The Israeli Foreign Ministry has announced an investigation into an “infrastructure for transferring funds via couriers between Hamas command centers in Turkey and the Gaza Strip and the Hamas command center in Hebron.”
Heavy rainfall, which caused flash floods in Istanbul twice in one week last month, are the ‘new normal,’ according to a leading Turkish climate change scholar. ‘Heavy rain with the intensity getting higher and higher is the new normal from now on,’ Professor Levent Kurnaz tells the Hürriyet Daily News
Researcher Max Hoffman from the Center for American Progress speaks to HDN about the group's recent report, 'Trends in Turkish Civil Society'
Category: MURAT YETKİN
News items reported from the Turkish capital Ankara over the last few weeks are not quite consistent with the political predictability that one may have expected from a single-party government led by a president who recently won a referendum gathering all executive power
Many of the richest countries are the “least generous” in supporting refugees or displaced people, a U.N. official and humanitarian aid expert has said, adding that Europe and the U.S. are making “embarrassingly” small efforts in this regard
Turkey and Qatar started a joint military exercise on Aug. 1 with the participation of over 250 Turkish troops and more than 30 armored vehicles, a Turkish official has told the Hürriyet Daily News.
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Former President Abdullah Gül recently said that journalists who are being tried should not be imprisoned. He said this in response to a question about the case against daily Cumhuriyet journalists, which was seen last week and which has attracted international attention and condemnation.
Ankara and Washington have been engaged in a fresh debate over terrorism support, after a top U.S. official claimed there was a link between Turkey and the presence of al-Qaeda-affiliated groups in Syria’s Idlib.
The executive committee of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is scheduled to have an emergency meeting in Istanbul on Aug. 1 at the foreign ministers level.
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
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.
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