An Armenian air plane carrying 111 tents, 4,345 blankets and 474 mattresses for victims of last week’s devastating earthquake in Van landed in the eastern province of Erzurum on Oct. 28.
Turkey's prominent rock bands are gathering to raise charity funds through a concert on Oct. 30 for the eastern province of Van which is badly damaged by a recent 7.2 magnitude earthquake.
While Doha’s art scene is developing each day with newly opened cultural centers and museums, its newly established Katara Cultural Village is attracting art lovers.
Patient Rights Day was commemorated yesterday in Turkey amid complaints from many patient rights activists who argue that the “Full-Time Law” has increased the waiting time for people seeking treatment at university hospitals.
Turkish Rock and alternative musician Yaşar Kurt is a highly symbolic figure for conscientious objectors; his dissident song, ‘Korku’ (Fear), which was released in the late 1990s, virtually amounted to a political march and resulted in his trial for ‘treason.’ Kurt recently spoke to the Daily News about the release of his latest album, ‘Güneş Kokusu’ (Smell of the Sun), as well as his Armenian origins. ‘I am trying to discover myself. Every individual ought to be free in this decision,’ he says
Li Na hopes to cap her illustrious season with one final victory in Istanbul, which will host the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships next week. The Chinese icon says she is proud to have win berth to the tournament where she will face top women’s tennis stars
Meat supply in Turkish markets is low before Bayram, a sector representative says. Meanwhile, organizations complain imported livestock is too young to be sacrificed.
Vakıfbank Türk Telekom is one win away from being crowned as the top volleyball team in the world.
A mission from China’s Kingdom Club, say they are looking for investment opportunities in Turkey in fields including energy and finance. The Bank of China, meanwhile, continues preparations to open a Turkey branch
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Iraqi officials have presented Ankara with new proposals to curtail the activities of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the country’s north in a bid to head off Turkish cross-border operations against the militant group
NATO’s missile radar will draw Iran back to the negotiating table for talks on its nuclear drive, says prominent former US diplomat Kissinger
Armenian community members in Istanbul came together in a cordial meeting with Interior Minister İdris Naim Şahin and Bakırköy Mayor Ateş Ünal Erzen and gave messages of peace, fraternity and dialogue
Activists are urging politicians to take seriously the recent attacks on a former Chechen Shariah judge living in exile in Istanbul. More attacks can be expected unless the government takes measures, according to the İMKANDER aid organization.
Students at Istanbul’s Greek minority schools have finally received their course books after the Education Ministry’s Board of Education and Discipline approved the texts, following an article that appeared in the Hürriyet Daily News on Oct. 4.
A former Syrian colonel asks for ‘military aid’ to topple the Damascus regime, as he speaks to the Hürriyet Daily News at a refugee camp in Hatay
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It has been exactly two years since economy tsar Ali Babacan unveiled the Istanbul Finance Center Strategy and Action Plan, or SAP, with great fanfare at the IMF-World Bank meetings in Istanbul.
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As a result of a project to find opportunities for the unemployed, several women started working as taxi drivers in Istanbul. One of the cabbies says she aims to continue her job no matter what happens
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EU pushes Greece to axe 200,000 jobs
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I truly wonder about that specific scene. What will the German President Christian Wulff feel when he sees the Turkish ambassador presenting credentials to him?
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