulgarian nationals, in the popular seaside holiday resort of Didim in the Aegean province of Aydın in an operation against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) on July 26.
A high criminal court in Istanbul approved on July 27 an indictment of 55 suspects in a case involving soldiers stopping a number of Turkish intelligence trucks near the Syrian border.
Turkey will hold a reverse auction on the energy ministry’s giant wind power project next week, Energy Minister Berat Albayrak announced on July 28.
Russia’s new ambassador to Ankara Aleksey V. Erkhov visited Anıtkabir, the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, on July 28. He paid a silent tribute to the First President of Turkey, according to a written statement from the Russian Embassy.
A court in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır on July 28 approved an indictment prepared by the province’s chief public prosecutor’s office, demanding a prison sentence from 9.5 to 23 years for Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputy Ertuğrul Kürkçü.
A solar power plant has been established in the eastern province of Diyarbakır by the city’s metropolitan municipality to meet its intercity bus station’s energy needs.
A vicious combination of war, cholera and hunger has left 80 percent of Yemeni children in desperate need of aid, the United Nations has said said.
Germany warned on July 28 that it would not accept any new U.S. sanctions against Russia that targeted European companies at the same time.
Foreign ministers of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) will convene in Istanbul on Aug. 1 to discuss ongoing tension in east Jerusalem after Israel attempted to restrict the use of the Harem al-Sherif for Muslims, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a written statement.
A research ship called “Fugro Scout” launched a land survey in Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait on July 28 for the three-storey Grand Istanbul Tunnel project, which will connect the city’s two sides with one railway and two highways.
U.S. coffee chain Starbucks has announced it will take full control of its mainland China outlets in a $1.3 billion deal, the largest single acquisition in the company’s history.
Britain will try to keep as many aspects of its EU membership in place as possible during a transition period of up to three years after Brexit, finance minister Philip Hammond said on July 28.
Annie Young-Scrivner, who has rich experiences in global retail industry, has been named the new chief executive of famous chocolate maker Godiva, Turkey’s Yıldız Holding, which owns Godiva, has said.
Former Turkish President Abdullah Gül said on July 28 that it would be more appropriate to try daily Cumhuriyet journalists without arrest.
An Istanbul court on July 28 ordered the release of seven daily Cumhuriyet journalists, executives but ruled for the continuation of arrest for another five.
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