• Mon, 07 May 2018 06:03
    Japan's Taro Daniel claims first ATP title
    Taro Daniel claimed "surprise" at securing his first career ATP title with a 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 defeat of Tunisia's Malek Jaziri in Istanbul on Sunday.
  • Sat, 10 Mar 2018 20:19
    Turkish Airlines to buy at least 50 Airbus, Boeing jets
    Turkish Airlines has confirmed plans to buy at least 50 wide-body aircraft from Airbus and Boeing as the flag carrier ramps up its ambitions ahead of a move to a new Istanbul airport.
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  • Thu, 08 Mar 2018 01:00
    Tentacles of Turkey’s growing autocracy reach Thailand 
    Turkish democracy developed too rapidly in the early years of this century,” says a Bangkok-based technology expert from Istanbul, who wishes to be known only as Erdem, as he is one of thousands of expat Turks around the world denied their civil rights by the autocratic regime of President Recep Erdogan.
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:04
    More traffic in the skies
    Five international airlines are expanding air access to Thailand with new flights from Beijing, Doha, Istanbul, Maldives, Jaipur and Tiruchirappalli in India, and Singapore all strengthening the Kingdom’s status as a global aviation hub.
  • Thu, 10 Aug 2017 18:22
    Turkey seeks arrest of 35 media workers over alleged Gulen links
    ISTANBUL - Turkish authorities on Thursday issued arrest warrants for 35 employees of media groups on suspicion of links to the alleged mastermind of the failed 2016 coup Fethullah Gulen, the state-run news agency said.
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  • Tue, 08 Aug 2017 18:22
    Earthquake shakes tourist spot in Turkey's southwest
    ISTANBUL - A tourist region in southwestern Turkey was shaken by a 5.3-magnitude earthquake on Tuesday, the American geological institute USGS said, but local authorities did not report any victims or damage.
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  • Thu, 27 Jul 2017 07:00
    Thailand welcomes new Turkish Airlines flights to Phuket
    Turkish Airlines is now offering four direct flights per week from Istanbul to Phuket, one of the world’s best known beach destinations with a number of award-winning beaches voted for by tourists.
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  • Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:00
    Turkish Airlines launches direct flights to Phuket
    Turkish Airlines debuted its Istanbul-Phuket route earlier this week with the first flight carrying 210 passengers including 20 members of the media from Turkey who were taken to visit such attractions as Phuket Old Town, Wat Chalong, Siam Niramit Phuket and James Bond Island.
  • Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:21
    Turkish Airlines announces direct flights to Phuket
    PHUKET: The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has announced the launch of new Turkish Airlines flights to Phuket this week.
  • Sat, 15 Jul 2017 09:40
    New Turkey purge on eve of failed coup anniversary
    ISTANBUL - Turkey announced the dismissal of another 7,000 police, soldiers and officials on Friday, a new purge on the eve of the one-year anniversary of a military-led coup that failed to topple President Tayyip Erdogan.
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  • Fri, 07 Jul 2017 19:49
    Istanbul police detain 29 IS suspects planning attack
    ISTANBUL, July 7, 2017 (AFP) - Anti-terror officers in Istanbul detained 29 suspected members of the Islamic State jihadist group who were allegedly preparing a "sensational attack" in Turkey, police said Friday.
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  • Wed, 05 Jul 2017 15:35
    US lifts laptop ban on flights from Istanbul: airline
    ANKARA - The United States lifted Wednesday a ban on carrying large electronic devices such as laptops in the cabin of US-bound flights from Turkey's main international airport, Turkish Airlines and local media reported.
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  • Sat, 06 May 2017 17:13
    After ban, Turkish Airlines to offer laptops to VIP travellers
    ISTANBUL - Turkish Airlines on Saturday said it would offer laptops to business-class travellers after Britain and the United States banned large electronic devices from the cabin of flights from certain countries.
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  • Sat, 29 Apr 2017 23:58
    Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia over 'terror' claims
    ISTANBUL - Turkey on Saturday blocked all access inside the country to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia reportedly for articles claiming links between Ankara and terror groups, the latest restriction on a popular website to hit Turkish users.
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  • Mon, 17 Apr 2017 07:05
    Erdogan wins Turkey referendum as opposition cries foul
    ISTANBUL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan narrowly won a historic referendum on Sunday that will tighten his grip on power, but the knife-edge result left the country bitterly divided and the opposition crying foul.
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