Local authorities in Istanbul have imposed a ban on battery electric vehicles on Princes’ Islands, a cluster of nine islands in the Marmara Sea, in a bid to curb increasing accidents involving the vehicles and unauthorized parking at pedestrian-only venues.
The Turkish ambassador to Qatar met on on Sept. 23 the acting deputy foreign minister of Taliban administration in Afghanistan, the Turkish Embassy in Doha said.
Turkey urged Greece early on Sept. 24 to cancel a circular restricting Muslim students and teachers from performing their religious duties.
The European Union must work with Turkey for the stability of the region and beyond, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Sept. 23.
Turkey’s Supreme Court has reversed a decision of a local court that rejected a transgender person’s name change request for not having a sex-change operation, calling it a “violation of rights.”
Turkey, which announced the presentation of the Paris Climate Deal to parliament next month, will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 21 percent as of 2030 by implementing an action plan with nine major points.
Heavy downpour created a ruckus in Istanbul, Turkey’s largest metropolis with 16 million population, causing heavy congestion on roads as traffic density in the city reached 71 percent in the early hours of Sept. 23.