Thailand’s prime minister vowed solidarity with Turkey on the long-standing Cyprus dispute and said his country would look into ways for lifting the isolation of Turkish Cypriots.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan promised on Friday that those responsible for the bookstore bombing in Semdinli would be brought to justice. The attack was originally thought to have been carried out by the terrorist organization, the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), but other rumors surfaced that it may have been linked to the gendarmerie, after police found documents linking the car used in the attack to paramilitary forces.
Jan and Anita de Bruyne stood outside the Haghia Sophia, a magnificent 6th century building that was once the world's largest church but is now a museum in a country that is 99 percent Muslim.
Foreign Minister Gül says the ban is an issue for Turkey, warns against 'being proud of bans,' as chief EU Commission envoy in Turkey notes the EU has no unified position on the matter
US official suggests AKP transformation from Islamic-rooted group to mainstream politics may be exemplary for others in Middle East
Locals protest LPG station: ANK - Turkish Daily News Locals in a district of Samsun in the Black Sea region staged a protest on Thursday against the building of a LPG fuel station in their neighborhood, calming down only after the police arrived on
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Great leader Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, founder of the modern Turkish Republic, was commemorated yesterday on the 67th anniversary of his death with a series of ceremonies across the country.
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan dodged questions about his reaction to yesterday's European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) decision that the headscarf ban in Turkish universities was "not an infraction of human rights," saying "it is too early for me to say, I have not seen the reasons."
Turkish newspapers wrote yesterday about key resignations at the Istanbul Municipality; recently disclosed corruption in the municipality of Çorum, ruled by a mayor from the governing party; and the French government declaring a state of emergency in the face of the ongoing riots that have besieged the country. Acting Istanbul Mayor Güllüce resigns: At the request of Istanbul Mayor Kadir Topbaş, "acting mayor" İdris Güllüce resigned after signing agreements for the construction of a mosque and a third bridge over the Bosphorus on behalf of the mayor, Hürriyet reported. Topbaş said he wanted the "acting mayor" to resign. “I realized that if I had not
Two more caretakers were arrested by the court as part of an investigation into a scandal at the Malatya Childcare Center, reports said on Wednesday.
From the columns:The highlight of Turkish columns yesterday was the reason for immigrant riots in France and negative reactions to the prime minister's remarks linking the issue to the headscarf ban at state schools in the beleaguered country.
The president’s decision not to issue invitations to the headscarf-wearing wives of officials is illegal, says the parliament speaker
Turkey, whose presence in the Council of Europe has spelled richness for the organization, is a modern and democratic country with respect for human rights, the president of the Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly, René van der Linden, said yesterday as he addressed members of the Turkish Parliament.
'Incidents in France broke out suddenly as a reaction to [a plan to] dismiss the Africans. But they failed; they misplayed the game. I hope the problem is solved; otherwise, the damage will spread to all of Europe and Asia'
Erdoğan says the mayor has exercised a natural right of his position in sacking 'acting mayor' İdris Güllüce, whose decisions were blamed for a plunge in the AKP’s approval rating in Istanbul
Erdogan and financial experts speak about Turkey's potential to be a succuessful target country for foreign investment. Problems, however, remain
The EU’s reports have been released. All hell will break loose now. From the government to the opposition, everyone will try to emphasize one part in them to complain about. However, if one just takes a look at the Progress Report’s 'what to do part,' who among you will say we should not do these things?
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan clarified his words from earlier this week about the rioting in France, saying that he only meant that the turban ban in French schools was only one of the reasons for the current unrest.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has urged Turks who are living in Europe to stay away from riots in the French capital.'I invite the 4.5 million Turks living in Europe to behave with common sense and maturity. Destroying and burning cannot be the way to seek human rights," reporter local paper the Daily News.
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