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Ayran is a Kurdish village in southern Turkey. It is home to fights, motorbikes, stories of evil spirits... and, in the summer, to many Berliners. Read more

Culture

The men wear shiny suits, the women glitzy dresses, everyone knows how to dance the Halay and everything is covered in gold. Robert Rigney explains how to take a short trip to Turkey without leaving Berlin. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

INTERVIEW: A "Turkxit", 'Multikulti is dead'... fearless comedian Baydar – and her character Jilet Ayse – has a lot to say about the situation of Turkish-Germans today. See for yourself at show "Ghettolektual" through Aug 17 at Bar Jeder Vernuft. Read more

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Turkish artist Nilbar Güreş on using humour and fabric to craft her own political language. Her two exhibitions at Galerie Tanja Wagner and the Schwules Museum end Apr 13 and 15 respectively. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

Freshly arrived from the Tate Modern, the first major retrospective of Fahrelnissa Zeid highlights her role as a pioneering Turkish modernist who challenged a Eurocentric male-dominated art world. On at Deutsche Bank Kunsthalle through Mar 25. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

In the past year, Arab and Turkish shop owners, activists and refugee helpers in Berlin’s most diverse neighbourhood have been the targets of increasing intimidation, threats and violence from neo-Nazis. Now, the victims are fighting back. Read more

Zeitgeist

Like nothing else, Turkish President Recep Erdoğan is dividing Turks in Germany. With a referendum coming up on April 16 that would vastly increase the powers of the president, a group of Turkish creatives in Berlin are voicing their disapproval. Read more

Politics

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