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Turkey - Level 3: Reconsider Travel

Reconsider travel to Turkey due to terrorism and arbitrary detentions. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory.

Do not travel to:

Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Turkey. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets/shopping malls, local government facilities, hotels, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, parks, major sporting and cultural events, educational institutions, airports, and other public areas. Terrorists have also previously targeted Western tourists and expatriates.

Security forces have detained tens of thousands of individuals, including U.S. citizens, for alleged affiliations with terrorist organizations based on scant or secret evidence and grounds that appear to be politically motivated. U.S. citizens have also been subject to travel bans that prevent them from departing Turkey. Participation in demonstrations not explicitly approved by the Government of Turkey, as well as criticism of the government, including on social media, can result in arrest.

The U.S. government has very limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens traveling in Batman, Bingol, Bitlis, Diyarbakir, Gaziantep, Hakkari, Hatay, Kilis, Mardin, Sanliurfa, Siirt, Sirnak, Tunceli, and Van, as the U.S. government restricts its employees from traveling to specific provinces in these regions without prior approval.

Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

If you decide to travel to Turkey:

Areas Near Syrian and Iraq Borders ? Level 4: Do Not Travel

Do not travel near the Turkey/Syria and Turkey/Iraq borders due to the continued threat of civil war in Syria and threat of kidnapping and attacks by terrorist groups. Terrorist attacks, including suicide bombings, ambushes, car bomb detonations, and improvised explosive devices, as well as shootings, roadblocks, and violent demonstrations have occurred in these areas.

Visit our website for Travel to High-Risk Areas.

Last Update: Reissued with updates to the Risk Indicators.

Modern Turkey was founded in 1923 from the Anatolian remnants of the defeated Ottoman Empire by national hero Mustafa Kemel, who was later honored with the title Ataturk, or "Father of the Turks."


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Head Teacher Needed to Start Immediately in Istanbul, Turkey
Istanbul - , Afternoon, Evening, Weekends), The Head Teacher has to assign teacher for each class and follow up... beginning of the new course, the Head Teacher has to distribute teachers to the right course...
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American Life Trabzon English Teacher
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Can a Genderless Language Change the Way We Think?
I wondered what Turkish could teach longstanding efforts by feminists to remove built-in sexism from English and, more recently, campaigns to promote gender-neutral pronouns. It?s important to make ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 13 Aug 2019 21:24:00 GMT

CMU-Q professor compiles research on Turkish Natural Language Processing
When he returned to Turkey to teach at Bilkent University ... One complex Turkish word with several suffixes could express the same meaning as an entire sentence in English. ?In English, the computer ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 12 Aug 2019 12:39:00 GMT

How women are fighting sexist language in Russia
Coal miners are predominantly male, and kindergarten teachers predominantly female. Professions are gendered, as any Department of Labor survey, anywhere in the world, illustrates. And until the 1980s ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 17 Aug 2019 02:41:00 GMT

Byurakan Observatory to host the 3rd regional astronomical workshop
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Publ.Date : Thu, 22 Aug 2019 07:15:00 GMT

?We will continue until we win,? say the Turkish protesters taking on a major Canadian mining project
?[Alamos] tricks them with job opportunities,? says a 38-year-old teacher from Çanakkale ... known as the Kaz Mountains in Turkish and Mount Ida in English. ?The Ida Mountains are iconic in the ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 22 Aug 2019 22:30:00 GMT

Reading\'s Mo Barrow reportedly set for Turkey move one week after failed Derby approach
While the transfer deadline is shut for English clubs, Championship players can still move down the leagues on loan while the window is still open until the end of the month for several foreign ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 13 Aug 2019 02:33:00 GMT

Turkish cooking classes create food, friendships
Rather, the makeshift classroom at Turkish American Society of Ohio (TASO ... Different members of the society teach the class each month. Ayhan Kaklik, who taught for the first time in July, began ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 07 Aug 2019 03:44:00 GMT

Turkish composer dedicated to Holocaust education
Our initial written communication reflects her halting, though charming, English. On FaceTime ... she met a precocious 11-year-old at a bilingual Turkish school in Berlin. ?An excellent history ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 01 Aug 2019 12:52:00 GMT

Family fear British teacher \'may have fallen off a mountain\' in Turkey
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Publ.Date : Sun, 14 Jul 2019 01:20:00 GMT

HerVoice: NDSU grad to teach English in Turkey after spending two years learning Turkish there
FARGO - The first time Emily Grenz went to Turkey, she only knew one Turkish word. "I stepped off the plane knowing how to say 'Hello' and that is it," she said. Now, two years later, the 23-year-old ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 12 Jun 2019 17:00:00 GMT

Mystery of missing Brit teacher who vanished 11 days ago in Turkey while hiking alone to ?deserted, lifeless ghost town?
A BRITISH teacher has been missing in Turkey for ten days after he failed to show up for his flight home. David Cann, 56, vanished after he set out for a nine-mile trek to a deserted ghost town in the ...
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