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Laptop ban from six Middle Eastern countries set to be lifted (inc. Turkey)

25th July 2017 A ban on passengers carrying laptops and iPads in hand luggage on flights to the UK from the Middle East is set to be lifted, The Daily Telegraph understands.
Travellers flying from Tunisia, Turkey, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Lebanon have been banned from carrying electronic devices larger...
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The 14.99 TL T-shirt that could get you detained in Turkey

24th July 2017 At least 15 people have been detained for wearing what authorities believe is a coded and dangerous message
By Nil Köksal, CBC News Posted: Jul 24, 2017 5:00 AM ET Last Updated: Jul 24, 2017 5:43 AM ET

A former army officer accused of trying to kill Turkey's president during the...
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After the coup: Turkey’s lira one year on

18th July 2017 It’s been a humbling 12 months for the Turkish lira. On the one-year anniversary of the country’s failed coup, the lira ranks as the world’s worst performing currency outside the frontier markets since July 15 last year. The currency has depreciated just under 20 per cent against...
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Turkey extends emergency rule for three more months

17th July 2017 The fourth extension comes almost a year since the state emergency was introduced following a coup attempt.
The parliament of Turkey has approved a three-month extension of the state of emergency which had been in effect since last July's failed military coup.
The move initiated by Prime Minister...
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12th July 2017 At YellAli we are excited to announce our new Find A Trader service.
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Did you know? You can hire a local registered trader...
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‘March for Justice’ Ends in Istanbul

11th July 2017 ISTANBUL — Hundreds of thousands of protesters turned out for a massive rally in Istanbul on Sunday evening, cheering the leader of the opposition as he concluded his three-week March for Justice and threw down a challenge to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to institute changes or face a...
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Turkey to implement mosques in schools under new rules

4th July 2017 Turkey’s Education Ministry unveiled new regulations this week that require every new school in the country be outfitted with gender-separated Muslim prayer rooms.
The new regulations were published in the government’s official newspaper and call for public and private schools under...
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March for ‘justice’ by Erdogan opponents in Turkey gains momentum

4th July 2017 DUZCE, Turkey — The midday sun was roasting, their limbs were aching, and the protesters, from Turkey’s largest opposition party, still had 125 miles to march before Istanbul, their destination. The road had been hard: One elderly protester died of cardiac arrest and another was...
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