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Turkey Delays DST End

26th September 2015 Turkey will end Daylight Saving Time (DST) two weeks later than normal. Clocks will be turned back one hour from 4:00 (4 am) to 3:00 (3 am) local time on Sunday, November 8, 2015.
Normally the DST schedule in Turkey is synchronized with the DST change in Europe. Most European countries will switch...
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Heavy rain throughout Turkey during Bayram Holiday

23rd September 2015 Most parts of Turkey will experience heavy rain during the Qurban Bayram (Feast of Sacrifice) holiday, according to weather forecasters. Although the temperature has been above seasonal norms for some time now, the temperature will drop 3-6 degrees Celsius in the Marmara, Aegean, Mediterranean,...
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e-commerce giant pulls out of Turkey

21st September 2015 The global e-commerce company Groupon announced it was pulling out of Turkey on the 24th of August. Turkey was not the only Country that Groupon announced it would be pulling out from as they also announced they would be pulling out of Greece. 

Groupon launched in 2008 and by 2011 it was...
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Uncertain times ahead as we wait for the November election

10th September 2015 After weeks of uncertainty we know that Turkey is holding another general election on the 1st of November. The first general election which was held on June 7th resulted in a hung parliament and coalition talks between the governing Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the opposition parties...
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Refugee crisis: Ways to make a difference

7th September 2015 The fate of refugees in Europe has gripped the world’s attention following the publication of the image of the body of one victim: a 3-year-old Syrian boy washed up on a Turkish beach.When confronted with this latest “viral” image to come out of the Syrian conflict, many...
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Obtaining an evisa direct from Airports in Turkey - Reminder

1st September 2015 Obtaining an evisa direct from Airports in Turkey - ReminderNote: Previous article can be found here.Reminder - Visitors arriving to Turkey without a valid e-visa will be allowed to purchase an entry visa from Turkish airports, either by interactive kiosk placed at arrivals, or directly from border...
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