11 years ago: Corruption Scandal - the events!

11 years ago: Corruption Scandal - the events!

The case is about dubious gold deals with Iran in connection with circumventing the oil embargo and bribing ministers in the course of construction projects. Effects to this day, including the consequences of the earthquake are part of it.

10 Years: Abuse of violence by police during Gezi protests

Amnesty: Abuse of violence by police during Gezi protests

"The attempt to crush the Gezi Park protests led to a whole series of human rights violations. In particular, we document completely inappropriate violence against peaceful demonstrators and abuse by the police," said Selmin Caliskan, Secretary General of Amnesty International in Germany.

Bursa: President Erdogan more Ottoman-style buildings

Bursa: President Erdogan wants more Ottoman-style buildings

Last but not least, the protest actions around Gezi Park in Istanbul, which, in addition to the protests due to the rigid style of government of the AKP by Prime Minister Erdogan, also had something to do with the planned development of Gezi Park, made it clear that buildings in the Ottoman-Seljuk style were preferably used as part of the city redevelopment style are to be built.

How to Plan a Luxury Trip Around Germany

How to Plan a Luxury Trip Around Germany

Germany is a fascinating blend of the best of both worlds- the mediaeval charm as well as modern innovations. It never fails to amaze its visitors with its historical monuments, the Alpine peaks, the hip modern streets, the breathtaking landscapes, its rich heritage, and its culture.

Turkey discovering pedestrian – an attempt clarification

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Turkey rediscovering the pedestrian – an attempt clarification

Thanks to our attentive reader and observer Buschi, we are once again able to put a memorable article online with the accompanying pictures in the portal. Despite many notices, warnings and even spots on television, the number of people involved in road accidents in Turkey is huge.

Cigarette ban in Turkey, smoking hookahs be banned?

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Cigarette ban in Turkey, smoking hookahs will be banned?

With the consistent ban on nicotine consumption in public places in the last few years since 2009, a wave of indignation initially arose, since the Turks in particular are known for consuming/enjoying huge quantities of cigarettes.

Trends in caravanning industry are on show in Düsseldorf

In Düsseldorf the trends in the caravanning industry are on show

CARAVAN SALON will also live up to its position as the leading trade fair for the caravanning sector this year. From 27 August to 4 September 2022 (Preview Day on 26 August) 736 exhibitors will be presenting motorhomes, caravans and campervans in a wide variety of price ranges in 16 halls and on the outdoor premises.

How to Manage Your Finances in Germany

How to Manage Your Finances in Germany

Learning how to manage your finances abroad can feel complicated, especially if you're switching between currencies to keep on top of your expenses back home.

Another heinous honour killing in Turkey

Another heinous honour killing in Turkey

And again one asks oneself, how is this still possible in a society that is fundamentally modern and how do the representatives of religious faith actually express themselves in the assessment of this heinous act against the background of honour killing?

Deadly attack on doctor sparks protests in Turkey

Deadly attack on doctor sparks protests in Turkey

A deadly attack on a cardiologist has sparked outrage and protests in Turkey, particularly in Istanbul. Doctors took to the streets in several cities across the country today and demonstrated against increasing violence against their profession.

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