Despite being its first signatory, Turkey is not efficiently implementing the Istanbul Convention on violence against women, according to a representative of women’s rights NGO
Despite souring relations between Turkey and some Gulf countries, Turkey’s young entrepreneurs are finding incredible opportunities in construction and tourism investments in Dubai. For Haldun Kilit, board chairman and founder of AHK, the Bvlgari Hotel and Residence Project could be the jewel in the crown.
Opening negotiation chapters is vital to revive ties between Turkey and the European Union, Turkey’s EU Minister Ömer Çelik has said just a day before a Turkey-EU political dialogue meeting is set to take place in Brussels following months-long tension between the two sides
Category: MURAT YETKİN
July 24 used to be celebrated by Turkish journalists as the anniversary of the abolishment of official press censorship in Turkey.
With the collapse of the Cyprus reunification talks, the Turkish side is left with no option but to act alone, says a former Turkish envoy. Turkey needs to send drilling vessels to the zone where Greek Cyprus found gas, according to retired ambassador Mithat Rende
The mayor of the Aegean resort district of Bodrum, which was hit by a massive earthquake recently, has urged holidaymakers to continue their holidays, assuring them “all precautions are taken.”
The Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU) warns Turkey against the extension of its state of emergency stressing that it harms the environment for progress in democracy and the rule of law and complicates ties between Ankara and Brussels.
The second hearing of the case into the raid on Hürriyet, the Hürriyet Daily News, CNN Türk and Kanal D at the Doğan Media Center during last year’s failed coup was postponed to early August by an Istanbul court on July 18 after the suspects demanded extra time for their pleas.
The suspects in the case of the raid on daily Hürriyet, the Hürriyet Daily News, CNN Türk and Kanal D at the Doğan Media Center in the Bağcılar district of Istanbul on the night of last year’s coup attempt refused to testify in the first hearing on July 17, claiming they had not received the indictment.
I strongly recommend you read Barçın Yinanç’s interview with Mahir Ünal, the deputy chairman and spokesman of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Parti), in today’s Hürriyet Daily News.
Sevan Nişanyan, who was jailed in 2014 over charges of illegal construction in the town of Şirince in İzmir, announced in a Twitter post on July 14 that he had escaped from prison.
The hearing of a total of 19 soldiers who raided daily Hürriyet, the Hürriyet Daily News, CNN Türk and Kanal D at the Doğan Media Center in the Bağcılar district of Istanbul on the night of last year’s failed coup attempt will begin on July 17, one year after the attempted takeover
As Turkey is heading toward the first anniversary of the July 15, 2016, military coup attempt, new details about the plot and how it started to fall apart are emerging.
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an umbrella group overwhelmingly made up of the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), has not attended any meeting in Washington of the international coalition to fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a U.S. official told the Hürriyet Daily News on July 12
With the inevitable return of Iran to the energy market and the normalization of relations with Israel on track, the two countries present untapped potential for energy-hungry Turkey, says professor Gürkan Kumbaroğlu, ahead of the 22th world petroleum congress due to take place this week in İstanbul
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said the 25-day “justice march,” which was completed with a massive rally on Istanbul’s Asian side on July 9, marks a “new beginning” for the country
Turkey came back from the brink of a huge disaster on July 15, 2016, the day of the failed coup attempt, Doğan Group Honorary Chairman Aydın Doğan said on July 7.
Category: SEDAT ERGİN
“July 15 has compiled several lessons for us to draw from,” is the starting sentence of former National Security Organization (MİT) undersecretary Emre Taner’s opinion on the intelligence gap concerning last year’s coup attempt. Taner served between the years 2005 and 2010
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli has slammed main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu for suggesting that some groups linked to the MHP could be used to target the ongoing justice march from Ankara to Istanbul
Some 301,000 motorcycle accidents happened in the last 10 years in Turkey, according to daily Habertürk
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