Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has warned Greece not to try the country’s patience amid fresh tension between the two countries over remarks by Greek Foreign Minister Nicos Kotzias, which he described as “provocative.”
More than half of the construction of a 511-kilometer concrete wall being built on Turkey’s border with Syria has been completed, the head of the state-owned Housing Development Administration of Turkey (TOKİ) has said.
Daily Hürriyet has released a statement regarding its lead story on Feb. 25 about the Turkish Armed Forces’ answers to various criticisms, responding to a wave of “unlimited slander” against its journalism immediately after the story was published
Turkish consumers believe high prices and the dependence on foreign sources are the two most important problems in the energy sector, a poll has revealed. ‘The Turkish public’s most preferred energy source is natural gas, and it is sensitive to energy supply security,’ says Professor Volkan Ediger
Terror will disappear from Turkey is the country’s populace votes ‘yes’ to charter changes that will empower President Erdoğan
The Turkish parliament’s authorities have already been taken out of its hand in a “de facto way” as the state of emergency decree laws are being used for random cases, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan met with Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) President Massoud Barzani on Feb. 26 for the second time in a week.
The top U.S. military commander for the Middle East made a secret trip to northern Syria on Feb. 24 to meet a U.S.-backed alliance fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), officials said.
A new campaign urging Turks living abroad to spend vacations and hold weddings in Turkey will kick off in Germany next month, the Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry said Feb. 25, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Turkey’s property sector has welcomed a new law that allows the introduction of value-added tax (VAT) exemption for foreigners who make real estate investments in the country, speculating that the sales to foreigners would soar.
A group of high school students in Istanbul who developed a mechanic device to rescue a puppy trapped in a well for 10 days has received an invitation from Stanford University to visit the prestigious school’s Robotics Laboratory.
Turkey’s northwestern province of Bursa has surpassed national hospitals in Turkey and European countries with its exceeding rates of organ donor supplies and transplant operations
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
Turkish conglomerate Sabancı Holding has plans to make 4.5 billion Turkish Liras worth ($1.25 billion) of investments in 2017, the group’s CEO said Feb. 26.
ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency
Turkey’s leading cellphone operator, Turkcell, has announced the development of an automatic rotating antenna to enable uninterrupted internet connectivity at sea.
A group of Bursaspor supporters on Feb. 24 attacked their own team’s bus after they lost 4-0 in a game with Istanbul’s Kasımpaşa.
ANTALYA – Anadolu Agency
The name Zeynep has remained as the most popular name given to baby girls by parents, data compilation made with information obtained from the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) and the Population Directorate has shown.
NEW ORLEANS - Reuters
A pickup truck driven by a man who appeared to be “highly intoxicated” plowed into a crowd of spectators watching the main Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans on Feb. 25, sending more than 20 people to the hospital, police said
BRUSSELS - The Associated Press
With the specter of populism looming over a critical election year in Europe, the European Parliament has taken an unusual step to crack down on racism and hate speech in its own house
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
President Donald Trump has ratcheted up his feud with the U.S. media, announcing he will skip the annual correspondents’ dinner one day after a row erupted over White House press access
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan - Agence France-Presse
A veteran opposition leader in Kyrgyzstan was arrested on corruption charges, security services said yesterday, as political tensions mount in the Central Asian country ahead of a November presidential poll.
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
Dependent on foreign workers and subsidies from Brussels, Britain’s small but important agricultural sector is losing sleep over the possible fallout from Brexit, but hopes a future outside the EU will open up new export opportunities.
LONDON - Reuters
Boeing Co said it would invest 20 million pounds ($24.98 million) to open its first production facility in Europe to make components for certain aircraft.
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Reiterating his position on bringing back the death penalty to Turkey, President Tayyip Erdoğan said on Feb. 24 that “I said I would approve the death penalty if it is approved by the parliament … If it is not approved by the parliament, God willing, we will go to the nation for a referendum on that, too.”
As we all know, the governing Justice and Development Party (AKP) not only silenced the main Kurdish party, the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), but also all opposition supporting Kurdish rights and freedoms.
Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akıncı was on front pages and TV screens last week with his continuing optimism
These words belong to the U.S. statesman Alexander Hamilton, whose portrait is on the 10-dollar bill: “Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of man will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice without constraint.”
Until the 1980s, dolphins were mercilessly fished in the Marmara Sea and the Black Sea. The state distributed arms, ammunition and loans to dolphin fishermen for them to fish more. For years, in Black Sea houses, rags immersed in dolphin oil were used in lamps.
Istanbul became the junction point on international waterways in the 19th century. Before anything else, the Suez Canal had drawn a portion of the heavy traffic in the northeast Atlantic to this region
On the 21st anniversary of the Kardak/Imia crisis, at the end of last month, there was a marked tension between Turkey and Greece.
Gen. Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the U.S. Joint Staff, made a public appearance at the Brookings Institution in Washington DC on Feb. 23, just a few days before the presentation of a new plan by the U.S. security apparatus to President Donald Trump about a new plan to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), or DAESH, that involves military operations to take Raqqa in Syria and Mosul in Iraq from their hands.
An artistic couple is reinventing ancient images with layered graphical designs and lights that display hidden images to take visitors on a fantastic journey
İzmir is set to be a scene of jazz celebrations at the European Jazz Festival between March 1 and 18
Foo Fighters will be one of the headliners at Glastonbury this year, they revealed on Feb. 24 while playing a secret gig not far from the legendary British festival.
The Louvre in Paris has gathered a third of 17th-century painter Vermeer’s canvasses, making it the Dutch master’s most ever shown in one place since his death
Fourteen endangered black francolins that were seized two weeks ago in the Kapılı village in the southeastern province of Şırnak’s Silopi district, located near the border with Iraq, have been released after treatment.
Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul is set to organize an exclusive “crepe day” bringing renowned actor and musician Teoman Kumbaracıbaşı’s delicious homemade jams and their extraordinary story together with Italian Executive Chef Giovanni Terracciano’s specially prepared breakfast favorites.
Turkish league champions Beşiktaş eliminated Israeli side Hapoel Beer Sheva 5-2 on aggregate late on Feb. 23 to advance to the last 16 in the Europa League, leaving it as the only Turkish side left standing in European competition for the year.
Rock tombs inside the ancient caves in the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa be opened to tourists, with work ongoing for further examinations
The International Bodrum Jazz festival will be held between Sept. 7 and 17 with the support of the Jazz Association and Bodrum Municipality.