The Turkish and Russian presidents, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Vladimir Putin, are expected to meet in person in Ankara next week, following the recent agreement for the establishment of de-escalation zones in Syria, including rebel-held Idlib.
Turkey on Sept. 20 was preparing to wind up naval exercises with fellow NATO members being held at a time of a crisis in relations with several alliance states and controversy over Ankara’s plan to purchase weapons from Russia.
A fire on marine explorer Jacques Cousteau's iconic ship Calypso has delayed the vessel's restoration by between six to eight months, a representative of the Cousteau Society said on Sept. 20.
An armed clash erupted between two groups at Istanbul’s Çağlayan courthouse on Sept. 21, during which one person was reportedly injured, according to media reports.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Sept. 20 warned the United States over the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ), widely believed to have orchestrated the July 15, 2016 deadly coup attempt, saying they would eventually see the real face of the organization.
The United States “strongly opposes” the planned independence referendum by the Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government
The foreign ministers of Turkey, Iran and Iraq held an announced meeting in New York late on Sept. 20 to discuss strategy amid the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) rejection of all calls for the cancellation of independence referendum slated for Sept. 25.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Sept. 19 once again called on the Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) to cancel its planned independence referendum
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on Sept. 20 announced a six-article solution package to address the problems of Turkey’s struggling hazelnut producers.
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Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has said Turkey and Turkish Cyprus will respond in coordination to a French-Italian drill off southeastern Cyprus, which he mocked as a “so-called international tender.”
The Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality has announced that lifeguards in its fire brigade department have saved 4,800 people in the province over the course of this summer, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on Sept. 20.
Iraqi Vice President Nouri al-Maliki has rejected an initiative sponsored by the United Nations regarding a planned independence referendum in northern Iraq, saying that it contains several elements that are against the country’s constitution.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said U.S. President Donald Trump told him that he was “sorry” about the brawl between the U.S. authorities and his security guards during a previous visit to the U.S. capital in last May.
The number of foreign tourists visiting Istanbul rose by 10.8 percent in the first eight months of this year, when compared to the same period last year, hitting 6.95 million, Culture and Tourism Ministry data has shown.
A prosecutor in the Aegean province of İzmir has sought up to 3.5 years of imprisonment for a police officer who is accused of hitting two women who sought help from the police earlier this summer.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has hinted at overhauling university entrance exams after the removal of a key exam that has been allowing the placement of nearly 1.3 million secondary school students to various high schools in Turkey.
The Foreign Ministry issued a warning for Turkish citizens traveling to regions affected by Hurricane Maria on Sept. 19.
A European Union-funded migrant health center has opened in the Turkish capital Ankara, the bloc’s Turkey delegation announced on Sept. 20.
The Justice Ministry recently announced two different figures for the number of prisoners in Turkish jails as of June 15, daily Cumhuriyet reported on Sept. 19.
Istanbul giant Beşiktaş’s home stadium Vodafone Park will host UEFA Super Cup match in 2019.
The United States and Israel have united in slamming Iran during the annual United Nations General Assembly, with the leaders of both countries directing accusations at Tehran.
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The 26th Istanbul Criminal Court on Sept. 19 rejected demands to release a group of journalists and writers who have been in jail for more than a year, in a case into the “media leg” of the Gülen network.
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) is the government that has come closest to solving Turkey’s Kurdish problem. It is also the government that has helped bring the prospect of an “independent Kurdish state” closest to reality, though obviously this is an unintended consequence of its mistaken policies.
The head of Turkey’s top official religious body, the Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet), has recently been changed by the government, but it seems that the change has not had any effect on the institution’s anti-secularism stance.
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Reading the accusations in the indictment, listening to the defense of the suspect and evaluating all the evidence is fundamental when trying to express an objective opinion about a legal case that is continuing.
The pressure on Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is building as the date for the Sept. 25 referendum on independence nears; unsurprisingly, Turkey’s attitude is also hardening considerably.
Technological advancement is good for any country. But there are some technologies that set the countries that have them apart from those that don’t.
Following a series of largely unproductive and uninspiring phone calls, statements and meetings between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and U.S. President Donald Trump over the past nine months, Thursday’s meeting between the two heads of state on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly comes at what is perhaps the most critical test of the limits of the Trump-Erdoğan relationship.
Tombs found in a necropolis in Van’s Çavuştepe Castle reveal information about the burial customs of the Urartians. Excavations found the skeletons of a man, woman and a horse
Tools used by people in daily life have been unearthed in a structure in the ancient city of Patara. A fork and a mirror frame are among the most interesting pieces of tools
The Istanbul Modern Cinema will present a film program to run parallel to the 15th Istanbul Biennial, which takes “a good neighbor” as its theme.
Pop singers Avril Lavigne and Bruno Mars topped a list of celebrities on Sept. 19 ranked the most dangerous to search for online because of results that could expose fans to malicious websites.
The 4th Istanbul Coffee Festival will be organized between Sept. 21 and 24 at Küçükçiftlikpark. The event will feature workshops and seminars related to coffee, live performances and talks with coffee experts and the world’s leading baristas.
Göller Yöresi is one of the most important habitats for storks during their migration period in Turkey, which is home to two species of storks, white and black storks
The findings in Antalya’s ancient city of Arykanda, include the ruins of a villa, which show the importance of the city in the ancient era, say archaeologists
The Turkish Super League’s defending champion Beşiktaş defeated Konyaspor 2-0 in the closing game of the week at home late on Sept. 18, equalizing matters with Galatasaray on top of the standing.
Daily Hürriyet has taken photographs of historic artifacts in the ancient city of Palmyra, which was taken over and destroyed by ISIL in 2015