Emine Erdoğan

Istanbul to host Turkey-Africa business forum next week

The third edition of the Turkey-Africa Economic and Business Forum will be held on Oct. 21-22 in Istanbul with a high-level attendance.

The event will include a ministerial meeting, B2B debates, signing ceremonies, and panels in which several topics such as cooperation in agriculture, pandemic, innovation and financing will be discussed.

Turkish conjoined twins to return after successful op in UK

Turkish conjoined twin brothers Yiğit and Derman will set off on their journey back to Turkey after more than six months of medical operations and healing in the British capital London to separate them.

The two-year-old twins, who were born with their heads joined to each other, will be taken back to Turkey early on June 9 in an ambulance plane sent by the Turkish Health Ministry.

Turkey to impose three-day lockdown in 31 provinces

Turkey will impose a three-day lockdown between May 1 and May 3 on 31 provinces as part of efforts to stem the spread of the coronavirus, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said.

Speaking after a cabinet meeting on April 27, Erdoğan said that the three-day lockdown in 31 cities will start on May 1 holiday.