Category: YUSUF KANLI
A settlement on Cyprus requires the two peoples of Cyprus, as well as Greece and Turkey, to put aside emotional and unrealistic designs, abandon utopias, hallucinations, dreams and concentrate on a power-sharing scheme between the “two equal constituent people” of the island.
A court on June 22 lifted foreign travel bans imposed on one of Turkey’s leading contemporary novelists, Aslı Erdoğan, and linguist Necmiye Alpay after they were put on trial on charges of “supporting terrorist groups.”
Darwin’s theory of evolution has been excluded from the most recent draft of Turkey’s new national curriculum, which will be released following the Eid al-Fitr holiday, the head of the Education Ministry’s curriculum board, Alpaslan Durmuş, has said
Washington is in only a “tactical” relationship with the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) militia, which Ankara considers as linked to outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told Turkish Defense Minister Fikri İsik in a letter, according to ministry sources
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has slammed Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli after the latter accused the CHP leader of supporting the U.S. based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, who is believed to have been the mastermind of the July 15, 2016, coup attempt
A man who sought veteran’s pay after media reports emerged suggesting he had stopped five tanks on the night of the thwarted July 2016 coup has been accused of “cheating the state,” after a relative said he was in fact the one who broke his jaw in a fight
Combatting the drugs problem in Turkey requires the embrace of “national and moral values” among the young, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, vowing to eliminate what he called “drugs terror.”
A man working as a security guard in Ankara has been arrested for sexually abusing a German diplomat’s 15-year-old daughter, daily Habertük reported on June 22
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The May 25 meeting in Brussels between Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk was regarded as a chance for a new start in Turkey-EU relations.
Category: FOLDED CORNER
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The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) will not allow “provocations” to derail its “justice march” from Ankara to Istanbul, CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said on June 21 on the seventh day of the march.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) lawmaker Murat Emir has filed a criminal complaint against Deputy Prime Minister Tuğrul Türkeş, accusing him of “revealing secret state information.”
The main opposition Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) march from the Turkish capital Ankara to Istanbul is the result of courage inspired by Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş
Turkish security forces have seized weapons with erased serial numbers during security operations carried out against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has accused main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu of “lying” after the latter accused the government of pressuring Turkey’s judiciary.
Nine suspects, including the chair of the catering firm, were referred to court with an arrest demand as part of the case into the food poisoning at a military barracks in the Aegean province of Manisa on June 21, Doğan News Agency has reported
The head of the EU delegation to Turkey praised Turkey for caring for millions of Syrian refugees, during a concert in Ankara held to commemorate World Refugee Day on June 20.
The “justice march” from Ankara to Istanbul, started on June 15 by the social democratic main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, left its sixth day behind on June 20.
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
“I find myself alone when each day is through / Because you’re mine, I walk the line” (Johnny Cash)
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu continued his “justice march” from Ankara to Istanbul on the sixth day on June 20, defying calls from the government and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to end the “illegal” action
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