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What makes Istanbul attractive to tourists are its contrasts, according to a seasoned guide. "There are few cities which harbor so much diversity," said Serhan Güngör to Hürriyet Daily News. "The social-cultural cleavages lead to dramatic differences which are very interesting for an outsider to watch and observe," according to Güngör.
The total compensation which will be paid to the family of the late Czech footballer Josef Sural who died in a traffic accident in central Turkey in April is expected to be around 100 million Turkish Liras ($16.5 million), Hürriyet columnist Noyan Doğan has said, basing the number on expert reports.
The U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff told the Hürriyet Daily News on March 6 that they wanted to portray their support for their "Turkish ally and reinforce that the U.S. and Turkey enjoy a strong relationship," in a statement when asked about Turkey-themed photos the U.S. military posted on its Twitter account.
The U.S. government will end the process of the Patriot sale if Turkey proceeds with the purchase of the Russian S-400 air defense systems, a senior U.S. official has told Hürriyet Daily News.
The ban on Turkish soap operas in the Arab world has backfired as the audience learns Turkish to watch from the websites of the Turkish channels, Miriam Berg, an assistant professor at Northwestern University in Qatar, has told Hürriyet Daily News.