Police have apprehended five suspected suicide bombers near Turkey’s border with Syria, according to a statement released by the governor’s office of the southern province of Hatay
Istanbul Governor’s Office has announced that it will not allow the LGBT Pride March, which was set to take place on June 25 in Istanbul’s Taksim Square, citing security concerns and public order
Five people were electrocuted on June 23 at a water park in the northwestern province of Sakarya, including two teenagers and a 12-year-old child
Turkey will thwart all regional plots and those who think otherwise will get their answers on the field, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said that he wants a Turkey free of tension
Muslims in Turkey, alongside Muslim populations around the world, are set to celebrate the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr starting on June 25 until June 27, marking the end of 30 days of fasting during the holy month of Ramadan
Four Arab states boycotting Qatar over alleged support for terrorism have sent Doha a list of 13 demands including closing Al Jazeera television and reducing ties to their regional adversary Iran, an official of one of the four countries said
The Turkish government wants to set up a “joint mechanism” with the U.S. to collect arms sent to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) by the U.S. after the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is defeated, Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Işık has said.
Birol Başkan speaks to HDN about his book ‘Turkey and Qatar in the Tangled Geopolitics of the Middle East’ and the ongoing crisis in the Arab Gulf
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has decided to limit its criticism of the main opposition Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) “justice march” in the coming period
A lieutenant was killed in an outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) attack in the Genç district of the eastern province of Bingöl on June 24
A German tourist has drowned in the Manavgat district of the southern province of Antalya, Doğan News Agency reported on June 24
Russian President Vladimir Putin held phone talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan aboard an installation vessel on June 23, telling him that work on the Turkish Stream pipeline has started in its deep-water section.
Imprisoned main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Istanbul lawmaker Enis Berberoğlu’s lawyers have appealed to the Constitutional Court over his imprisonment
Turkey on June 23 condemned a Greek Foreign Ministry statement critical of a Quran recital and call to prayer held at the Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya) in Istanbul earlier this week
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Those who torture animals will face prison terms in the future, according to the Forestry and Water Affairs Minister Veysel Eroğlu, who heralded new regulations on animal rights including more severe punishment for mistreatment of animals
The United States is concerned over Turkey’s actions against opposition, U.S. State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert has said
An Istanbul court on June 22 ordered the arrest of a man who is facing charges of attacking a 21-year-old woman “for wearing shorts” on a bus, Doğan News Agency has reported.
An Istanbul court ruled on June 23 to remand in custody all “media leg” suspects - including journalists Nazlı Ilıcak and Mehmet Altan and novelist Ahmat Altan – on trial in over alleged links to the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ), widely believed to have been behind the failed July 15, 2016 coup attempt, Doğan News Agency has reported
A brigade commander was dismissed from his post on June 23 after a food poisoning incident in a military barrack in the western province of Manisa
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Chants against the Saudi royal family and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) mingled with the traditional cries of “Death to Israel” and “Death to America” at Jerusalem Day rallies across Iran on June 23
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An Ankara court rejected the release demand of jailed Turkish educators who have been on hunger strikes for 108 days
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Teacher Semih Özaçka and academic Nuriye Gülmen were arrested on terror charges on May 23, on the 75th day of their hunger strike.
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In some cities, roads that witness history are considered to be the symbols of that city.
“People who love sausage and people who believe in justice should never watch either of them being made.” So said Otto von Bismarck, the great German statesman of the 19th century, according to legend.
NATO is the most successful alliance in history because it has been able to adapt to keep pace with an ever-changing security environment.
Four months ago, 30 young Syrian and Iraqi refugees living in Ankara came together with 30 young Turkish people to form “Our Choir,” in order to give a concert for World Refugee Day (WRD) on June 20, 2017
A settlement on Cyprus requires the two peoples of Cyprus, as well as Greece and Turkey, to put aside emotional and unrealistic designs, abandon utopias, hallucinations, dreams and concentrate on a power-sharing scheme between the “two equal constituent people” of the island.
Muslims were curious to find out how U.S. President Donald Trump was going to manage the holy month of Ramadan.
A new exhibition by Koç University’s Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations narrates the reflexive methods of the Çatalhöyük excavations from its initial phase to documentation of the finds
The Amasra Museum, which has opened after a three-year restoration work with a cost of 3 million Turkish Liras, has become an international application center for archaeologists, engineers, architects and academics and an education center providing history and archaeology education for students.
Recent excavation works in the ancient city of Termessos unearthed a 2,300-year-old ancient road. The city is known as one of the cities that Alexander the Great failed to conquer
Celebrating her 25th year in music, Turkish singer Sertab Erener will be on stage in the Aegean towns of Bodrum on July 8, Ayvalık on July 11, Altınoluk on July 12 and Çeşme on July 14.
The world’s biggest greenfield music festival Glastonbury expects to host 175,000 people in sizzling temperatures but with reinforced security measures after a string of terror attacks in Britain
The capital of the Hittite Empire, Çorum, expects to host half a million tourists a year after the infrastructure and promotional work is completed by the Governor’s Office
Samir the rhino, one of the most popular members of Darıca Zoo in Kocaeli, has enjoyed a manicure and skin care session before the start of the Bayram holiday. Health and skin care for Samir is very important for the 2.5-ton rhino, which knows English commands as it came from England, according to zoo officials.
Turkey plays Greece at the EuroBasket Women 2017 in Prague on June 22, hoping to grab a place in the semifinals.
British cartoonist Ross Thomson is the winner of the 34th Aydın Doğan International Cartoon Contest. The winners have shed light on the refugee crisis in their cartoons
Turkey attracted $765 million in foreign direct investment (FDI) in April 2017, the Economy Ministry said on June 22