Home to Mehmet the Conqueror and Süleyman the Magnificent during the glory years of the Ottoman Empire, Edirne Palace is undergoing restoration that is expected to ultimately draw more visitors
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The Turkish business community is “worried” about “perceptions” that the distance between Turkey and the European Union has been increasing.
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
Seen as one of the most vulnerable emerging markets (EMs) not too long ago, Turkey is on a Cinderella run, attracting significant capital inflows. Foreigners’ net equity and bond investments rose by $0.9 and 1.4 billion respectively during the last four weeks.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
It is not conducive to the peacemaking process to let illusions – regardless of how wide they might be subscribed to – replace realities.
Category: İSMET BERKAN
Analyses predicting that the civil war in Syria will not end easily and quickly, moreover, might not end at all, had started coming up in the summer months of 2013.
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
Turkey’s dependence on Russian gas and oil has turned into another factor in the Middle East. As the price of oil fell into historic lows, Moscow is suffering financially and Turkey can turn its “dependent customer” role into a bargaining chip.
Category: ERTUĞRUL ÖZKÖK
An interesting incident was experienced in Istanbul’s Sabancı Museum last week. Somebody close to a very important individual called the museum officials and told them the person in question wanted to visit the Joan Miro exhibition with his wife. But they had a request.
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
No doubt, Ahmet Davutoğlu the human being is an honest, hard-working and modest man of academia.
Main opposition CHP leader Kılıçdaroğlu accuses the government of directing Turkey’s spy agency to plot against his party
Justice Minister Bozdağ has defended the new presidential palace’s much-debated cost by comparing the situation to the billiard table at the Pembe Köşk, a mansion that was used by Atatürk in the 1920s.
Turkey’s intelligence agency, the police and the gendarmerie are to get exclusive authority on the personal data of citizens
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Nov. 20 that 'international cooperation' was necessary to crush ISIL
President Barack Obama imposed the most sweeping immigration reform in a generation, easing the threat of deportation for some 4.7 million undocumented immigrants
Israel has arrested four Palestinians suspected of planning to assassinate FM Avigdor Lieberman with an anti-tank rocket while he drove to his Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank
At least 45 people were killed in a suspected Boko Haram attack in northeast Nigeria, officials and witnesses said on Nov. 20, in the latest violence to hit the restive region.
A Dutch teenager who allegedly travelled to Syria to marry an ISIL militant of Turkish origin but was later rescued by her mother will appear in court Nov. 21 on terror charges
Masked demonstrators threw Molotov cocktails and shot fireworks at police near Mexico City's airport on Thursday
The United States has transferred five Guantanamo Bay prisoners to Europe as part of efforts to empty and close the controversial US military detention center in Cuba
Saudi Arabia on Nov. 20 beheaded a Turkish man convicted of drug trafficking
Late guitar great Paco de Lucia and superstar Enrique Iglesias won top prizes Thursday at the Latin Grammys, which took a political edge as artists cheered President Barack Obama's plan to help immigrants.
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