Thursday, April 15, 2021


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Blasts at Turkish fireworks factory kill 2, injure 73

A series of large explosions shook a fireworks factory in northwest Turkey’s Sakarya province on Friday, killing two people and wounding 73, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Friday.

60 people detained for spreading false information about COVID-19

The Turkish Interior Ministry on Friday said authorities have detained a total of 64 people for disseminating false information about COVID-19 epidemic via social media.

Istanbul airport reopens after plane crashes on landing, killing 3

Flights resumed at Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen Airport on Thursday after a passenger plane skidded off a runway and broke apart as it landed in bad weather.

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