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Garanti Bank has begun to offer a new “non resident mortgage” to foreigners looking to purchase property in Turkey. With the new service the...

Istanbul airport launches fingerprint scan

The Biometric Automatic Passage System, which allows travelers to get in and out of Turkey by simply scanning their fingerprints at the airport,...

Turkey introduces new electronic payment system TROY

Turkey is introducing a new electronic card payment clearing system called TROY, the InterBank Card Centre (BKM) announced on Thursday. Electronic payment cards...

Turkey expects heavy rain and snowfall during the next few days

The new cold weather front that is moving from the Balkans and the Black Sea toward Turkey will affect the entire country and...

Turkish professor, Aziz Sancar, part of the team that wins Nobel Chemistry Prize

Aziz Sancar, a Turkish professor at the University of North Carolina, wins Nobel Chemistry Prize along with Tomas Lindahl and Paul Modrich, with their...

Salt therapy room good for respiratory diseases

For the last two years, a salt therapy room in Istanbul's Beykoz district has attracted more than 5,000 people. As an alternative treatment, two-and-a-half tons...

Discovery of amulet changes history of Ephesus

The History of the ancient city of Ephesus was believed to have stretched back 8,000 years ago, but the discovery of an amulet...

An experience of foreign travelers on overnight buses in Turkey

If you decide to take overnight buses to somewhere in Turkey as a foreign traveler, there are some details to note including booking...

Transformation of Ottoman coffeehouses to the present

Coffehouses started to spread in Istanbul after 1554 when the first two coffeehouses opened in the city. First, the Ottoman administration did not interfere...

Plastic waste to be converted into shelters for street animals

The Kucukcekmece Municipality of Istanbul has signed a protocol envisaging plastic waste to be collected systematically and turned into shelters for street...

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