Turkish Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar has visited the units in the southeastern province of Gaziantep and the southern provinces of Kilis and Adana near the Syrian border in order to carry out examinations and inspection
Five Turkish soldiers were killed and nine others were wounded in an Islamic State Iraq and Levant (ISIL) attack in the al-Bab area of northern Syria on Jan. 20, according to the Turkish army
Turkey’s flagship carrier Turkish Airlines have signed world renowned Hollywood actor Morgan Freemen as its new brand face to represent it in the U.S. as a part of a new advertisement campaign, the company announced on Jan. 19.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) jihadist who attacked the Reina nightclub in Istanbul’s Ortaköy neighborhood on Jan. 1 has told police that he “doesn’t regret his actions.”
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım on Jan. 20 reiterated Ankara’s key demands from the new U.S. administration under president-elect Donald Trump, hours before the 45th President’s inauguration, particularly underlining the extradition of Pennsylvania-based preacher Fethullah Gülen, accused of masterminding the July 2016 coup attempt.
President-elect Donald Trump’s era began on Jan. 20 after a swearing-in ceremony as the 45th president of the United States, beginning a four-year term that promises to shake up Washington and the world.
Opposition Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli has denied that his party will conduct a joint campaign with the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) in a possible referendum process following comments on the matter by Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım.
A leading retailer has said the sector has been experiencing its “most catastrophic” times due to heavy losses in the value of the Turkish Lira, which has hit purchasing power, and a number of new regulations, noting that revenue losses have hit up to 40 percent
The government is preparing a new decree law supposedly to restore fundamental rights the under state of emergency, after the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) moved to degrade Turkey’s status and reopen its monitoring process, as was the case in the 1990s.
Jailed Kurdish issue-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş was acquitted on Jan. 19 of charges of “carrying out terror propaganda” in a speech delivered in the southeastern province of Mardin last year amid a curfew in another southeastern town.
Beneath the constitutional amendment package lies the fear of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), a main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) lawmaker has said, as he linked their anxiety to the June 7, 2015 general elections
Turkey’s parliament on Jan. 20 approved Article 12 of an 18-item constitutional amendment package in the second round of voting in a move to shift the country’s government system to an executive presidential system.
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A group of black-clad protesters opposed to Republican Donald Trump's inauguration as president of the United States smashed store and car windows in a protest march in Washington on Jan. 20.
Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has asked that Tarkan’s “Şıkıdım” song be played in concerts in Moscow and Istanbul to commemorate the Red Army Choir, daily Habertürk has reported.
Prospective participants in peace talks scheduled to take place in the Kazakh capital of Astana were making preparations ahead of Jan. 23, the set date for the start of the negotiations that were brokered by Russia and Turkey.
One police officer was arrested late on Jan. 19 over the assassination of Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov, who was killed on Dec. 19, 2016 in the capital Ankara.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is planning to visit Turkey early next month, state-run Anadolu Agency quoted officials as saying on Jan. 20.
Some 4,523 companies were established by foreigners in 2016 in Turkey with Syrians taking the lion’s share, followed by Iranians and Iraqis, a data released on Jan. 20 showed.
The death toll from an outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) bomb attack that targeted a police vehicle driving near an excavation site at Dicle University in the Sur district of the southeastern province of Diyarbakır has risen to five.
Turkish Education Minister İsmet Yılmaz has responded to criticisms about the content of a new draft curriculum that has drawn reactions over its coverage of Turkey’s founding fathers, saying it was impossible not to talk about the figures in the new program.
An Istanbul court ordered the pre-trial release of journalist Hüsnü Mahalli on Jan. 20, a day after an indictment sought his imprisonment for up to seven years and five months for "insulting" President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan during a TV show
Detention warrants were issued on Jan. 20 for 41 academics at Istanbul Technical University (İTÜ) over alleged links to the Gülen network, after the suspects were identified as users of the Bylock application.
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I was recently having an informal chat with an important name from the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) together with a number of colleagues.
I have immense respect for all kinds of ideas and views.
Unlike Rod Nordland of The New York Times or Dion Nissenbaum of the Wall Street Journal, who have recently been barred entry to Turkey, some foreign journalists still report from here.
As the Turkish Parliament continues its second round of voting on a constitutional amendment package shifting the country from a parliamentary system to an executive presidency, the White House will welcome its new resident Donald Trump today.
At the 47th World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, I heard an interesting Turkey rumor.
We have so much pain to endure. Imprisoned journalist Kadri Gürsel, whose indictment has not even been written yet, has been in jail for the past three months. How much longer he will stay in prison is still unknown. His 9-year-old son, Erdem, only saw his father once over these three months.
Despite being “tested” by problems and “misperceptions,” Turkey-U.S. relations are “not irretrievable” and could be fixed under the presidency of Donald Trump, according to Stephen Hadley, a former U.S. National Security Advisor, speaking after top-level talks in Ankara on Jan. 17.
There is no doubt that terrorism is Turkey’s most important problem.
Super Toto Super League leader Medipol Başakşehir, a giant killer turned title contender, is set to pay a crucial – if not historic – visit to Fenerbahçe on Jan. 22.
A stray cat, which was found with its chin and tail frozen to the ground in the southern province of Isparta, has been rescued by a local and taken under treatment at the Mehmet Akif Ersoy University Veterinary Faculty.
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A home defeat against Başakşehir could mean the end of title hopes for Fenerbahçe, while the visiting side will want to continue its unbeaten streak
A historic 4,500-year-old pitcher, which was brought to the UK nearly 60 years ago, has been returned to Turkey
Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), in celebration of its 45th anniversary this year, is launching a remarkable project with the support of its co-founder and leading sponsor Eczacıbaşı Group.
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Ankara’s Cartography Museum the most comprehensive museum of its type in Turkey, displaying hundreds of maps and map-related products
The internationally known culinary art institution, Le Cordon Bleu, hosted its “Gastronomy Trends 2017” seminar in Istanbul with the participation of its international alumni, chef instructors and gastronomy visionaries.