Aria Bendix, provided by Published 8:25 am PST, Monday, January 21, 2019 A photo shows hundreds of houses part of the Sarot Group's Burj Al Babas project on December 15, 2018 close to the town centre of Mudurnu in the Bolu northwestern region. - The project to build 732 villas and a shopping centre -- which began in 2014 -- encountered difficulties as Sarot Group applied for bankruptcy protection. Sarot Group made the decision to apply for bankruptcy protection after some of their Gulf customers could not pay for the villas they had bought as part of the $200 million (175 million euros) project, Sarot's deputy chairman, Mezher Yerdelen, said. The villas are worth between $400,000 to 500,000 each. less A photo shows hundreds of houses part of the Sarot Group's Burj Al Babas project on December 15, 2018 close to the town centre of Mudurnu in the Bolu northwestern region. - The project to build 732 villas and a ... more … [Read more...] about There’s a $200 million abandoned village of Disney-like castles in Turkey. Take a look inside.
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The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) will see the planet's political and business elites descend on the Swiss city of Davos this week. The Local takes a closer look. What’s the WEF? The WEF was set up in 1971 in Geneva by social entrepreneur Klaus Schwab. Independent and not-for-profit, it aims to bring political and business leaders together to help them collaborate on global challenges and find solutions. According to its 2017-18 annual report, the WEF’s revenue of 327 million Swiss francs (€288 million) went towards activities supporting engagement in the fields of digital economy, education, healthcare, IT, mobility, the environment and energy, among others. What happens at Davos? The WEF’s glitzy annual meeting, which runs from Tuesday to Friday this week, is being held for the 49th year. The gathering sees itself as the “foremost creative force for engaging the world’s top … [Read more...] about Davos 2019: What you need to know about ‘the world’s most exclusive business bash’
For many, moving to France to set up a gîte business would be a dream come true. But those who actually go through with it often find it can actually be a bit of a nightmare as the property drains their savings and the thought of ever being able to make a living out of their gite seems, increasingly, like fantasy. Sally Stone, CEO of Les Bons Voisins -- an extensive network of property managers in France -- gives her tips for how to make a success of your gîte business in France. Do... ... realise that standards are high Guests’ expectations are vastly different nowadays from just a few years ago. They might be looking for a self-catering holiday but they expect a hotel standard environment. Photo: Vicki Burton/Flickr ...realise how competitive the market is There is a vast amount of choice is so, ignoring one key element – like not providing wifi will … [Read more...] about Essential dos and don’ts for running a gîte in France
Menelaos Hadjicostis, Associated Press Published 3:21 pm, Monday, May 21, 2018 Photo: Balint Porneczi /Bloomberg Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 The Total SA company sign is seen outside their headquarters in the La Defense business district in Paris, France. French energy company Total says it is looking to expand its search for natural gas off Cyprus’ south coast and seeks to secure another exploratory drilling license, days after warning it could exit Iran over renewed U.S. sanctions there. less The Total SA company sign is seen outside their headquarters in the La Defense business district in Paris, France. French energy company Total says it is looking to expand its search for natural gas off ... more Photo: Balint Porneczi /Bloomberg France’s Total boosts Cypriot gas plan as it eyes Iran exit 1 / 1 … [Read more...] about France’s Total boosts Cypriot gas plan as it eyes Iran exit
THE ISIS knifeman who killed one and injured four others while rampaging through Paris last night is an asylum seeker from war-ravaged Chechnya. The 21-year-old attacker, named by prosecutors as Khamzat Asinov, claimed asylum in France with his family in the early 2000s and was on a security watch-list because of suspected links to ISIS. The suspected terrorist is believed to have shouted "kill me before I kill you" as he attacked innocent passersby on a busy Parisian street. A Paris prosecutor said the attacker shouted: "Allahu Akbar" before he was shot dead by police marksmen. Journalist Charles Pellegrin said: "I came out of a comedy show near Opéra in central Paris and was immediately told to go back in because there was a madman with a knife. "Once back inside we heard sirens and two gun shots. "I then spoke to eyewitnesses who told me a man stabbed multiple people at random." Now prosecutors in the French capital have confirmed that the so far unnamed killer was to an … [Read more...] about Paris attack ISIS knifeman was born in Chechnya before claiming asylum in France a decade before murderous rampage that left one dead