10 years ago: "You shall fear your people as you fear your God."

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This saying, fixed in Turkish on a garage door in Istanbul, which basically applies everywhere in the world and regardless of any religious orientation or world view, seems to have a completely different interpretation relevance in Turkey.

How to Plan a Luxury Trip Around Germany

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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 rediscovering the 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.

How to Manage Your Finances in Germany

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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

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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

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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.

Erdogan decides to change name: Turkey should become Türkiye

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Erdogan decides to change name: Turkey should become Türkiye

Ankara also wants to use only the Turkish country name in foreign languages ​​in the future. The government wants to use this to improve the country's reputation. However, the move also raises many questions.

Calais - French migration port on the way to England

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Calais - French migration port on the way to England

After many years of abstinence we once again decided going to England, close to the like a sword of Damocles over the island hanging exit attempt from the EU, where no one finally really knows what will happen in this long lasting episode.

Turkey and Russia - Most Dangerous Places to Surf

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A AVG study looks at the safest and most dangerous places to surf the Internet are Turkey, Russia, Armenia and Azerbaijan all being the most likely to face threats while online. The data taken from 144 countries, involving over 100 million PCs, key results are as follows:

The Istanbul Canal Route was announced now.

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The Istanbul Canal Route was announced now.

Up till now there is still peace and tranquility at the Küçükçekmece Gölü (Lake) in the Marmara region, nestled between the Istanbul districts of Küçükçekmece and Avcılar.

Snow across the country - Turkey experienced winter

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Snow across the country - Turkey experienced winter

The meteorologists had announced it a few days ago and it appears as announced: snow almost everywhere in Turkey, even at the Turkish Riviera, snow for the first time since decades.

Turkey’s island Bozcaada to ban vehicles of visitors

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Turkey’s third largest island Bozcaada to ban vehicles of visitors

The Municipality of Bozcaada, located in the northeast of the Aegean Sea, announced its plans to ban all motorized vehicles on the island due to intensive traffic in the popular vacation spot during the summertime.

Visa special provision for Turkish tourists not extended

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Visa special provision for Turkish tourists not extended

A special arrangement with the EU Commission had made it possible for Turkish tourists to travel to one of the Greek islands since the summer of 2012, without first having to go to the Greek consulate for the necessary visa application.

ECHR: Turkey disregards Source Protect of Journalists

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ECHR: Turkey disregards Source Protect of Journalists

Turkey needs to respect the protection of journalists' sources and the freedom of the press more to keep Human Rights, the European Court of Justice published in one of its latest decisions.

Fund-Raising Appeal for Pupils from Nepal

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Fund-Raising Appeal for Pupils from Nepal

Dear readers and followers of alaturka.info, please read and check the following lines of our dear friend Ann from Kale Emlak in Side for helping pupils in Nepal since they have lost most of their school buildings as well as all their education materials.

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