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Turkey’s biggest aero event kicks off in Istanbul

Teknofest, Turkey's largest aerospace and technology gathering and the world's second-biggest aviation event, kicked off on Sept. 21 in Istanbul.

The five-day festival, jointly organized by the Turkish Technology Team Foundation (T3) and the Industry and Technology Ministry, is going to last until Sept. 26 in Istanbul's Atatürk Airport.

Turkey defeats Spain, wins European amputee football championship

Turkey sealed a back-to-back European championship title after the national amputee football team defeated Spain 6-0 in Sept. 19's final.

Turkey clinched the trophy with goals from Ömer Güleryüz (3), Kemal Güleş (2), and Rahmi Özcan at Cracovia Stadium in Krakow, Poland.

They dominated the tournament by scoring 36 goals and conceding only two.

Turkey extends security wall along Iran border: Interior minister

Turkey is adding 242 kilometers more to its security wall along the border with Iran in the eastern province of Van to curtail migration, Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu said on Sept. 15.

"We will add another 242 km to the 221 km we have erected so far at our borders with Iran in the east," he said at a migration board meeting.

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