A mosaic of Medusa, the terrible creature of Greek mythology who turned all those who looked her to stone, is being restored in the southern province of Burdur
More than 100 films from 28 countries will be shown at the third Universal Children’s Film Festival to be held between Oct. 27 and 31 in Istanbul’s Tuzla neighborhood.
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
As widely expected, the Central Bank kept its policy rates constant at its Oct. 23 rates meeting.
Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
Actress Deniz Tunca was stopped by police while she was driving in Istanbul’s Ortaköy neighborhood. She was tested for alcohol; nothing was found.
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
A few months ago, this column described Turkey as a piano partition composed by Philip Glass: “It finds beauty in itself by repeating itself.” Turkey’s song is repetitive, or ostinato, like in many children’s songs. But it’s hardly entertaining.
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
As you read this article, one of NATO’s top soldiers, the LANDCOM commander in Izmir, Lt.-Gen. Frederick Ben Hodges, will be packing his bags and moving to the command post of Wiesbaden where the U.S. Land Forces in Europe are located.
Serena Shim was killed while returning to her hotel in Suruç when the car her team had rented collided with a heavy vehicle
Category: YUSUF KANLI
What role does Turkey think of for itself? Does it foresee a “leading country in the region” role? Does it want to play an even greater role in its area?
The government is preparing to reshape the country’s 175-year-old gendarmerie forces, but some observers have raised concerns about plans to link the complex military branch totally to the Interior Ministry.
Category: İSMET BERKAN
Sırrı Süreyya Önder from the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) phoned me to explain in his own terms the course of the process since Sept. 3.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
At first sight, everything seems to be on track. The ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) recently made official the two-year-old dialogue with Abdullah Öcalan, the imprisoned leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)
European Union leaders agreed Oct. 24 what they hailed as the world's most ambitious climate change targets for 2030, paving the way for a new UN-backed global treaty next year.
The gunman who killed a soldier in Ottawa and then raced through Canada's parliament before being shot dead was a misfit and perhaps mentally ill
A doctor who recently returned to New York from treating Ebola patients in Guinea tested positive on Oct. 23 for the deadly virus, the first confirmed case in the city, officials said.
A bid by Islamic State fighters to seize the flashpoint Syrian border town of Kobane has stalled, American officials said, with the help of air strikes reported to have killed over 500 jihadists
Three members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) were killed by security forces on Oct. 23 in the eastern Turkish province of Kars.
A Danish court freed 10 men charged with 'terror funding' after raising money for PKK militants
The shooting suspect of a Danish writer was released in Turkey more than two months before the reported prisoner swap with ISIL, Hürriyet has learned
A hatchet-wielding attacker charged a group of New York City police officers posing for a photograph on Oct. 24, wounded two, one critically, before the assailant was shot dead, police said.
Israel deployed police in force in Jerusalem Oct. 24 for weekly Muslim prayers and restricted access to a flashpoint mosque, after a deadly attack by a Palestinian sent tensions soaring.
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