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74 malls under construction in Turkey: Report

Some 74 new malls are currently being constructed across Turkey, with Istanbul boasting the biggest rise in square meters reserved for malls, according to a new sector report. 

Istanbul, which has 93 malls at present, is set to add 22 malls to its portfolio with new investments, according to a report conducted by the IT and consulting company Maptriks. 

Thoughts on a day without electricity

On March 31, a rare thing in our century happened in Turkey. A major power outage hit most cities in the country. It was a day to remember.

According to daily Hürriyet, a technical problem in the system of the Turkish Electricity Conduction Company (TE?A?), which operates energy transmission lines, led to the massive outage.

Two Armed Men Raid Office of Turkey's Ruling Party in Istanbul

Two intruders, who are reportedly armed, entered a district office of Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) in the Kartal district of Istanbul on Wednesday.

Turkish TV showed one of the man waving a flag out of the window of the AKP building, the BBC reports.

Turkish media stated that security forces entered the building and took the attackers into custody.

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