Erospolis looks at the weighty problems of women in Turkey and wonders whether it would take a man to remove them…
The 9,000-year-old Neolithic site of Çatalhöyük has been drawing even more tourists than before since it was added to the UNESCO list
Category: VERDA ÖZER
First, Tunisia’s Islamist party Ennahda made the surprising move last week
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
Turkey last held a general election on Nov. 1, 2015, granting the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) a good majority to form a stable government
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Photos showing U.S. troopers on Syrian soil bearing the insignia of the armed forces of the Democratic Union Party (PYD), an extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) – which is deemed a terrorist organization by both the U.S. and Turkey - prompted a harsh reaction from Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu on May 27
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
In the days prior to the announcement of the new Turkish cabinet, which came out last Tuesday, there was a question I received from more than one foreign observer of the Turkish economy
Category: MELİS ALPHAN
In 2014, journalist Aslı Çakır Birol applied to the Directorate of Civil Registry with her lawyer Hülya Gülbahar, stating that her last name was changed against her will due to marriage. She demanded a new identity card prepared in her maiden name as Aslı Çakır
Category: ERTUĞRUL ÖZKÖK
There was interesting footage on Turkish television the other day. A U.S. soldier in the region controlled by the People’s Defense Units (YPG) was clearly saying this: “I am a member of the U.S. army. We are now going to kill them [ISIL].”
Category: İSMET BERKAN
I don’t know if you’ve felt it, but for more than two weeks, there has been an Aziz Sancar science storm blowing in Turkey
Category: GÜVEN SAK
Have you seen Kadir Has University’s latest Survey of Perspectives on Turkish Foreign Policy? Well, I find its results rather interesting. Some 55 percent of Turks think that Turkey needs to be more active in the Middle East
The United States sought to play down a diplomatic rift with Turkey on May 27 after U.S. commandos were caught on camera wearing badges of a Syrian Kurdish group.
Turkish military says ISIL positions in northern Syria have been hit in retaliation to rocket attacks, adding that 104 jihadist militants have been killed
The World Health Organization has ruled out any change in timing or the location of the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, shunning a call by doctors and scientists to shift the event over the Zika virus.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has criticized the United States after photos of U.S. special operations forces wearing Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Unit (YPG) insignia on their shoulders during an assault on Syria’s Raqqa emerged.
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said his government will never give up to terrorism. 'Terrorists will not be successful. They may make a bomb or slaughter civilians. But they will not accomplish anything,' he says
Turkey's top religious state official cleric used a speech in Istanbul on May 28 to criticize the practice of different countries celebrating Islamic festivals at varying times.
A London court has ordered the shuttering of an “Anatolian culture center,” with police branding it a front for funneling funds to the outlawed Revolutionary People's Liberation Party-Front (DHKP-C)
The Akyaka slow city in Muğla province hosts wind and kite surfers from all around the world, thanks to its constant wind throughout the year
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Outsiders to the Cyprus problem might feel puzzled, but people who have been following the Cyprus problem for decades must have considered it par for the course when the Greek Cypriot leader canceled his scheduled May 27 meeting with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akıncı
Category: KANAT ATKAYA
After news reports that 10 children staying at Ensar Foundation and KAİMDER dormitories in the Central Anatolian province of Karaman were sexually abused, similar stories starting pouring out from all four corners of Turkey
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