For the first time since the July 15, 2016, failed coup, I spent a full nine-day cut off from what's been going on in Turkey. This was not the first time. Together with a group of very close friends, who have become closer than family members to us, we were on a cruise tour in western Mediterranean.
Romania's oldest online travel agency Paravion.ro will undergo restructuring and shut its Turkish unit Bavul due to security issues in Turkey and currency depreciation, it said on Aug. 7.
Paravion took over online tourism platform Bavul, which has about 300,000 users, from Turkish mobile operator Turkcell in 2015.
Turkey's largest mobile phone operator Turkcell's annual general meeting on May 25 approved the distribution of a three billion lira ($841 million) dividend, a company official has told Reuters.
The company stated on May 24 that shareholders of Turkcell Holding, which holds 51 percent of Turkcell, agreed to propose the three billion lira dividend.
Turkcell, Turkey's biggest mobile operator, and Vodafone, one of top three mobile operators active in Turkey, were honored for their humanitarian work in supporting Syrian refugees at a major sector conference late on Feb. 26.
The award came at the GSM Association's (GSMA) Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.