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
Category: MURAT YETKİN
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
Only a day after main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said he was worried about possible “provocative” attacks on his justice march, aiming to get it blocked before reaching Istanbul, police announced on July 5 that they had arrested six suspected members of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has issued a motion for a parliamentary investigation demanding additional security measures be taken for the justice march from Ankara to Istanbul
On July 5, the 20th day of his “justice march,” social democratic main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said he had heard of a plot to stop the march before it enters and terminates in Istanbul on July 9.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Metin Münir has been a liberal, a very libertarian writer. He was one of the former editors of the Hürriyet Daily News.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) will apply to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) regarding the supreme election board’s decision to accept unstamped ballot papers during the April 16 constitutional referendum, CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said on July 4
A group of 10 youths playing the saz, a traditional stringed musical instrument, were forced to come off the stage in a cultural festival in Munich on July 1, amid allegations that audience members objected to their logo featuring the Turkish flag
Category: KANAT ATKAYA
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, with almost unprecedented political agility, has somehow finally transformed himself into an opposition leader who actually sets the agenda.
Turkey’s drug problem, which has come under increasing public scrutiny in recent weeks, is largely a result of chaotic urbanization, according to veteran psychiatrist Kültekin Ögel.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said the party is “walking against the wall” with the ongoing “justice march” from Ankara to Istanbul, kicked off after the arrest of CHP deputy Enis Berberoğlu.
Turkey and the European Union are set to hold a political dialogue meeting at the ministerial level on July 25, an EU official has told Hürriyet Daily News
Qatari Minister of Defense Khaled al-Attiyah has described a blockade imposed by several Arab states on his country as a “declaration of war.”
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