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Price caps set for intercity buses

The Turkish government has set price caps for coach services between the country's cities based on the distance traveled.
According to the decision published in the Official Gazette, the maximum bus fare for a trip up to 115 kilometers in distance will be 100 Turkish Liras (or around $14) while travelers will be charged 130 liras for up to a 250-kilometer trip.

Presidency calls for unity in world in concert marking national day

The Turkish Presidency organized a concert to celebrate April 23 National Sovereignty and Children's Day with the slogan "From seven hills to seven continents."

The concert, which called for love and unity messages for the whole world, was broadcast live on the YouTube channel of the Republic of Turkey Directorate of Communications.

Turkish doctor succumbs to coronavirus

A Turkish doctor has died after contracting coronavirus from his patient.

Dr. Cemil Taşçıoğlu, who succumbed to the disease on April 1, was a professor of Internal Medicine at Istanbul University.

Speaking to Anadolu Agency, professor Dr. Tufan Tükek, dean of Istanbul University, said Taşçıoğlu had tested positive for the virus and was being treated since March 16.