Turkey's YSK has rejected calls for relocation of ballot boxes in several districs in Nov. 1 polls. 'This decision by the YSK violates both the laws and the reality,' AKP's representative in the YSK said
Suspected militants of the outlawed PKK abducted two Turkish soldiers in eastern Turkey amid a flare-up of violence between militants and security forces, the army has said
Turkish journalists have rallied in Istanbul in a show of solidarity with their colleagues who have been facing politically-motivated attacks and threats in the past weeks
Aydın Doğan, the founder and honorary chairman of Doğan Holding, has said that Turkey's largest media group does not have to be pro-government. After stressing that he has been a media owner for almost 40 years, he added: "For the first time I'm seeing journalists face such attacks."
The Republican People's Party (CHP) chair Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has criticized Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the Justice and Development Party (AKP) over the violent assault targeting daily Hürriyet columnist Ahmet Hakan.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has questioned Russia's motives in its airstrikes in Syria. "We look after two million people. Russia does not. Why is Russia so interested in Syria? I want to understand this," he has said.
Turkey and others express anger that Russia has targeted putatively moderate rebels in Syria in its recent bombing campaign
Led by club-wielding old women, locals in a central Turkish village confronted security forces on Oct. 2 to prevent other villages from using their spring water. Click through for the photo story.
WAN-IFRA and the World Editors Forum have expressed grave concern over the violent assault on daily Hürriyet columnist Ahmet Hakan in a letter addressing Turkish President Erdoğan.
Launching its snap election manifesto, the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has pledged to restrict the power of the Turkish president to a “symbolic level,” lifting the controversial discretionary fund recently granted to Turkey’s head of state
Violent storms and flooding along the French riviera killed 13 people by early Oct.4, emergency responders and local officials said, including three who drowned in a retirement home inundated when a river broke its banks.
Israel took the rare and drastic step of barring Palestinians from Jerusalem's Old City on Oct.4 as tensions mounted following attacks that killed two Israelis and wounded a child.
KABUL - Agence France-Presse
President Barack Obama has pledged a full investigation into an apparent US air strike on an Afghan hospital that killed 19 people, in a bombing the UN said could amount to a war crime.
Turkish prosecutor Osman Uluduz, who has released Kevin Constant after brief detention, has stirred controversy on social media by posing for a photo with the midfielder.
ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency
The Paris-based Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is ready to help European countries deal with the refugee crisis, a senior Turkish diplomat has told Anadolu Agency.
A Turkish woman was killed and her male partner badly wounded with the same bullet in a suicide attempt in Istanbul's best known shopping street
Uğur Ergan - ANKARA
The Iranian intelligence service stepped in for the release of Turkish workers kidnapped in Iraq. Turkish intelligence had contacted Tehran and prominent Shiite leaders with leverage on Shiite militias
LYON – Anadolu Agency
Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said the flow of Syrian migrants is now seen as Europe’s problem, speaking at a rally in Lyon province of France on Oct. 1
WASHINGTON - AFP
US President Barack Obama has warned that Russia’s military engagement in Syria in support of strongman Bashar al-Assad is a "recipe for disaster," though Washington could still work with Moscow on reducing tensions.
ANKARA – Doğan News Agency
The driver of a bus that rammed into a bus stop on a busy street in Ankara, killing 12 people, was arrested by a local court on Oct. 2.
ISTANBUL – Doğan News Agency
An Istanbul court ruled the acquittal of 83 suspects in Poyrazköy coup plot case on Oct. 2 and the case to be closed for a naval army member who died 2014
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has called for public-private partnerships for much-needed infrastructure investment across the world.
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The opening speech of the legislative year at the Turkish Parliament is traditionally delivered by the president on Oct. 1.
You must have heard of the famous “Pottery Barn Rule.”
I have come across this famous quote “Where law ends, tyranny begins,” carved on a wall at Capitol Hill in Des Moines, Iowa a few weeks ago.
On Sept. 29, Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan gave a speech – a furious one, as usual.
I was 13 years old on May 27, the first coup d’état of Turkey in 1960.
We have just one month until the coming snap election and we see that the possibility of getting a significantly different result from the June 7 election is getting lower.
Turkey is no Indonesia, Standard & Poor’s declared this week.
In recent years, Azerbaijan has experienced unprecedented exposure in the global media.
I am quite scared… People are telling me to be careful… People are telling all of us to be careful… For heaven’s sake, could they also tell us “how” to be careful?
Britain-based Iranian channel GEM TV is shooting its first TV series in Antalya, with the company set to shoot more series and films in the country
The Yorgo Seferis Art Gallery has changed location across the street to take up more spacious quarters in a restored stone building said to have once been used as a camel stable
The 14th Filmekimi (October of Films) Festival begins on Oct. 3, due to be held at four movie theaters in Istanbul before touring other cities across Turkey.
Vuslat Doğan Sabancı, the chairwoman of daily Hürriyet, vows that the newspaper will continue its independent journalism despite two physical attacks on its headquarters in less than 48 hours. ‘We are not afraid, because you can’t do journalism by being afraid,’ Doğan Sabancı said in a public statement in front of the attacked gate of the newspaper on Sept 10, joined by Doğan Media workers. Here is the full text of the speech:
The Urartian-era Çavuştepe Castle in the eastern province of Van’s Gürpınar district has had its worst year in terms of visitors compared to the last 53 years.
The Forestry and Waterworks Ministry plans to start an action plan to protect the mouse-tailed Dormouse, which is seen in parts of western Turkey but is on the list of endangered species
Excavation works on the ancient site of Soli Pompeiopolis have ended for the season in the southern province of Mersin’s Mezitli district.
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Iranian Industry, Trade and Mining Minister Mohammad Reza Ne’matzadeh has said all global companies, including U.S.–based ones, can make oil and gas exploration investments in Iran, which has already identified 300 investment projects that will be announced next week
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