News archive of April 2020
Anxiety over the coronavirus pandemic is growing rapidly among Turkish society, a study carried out by the private Istanbul's Üsküdar University has shown.
The university conducted a research on the pandemic through online questionnaires in 81 provinces, with a total of 6,318 people having participated in the research.
The demolition of a statue located on the busiest street in the northwestern province of Edirne has sparked a debate among the residents of the city, which borders Greece and Bulgaria.
Saraçlar Street, which is the busiest street of the city, was closed to traffic in 2008 and a statue called Sevda Çeşmesi (Love Fountain) was erected in the middle of the street a year later.
As General Mutafchiiski said earlier: "Thousands of students are not getting ready to go anywhere."
Students need to cool off their enthusiasm.
The US has delayed this program and the issuance of visas until May 12, Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva said.
She explained that there are around 50-60 000 seasonal workers from Bulgaria every year.
Turkey welcomed 4.24 million foreign visitors in the first quarter of 2020, the country's Culture and Tourism Ministry said on April 30.
The number of foreigners visiting the country dropped by 22.1% on a yearly basis in the quarter, the ministry data showed.
After the COVID-19 pandemic, which originated in China last December, tourism and aviation sectors took a backseat