US Chamber of Commerce to open Istanbul office to boost ties
Nov16

US Chamber of Commerce to open Istanbul office to boost ties

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has decided to open an off Istanbul office in a bid to boost trade and investments between the Turkey and the United States.

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Justin Bieber Stops Istanbul Concert Twice To Honor Muslim Prayer
May03

Justin Bieber Stops Istanbul Concert Twice To Honor Muslim Prayer

Justin Bieber stopped his performance twice mid-concert last night in Istanbul to honor the ‘Azan’, the Islamic call to prayer. Worldwide famous Canadian singer Justin Bieber performed his first-ever concert in Turkey Thursday night for 30,000 fans at the Istanbul Technical University’s Ayazağa Campus Stadium. Although the mega pop-star was initially booed for coming on stage two hours late, by the end of his performance the...

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Get Your Turkish Visa Online For a City Trip to Istanbul
Apr25

Get Your Turkish Visa Online For a City Trip to Istanbul

Foreign nationals planning to visit Turkey will now be able to obtain their visas online through an electronic visa application system (e-Visa) launched by the Republic of Turkey on April 17. The new online based visa system allows for applications and visa fees to be paid online, allowing travelers the comfort of applying for a visa to Turkey from their home or office, thereby also easing the workload of Turkey’s overseas...

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Turkey launches easy online visa system e-Visa
Apr18

Turkey launches easy online visa system e-Visa

The Turkish government has made it extremely easy for tourists to get a Turkish Visa. Now you can apply for Turkish visa online! As of April 17, 2013, electronic visa (e-Visa) replaces “sticker visa” which was issued at the border crossings. This means no more going to local embassies or waiting inline at the airport to obtain a visa. So convenient! E-Visa is an endorsement that allows the bearer to enter Turkey. It replaces...

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Istanbul home to most mosques in Turkey
Mar07

Istanbul home to most mosques in Turkey

Turkey has 82,693 mosques, the most of which are in the country’s largest city, Istanbul, according to Religious Affairs Directorate data. Istanbul, as the capital of the Ottoman Empire since 1453 and the largest city in the Middle East, contains a great number of mosques. Istanbul has 3,113 mosques, including the historical Sultanahmet Mosque and the Süleymaniye Mosque. The eastern province of Tunceli, which has the highest...

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