Between Turkey and India, which country is more technologically advanced?

Merhaba,I have been living in India since my birth and know a bit more about Turkey than most of common Indians. So perhaps I shall try to give the answer from neutral point of view.One thing you need to clarify, what do you

What's the best photo ever taken in Turkey?

I don't know that really. However, one of best photography artists of the world and best ever of Turkey, Ara Güler, has just passed away. I am quite sad. His each photo of Turkey is a work of art... He never accepted the title

Was Turkey ever threatened with invasion in WW2?

Turkey was never openly threatened and there was a pact signed with Nazi Germany that it will never invade Turkey. However, both Hitler and the Inonu government distrusted each other as they knew, conditions change and pacts don't mean much during all out war, maybe also because the German-Russian pact was broken by the Germans . Hitler

Why has Erdogan arrested so many people?

they worked with the bad guys and they attempted to destroy the country but their coup fail Alhamdulilah , also Turkish intelligence showed the world everything that proves that they are right . the Military coup leader stays in the U.S and it help him ( what do

Does Turkey have any nuclear weapons?

Turkey does not have any of its own nuclear weapons.Turkey is a member of NATO, and it participates in NATO's Nuclear Sharing AgreementThis means that Turkey can maintain technical equipment required for the use of nuclear weapons, and store other NATO members' nuclear weapons on their territory.-Kyle Shimek

Who is your favorite Turkish writer?

Mine Kırıkkanat is my favorite female writer recently. She has good command of Turkish and her novels flows. You can find her Turkish wiki Mine G. Kırıkkanat - Vikipedi .Some of her novels are;Gülün Öteki Adı, Kırmızı Kedi, İstanbul, 2014, ISBN 9786054927265Bir Hıristiyan Masalı, Kırmızı Kedi, İstanbul, 2014, ISBN 9786054927012Aşk Varmış,

What was the position of Turkey about the invasion of Afghanistan by Russia in 1979?

What was the position of Turkey about the invasion of Afghanistan by Russia in 1979?Was there invasion of Afganistan by Russia? There was no such.Soviets were invited by legal Afgan government to help to fight against Jihadists in the South. Wiki: Soviet war

Why is the US is pressing Turkey to send troops on the ground to fight ISIS without sending any itself?

It's not outrageous, it's expected. Turkey is the biggest ally of the USA in the region, so of course the USA will turn to Turkey first. Just like Turkey turns to the USA. But it's unfair to pressure or act like it's Turkey's responsibility. It's

Is Twitter still popular in Turkey?

Today's youth is quick to drop popular apps when they get bored, they are also eager to try new things with their fancy new smart phones.The popularity of Twitter in Turkey, I assume is as much as any other country. People have access to quality internet (4.5G, ADSL, VDSL,

Do Bosnians like Turkish people?

Well, no Bosnians answered this question yet, only Turks.Most Turks on Quora (pardon, among those who ask and answer these types of questions) need to read more about the objective history of Bosnia and the Balkans.Just because people are Muslim or culturally Muslim does not make them different from

Why do many Azerbaijanis watch Turkish TV shows?

Because of the low-quality content made by Azerbaijani Tv channels. They are so bad that I am ashamed even to post some of them as an example.In this position, the best alternative is Turkish Tv shows. Why? Because the language is the same. There is no need to dub or subtitle anything for

What do Turkish people think of Brazil?

when I think about Brazil, first thing comes into my mine is Adriana Lima and the other one is Ralisa ... -can't recall the last name . anyway, she is married to a Turkish man and she is at least as sweet as Adriana Lima. Also, great culture, very crowded,

As a Syrian living in Turkey, what can I do to face racism and prejudice?

You can disprove people's assumptions. Briefly explain to them that you are well integrated, embrace our values and contribute to our society. Most people will rethink their actions apologize. It can be a truly eye opening experience for those people to see a Syrian who doesn't fit their stereotype.We don't have political correctness

What do Turks think of Syrian refugees?

