Health Minister Fahrettin Koca has announced that the country has not detected the presence of the new variant of COVID-19, EG.5, within its borders.
"Do not worry about these variants. There is no such thing as a transition to the periods that we have closed," Koca declared in a press address held in the Central Anatolian province of Kırşehir on Aug. 23.
The most expensive flight in the nation this year, according to information from a travel booking platform, was a one-way trip from Istanbul to Shanghai that cost 66,600 Turkish Liras ($2,500).
Online travel platform Turna.com announced their data for the first seven months of 2023 based on air ticket sales.
The Cultural Road Festivals, which started with the Beyoğlu Cultural Road Festival two years ago to contribute to Türkiye's international brand value, will be organized this year in 11 cities, namely Nevşehir, Trabzon, Erzurum, Çanakkale, Gaziantep, Ankara, Konya, Diyarbakır, Istanbul, İzmir and Antalya.
A total of 126 PKK/KCK suspects have been caught in the Diyarbakır-based operations carried out in 20 other provinces for providing financial and propaganda support to the organization.
The operations came after the teams learned that the suspects provided personnel and legal support to the terrorist organization and carried out nearly 60 street protests.
A woman walks past a picture of Turkish opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader and presidential candidate Kemal Kilicdaroglu in Diyarbakir, Turkey, 20 March 2023. Photo: EPA-EFE/SEDAT SUNA
"We will not nominate a candidate in the presidential elections," the Labour and Freedom Alliance said.