Category Archives: Trabzon

Turkey to celebrate independence day

Thursday August 30 is Turkey’s independence day. Government offices, banks, schools and many businesses will be closed for the day.

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Authorities investigating reports of radioactive materials on Iranian plane

Turkey’s Interior Minister said authorities are investigating reports that the Iranian plane that crashed in Trabzon Sunday was carrying radioactive materials.

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Wreakage from missing plane found

Turkish rescue workers find wreckage from the Iranian plane that went missing near Trabzon Sunday. Both pilots were killed in the crash.

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Large May Day demonstration expected Tuesday

Many Turkish labor unions and workers are expected to hold large demonstrations Tuesday in honor of International Workers’ Day (May Day).

Buying a home is next to impossible for most Turks

Most people in Turkey cannot afford to buy a home. The average monthly loan payment is 1800 YTL, which is higher than 80% of the population’s monthly income.

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Turkey celebrates children’s day

Schools, government offices and many private companies will be closed Monday April 23 in honor of Children’s Day.

Helicopter crash in Trabzon

A helicopter carrying French kayakers in Trabzon crashed Sunday.  The gendarmerie rescued all six people on board and all are in good condition.

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