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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.

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.

Will there be Formula 1 Competition in Turkey again?

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Years of just little success lead to the result of staying away from Turkish Istanbul Park for some years. Now discussions started again to bring back the yearly event to Turkey, hopefully for 2013 already.

Turkish mogul aims to buy at least three Greek islands / Fikret İnan

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According to TODAY’S ZAMAN, the chairman of a leading Turkish construction company has said he wants to buy at least three Greek islands the debt-ridden nation plans to sell, in what may be termed a fire sale, because of the latest agreement it made with its international lenders, the European Union and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

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