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Arzu Kaya Uranli
For Arzu Kaya-Uranli click here. Arzu Kaya-Uranli writes weekly editorial articles for Today's Zaman. Yes, it's unfortunate
Sarai Sierra Murder Suspect Could Be Get Life Sentence If Convicted In Turkey: Report
He also admitted in the footage that he was high from sniffing glue, according to a translation carried in an English-language
Are Women Empowered to Travel Alone?
Travel Writer, Founder of Go Eat Give
Recently the death of American traveler, Sarai Sierra in Turkey made headlines and started a global conversation about whether or not women should travel solo.
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Report From Istanbul: The Sarai Sierra Murder and American Safety Abroad
Attorney and bestselling author
Like Sierra, I enjoy traveling independently, and going off the beaten track, but I was glad my friends were with me when I explored this creepy, dank place. Why was Sierra's body not found sooner?
Sarai Sierra Allegedly Seen On Video Near Train Tracks Moments Before Murder In Istanbul
Her body was found stuffed into an opening in Istanbul's ancient walls on Feb. 2. A deadly blow to the head killed her, officials
Mother Murdered In Turkey For Resisting Kiss: Prosecutors
Murder suspect Ziya Tasali who was caught on Sunday near the Turkey-Syria boarder after being on the run for more than a
Sarai Sierra, Murdered NY Tourist In Turkey Wouldn't Kiss Suspect, Ziya Tasali Told Prosecutors
"I got very angry and hit her back twice with a stone that I found on the floor," Tasail said, according to the Times' account
Should Women Travel Alone?
Writer, Traveler, Global Volunteer
I look at all the wonderful experiences I've had traveling solo and never once will regret it or stop taking these trips.
Sarai Sierra Murder Suspect May Have Fled Turkey To Get To Iran According To Media Reports
The 33-year-old married mother of two was due to fly home to Staten Island on Jan. 22 after a two-week trip to Turkey, Amsterdam
Sarai Sierra DNA Evidence: Blood And Skin Link Homeless Suspect With Dead Mom
The 33-year-old married mother of two was traveling alone for two weeks when she disappeared on Jan. 21, the day before she
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Sarai Sierra Shown In Surveillance Images In Istanbul While Turkish Police Question Suspect's Siblings (PHOTOS)
A clip from a surveillance camera allegedly shows Sierra strolling along an uncrowded sidewalk next to a four-lane road headed
Should Women Travel Solo?
Leyla Giray Alyanak
Publisher, Women on the Road
The fact that violence against women is endemic, not only in Turkey but in all parts of the world, demonstrates yet again that we haven't come as far as we'd like to think.
Sarai Sierra Murder Investigation Focuses On Homeless Man In Istanbul: Report
Witnesses allegedly told police that Z hasn't been seen since he was covered in dirt on Jan. 21 -- the day the 33-year-old
Sarai Sierra Wake Planned For Valentine's Day; Husband Of Mom Killed In Istanbul Wrote About Rocky Relationship
In Istanbul, she met with a Turkish man identified as Taylan K. the day before she was due to return to the United States
Safety Reminders For Solo Travelers
author, Travel Tales I Couldn't Put in the Guidebooks
Being a foreigner makes you stand out; a woman traveling alone can still be an oddity in some places. Learn about the culture and make sure you will feel comfortable conforming to the customs.
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