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Istanbul residents spend nine hours a week in traffic: Research

Istanbul residents spend nine hours a week in traffic: Research

The residents of Istanbul are spending nine hours a week in traffic on average, according to data gathered by Ajans Press from the public transport and mapping application Moovit.

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At least 1,000 passengers miss flights at Istanbul’s Sabiha Gökçen Airport due to data system breakdown

At least 1,000 passengers miss flights at Istanbul’s Sabiha Gökçen Airport due to data system breakdown

At least 1,000 passengers at Istanbul’s Sabiha Gökçen Airport, who were set to travel abroad, were not able to embark early on Sept. 26 due to a breakdown in the Istanbul provincial security directorate’s Polnet data system.

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16 PKK militants killed in two separate operations

16 PKK militants killed in two separate operations

At least 16 outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants were killed in counter-terrorism operations in northern Iraq and southeastern Turkey on Sept. 27, according to a statement issued by the Turkish General Staff.

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University entrance system radically changed in Turkey

University entrance system radically changed in Turkey

A number of radical changes regarding entrance to universities in Turkey are on the way, with the announcement that 10 universities in the country have been determined as research-focused universities and that the current university entrance exam system will be completely changed.

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Turkey’s Council of State rules for stay of execution on gov’t decision to keep summer hours year-round

Turkey’s Council of State rules for stay of execution on gov’t decision to keep summer hours year-round

The Council of State has ruled unanimously for a stay of execution of a cabinet decision regarding the keeping of summer time hours all year long.

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Ambitious project aims to reunite ancient city of Ephesus with sea

Ambitious project aims to reunite ancient city of Ephesus with sea

The ancient city of Ephesus, three kilometers southwest of the present-day town of Selçuk in the western province of İzmir, is set to once again have a harbor on the Aegean coast, according to an ambitious new project.

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Probe launched into food poisoning of students in Turkey’s southeast

Probe launched into food poisoning of students in Turkey’s southeast

An investigation has been launched into the food poisoning of students in the Kocaköy district of the southeastern province of Diyarbakır.

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Three new artificial lake projects to take off in Turkey’s north

Three new artificial lake projects to take off in Turkey’s north

Three artificial lakes will be constructed to complement the eastern Black Sea region’s long-time popular natural stop Uzungöl in order to host the rising number of Arab tourists

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I get my best ideas while washing dishes, Turkey’s chief presidential adviser says at women’s event

One of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s chief presidential advisers has said the best ideas come to her mind when she is washing dishes.

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PKK militants kill three migrants in eastern Turkey

PKK militants kill three migrants in eastern Turkey

Outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants killed three migrants on Sept. 25 and injured seven others, one critically, in the eastern province of Ağrı, according to a military source.

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