World Press Photo 13 Exhibition

World Press Photo 13 Exhibition

We went to the Kitzingen City Exhibition Hall to visit the exhibition of World Press Photo Contest 13, which was organized by the World Press Photo Foundation. The foundation has arranged travelling exhibitions in the different parts of the world and more than a hundred cities that NewYork, Moscow, Rome and Tokio are some of them and I am pleased to see the exhibited works in Kitzingen.

Turkish National Day 2013 in Bremen City Hall

Turkish National Day 2013 in Bremen City Hall

As in the many years before, the Honorary Consulate of Turkey in Bremen invites you on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. to a festive event on the occasion of Turkey's national holiday - the venue is the upper town hall of Bremen's town hall.

Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge - Naming = Protests!

Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge - Naming = Protests!

Even if the mass protests in Istanbul, Ankara or Izmir are barely audible due to rigid police measures, many smaller individual actions by protest groups in Turkey show that all the measures ordered or decided from "above", sometimes arbitrary, are no longer acceptable, agrees.

Schwäbisch Haller Salzsieder visits Izmir

Schwäbisch Haller Salzsieder visits Izmir

On the occasion of the 5-year town twinning between Schwäbisch Hall and the Turkish town of Balikesir, the mayor of Schwäbisch Hall and a delegation of council members, citizens and those interested in the town will hold a meeting from 03.09. until September 9th, 2011 in Turkey.

Anniversary: 50th Tour of Turkey begins in Alanya

Anniversary: 50th Tour of Turkey begins in Alanya

In the past few years, we have occasionally reported on various current venues for the Tour of Turkey. This year the cycle race will be held for the 50th time and can therefore look back on a really long tradition.

CDU/CSU group against tightening control of Internet

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CDU/CSU group against tightening control of  Internet

The law to tighten control over the Internet, which has just been passed in Turkey and also signed by President Gül, is being accompanied not only domestically by renewed, massive protest actions in Istanbul, Izmir and Ankara, but also internationally there has been very strong criticism.

UEFA bans for Fenerbahçe and Beşiktaş

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UEFA bans for Fenerbahçe and Beşiktaş

In the truest sense of the word, UEFA has shown the two top Istanbul clubs the red card and banned them from competitive international matches for their fraud pending in court in the 2010/2011 season.

Oscar Tuazon - Alone In An Empty Room

Oscar Tuazon - Alone In An Empty Room

Wood, metal, stone and concrete are the materials used by Oscar Tuazon. Inspired by the do-it-yourself aesthetics as well as by the history of art and building, his constructions move between sculpture and architecture.

Freedom of press remain a major problem

Freedom of press remain a major problem

Probably the most prominent member of the International Association of Book Publishers (IPA), the new chairman of the IPA Freedom to Publish Committee (IFTPC) Ola Wallin, has called on Turkey to finally release the journalists, writers and translators who were arrested after the Anti -Arrested under terror laws, still in custody.

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.

19th EMITT Exhibition Launch - congress tourism and sports

Adrenalin Tutkunları EMITT İstanbul Fuarı'nda Buluşuyor!

Creating a difference with new countries and big innovations. Listed as 5th biggest tourism exhibition of the world, EMITT shall include congress tourism and outdoor sports in its special halls.

The East Mediterranean International Tourism and Travel Exhibition (EMITT) is getting ready to introduce congress tourism and outdoor sports to its agenda. The 19th edition of EMITT will be held 22 - 25 January 2015 in Istanbul, Turkey.

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