Turkish Airlines cancels flights to Sudanese capital

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Turkey’s national flag carrier on Thursday cancelled its reciprocal flights to the Sudanese capital Khartoum amid a military coup in the northeaste­rn African country. Departure flights from Khartoum airport were on hold and only arrivals are allowed. Turkish Airlines cancelled two reciprocal flights -- TK680 and TK681 -- to Khartoum. Earlier Thursday, the Sudanese army announced the “removal” of President Omar al-Bashir and the imposition of a two-year

“transition­al phase.” In a televised statement, Defense Minister Awad ibn Auf also announced the imposition of a one-month curfew -starting Thursday evening -- and a three-month countrywid­e state of emergency.

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