Prominent figures of Turkey’s non-Muslim minorities say they would like to have civil representatives, instead of religious ones, to take part in discussions with Turkey’s new constitution commission.
Some 20 people were detained in the eastern province of Siirt yesterday, including Necat Yılmaz, the mayor of Kurtalan district.
The 208th hearing of the Ergenekon case, because of which 29 suspects remain imprisoned, was held in Silivri, Istanbul.
Category: GÜVEN SAK
Europe’s financial crisis remains to be solved. The continent is moving towards a fiscal union, with mechanisms...
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
A satellite image of China’s first aircraft carrier has been captured as the vessel underwent sea trials in the Yellow Sea, a U.S. company said on its website yesterday.
Police raids of production firms and the ABG Nielsen Company concluded yesterday as part of an operation regarding allegations of irregularities in the rating measurements of television channels.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Before arriving in Ankara yesterday, U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta had a stopover in Baghdad to join the flag lowering ceremony of ...
Category: YUSUF KANLI
In this country, which has such a strong tradition of power-worshipping, moving to a presidential system of governance without establishing ...
Turkey will recall its ambassador and freeze ties with Paris if French lawmakers approve a bill punishing the denial of the “Armenian genocide” next week, the Turkish ambassador’s spokesperson, Engin Solakoğlu, told the Hürriyet Daily News yesterday.
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Turkey clearly has a much more positive image in the Middle East today than it did a decade ago.
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
I borrowed the title from an episode in “Tintin’s Adventures.” It’s up to the reader to decide whether Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ...
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader shows unexpected support for the Justice and Development Party (AKP), saying that the ruling party’s integrity...
Turkey’s top military board reviewed the army’s combat readiness yesterday amid growing concerns turmoil in its southern neighbor could spread further instability in the region.
Energy Minister Taner Yıldız invited a protester to speak on stage at Ankara’s Gazi University yesterday after the student was initially tackled by security.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan sent a letter today to French President Nicolas Sarkozy, warning of the "grave consequences" a French bill recognizing Armenian genocide claims would have on bilateral relations.
Category: OPEN BUFFET
The Bilkent Theater in Ankara will stage Samuel Beckett’s “Krapp’s Last Tape” in English on Dec. 15, 16, 17 and 18.
Category: MEHMET ALİ BİRAND
The political party you have founded is facing many political risks and a number of your camaraderie have adopted a mysterious...
Category: SONER ÇAĞAPTAY
On April 25, 1974, the “Carnation Revolution” shook Portugal’s 48-year-old dictatorship. A group of army officers...
Category: ÜMİT ENGİNSOY
Incumbent presidents of the United States are usually fortunate in elections for their second term. Former Republican president George Bush...
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