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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.
Nearly 84 percent of the population in Istanbul has already been vaccinated against COVID-19, the governor of the metropolis Ali Yerlikaya announced on Twitter today, Milliyet newspaper reported.
By September 22nd, 83.8 percent of Istanbul's population had been vaccinated (with at least the first dose of vaccine). 67.5 percent are fully vaccinated, the governor said.
New York, 22 September – President Borut Pahor, who is in New York for the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, held several bilateral meetings on Tuesday, including with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to discuss cooperation, Afghanistan and migrations. He also attended an event marking 30 years of Slovenia’s independence.
By George Gilson
Amidst renewed provocations against Greece and Cyprus in the Eastern Mediterranean and after an informal moratorium in summer, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in his address to the 76th UN General Assembly (UNGA) yesterday presented his government's steadfast views on the geopolitics of the region and Ankara's claims.
After a two-month decline, Turkey's consumer confidence index bounced back in September, the country's statistical authority said on Sept. 22.
The index is a vital gauge of the economy's overall, indicating people's sentiments on financial standing and the general economic situation, along with expenditure and saving tendencies.
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.