Prosecutors in Istanbul issued arrest warrants for 118 people, including 98 on-duty soldiers, as part of an investigation into Fetullah Terrorist Organisation.
President Erdogan inaugurates new emergency hospital in Istanbul named after Dr Murat Dilmener, a Turkish doctor and academic who died from coronavirus on May 3.
Turkey imposed a range of measures after recording its first case on March 11, including weekend and holiday curfews, travel bans and closures of restaurants, bars and cafes.
First flights from Istanbul will leave for major provinces of Ankara, Izmir, Antalya and Trabzon, says Turkish transport minister.
The program began with images taken by a drone of routes Fatih Sultan Mehmet navigated and arrived at Hagia Sophia by carrying ships on land while conquering Istanbul.
Fatih vessel will start its first drilling in Black Sea in mid-July, Turkish Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Donmez said.
"Within the framework of the agreement we reached with Libya we will be able to start our oil exploration operations there within three to four months," said Energy Minister Fatih Donmez.
On May 29, 1453, the ancient Roman city of Constantinople was conquered by the Ottoman Turks. Many historians consider the event – and this day – as marking the end of the Middle Ages and the beginning of Europe's early modern period.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan inaugurates Democracy and Liberties Island, in Sea of Marmara, southeast of Istanbul, on 60th anniversary of first coup in country that led to execution of then PM Adnan Menderes and his aides.
The train services suspended on March 28 due to coronavirus outbreak will resume in four routes with 16 services in a day, Transport and Infrastructure Minister Adil Karaismailoglu said in a statement.
Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed and dismembered at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in October 2018, in a case that tarnished the reputation of de facto ruler Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Like other Muslim countries, Turkey is preparing for a subdued Eid given that much of the country will still be under lockdown due to the pandemic.
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