Istanbul has received its share of knocks over time, but it remains the planet’s most beautiful city, according to long-time travel guide and writer Saffet Emre Tonguç. The city resists with the strength it takes from its 8,500 years of history, Tonguç says
Category: SEDAT ERGİN
The owner of daily newspaper Sözcü, Burak Akbay, its website manager Mediha Olgun, and its İzmir correspondent Gökmen Ulu are all accused of “aiding a terror organization while not being a member of it.”
Egypt has blocked access to the Hürriyet Daily News website, in what is the continuation of widening series of such online blockages in the country over the past week, according to a report by a local rights association in the country.
Britain, a guarantor of Cyprus, has upped the pace of its diplomatic traffic with the parties ahead of a five-way conference to be held in Geneva to reach a final agreement for the reunification of Cyprus.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The march that was started by social democratic main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu in a call for “Justice” on June 15 may mark a turning point in Turkey’s political history.
Category: CANSU ÇAMLIBEL
Last year, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders ran against Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination for president and lost. Then Hillary Clinton lost the presidency to Donald Trump.
Turkey and Qatar have established an economic commission to provide necessary food and other needs to the latter, amid the ongoing row with Gulf countries, Qatar’s envoy to Turkey has said, expressing his country’s appreciation for “the Turkish government’s enormous support in these difficult days.”
Groups inside the Free Syrian Army (FSA) forces are involved in internal conflict, Turkish sources have admitted, amid reports that Turkish-backed rebels fought with each other in the Syrian town of al-Bab, leaving several dead and scores injured.
Turkey and the European Union will hold a senior anti-terrorism dialogue meeting within a month, aiming to take joint steps to combat terrorism, one of the main causes of tension in ties between Ankara and Brussels.
Enis Berberoğlu, a member of parliament for the social democratic Republican People’s Party (CHP), was sentenced to 25 years in jail by an Istanbul court on June 14 and immediately put in prison.
Qatar, which is facing a large diplomatic blockade from a collection of Arab countries, will always remember Turkey’s support during these difficult times, Sheikha al-Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, the sister of Qatar’s ruling emir, has told the Hürriyet Daily News
Sanctions and a Saudi-led campaign to isolate Qatar have resulted in the division of a number of families, some of those affected have told the Hürriyet Daily News.
Foreign Minister Mevlut Çavuşoğlu has met with the diplomatic envoys of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates in Ankara as part of efforts to solve an ongoing crisis between the Gulf States and Qatar.
Turkey and the European Union will hold a political dialogue meeting on June 13 in Brussels “to take stock of where both sides are in their relationship,” an EU official has told the Hürriyet Daily News.
The Turkish national football team will play a crucial 2018 World Cup qualifying stage game at Kosovo on June 11, but the competition on the pitch is the least of coach Fatih Terim’s problems.
Turkey should play a strong role in implementing the sustainable development goals (SDGs) - a universal set of goals and indicators that U.N. member states are expected to use to frame their agendas and political policies – as it is one of the most outspoken countries pushing for these goals at the General Assembly, the U.N.’s resident coordinator in Turkey has said.
One of the dying breed of passionate musicians, Emir Ersoy, has unveiled his latest music album “Rockuba,” which is his fourth studio work
Compensation worth $20 million provided by Israel over the killing of Turkish activists onboard the Mavi Marmara ship in May 2010 has yet to be paid to the victims, triggering angry debate and criticism of the Turkish government
About 17.5 million pre-school, elementary, middle and high school students in Turkey received their second-term report cards and began their nearly three-month summer break on June 9
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan late on June 8 ratified two deals on deploying Turkish troops to Qatar and training the Gulf nation’s gendarmerie forces, paving way for Turkey to send warships and warplanes to the country, which has been facing a diplomatic dispute with several Arab countries
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