Topics :: Turkey

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Amid Hefty Tourism Drop, Turkey Hopes to Weather Storm

By Menelaos Hadjicos | Sep 19
Turkey is counting the cost of a tough year that saw a string of terrorist bombings and the fallout from a diplomatic spat with Moscow that cut deep into the country's crucial tourist trade.

JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts Adds New Jewel to Turkish Crown

By EDGE | Apr 12
JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, will welcome its second JW Marriott Hotel in Turkey on May 15, 2015. The 107-room property is located in the picturesque Yalikavak town on the Bodrum Peninsula with panoramic views of the Aegean Sea.

Turkish Court Fines Gay Man For Tweeting ’Queer’

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | May 22
A court in Turkey fined an LGBT rights activist Thursday for tweeting the word "queer."

A Walking Tour Through Istanbul

By Sisi Tang | Apr 18
Istanbul has much more to offer than grand mosques and bazaars. Away from the din of typical tourist haunts, a walk around the neighborhoods of Karakoy, Balat and Kuzguncuk will peel back the surface to reveal the city’s multilayered history.

Turkey to Build Separate Prisons for Gay Criminals

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 16
As if the idea of a Turkish Prison isn’t horrifying enough, the government there now says they will build separate prisons for those criminals who declare themselves to be gay.

Turkey Man Kills Trans GF, Family Disavows Her Gender

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 25
A Turkish man admitted to killing his trans girlfriend and burying her in a vineyard. But the woman’s family disavowed her gender identity and buried her as a man.

To Stuff or Not to Stuff

FOOD/DRINK | By Chef Scotty Wagner | Dec 18
Right here and now that we will remove the unknown, so you can create a truly fabulous stuffing that borders on the brink of aphrodisiac overload!

No More Grindr in Turkey

PERSONAL TECH | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 11
Turkey has banned the gay dating app Grindr and blocked the app’s website.

Turkey, Dutch Leaders Spar Over Boy’s Foster Case

FAMILY | By Mike Corder | Mar 21
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte bluntly rejected an appeal Thursday by his Turkish counterpart for ministerial-level talks over the case of a boy taken from his Turkish parents in the Netherlands and placed in the foster care of a lesbian couple.

Turkish Court Rules Gay Sex Is Natural

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 21
A court in the almost-entirely Muslim country of Turkey ruled that gay sex is not unnatural in a landmark ruling that contradicts Turkey’s Supreme Court.

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