Category: MURAT YETKİN
There has been intense speculation for days about whether President Tayyip Erdoğan plans to announce the reopening of the Hagia Sophia to Islamic worship, ahead of Turkey’s critical parliamentary election on June 7
Category: VERDA ÖZER
“Knowing what you’ve got, knowing what you need, knowing what you can do without. That’s inventory control.”
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
Leaders of the political parties that will run in the June 7 elections have geared up their elections campaigns with consecutive public rallies, as well as media interviews, in order to reach more people and garner more votes, with less than 10 days to go until polls
Category: MELİS ALPHAN
Twenty-year-old Mehmet Ayvalıtaş, 22-year-old Abdullah Cömert, 26-year-old Ethem Sarısülük, 18-year-old Medeni Yıldırım, 19-year-old Ali İsmail Korkmaz, 23-year-old Ahmet Atakan and 15-year-old Berkin Elvan…
Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
While criticizing the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan recently said: “We did not nominate a fake mufti in Diyarbakır or a gay candidate in Eskişehir. We do not have such issues.”
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
In just a week, Turkey will have its general elections. Most Turks know the details of this ambitious race, but some outsiders seem a bit confused. So, I decided to give you a brief 101 today
Category: GWYNNE DYER
The fall of Ramadi to Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) troops last Sunday [May 17] was not a big deal
Category: GÜVEN SAK
It is sad to see the deterioration of Turkey’s investment environment. I hear more and more that in order to do business in Turkey, you need to hire fewer lawyers and talk to more politicians. “It’s all about finding the right connections,” they say
A new academic study by the main opposition CHP argues that the authoritarianism of Turkey’s ruling party has gone beyond the political sphere to include all of society, including the cultural and economic spheres.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said the presidential post was currently empty as President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan used the word “we” to refer to the deputy candidates of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) in a rally he held on May 28
The 43rd Istanbul Music Festival will raise the curtain on May 31 with a world premiere of the symphonic poem of Hasan Tura, ‘Song of a Martyr,’ before treating music lovers to a number of top acts
For the first time ever and contrary to its earlier decisions on the issue in the past, Turkey’s Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that women will be able to use only their maiden surname after marriage
Alexandros Lamprou, the author of a new title on the People’s Houses of the early Turkish Republic, talks to HDN about his book and the limits of social engineering in Turkey
The United States dropped Cuba from its blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism on May 29, removing yet another hurdle as the two countries seek to restore diplomatic ties frozen for five decades.
A growing number of extremist groups from Africa to southeast Asia are shifting their allegiance to ISIL, leading to greater risks for "cross-pollination" among conflicts beyond Syria and Iraq, the head of Interpol says
FIFA leader Sepp Blatter said May 30 he was "shocked" at the way the US judiciary has targeted football’s world body and slammed what he called a "hate" campaign by Europe’s football leaders.
Mahinur Özdemir, a Belgian deputy of Turkish origin, has been expelled from her party for refusing to call the 1915 killings of Ottoman Armenians as 'genocide'
Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan said on May 30 that Turkish authorities decision to take over Bank Asya was not political. "“If it was political, why would [the government] wait for one and a half years?" he said.
A series of barrel bombs dropped from Syrian regime helicopters reportedly killed at least 71 civilians and wounded dozens in the northern province of Aleppo on May 30
A married man in southern Turkey, who is accused of sexually abusing a series of victims including a 16-year-old girl and a 22-year-old man, has claimed that he was trying to heal his son's chronic skin disease
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