Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Devlet Bahçeli, the leader of the far-right Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), which is a political ally of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), is outraged over recent remarks by an AKP deputy.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Addressing his Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) branch members in his Black Sea hometown of Rize on Aug. 7, Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan said the 2019 elections will be “difficult” and stressed that the party organization should work even harder
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has accused the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) of protecting members who have voiced opposition to the Republic of Turkey
The U.S.-led coalition campaign to destroy the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) enters its fourth year, with authorities declaring concrete improvement, as Turkey, a key player in the coalition, also intensifies separate efforts for ceasefire in its neighbor Syria
In an unexpected move, President Tayyip Erdoğan slammed Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) on Aug. 5. He said it had been late in detecting black holes and loops in the system, thus letting “others” sneak in “especially in the east and southeast of the country.”
The Atatürk Cultural Center (AKM), a currently unused facility in the heart of Istanbul, will be demolished and rebuilt on a larger plot, according to plans seen by daily Hürriyet.
The number of passengers passing through Turkish airports rose by 7.4 percent year-on-year in the first seven months of 2017, the country’s airport authority stated on Aug. 7.
The International Atatürk Airport will become an exposition area once Istanbul’s giant third airport starts operating, Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan has stated.
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has slammed a ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) member over his controversial remarks on “founding a new state,” which had prompted outrage from opposition parties.
The leader of the opposition Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) has slammed a ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) member over his much-debated remarks on 'founding a new state'
Category: SEDAT ERGİN
When staff pilot captains İlker Hazinedar and Oğuz Alper Emrah were assigned on a flight mission, it was nearly midnight.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
The Supreme Military Council, if it can still be called so after all the changes made in its structure, convened and ended within four hours with a decision to reshuffle almost the entire command of the Turkish Armed Forces.
Sales of music boxes in Turkey have boomed after Turkish writer Metin Hara said he wooed supermodel Adriana Lima’s heart by gifting her a music box
The Cem Foundation, a foundation that represents a portion of Turkey’s Alevi sect, has asked the Turkish Education Ministry for the concepts of “Salafism” and “jihad” to be removed from the renewed education curriculum
The allocation of Istanbul University’s Botanical Garden to the Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) in 2015 for the use of the Istanbul Mufti’s Office has stirred a debate in Turkey, with the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) blasting the move
An arrested attacker of a sculpture of Atatürk (founder of modern Turkey) said that he “acted upon a message from God.”
Some 102 condoms filled with cannabis found in a Moroccan man’s digestive system were seized at Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport during a police search on July 30.
A local man who attacked a statue of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey, in the Siverek district of the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa was arrested by court on July 31.
A local peddler attacked a statue of Atatürk in the Siverek district of the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa on July 30, saying that “idol worshipping had no place in Islam”
It might be a surprise for some, but it is an unfortunate reality of this country. At the end of June there were 171 journalists in prison
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