1. Tenpin

    Turks call for Netflix boycott

    https://www.thejakartapost.com/amp/life/2020/04/16/turks-call-for-netflix-boycott-after-rumors-of-gay-character-in-new-show.html Turks call for Netflix boycott after rumors of gay character in new show Rumors of a gay character in a new Turkish Netflix series, Love 101, have ignited calls for...
  2. Camden

    Turks killed 'Far-right extremist' attack

    Germany shooting: 'Far-right extremist' carried out shisha bars attacks A suspected far-right extremist has killed at least nine people in attacks on two shisha bars in a city in western Germany, officials say. Chancellor Angela Merkel said there were many signs the attacker in Hanau had...
  3. Camden

    Turks EU ...they still want to join

    The results surprise me, that still after 20 years since it being recognized as candidature country, and seeing less modernized countries accepted .... with a leader that is far from keen ,slowing down the process in trying to meet the membership criteria. That most Turks still want to join...
  4. Mushtaq

    Erdoğan tells Turks in Germany not to vote for 'Turkey's enemies'

    President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has called on Turks in Germany to not vote for “enemies of Turkey,” claiming that the main reason for the recent crisis between Ankara and Berlin is the “race for votes” ahead of the general elections in Germany. “Right now in Germany the [Social Democrats] SPD...
  5. S

    My family is Gulenist, but not me....why do turks consider gulenists terrorists?

    I am sorry if I have offended anyone, I just wanted to get a Turkish perspective.......I grew up surrounded by gulenists, and raised by gulenists, but I have since distanced myself from that group and I have made arrangements to join another Turk kultur merkiz here in the USA......but I'm...
  6. lynda123

    Turks being dishonest to Turks

    Sold my house in Turkey and everything paid up to date. The house was sold to a Turk in May and the street is 90% Turkish owned. I just received an email 10 weeks later saying the Baskan went to the new owners and told him we had not paid 7 years maintenance fees. Fortunately we have all the...
  7. bal canavar

    People ask why do Turks vote for AKP

    People ask why Turkish people knowing what Erdogan and the AKP is like still vote for them . AKP took 23.7 million votes out of the 48.5 million votes at the election , but there is more than 30 million Turks from families “in need of assistance” who is the one that supplies this aid...
  8. suzyq

    ISIL Beheaded 2 Turks

    The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has beheaded two Turkish men it accused of “spying” for Turkey, according to online reports. A series of photos reportedly released by the extremist group purportedly shows the public killing of the two men in the town of al-Ra'ee in Aleppo...
  9. beyazbayan

    Irish Turks or Turkish Irish?

    A new study has revealed that many Irish men may be able to trace their roots back to Turkey. Photo by: Wikimedia Commons A new study has revealed that many Irish men may be able to trace their roots back to Turkey. Focusing on the role of the Y chromosome, which is passed from father to son...
  10. tykatem

    Turks attack US sailors

    Turks attack US sailors in Istanbul Turkish Protesters Attack And Hood US Sailors Anti-American protesters in Turkey placed white sacks over two US sailors' heads and pelted them with missiles. Turkish Protesters Attack And Hood US Sailors I wonder if the ships company will be given a few...
  11. W

    Do the turks not like the brits

    I have just arrived in Turkey having done the road route from Scotland thru Germany, Austria , Czech Republic, Hungary, Serbia , Bulgaria and into Turkey. From Hungary onwards none of the border controls werea bag of laughs but the Turks take the biscuit for being absolutely disparaging, rude...
  12. YabanciGirl

    Can Turks work in TRNC?

    Hi everyone, I recently got Turkish citizenship and I was wondering ... Can I visit there with just my Kimlik/Turkish ID or would I need to get a Turkish passport? Can I work freely in Northern Cyprus or do I need a work permit?
  13. bickern

    White Turkey for White Turks

    I’m so tired of how we are governed, the people who rule us, the inferiority and the nonstop pathetic nonsense all around us that I want to start a dream country. It will be called White Turkey… (Like Belarus that used to be called White Russia.) This White Turkey will be for white Turks to live...
  14. teosgirl

    Turks Skeptical about home sales to foreigners

    ECONOMICS - Turks skeptical about home sales to foreigners Charlotte
  15. bickern

    Turks overwhelmingly opposed to gov't interference in private lives

    A recent survey has shown that the Turkish public is overwhelming opposed to the government interfering in private lives, with a significant number of people saying the government has actually been meddling in the private sphere. The survey by the MetroPOLL Strategic and Social Research Center...
  16. Carolyn

    What is it about Turks and hospitals?

    I noticed from FB this morning that our friend Fatma's dad was in hospital. How did I know? Because I saw the photo of the old boy tucked up in a hospital bed with his son in law posing at his side whilst his teenage grandson carefully placed a kiss on the old man's head. The diagnosis - high...
  17. C

    Turks on the beach

    Another accurate observatıon from Belgin Alkaltın! BLIND SPOT - Seaside manners of Turks
  18. N

    Rude Turks

    I appreciate that rudeness is not confined to one race or nationality, however I have found that, at bus stops and in banks in particular many normally mild mannered Turkish people behave with a degree of rudeness that would put some of the everyday pond life back in the UK to shame, is there a...
  19. beyazbayan

    Turks attention span

    İs it me or do Turks have the attention span of a goldfish. İ have a Hubby ( nice enough chap) and currently two chidren staying one 11 and one 14 and have noticed they all have an incredible short attention span. İs the normal for Turks or am İ just being a complaining old bag.
  20. M

    Turks and roundabouts

    Can anybody see, or understand why the Turks stop on a roundabout to give priority to those joining. Soooooo many times it causes a gridlock as they all give way to others and nobody can move. To me, this defies logic and just does not make sense.
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