Turkey earthquake: Magnitude 6.3 seismic shock strikes western coast and large Greek island
A strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake off the western coast of Turkey and between the Greek islands of Lesbos and Chinos shook buildings from the Aegean Turkish province of Izmir to the Greek capital of Athens. The epicentre of the quake was about 84 km ...
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Hurriyet Daily News
Countdown starts for International İzmir Festival
Hurriyet Daily News
On June 20, the Vienna Chamber Orchestra, which was founded in 1946, will accompany Turkey's internationally acclaimed pianist and composer Fazıl Say at a concert on June 20 at the ancient theater of Ephesus. Under the baton of conductor Ola Rudner, ...
Cruise tourism in Turkey expected to attract more Americans
Speaking to Anadolu Agency on the issue, the chairman of the Association of Turkish Travel Agencies (TÜRSAB), Başaran Ulusoy, said that according to the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Turkey was the sixth most-visited country in the ...
The Straits Times
Twin jewels of the Aegean Sea
The Straits Times
The Havas airport bus meets arriving flights at Izmir to provide direct transport to Cesme (25 Turkish lira or S$10, one hour). I use Cesme as a base as it is easy to travel to Ilica and Alacati by dolmus (minibus), which ply at frequent intervals till ...
This German airline will book you a cheap flight — but the destination is a surprise
Called the "Lufthansa Surprise," the deal allows passengers to choose from nine categories — including nature, shopping, and "bromance" — and pick their travel dates. The airline will only reveal where the passenger is going after they complete their ...
Is it safe to travel to Turkey? Latest advice for Brits after Izmir bombing and Istanbul nightclub attack
What is the situation now and is it safe to travel? The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advises against all travel to within 10km of Turkey's border with Syria, and to the large Kurdish city of Diyarbakir, which has been rocked by violence. It ...
Turkish police foil ISIS strike on Izmir holiday resort as 400 suspects including Syrian in contact with people ...
Turkey detains 450 IS suspects in nationwide sweep
Turkey detains some 400 Daesh suspects in nationwide raids
For Western Union, Refugees and Immigrants Are the Ultimate Market
People were beginning to leave the massive Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan, migrating through Turkey, then across the Aegean and into the Balkans. As they traveled ... To him their movements evoked those of his grandparents, Muslim refugees who'd fled ...
Turkish Airlines launches new direct flights from the Middle East & Germany
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Turkish Airlines has launched new flights from various cities in the Middle East and Germany to key Turkish touristic destinations. Direct flights between some of the most attractive cities of Turkey such as Bodrum, Antalya and Trabzon and the Middle ...
Book a cheap flight with Lufthansa – but the destination is a surprise
Passengers might end up in popular European tourist destinations like Rome, Madrid, and Paris — or have the chance to explore less trafficked cities like Warsaw, Poland; Turin, Italy; or Izmir, Turkey. Customers can opt out of cities, though being ...
Turkish Airlines launches major Middle East initiative
Additionally, passengers from Kuwait will also be able to travel directly to Izmir. Further afield, the German cities of Munich, Hamburg, Berlin and Stuttgart will also be linked for the first time by Turkish to Izmir. Germany has a large expatriate ...
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