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More than 140 Istanbul flights cancelled due to snow

30th December 2015 ISTANBUL - Turkish Airlines cancels services from Ataturk, Sabiha Gokcen airportsTurkish Airlines on Wednesday cancelled more than 140 flights due to bad weather conditions predicted in the Istanbul area.In a statement on its website, the flag carrier said 142 domestic and international...
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YellAli Permit Services

29th December 2015 There’s great news for YellAli members & users as we are proud to reveal our new residence permit service, formally known as “Permit in Turkey”. All these services are now offered under the YellAli brand, so you have the peace of mind and guarantee of the high quality service...
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Turkey to increase security following cyber attacks

28th December 2015 A spokesman for Turkey’s president said the country would increase security following a spate of cyber  attacks last week that affected government websites and some banks.İbrahim Kalın, spokesman for President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, told reporters on Dec. 28 that authorities were...
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Anonymous claims cyber attacks on Turkey, declares cyber-war

24th December 2015 Hacking collective Anonymous has claimed responsibility for the week-long cyberattack on Turkey, which it accused of “supporting” the jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), and threatened additional attacks in case the alleged support continues. ‘Turkey is...
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Russia crisis now threatens Turkey’s winter tourism

21st December 2015 Many sectors have experienced a decrease in business at varying levels on the back of a recent crisis between Russia and Turkey, and the latter's winter tourism facilities are also experiencing repercussions, with hoteliers bemoaning reservation cancelations.As New Year's Eve approaches, tourism...
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Opening of new chapter raises Turkey’s EU hopes

15th December 2015 Turkey has set to revive its efforts to join the European Union by beginning to discuss and negotiate on a new chapter on Dec. 14, as part of a major deal to help Europe solve its migration crisis.The bloc and Ankara accelerated the process after signing a deal to stem the flow of refugees from...
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Turkey fines Twitter

12th December 2015 Turkey fines Twitter over 'terrorist propaganda'Turkey's communications regulator has fined Twitter 150,000 lira (£33,000) for failing to remove "terrorist propaganda".It is the first time such a fine has been issued to the company.No details about the content in question were released by...
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Turkish economy risks losing $9 billion over Russia crisis

8th December 2015 Tensions with Russia could cost Turkey’s economy nine billion dollars in the worst case scenario of “zero relations”, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek said Dec. 7.     Moscow has imposed a series of economic sanctions against Ankara after Turkish fighter...
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YellAli is pleased to announce its latest collaboration with InterNations

7th December 2015 YellAli is pleased to announce its newest corporate member InterNations, the largest global expat networking site. InterNations allows you to find and connect with other expats who have also moved to a new Country.  Now that InterNations is a YellAli corporate member they’ll be providing...
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Declaring 'new beginning,' EU and Turkey seal migrant deal

1st December 2015 Turkey promised to help stem the flow of migrants to Europe in return for cash, visas and renewed talks on joining the EU in a deal struck on Sunday that the Turkish prime minister called a "new beginning" for the uneasy neighbors.Leaders of the European Union met Turkish premier Ahmet Davutoglu in...
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