Türkiye to light first gas flare on land from Black Sea in March 2023: Minister

Energy Minister Fatih Dönmez said the work on the natural gas discovered in the Black Sea continues and they aim to "burn this gas on land in the first quarter of 2023, in March."

Türkiye aims to finalize its current drills for natural gas in the Black Sea wells in 2023, the minister told the Anadolu Agency on Aug. 11.

Türkiye targets to send Turksat 6A to space next year

Türkiye aims to send another satellite, Türksat 6A, to space in the second quarter of 2023, Transport Minister Adil Karaismailoğlu has said.

Türkiye was one of the countries to send two new-generation satellites to orbit within a year, he said, referring to the launches of Türksat 5A at the start of 2021, and Türksat 5B toward the end of 2021.

Turkish woman wins UK reality show ‘Love Island’

Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu, a Turkish-English actress and model, has been crowned the winner of "Love Island," a U.K. reality show, with her Italian partner, Davide Sanclimenti, winning the show's $61,000 prize money.

The pair, both 27, said they "could not believe" they won at the end of the ITV2 dating show's final stage on late Aug. 2.

State Department dismisses territorial claims against Greece by Erdogan’s coalition partner

A US State Department spokesperson responded to a map released by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ultra-right MHP party leader Devlet Bahceli, showing many Greek Aegean islands and most of Crete as Turkish, by yet another firm affirmation that for the US the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Greece is not disputed.