Turkish coronavirus patient in Sudan brought to homeland

Turkey on May 5 repatriated one of its nationals who is suffering from the coronavirus but was unable to get treatment in Sudan.

Mehmet Hanefi Aydın, 55, was sent home from a hospital in Sudan although he tested positive for the virus.

Aydın returned from Khartoum via an ambulance plane after his children pleaded for help on social media.

Construction on Salda Lake beach sparks fury

Construction works on the beach of a famous lake, which has been reputed as "Turkey's Maldives" its white sand and clear water, have sparked public fury, prompting actin from the government.

The comapnyi, which undertook the construction of a public garden in Salda Lake in the southern province of Burdur's Yeşilova district, used its heavy machinery on the beach, damaging the sand.

MAE: Melescanu participates in session of Foreign Ministers Council in Abu Dhabi

Minister of Foreign Affairs Teodor Melescanu attended the 46th session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OCI) from Abu Dhabi , where he had a series of bilateral meetings with representatives of the member countries of this body.