Turkish men who kill their wives are searching on Google for ways to reduce their sentences, according to a lawyer.
A 97-year-old woman in the southeastern Turkish province of Diyarbakır claims to have had 450 grandchildren from her past three marriages, while her relatives say she is 130 years old.
Four people were wounded on Oct. 20 when an assailant opened random fire on locals following a brawl that erupted over the distribution of advertising brochures belonging to an epilation center in Trabzon, claiming that they were unholy
Ankara and Baghdad have agreed in principle over the former’s much-debated involvement in a military operation to retake Mosul from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said Oct. 21
Turkey killed up to 200 Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Unit (YPG), the military wing of the Democratic Union Party (PYD), in air strikes in northern Syria on Oct. 19 in order to prevent the YPG fighters’ march to the town of al-Bab more to the south, security sources said.
Lawmakers and ministers from the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) will gather for a three-day annual consultation meeting to clarify a road map for constitutional changes that will include the imposition of a presidential system amid a post-coup purge.
Turkish High Council of Judges and Prosecutors (HSYK) acting chair Mehmet Yılmaz has said judges and prosecutors who “confess and repent” their ties to the movement of U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen could remain in their posts
Jihadist gunmen, some of them wearing suicide vests, attacked the Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Oct. 21, as clashes to take Mosul back from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have intensified
The U.S. will continue to support democracy in Turkey, U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said on Oct. 21 during his visit to sections of the Turkish Parliament damaged in attacks during the failed July 15 military coup attempt
An Istanbul court on Oct. 21 ordered the release of assailant Murat Şahin, who was arrested after staging an armed attack targeting former daily Cumhuriyet editor-in-chief Can Dündar outside a courthouse in May, Doğan News Agency has reported
Finding ways to live together is the key to achieving global peace, Hürriyet chairwoman and Aydın Doğan Foundation Vice President Vuslat Doğan Sabancı said on Oct. 20
Reconnaissance notes were found in the apartment of an ISIL member who blew himself up on Oct. 16, showing that the group attempted to revive ongoing tensions among the divergent segments of Turkey’s society
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The Syrian military said on Oct. 20 that it would bring down any Turkish war planes entering Syrian air space, a response to air strikes carried out by Turkey overnight in northern Syria
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CEO of Turkey’s national carrier Turkish Airlines, Temel Kotil, has taken over as top official of the country’s aerospace powerhouse Tusas Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI)
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More than 3,700 new businesses were established in September, according to a report released by the Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB) on Oct. 21.
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Some 33 outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants have been neutralized in an ongoing operation in the southeastern province of Hakkari, the Turkish Armed Forces stated on Oct. 21.
The government has decided to recruit 5,000 additional village guards in a bid to combat the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) east and southeast Anatolia, daily Habertürk has reported.
A substance that caused panic in the northwestern province of Sakarya after a local boy displayed an allergic reaction might have been caused by a battery rather than a radioactive material, the province’s governor has said.
A disabled 13-year-old Syrian child has been gathering paper on the streets in the southern Turkish province of Antalya in order to provide for his family back in war-torn Syria
Turkey’s Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) will form youth branches in mosques in order to prevent youth from joining religious movements that “spoil Islam,” such as the movement of U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen.
A retailer has vowed to follow up on measures taken by a mall after a woman lodged a legal complaint after encountering a bat while trying on a pair of pants at a luxurious shopping mall in Istanbul
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Turkey and Iraq are negotiating on a five- or six-point agreement to clarify the current status and future of Turkish troops at the Bashiqa military camp close to Mosul
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The efforts by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) to effect a constitutional shift from Turkey’s parliamentary system to an executive-presidential one have stepped up with support from Devlet Bahçeli, the leader of the opposition Nationalist Movement Party (MHP).
According to a law that came into force in 1983, abortion was legalized in Turkey. Research conducted in 2013 by Ankara-based Hacettepe University revealed that 14 percent of the women in this country have had at least one abortion in their lives.
Proponents of the Annan Plan were using a very appealing slogan during the propaganda period for the April 24, 2004 referendum: “Yes be annem” (Say yes my mom).
Turkish news channel NTV ran a story on Oct. 7. The story, read by a speaker on the radio, sounded quite cohesive, logical and consistent in a country where such news narratives are extremely rare.
Two great sieges are getting underway in the Middle East, one in Mosul in Iraq and the other in Aleppo in Syria.
Gender inequality is still one of the most persistent, widespread, and pervasive forms of inequality across the globe.
In their joint press conference in Ankara on Oct. 18, Turkish European Union Affairs Minister Ömer Çelik and U.K. Minister for EU Affairs Alan Duncan focused on the deal between Ankara and Brussels on migrants and visa flexibilities for Turkish citizens
The following is from a statement made on Oct. 13 by a high-level U.S. State Department official to daily Hürriyet’s Washington bureau chief:
The Levantine Heritage Foundation will organize its second interdisciplinary conference, “The Levant and Europe: Shipping and Trade – Networks of People and Knowledge,” between Nov. 2 and 4 in London’s Europe House and the Hellenic Center.
Praxis Perform, an İzmir-based group of actors, takes on censorship, sexual violence and resistance in a one-woman play on the French Revolution and the death of Marat.
The ancient city of Misis in Adana has been the site of archaeological excavations for the past four years. The castle, ancient theater and historic Roman-era windmills are some of the attractions in the city.
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The first international performance platform in Turkey to bring performance artists together, Performistanbul, is starting the new season with a series of performances and events that will take place at Art ON Istanbul, BLOK Art Space and Artnivo Project Space.
Cameroon forward Vincent Aboubakar hit a brace as Ricardo Quaresma-inspired Beşiktaş ended Napoli’s dreams of making Champions League history with a 3-2 win at the San Paolo on Oct. 19
A few years ago, I was walking around Netsel Marina in Marmaris, where the Marmaris Animal Friends Association was having a fundraising event for animals.
A huge shipyard, believed to be the oldest in the world, has been discovered on Dana Island in the southern province of Mersin’s Silifke district.
Fenerbahçe will be chasing another historic success when the Istanbul club visits Manchester United on Oct. 20 for a Europa League game
Turkey earned 905.2 million Turkish Liras ($295.5 million) from tolls, including those on bridges over the Istanbul Strait, in the first nine months of 2016, according to the country’s highway department