The Turkish Foreign Ministry on March 26 summoned Switzerland’s ambassador to Ankara to express its reaction over an outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) rally targeting President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in the Swiss capital Bern
A fresh migration wave with three million migrants is currently in the phase of mobilization from Iran to Turkey, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Veysi Kaynak said March 26.
Turkey’s sports minister and a deputy prime minister have criticized Galatasaray’s decision not to publically disown two former footballers known to have ties with the network of U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen
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
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)
The leaders of the “yes” camp in the referendum campaign to shift Turkey to an executive presidential system cannot successfully defend their position, so prefer to attack the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) and its leader, CHP head Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said.
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said Turkey will continue to be an indispensable partner for the U.K. in the post-Brexit era, while expressing hope that Turkey and European countries will swiftly resolve difficulties in their relations
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on March 25 that Turkey may hold another referendum on whether to continue with EU accession talks, following the April 16 referendum to shift to an executive presidential system
There is no terrorist infiltration from the Turkish planes to the U.S., Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli said on March 25
Some four million Syrians in Turkey will be granted citizenship if “yes” votes emerge in the April 16 referendum on constitutional amendments, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said on March 25
Turkey's EU minister on Mach 25 criticized a U.K. parliamentary committee report, saying some of its conclusions on the July 2016 coup attempt in Turkey were partial
A total of 236 Turkish citizens have sought asylum in Greece since the July 2016 failed coup attempt, marking a rising trend in the number of requests compared to previous years
MOSCOW/YEKATERINBURG - Reuters
Police detained dozens of protesters across Russia on March 26, including opposition leader Alexei Navalny, after thousands took to the streets to demonstrate against corruption and demand the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev
Turkish society should reevaluate its “common values” if it wants economic progress and higher social welfare, Doğan Holding Chair Begümhan Doğan Faralyalı said on March 24.
A total of 14 outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants were killed in an air-supported operation in the eastern province of Tunceli, the Tunceli Governor’s Office said March 25.
Turkish Airlines has started implementing regulations forbidding passengers from Middle Eastern and North African countries from carrying electronic devices larger than cell phones aboard the plane on March 25, the national carrier said on its website
BURSA - Anadolu Agency
Turkey needs a more comprehensive approach to price stability in the light of experience gained in the last 10 years, the country’s Central Bank governor said March 25.
Two police officers were dismissed from their duties over the killing of a student at the Nevruz celebrations in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır, the Diyarbakır Governor’s Office said March 25.
CINCINNATI - Reuters
Fifteen people were shot, one fatally, at a nightclub in Cincinnati, Ohio, early yesterday, and police said they believed at least two shooters may have been involved.
DUBAI - Agence France-Presse
Dubai International Airport and its flag carrier Emirates began implementing a ban on laptops and tablets on direct flights to the U.S. on March 25, on one of the busiest travel weekends of the year.
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
Along with banks that have signaled they will be moving jobs abroad, Brexit will probably see the European Banking Authority leave London -- and rival cities are jockeying to be its next host
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
French voters just won’t tolerate corruption in politics anymore - that appears to be the message from the swift downfall of the country’s powerful security minister
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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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We may be thinking and talking about the huge impact that the internet and social media have among society, but television is still the most powerful outlet in terms of propaganda.
Weaker than expected support from within the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) for the executive presidency system in the April 16 referendum is turning the ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AK Parti) eyes back to Kurdish votes, recent developments in the campaign suggest.
An ancient sarcophagus smuggled out of Turkey in the 1960s could soon be on its way home following a decision from Swiss prosecutors.
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
Wood fashioned into lace and sculpted into evening dresses: The Hanae Mori Manuscrit label led the way this Tokyo Fashion Week in showing the world the original craftmanship that helps set Japan apart from the crowd.
Basharat Peet speaks to HDN about ‘A Question of Order: India, Turkey, and the Return of Strongmen,’ his new book drawing parallels between Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Turkey and Narendra Modi’s India
The 19th State Theaters Sabancı International Adana Theater Festival will be held from March 27 to April 30, featuring 12 Turkish and nine foreign plays in the southern city of Adana
Lifelike replicas of Mao Zedong, Vladimir Lenin, Kim Il-Sung, Ho Chi Minh and Fidel Castro are lying in state in Hong Kong’s harborfront convention center, drawing art enthusiasts
The Forestry and Water Affairs Ministry has issued warnings to businesses active in 21 areas where sea turtles nest in Turkey, asking them to follow rules when laying out sunbeds and umbrellas and to turn off their lights at night during spawning season.
Anadolu Efes defeated Fenerbahçe 80-77 March 23 at Istanbul’s Abdi İpekçi Arena in a Turkish Airlines Euroleague game to clinch a berth in the playoffs.
A famous pink house, completed in the era of the Turkish Republic, in the ancient city of Stratonikeia, known as the Bılla House, is being restored and will open to tourists this year