Turkish coast guards continue to search for nine missing crew members of Ukraine-bound commercial ship Joe 2 that sank close to Türkiye's southern province of Antalya.
Türkiye welcomed over two million tourists in January 2023 compared to 1.28 million in the same month last year.
Over 50 million tourists have visited Türkiye last year, bringing in $46.2 billion, official data shows.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan tells a gathering in Antalya that Türkiye's growing defence industry is now an envy of others countries as he warns Greece against provocative military actions.
Despite the end of high season, around 8,000-10,000 tourists still fly to the city on a daily basis, according to Antalya City Culture and Tourism Directorate data.
Istanbul, Türkiye's largest city by population and a top tourist destination, welcomed 36.9 percent of all foreign visitors, or 8.5 million.
Türkiye stands for truth and using the right communications tools for peace and stability, as well as presenting its narratives to the entire world, communication chief Fahrettin Altun has said.
The Mediterranean city has attracted tourists from more than 60 countries so far this year.
Ercumen sets new 100-metre record at variable weight free-diving without breathing.
Efforts are underway to put out the remaining 13 blazes in Adana, Antalya, Aydin, Denizli, Isparta and Mugla provinces, Turkey's Agriculture and Forestry Minister Bekir Pakdemirli says.
"Forest fires are an international threat just like Covid-19, and even like the threat from terrorists, that whole world is currently fighting," the Turkish president said.
Agriculture and Forestry Minister Bekir Pakdemirli says a total of 125 fires have erupted since July 28 and 117 of them have been contained.
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