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Flight ban on electronic devices from Turkey to US lifted. Britain expected to follow.

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Dogan News Agency reports the ban on carrying electronic devices in hand luggage from Turkey to the US has now been lifted. It is expected the UK will follow suit soon. The ban, enforced back in March, was put in place by American authorities in an attempt to try and ... Read More »

Summertime all year in Turkey! Clocks are not turning back in October

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An announcement came yesterday by the Turkish government – clocks will stay the same in Turkey and will not turn back an hour on October 30th. We are staying on summertime all year through! The decree agreed by the cabinet on Wednesday said that the summertime setting will remain in ... Read More »

Turkey leads the 2016 Knight Frank House Price Championships

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A report in the Guardian today suggests, “Turkey ‘wins’ 2016 House Price Championships!”. With Euro 2016 just a few days away, property firm Knight Frank ran an analysis and compared house price performance across 23 European countries since the last Euro’s back in 2012. According to the stats, Turkey leads ... Read More »

Erdogan cracking down on smoking outdoors.

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According to the Hurriyet last Tuesday, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan intends imposing an outdoor smoking ban later this year as part of his “war against the habit”. This announcement was made by Mehmet Muezzinoglu, the Turkish Health Minister. It comes the day after Erdogan hosted a World Smoking Cessation Day ... Read More »

“Turkey is a safe port for investment” says Turkish PM

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According to a report yesterday in the Daily Sabah, Turkey’s Prime Minister believes, “Turkey is preforming well”. He believes that the countries current economic reform agenda holds the key for investors seeking opportunities in today’s problematic economy. Turkey’s PM Ahmet Davutoglu arrived in London yesterday on a whistle stop 2 ... Read More »

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