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Turkish Private Health Insurance Reduced Again

17th January 2017 The cost of FIT private health insurance, created for the Turkish residence permit has been reduced for the fourth time.These premiums are applicable from 16 January 2017.Prices have been reduced by a whopping 10 percent on Groupama Foreigners insurance, this includes ALL AGES UP TO 65 YEARS...
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Don’t be stopped from enjoying a Turkish Holiday Says UK news show and senior BBC journalist!

16th January 2017 Yeah you read that right some positive news about Turkey! It’s fair to say 2016 wasn’t the best year for Turkey or many other places after all there’s many reasons why people celebrated this long and difficult year finally coming to an end. But 2017 could be the start of better...
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Turkey to offer citizenship to foreigners who buy $1 mln in property, invest $2 mln

13th January 2017 Turkey will grant citizenship to foreigners who buy properties worth at least $1 million and invest a minimum of $2 million or deposit at least $3 million in a bank account for more than three years, according to a revised decree that was published in the Official Gazette on Jan. 12, Doğan News...
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Snowstorm and icy weather cripple Turkey

9th January 2017 Heavy snow and icy weather has gripped Turkey, paralyzing roads, ferries and airports.Heavy snowfall and below-freezing temperatures since Friday have enveloped Turkey, causing havoc on Turkey's roads, ferries and airports.Heavy snow and high winds have brought most transportation to a standstill,...
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Turkey’s inflation rate rises more than expected after hikes in tobacco, alcohol prices

8th January 2017 Turkey’s inflation rate rose more than expected in December mainly due to hikes in prices of tobacco products and alcoholic beverages, a data from the Turkish Statistics Institute (TÜİK) showed on Jan. 3. The annual inflation rate rose to 8.53 percent in December from 7 percent in...
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Groupama Introduces Dedicated Whatsapp Number for Clients

2nd January 2017 Groupama Sigorta have launched a new Whatsapp number on which it's customers can connect directly to an English speaking representive.YellAli/Groupama customers can ask questions in English directly to a dedicated call center personnel. (Please provide your full name and policy number when making...
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Turkey won't stop pursuing its goals in 2017

1st January 2017 President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan highlighted in his New Year's message that Turkey will continue to fight against terrorist organizations and meet its goals in 2017, despite attempts to slow it down and will enjoy a brighter future through unity and solidarity amongst its people.
Noting that Turkey...
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Scores of flights cancelled as Istanbul braces for snow

30th December 2016 Turkish Airlines (THY) announced on Dec. 30 that it had cancelled a total of 258 scheduled domestic and international flights due to bad weather conditions, Doğan News Agency has reported.THY announced that it had cancelled flights planned for Dec. 29, 30 and 31, urging its passengers to monitor...
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What will Turkish tourism do for 2017?

26th December 2016 With the 2016 tourist season now largely over, it is known that the Turkish international tourism sector’s revenues have dropped by over one third over the previous season. While the consensus among many is that the main reason for this unexpectedly large drop is due to the travel ban Russia...
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Turkey-Russia ties to emerge stronger from tragedy

21st December 2016 On Monday evening, Andrey Karlov, Russia's ambassador to Turkey, was shot dead by a 22-year-old police officer in an Ankara art gallery. The shooter, who shouted "Don't forget Aleppo, don't forget Syria" after gunning down the envoy, was killed by law enforcement. At least two people who attended...
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