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Türkiye

News: The United Nations has agreed to a formal request for the name change from Turkey. Turkey will now be known as Türkiye. Domestically, citizens refer to the land as Turkiye, but its anglicised version ‘Turkey’ was adopted internationally.

Why have they proposed to change the name?
• Turkey government was not pleased with the Google search results that came up for the word ‘Turkey’.
• Some of these results included the large bird that is served for Thanksgiving and Christmas meals in North America.
• According to Cambridge Dictionary’s definition, the term ‘turkey’ means ‘something that fails badly’ or ‘a stupid or silly person’.

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