The co-partner of the global Nusr-et chain of grill houses, Nusret Gökçe, who recently became a social media phenomenon for his meat-cutting and salt-drizzling skills, has vowed to become the “world’s greatest butcher.”
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan expressed his eagerness to come together with new U.S. President Donald Trump to talk about the Middle East “from A to Z,” stating that any wrong policy to be adopted by Washington would spark even more problems.
Istanbul’s Topkapı Palace is facing risk of collapse, as it has been determined that the ground on which it is situated is sliding toward the Sarayburnu district on the coast of the Marmara Sea
Parliament approved the constitutional amendment package that brings drastic changes to Turkey’s political system with 339 votes early on Jan. 21, exceeding the 330-vote threshold to bring the charter to a referendum.
Early polls indicate a positive outcome of the constitutional change referendum, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said.
The Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) will ardently campaign for a “yes” vote in the upcoming referendum, its leader Devlet Bahçeli has said.
Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has announced that it will appeal to the Constitutional Court for the annulment of the government-supported vote on constitutional amendments, on the grounds that ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) deputies breached the principle of “secret voting” for the package.
An outlawed Revolutionary People’s Liberation Party-Front (DHKP-C) militant who attacked the Istanbul police headquarters and the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) headquarters late on Jan. 20 was apprehended by police in the northwestern province of Tekirdağ on Jan. 22.
More than 215,000 people have been using ByLock smartphone app, an encrypted messaging application that is said to have been used by members of the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ) of the U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, according to an indictment prepared as a part of the FETÖ investigation.
Turkish nanotech firm Nanomanyetik develops a microscope that can see atoms and individual DNA fibers
The crucial Syria summit, which will bring Syria’s government and rebel fighters to a negotiating table for the first time after nearly six years of war, following 23 days of cease-fire, is set to start in Kazakhstan’s capital on Jan. 23.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militant who appeared in a propaganda video by the jihadist group threatening Turkey has previously been detained twice in Turkey and released, according to information gathered by the Doğan News Agency.
Turkish security forces have launched a major operation against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the southeastern province of Mardin.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Jan. 21 asked his followers in Istanbul to support the constitutional change in an upcoming referendum
A total of 57 Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants were neutralized and 186 ISIL targets were hit over the weekend as part of the ongoing Euphrates Shield operation, the Turkish military has stated.
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A car exploded on Jan. 21 in the Libyan capital near the Italian embassy killing two people who were inside the vehicle, security and medical sources said.
No injuries reported after attacks on police department, ruling AKP provincial headquarters
The long-standing chair of Turkish football club Gençlerbirliği, İlhan Cavcav, died in the capital Ankara on Jan. 22, Doğan News Agency has reported.
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Turkish lawmakers early on Jan. 21 approved a new constitution as deputies completed voting on 18 articles
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Turkey expects to quickly begin work with Donald Trump’s new US administration on issues such as Syria, a spokesman says
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Donald Trump took power as the 45th president of the United States on Friday and pledged to end what he called an "American carnage" of rusted factories and crime in an inaugural address that was a populist and nationalist rallying cry
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In the first days of Donald Trump era, the U.S. will have to deal with the Syria crisis as its first foreign policy problem, as it looks like it will be joining the Astana talks on Jan. 23.
According to IPSOS’ survey “Guide to Understanding Turkey,” people in Turkey do not spare time for arts and culture, TV is their only source of information and entertainment.
A new era in the United States and the world has just begun, as Donald Trump took his oath of office on Jan. 20 in the inauguration in Washington D.C. As an outsider and a real estate mogul, President Trump will certainly make his mark on national and global politics in the coming four years with his ambition “to make America great again.”
There are a number of political reasons for the convergence of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP): President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the AK Party changed their policies on the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and Syria, the peace process was discarded, and the Fethullahist Terror Organization’s (FETÖ) July 2016 coup attempt occurred.
Social media images of two people who cut off the ears of puppies in the Central Anatolian town Isparta caused a public outcry.
The Asia-Pacific region is at a turning point in its energy trajectory. The energy solutions that have fuelled growth in the region over the past few decades are no longer compatible with the sustainable development aspirations of our nations and their people.
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.
The reaction to independent deputy Aylin Nazlıaka’s protest in which she handcuffed herself to the rostrum in the constitutional debate lays bare the sexism in politics. ‘You’ve brought the handcuffs, bring a man with a whip next time,’ said one tweet, while a politician questioned Nazlıaka’s sanity
‘Romeo et Juliette’ at New York’s Metropolitan Opera will be presented in cinemas globally on Jan. 21 as part of the Met’s Live in HD series
A sarcophagus, which is believed to have been belonged to a school principal, has been unearthed in Manisa’s ancient city of Aigai. This is a unique discovery in the world, according to excavation officials
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.
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.