It depends which Turks you're asking about:-Turkish government:Using them as a card in negotiations of joining EU.Using them to try to control the Syrian crisis and raise funds for "armed rebels".Turkish Islamists:They help Arab Syrian Muslims

Why is Turkish cuisine overlooked when one thinks of the great food cultures of the world?

Turkish cuisine is overlooked for the same reason why anything in Turkey that is good is overlooked: Bad advertising and protection.Turkey is rich in means of cuisine and history and natural wonders. But when it comes to promoting we are one of the worst in the world. For some

What is the best pizza in Turkey?

Although pizza is delicious, it's being made pretty dry here. It's all bread and some other dry ingredients on it.There probably are some good places that make nice pizzas but I don't know about them.So when we want pizza, we make it at home... With lots of ingredients and a mix of different types of cheese.

Are Turks White or Asian?

This is such a hard question for us Turks, so hard that most of us refuse to call ourselves White or Asian.First of all, what are White and Asian? Are they terms that represent a group of people united by

Is Turkish cuisine underrated?

I believe it is underrated because it is so difficult to replicate outside of Turkey.Turkey is very agricultural and one of the few countries globally which can easily feed itself. The varied geography, access to the sea on 3 sides, and climate offer superb growing conditions for vegetables, seafood

Is all the meat in Turkey hand-slaughtered halal?

Absolutely no.One of the fundemantal conditions of halal meat is slaughtering by a Muslim or someone from Ahl-i Kitab. And in Turkey this condition is not considered for a halal criteria. You know, citizenship of Turkey is not the same thing with Muslim.Also saying

How expensive is the food in Turkey?

I'm not sure if you are referring to eating out in Turkey at restaurants, or the price of food itself.If you eat out in a nice restaurant in a major city in Turkey, or in any touristic location, the prices can be along the same price as what you would pay in a cosmopolitan European

What is the best Turkish food you've ever eaten?

Simit. I know this sounds silly but hear me out.I had an issue regarding my teeth when was younger therefore I couldn't eat candys,chocolates etc. so when my uncle would take me out we would eat simit whether it be in Kadikoy, Uskudar,Eminonu or in a boat going between Asia

Do most Turkish take seriously eating Halal food ?

Eating halal is more cultural than religious.When you grow up eating specific things and not eating others, surrounded by people doing the same, you continue doing the same, even if you change your surroundings, and you do not really feel

Do you usually tip the waiters/delivery guys in Turkey? If so, how much should we tip?

I tip 10% in restaurants in Turkey, because I have an American accent and America has a bad enough reputation there. I don't usually have things delivered but if I do I give a smaller percentage in rounded numbers as

Is all food in Turkey halal?

You can easily find halal. If it is chicken or beef, I would expect it to be. However, some restaurants sell pork to Christians and Turks of Muslim background if they don't care. It is up to them. Most should be halal, but definitely not all. And some

Is Turkey a holy country for Muslims?

there are holy places for muslims which are stated in Islam; Macca, Madina and Jerusalem mainly. Turkey is not one of the holy places which are stated to be so in the Islam. But of course some people give some kind of holiness to their

Is Turkey considered Muslim?

Turkey is a constitutionally secular muslim majority country. While the government says it's 99% Muslim, the real percentage is around 85–90% but it drops to around 30% if you exclude people who only identify as Muslims but don't practice the religion when it's not convenient to them.Don't let fake news deceive

What are Halal investment options in Turkey?

Al-salam alaykum. I made a research about this topic. There is a good choice to make a considerable income which is also halal. Some portfolio management companies(PMC) have real estate investment funds(REIF) which has strategy that they dont invest on interest-bearing funds. You can see some company having the sheria-complaint funds which shows they

What do Australians think about Turkish people?

Australians for generations have been taught to respect the Turkish people.On Gallipoli our soldiers gained high respect for Johnny Turk's courage and fighting ability. In Palestine they found their measure. After the war, the graciousness of Kemal Ataturk in respecting our dead and the professionalism of the modern educated

What is the dining etiquette in Iran and Turkey?

