Turkish Oil Wrestling

Turkish Oil Wrestling

Oil wrestling – a national Turkish sport The Turkish Yağlı güreş means ” fighting with oil”. it is a long standing tradition in Turkey, in fact it is a national Turkish sport.  There is a big three day tournament in Kirkpinar Stadium in Edirne every...
Konya, one of Turkey’s most  compelling cities

Konya, one of Turkey’s most compelling cities

Konya, a major city in Turkey Konya is a major city in the south-western edge of the Central Anatolian Plateau, at an elevation of over 1,000 metres. The plateau is covered with rich steppes, which have an impact on the agriculture sector. Additionally, the...
Turkey’s economic growth overtakes China’s

Turkey’s economic growth overtakes China’s

According to the German news magazine Der Speigel, Turkey’s economic growth has overtaken that of China. After a dip in growth due to the coup attempt in 2016, Turkey’s economy grew even faster in the past year than China’s. The Turkish economy grew...