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First sailing race of 2024 held in the Bosphorus

The Bahçeşehir University (BAU) Bosphorus Sailing Cup, which was the first sailboat race of 2024 in the Bosphorus, took place on May 4 and 5.

In the competition, 42 sailboats culminated in the Bosphorus for the fourth stage of the Bahçeşehir University International Sailing Club's Spring Trophy, with a buoy course between Caddebostan and Prince's Islands.

Consumers show mixed response to restaurant boycott call

The call for a boycott of restaurants and cafes due to exorbitant price increases has received a mixed response from consumers and business owners over the weekend.

Social media users initiated the boycott, which was scheduled to take place on April 20-21, to express their discontent with rising prices.

Fire at an Istanbul nightclub during renovations kills at least 27 people

A fire at an Istanbul nightclub during renovations on Tuesday killed at least 27 people, officials and reports said. Several people, including managers of the club, were detained for questioning.

At least one person was being treated in a hospital, the Istanbul governor's office said in a statement.

Istanbul’s historical places increase visitor numbers

As Istanbul's historical sites are flooded with visitors, historical structures affiliated with the National Palaces in the country welcomed more than 7 million visitors in 2023.

The number of visitors to the palaces, mansions, pavilions and museums increased by 9 percent in 2023 compared to the previous year, reaching 7,261,241.

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