Turkey

Mosque construction halted in Istanbul grove, Üsküdar Municipality declares

Mosque construction halted in Istanbul grove, Üsküdar Municipality declares

October 30th, 2014 | Good Morning Turkey
Istanbul’s Üsküdar Municipality has decided to halt the construction of a small mosque next to the Validebağ grove, after activists continued to brave inclement weather by camping out on the site to prevent the cutting down...
Turkey ranks 55 out of 189 countries in ease doing business: Report

Turkey ranks 55 out of 189 countries in ease doing business: Report

October 30th, 2014 | Good Morning Turkey
Turkey ranks 55 out of 189 countries in the World Bank’s latest annual Ease of Doing Business report, dropping four spots from last year mainly due to the rise in company registration fees. Turkey ranked 55 out of the 189...

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United States

US urges coalition to wage online battle against ISIL

US urges coalition to wage online battle against ISIL

October 27th, 2014 | Good Morning Turkey
Washington called Oct. 27 for the battle against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) to be extended to the Internet,...
Billy Hayes of ‘Midnight Express’ to raise Turkish flag

Billy Hayes of ‘Midnight Express’ to raise Turkish flag

October 27th, 2014 | Good Morning Turkey
The real-life character from the controversial movie “Midnight Express,” which was accused of misrepresenting Turkey to the...

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