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Coronavirus has brought heightened mortality to Greece, having led to 25% more deaths in the summer than in the period before the start of the pandemic. Cyprus is on the same path, with the excess mortality reaching 26%, when in the rest of Europe the corresponding percentage fell to 4.4% last July, according to Eurostat data.
Expecting a total amount of nearly $7.5 billion in sales to foreigners this year, the Turkish property market ranks among the top 10 in the world, according to an executive of a sectoral association.
"Foreign real estate buyers' interest in Turkey has soared in the last two years," said Hakan Bucak, a board member of the Real Estate International Promotion Association (Gigder).
While Greece turns to increased surveillance and more border patrols on its land and sea borders with Turkey to meet an anticipated new wave of refugees from Afghanistan, following the withdrawal of US troops and that country's fall to the Taliban, human rights experts have criticized well documented reports of violent pushbacks.