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Turkey to watch closely as EU leaders meet at summit

Ankara will be closely watching when European Union leaders come together today and tomorrow in Brussels with a heavy agenda.

The leaders' summit will be discussing various issues, including restoring free movement and travel, the progress in the bloc's jointly funded stimulus package and how to move forward on international corporate taxation and the bloc's banking union.

Magnitude 5.3 quake rattles southwestern Turkey

A magnitude-5.3 earthquake struck Turkey's southwestern province of Muğla, the country's disaster agency said early on June 22. 

The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the quake struck 11.4 kilometers (7.08 miles) below the surface of the Aegean Sea, 40 kilometers (24.8 miles) off the coast of Datca district.

Greece Sets Daring Experiment – Whole Aegean Island Goes Completely Green

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is expected to announce on Wednesday (2 June) the details of a project which aims to transform the island of Astypalaia in the southeastern Aegean Sea into Europe's "Green Island".

The objective is to have all of Astypalaia's daily activities run on renewable energy, from electricity to transport.

Resort town ready to welcome diving enthusiasts in new season

Following the lifting of the 17-day full nationwide lockdown, Ayvalık, one of the charming and picturesque towns of the Aegean province of Balıkesir, is once again ready to host local and international visitors, with its historical texture, cosmopolitan cuisine and natural beauties offering a unique experience.