Oil flow resumes in Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline after Turkey blast

ANKARA, Jan 19 (Reuters) - The flow of crude oil through the Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline has resumed, after it was halted on Tuesday due to a blast near the pipeline in the southeastern Turkish province of Kahramanmaras, officials said on Wednesday. The explosion, which a senior security source later said was...
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50 Best Destinations To Spend Your Points In 2022

Editorial Note: We earn a commission from partner links on Forbes Advisor. Commissions do not affect our editors' opinions or evaluations. Spots off the beaten path present opportunities for both exciting and accessible trips. More of the world is open at the beginning of 2022 than at the beginning of...
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Turkey's Trendyol Plans Dual IPO When Revenue Abroad Is 30-35%

ANKARA (Reuters) -Turkish e-commerce firm Trendyol, backed by Chinese internet giant Alibaba, plans a dual-listing IPO in New York or London when its income from foreign sales reaches 30-35% of total revenue, the group's chief executive said. Trendyol, one of Turkey's best known platforms, has drawn backing from foreign investors...

Air Serbia Plans A Significant Summer 2022 Network Expansion

Air Serbia today unveiled its first significant expansion from its base in Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport since the outbreak of the pandemic. The airline will launch one brand new route to Spain, resume a route to Croatia, and convert a charter route to Italy and a charter route to Spain into scheduled services. Serbia’s national airline is following the trend of European airlines boosting capacity to leisure destinations.

Air Astana restores full operations

Air Astana has completely restored its route network and to 15 domestic and 30 international destinations. The state of emergency in Kazakhstan affected the Air Astana Group operations, with 178 international and 621 domestic flights by Air Astana and FlyArystan being cancelled between January 5th and 12th, 2022. Flights from...

Pop star sparks protests over insult to Islam

Criminal complaints have been filed against Turkish singer Sezen Aksu for allegedly insulting Adam and Eve in a 2017 song. Iconic Turkish singer Sezen Aksu has come under fire from government and religious officials who accuse her of insulting Adam and Eve in lyrics to her 2017 song 'Sahane Bir Sey Yasamak' (which roughly translates to 'Living is a wonderful thing').

Changing times for Saudi’s once feared morality police

In deeply conservative Saudi Arabia the religious police once elicited terror, chasing men and women out of malls to pray and berating anyone seen mingling with the opposite sex. But the stick-wielding guardians of public morality have watched gloomily as in recent years their country eased some social restrictions —...

London named Europe’s most popular destination for 2022

London has been crowned Europe’s most popular destination for 2022 in the latest edition of the Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards.The UK capital was also the second most popular destination in the world, beaten only by Dubai.It trumped other popular European cities including Rome, Paris and Barcelona, which came third, fifth and sixth respectively.The UK had another showing in the European top 10, with Edinburgh coming in ninth place.London was also named the second best place in the world for food, pipped to the top spot by Rome.“From Shoreditch’s swaggering style to Camden’s punky vibe and chic Portobello Road, London is...

Libya, Turkey sign agreement on youth capacity building

For Advertising Enquiries,Contact us at +917087019003. The Libyan Minister of Youth Fathallah Al-Zani has signed an agreement on capacity building for youth with the Turkish Minister of Youth and Sports Mehmet Kasapoglu. The agreement, which was signed in Istanbul, includes cooperation between the two ministries on a number of programmes...

Air Serbia announces new destinations for the summer

Starting on April 21, 2022, Air Serbia will launch new scheduled direct flights between Belgrade and Valencia, as well as seasonal flights to three new destinations in Europe – Bari, Palma de Mallorca and Rijeka, starting from June 5, 2022. Flights between Belgrade and Valencia will operate twice a...

In Turkey, a veteran pop star is facing scrutiny over song lyrics

“It is a wonderful thing to live” written by Turkey's music icon, Sezen Aksu, debuted in 2017. Five years later, Aksu, shared the video for the same song via her YouTube channel ahead of New Year celebrations. The YouTube video was accompanied by a message from Aksu, wishing her fans a year of humanity, freedom, and solidarity. Little did the singer know that soon she would face a barrage of criticism over the song lyrics and her character. Aksu is being accused of degrading religious values because one sentence in the song reads, “Give my regards to the ignorant Eve and Adam.”

Türk Telekom hails 2Gbps Wi-Fi 6 trial, WBA looks to Wi-Fi 7

Turk Telekom says it has successfully completed Wi-Fi 6E trials designed to demonstrate how the tech improves speed and capacity in different end-user scenarios. Türk Telekom CTO Yusuf Kıraç said, “As the first operator to trial the Wi-Fi 6E solution in Turkey, we were able to achieve a connection speed of 2 Gbps and above with low latency in the tests we conducted in the test laboratory established at Türk Telekom's Istanbul Acıbadem campus.
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Turkish Airlines is latest travel brand to announce Super Bowl commercial

As consumers return to travel, travel brands are using the Super Bowl to tout their wares. The latest is Turkish Airlines, which confirmed today that it will return with a national spot in the Feb. 13 game after a two-year hiatus. See which brands are buying ads in Super Bowl...

Knowledge Corner: #BSCFCU Facts | Hertha Berlin

The longing for the final in your living room is huge. Year after year, Hertha makes a new attempt to take the DFB Cup final at the Olympic Stadium. On Wednesday (8:45pm) our Blues and Whites have a chance to reach the quarter-finals again for the first time in 2,170 days – and thus one step closer to the big dream. “We are really looking forward to the match against Al Ittihad, but we also know the quality of the opponent. With our fans behind us – both in the stadium and in front of the screens – we want to reach the quarter-finals!” Sporting director Arne Friedrich does not beat the bush. Pre-cup derby against 1. FC Union Embark on statistical research and take note of the facts worth knowing – provided by lead partner Autohero.

Tripadvisor ranks Las Vegas most popular US destination for 2022

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Despite the ongoing struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic, travelers are eager to visit Sin City this year. According to Tripadvisor, Las Vegas is the highest-rated destination in the U.S. for 2022. Las Vegas ranks ahead of two Hawaiian destinations in the top ten and New York City, the former top U.S. destination.