Number of expats in Turkey triples

The number of expatriates, who traveled to Turkey to spend the Eid al-Adha and summer holiday in the country, has tripled compared to a year ago.

While around 289,000 Turks living abroad came to the country from June 1 to July 20 last year, over 970,000 expatriates entered Turkey through the Kapıkule, Hamzabeyli, İpsala and Dereköy border crossings in the same period of this year.

Expert warns of dust clouds heading from Europe

Dust clouds blowing from Europe will cover Turkey's sky until the next week, a Turkish academic has said.

An Istanbul-based meteorologist, Hüseyin Toros, told state-run Anadolu Agency that desert dust storms that hit Europe and have been active throughout the week are now heading toward Turkey starting from today.