Dining etiquette for the home. If you are invited to an Iranian's house:Check to see if the host is wearing shoes. If not, remove yours at the door.Arrive at the invited time.Show respect for the elders by greeting them first.Expect to be shown into the guests' room. It is usually

Do most Turkish take seriously eating Halal food ?

Eating halal is more cultural than religious.When you grow up eating specific things and not eating others, surrounded by people doing the same, you continue doing the same, even if you change your surroundings, and you do not really feel

Do you usually tip the waiters/delivery guys in Turkey? If so, how much should we tip?

I tip 10% in restaurants in Turkey, because I have an American accent and America has a bad enough reputation there. I don't usually have things delivered but if I do I give a smaller percentage in rounded numbers as

Is all food in Turkey halal?

You can easily find halal. If it is chicken or beef, I would expect it to be. However, some restaurants sell pork to Christians and Turks of Muslim background if they don't care. It is up to them. Most should be halal, but definitely not all. And some

Is Turkey a holy country for Muslims?

there are holy places for muslims which are stated in Islam; Macca, Madina and Jerusalem mainly. Turkey is not one of the holy places which are stated to be so in the Islam. But of course some people give some kind of holiness to their

Is Turkey considered Muslim?

Turkey is a constitutionally secular muslim majority country. While the government says it's 99% Muslim, the real percentage is around 85–90% but it drops to around 30% if you exclude people who only identify as Muslims but don't practice the religion when it's not convenient to them.Don't let fake news deceive

What are Halal investment options in Turkey?

Al-salam alaykum. I made a research about this topic. There is a good choice to make a considerable income which is also halal. Some portfolio management companies(PMC) have real estate investment funds(REIF) which has strategy that they dont invest on interest-bearing funds. You can see some company having the sheria-complaint funds which shows they

What do Australians think about Turkish people?

Australians for generations have been taught to respect the Turkish people.On Gallipoli our soldiers gained high respect for Johnny Turk's courage and fighting ability. In Palestine they found their measure. After the war, the graciousness of Kemal Ataturk in respecting our dead and the professionalism of the modern educated

What is the dining etiquette in Iran and Turkey?

Dining etiquette for the home. If you are invited to an Iranian's house:Check to see if the host is wearing shoes. If not, remove yours at the door.Arrive at the invited time.Show respect for the elders by greeting them first.Expect to be shown into the guests' room. It is usually

What are some amazing pictures of Turkey?

In the photo, Earth's obvious size is not exactly a pixel; the planet shows up as a little speck against the limitlessness of space, among groups of daylight scattered by the camera's optics.Voyager 1, which had finished its essential mission and was leaving the Solar System, was directed by NASA to turn its camera

What were your impressions of visiting Turkey?

I am from Serbia and I visited Turkey two times.For the most part I was on a passive vacation there (Antalya to be precise) and I didn't explore the whole area but I visited a few smaller cities while I was

What are the 'must sees' when visiting Turkey?

If you are planning your travel, that depends a lot of how many days you have. But regardless of time constraints, for my taste must-see places are as below:IstanbulCapadocciaPamukkaleEphesusSirinceAntalyaMardinTrabzon

Do Turks dislike Arabs?

Depends on ArabIf you talk about Levantine and Gulf Arabs, yes. They do. Especially they don't like Syrian refugees because they cause the bad things. And they see the Gulf Arabs as

What are the biggest mistakes people make when visiting Turkey?

If they are from America, they will often:1. Come with the notion that Turks are Arabs,2. When they see Istanbul, they mistake its secular surface appearance for an American city. Hence they will not be sensitive in their behavior to the strong presence of Islam.

Is Turkey considered to be more in Asia or in Europe?

Being a Turk, visited about 55 countries and have been many times in Europe and Middle-Eastern countries Egypt,Lebanon,Syria and Iran; I could say Turkey is Turkey. It has a unique blend culture thanks to Ottoman heritage and immigration, Ataturk's modernization works,as well as the long mutual political and trade relations with both Europe