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Muslims around the world are today celebrating the Ramadan feast

28th July 2014 Turkish people and most Muslims around the world are today celebrating the Ramadan feast after a month of fasting.The religious feasts are determined by the lunar calendar and although the calendar has 12 months, it drifts each solar year by 11 to 12 days.Thus, local authorities need to determine...
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New Ankara - İstanbul high speed train line

27th July 2014 Making its debut on Friday 25th July, the new Ankara - İstanbul high speed train line will slash by half the seven-hour journey time between the two cities.The 533 kilometer long Ankara-İstanbul line will transport passengers in just three-and-a-half hours and will make nine stops en route. Prime...
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Compulsory health insurance scrapped for those over 65

2nd July 2014 An announcement by the British Consulate. UKinTurkey
 
Update to the Health Insurance requirement for Residence Permits: We have recently received information from the General Directorate of Migration Management (GDMM) that the health insurance requirement for residence permit applications...
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