Ümmiye Koçak, who has made a name for herself with a theater group she founded in a southern village, has gained new fame for directing and playing in a commercial with football star Cristiano Ronaldo
The 3rd Istanbul Photo Awards ends, presenting awards to 22 photographers from 17 countries. Frederic Lafargue’s ‘Fleeing from Daesh’ wins Photo of the Year 2017
The 20th Eurasian Economic Summit, an Istanbul-based forum that is marking its 20th year, will address a wide range of regional issues, focusing on the challenges faced by the EU, efforts against terrorism, and migration, under the annual headline of “Humanity at Crossroads.”
Discussions on a new customs union, one of the few bright spots between Ankara and Brussels, appears to also be threatened by bilateral tension
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Astute daily Hürriyet columnist Deniz Zeyrek wondered in a recent column whether Russia is inviolable for Turkey. He listed the things that Ankara should be blasting Moscow for but is not.
Category: MELİS ALPHAN
Imagine a guy whose 16-year-old daughter has accused him of sexual abuse. Not once or twice, but for six years.
Category: DENİZ ZEYREK
What is the oldest memory of your personal history? Whenever I ask this question to myself, I remember the moment when we altogether took shelter in a wooden shed built on an open space in front of our house.
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
We applauded Turkish scientist Bilge Demirköz at the cosmetic giant L’Oreal and UNESCO’s “For Women in Science” award ceremony this year.
Category: ÜNAL ÇEVİKÖZ
Turkey’s drift from its commitment to the West and its institutions is becoming a widespread perception in Europe and the United States.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
As part of a group of journalists, I was recently talking to advisers who took an active part in drafting the constitutional amendments to be put to a public vote on April 16.
Category: FORK & CORK
It has been three years since I’ve been a part of the Ski Club International des Journalistes (SCIJ). This year’s meeting is in France, at Val Cenis, a ski resort close to the Italian border
An ancient sarcophagus smuggled out of Turkey in the 1960s could soon be on its way home following a decision from Swiss prosecutors.
In line with Articles 11 and 25 of Law No. 6735 on International Labor Force, rules and procedures on the newly established Turquoise Card System was announced in the new Turquoise Card Regulation on March 14, 2017 in the Official Gazette, numbered 30007 (hereinafter the Regulation)
Just a few weeks ahead of the referendum on shifting to an executive presidential system, the race is still neck and neck, Bekir Ağırdır from the Konda research company tells the Hürriyet Daily News, adding that a majority of the undecided would traditionally be in the ‘yes’ camp
Category: YUSUF KANLI
On the last day of March the Greek Cypriot House of Representatives will vote on a draft sponsored by the ruling Democratic Rally Party (DISI) to authorize the Education Ministry to decide on the days to be marked in secondary schools.
All I’m going to do is list a number of recent developments reported in the Turkish media over the past couple of days. I’ll start with the most recent case demonstrating the state that Turkey is in:
Category: NURAY MERT
Turkey’s drift from the Western alliance is going to be very painful, and there seems to be no light at the end of the tunnel. As the West has started to perceive Turkey truly as a failing state, the country’s rulers have started to feel freer to express their hostility (past and present) toward the West.
Category: İLBER ORTAYLI
Today’s Iraq is one of the countries that have emerged at the end of the 400-year-old Ottoman Empire rule after the First World War.
Category: TAHA AKYOL
There is rejoicing in our Antalya and Van provinces, where one Iranian plane lands after the other. Tourists are pouring in like rain. As the ones who arrive are from wealthy segments, they do a lot of shopping.
Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
Until a few years ago, when before the leftist Syriza emerged as a dominant political power in her country, Sia Anagnostopoulou was best known as a professor of contemporary history with an emphasis on late Ottoman Empire.
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