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Pahor says dialogue needed, including with those one disagrees with

New York – President Borut Pahor has held a number of bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session. He emphasises the importance of dialogue, including with those one does not agree with, which will also be one of the points of his address to the General Assembly on Friday.

British tourists flock to sunny Turkish resorts

Some 10 planes carrying nearly 1,500 British tourists have arrived in Turkey's southwestern Muğla province since the U.K. removed Turkey from its COVID-19 travel red list, an official said on Sept. 24. 

Starting Wednesday, Britons are traveling to Turkey without compulsory hotel quarantine upon return, a move which eases travel and tourism between the two countries.

COVID-19 Mortality in the United States, Britain, Israel and Bulgaria

Another wave, this time caused by the Delta variant of the coronavirus, has been raging in the four countries since July 21. A general observation is also the absence of restrictive measures for the summer period. People travel relatively calmly, visit restaurants and lead a normal life.

Golden Orange Film Festival to open in October

The jury members and films that will take place in the International Feature Film Competition and the National Feature Film Competition of the 58th Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival have been announced.

According to a statement made by the Antalya Metropolitan Municipality, works for the festival, which will open on Oct. 2, continue.

Turkey-England travels resume as mandatory quarantine ends

The long-awaited compulsory quarantine-free travel between Turkey and England resumed on Sept. 22 after Turkey was removed from the COVID-19 travel red list last week.

As of 4 a.m. (0300 GMT), all those arriving from Turkey will no longer need to self-isolate in a designated hotel, which was a mandatory process before.