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300th Flight Destination of Turkish Airlines is Phuket

Flying to more countries and also international destinations than any other airline in the world, Turkish Airlines has started to operate four weekly flights to Phuket as from 17th July. The inaugural flight from Istanbul landed at 8.55am in the Phuket International Airport (HKT) and was welcomed by the customary water cannon salutes in a formal ceremony. Deputy Chairman and CEO of Turkish Airlines Mr. Bilal Eksi, commented at the launch ceremony; "Turkish Airlines is excited to be bringing more value and connectivity to its passengers through its ever expanding network. As an award-winning airline that invites people to explore the beauties of our world, it was a natural choice for us to decide on Phuket as our next destination."

Top 10 Tracks That Inspired Ninetoes

Stuttgart -born, Berlin-based producer Özgür Yelmen (a.k.a Ninetoes) has come a long way since slamming onto the house music scene in 2013 with his track Finder – a record that became the most Shazam'd track on the island. Since the release of that seminal smash, he ensured that his alias would be one that would stick, with a slew of releases and remixes being signed by some of the world's most esteemed labels, including Saved Records, Noir, Suara, Mobilee, This & That, Toolroom Records, Stereo Productions, and Snatch and Rouse.

Friends Do Not Deceive Each Other, Erdoğan Tells US General Who Advised YPG's Name Change

Ankara responded Sunday to remarks by a senior U.S. general who admitted on Friday that he personally convinced terror group PKK's Syrian armed wing to change its name so that the U.S. could provide them military aid and a seat at the negotiating table, saying that ally states, "Do not deceive each other." General Raymond Thomas, Commander of the U.S. Special Forces Command, said Turkey was equating the People's Protection Units (YPG) with the PKK, so a solution was needed.

President Trump Likely to Appoint Daniel B. Smith As Next US Envoy to Turkey

Daniel B. Smith of the Bureau of Intelligence and Research will reportedly be appointed as the next U.S. envoy to Ankara after U.S. President Donald Trump announced plans on Friday to nominate current Ambassador to Turkey John Bass as the U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan. According to Turkish media outlets, Smith is the most likely figure to be named as the next U.S. ambassador to Turkey, following reports that Afghanistan will be Bass' next post.

Foreign Buyers Are Snapping Up More American Real Estate Than Ever

One market’s loss, is another market’s gain. Countries like Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand are starting to see foreign buying tapering. However, the United States is starting to see a surge in foreign buying according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). These numbers are showing explosive growth in both the transactions, and dollar volume.

  • Published in Reports

Turkish Big Man Ersan Ilyasova Signs on with the Atlanta Hawks


Washington (AFP) - Turkish forward Ersan Ilyasova and American centre Dewayne Dedmon have signed National Basketball Association (NBA) contracts with the Atlanta Hawks, the team announced on Friday in moves to bolster their front court. Dedmon's deal was reportedly for US$14 million (S$19 million) over two years with Ilyasova getting US$6 million for one season. Ilyasova, set to begin his 10th NBA season, has career averages of 11.0 points, 5.9 rebounds and 1.2 assists over 609 games for the Milwaukee Bucks, Detroit Pistons, Orlando Magic, Oklahoma City Thunder, Philadelphia 76ers and Hawks. The 30-year-old second-round pick in the 2005 NBA Draft is a 44 per cent shooter, hitting 36.6 per cent from 3-point range.

  • Published in Sports
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