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UK updates Turkey travel warning, urges citizens to avoid southeast

16th January 2018 The United Kingdom on Jan. 15 has once again urged its citizens to avoid Turkish-Syrian border areas during their travels in Turkey.
The foreign ministry advised British citizens to avoid the southeastern borderzone provinces of Şırnak, Mardin, Şanlıurfa, Gaziantep, Diyarbakır, Siirt, Tunceli,...
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Turkey’s new Troy Museum to draw 1 million tourists, celebrities

16th January 2018 The new Museum of Troy in Turkey's western Çanakkale province is expected to draw 1 million tourists in its inaugural year, including several Hollywood celebrities who were invited by the Turkish government.
Turkey's government declared 2018 the "Year of Troy" in honor the 20th anniversary...
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Turkey’s state of emergency to be extended once again: Deputy PM

9th January 2018 The state of emergency rule is set to be extended once again following an advisory decision made by the National Security Council (MGK), the government spokesman and Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdağ said on Jan. 8.
“The state of emergency will be extended once again,” Bozdağ told...
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Turkish citizens’ support for EU membership on the rise: Poll

9th January 2018 A large majority of the Turkish population continues to support the country’s membership of the European Union, though few believe it can be realized in the short term, according to a new poll commissioned by the Economic Development Foundation (IKV).
The poll showed a rising trend in...
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