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Underworld figure at centre of AFP’s biggest criminal sting outed as hotel owner

An Australian fugitive who unwittingly helped the AFP execute a three-year global operation has been revealed as the owner of a boutique hotel.

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Aviation

Three dead, 179 injured after plane skids off runway in Istanbul

by Christian Fleetwood

A passenger plane flying into Istanbul has crashed 100 feet into a ditch after skidding off a runway.

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Destinations

Tourism

Terror toll on Turkey’s tourism

by Amy Bryant

Following another attack in Turkey’s capital on New Year’s Eve, the country’s tourism industry faces a bleak outlook.

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Destinations

Reconsider Istanbul, Ankara travel: DFAT

by Lisa MArtin - AAP

Australians are being urged to reconsider their need to travel to Istanbul and Ankara in Turkey because of the increasing threats of terrorism.

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Destinations

Turkish tourism hit by bombing

by DPA

Turkish hotel cancellations have begun to pour in following this week’s suicide bombing in Istanbul which killed 10 Germans, tourism officials have revealed.

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Destinations

Istanbul tourist blast kills at least 10

by AAP

An explosion in the heart of Istanbul’s historic Sultanahmet tourist district has killed at least 10 people and wounded 15.

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Aviation

Turkish plane diverted over bomb threat

by AFP

A bomb threat scrawled in lipstick on a bathroom mirror – this isn’t a hoax.

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Destinations

What to see in TripAdvisor’s top destinations

by Hannah Edensor

Getting to a destination is half the adventure, but once you’re there, how do you decide what to do?

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Aviation

Turkey plans new airport

by Stuart Williams - AFP

Turkish Airlines is aiming to double its passenger numbers in less than a decade with the help of an ambitious planned new airport near Istanbul.

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Destinations

Aussies flock to Turkey ahead of ANZAC Day

by Hannah Edensor

Aussies are travelling to Turkey in droves for this year’s commemorative services, with the numbers doubling compared to April 2014.

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News

Istanbul voted best travel destination

The birth of Prince George appears to have helped put London in the spotlight, with world travellers judging it the […]

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News

Hoteliers react amid Greek woes

Sales to Greece have collapsed amid the Eurozone crisis with Cox and Kings chief executive Steve Reynolds describing prices as […]

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