Turkey on April 29 blocked all access inside the country to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia, the communications agency said
A fire erupted in a tanker carrying LPG in the Marmara province of Kocaeli on April 29, Doğan News Agency has reported
Turkey has started legal action for the return of a 5,000-year-old Anatolian marble figure currently on the sale at a New York auction house, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
Turkey and the United States can join forces to turn Raqqa into a "graveyard" for the Islamic State Iraq and The Levant (ISIL), the Turkish President said on April 29, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
European Union foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini said on April 28 that accession talks with Turkey have not been halted and she still wants it to join, if Ankara can meet necessary conditions.
A massive public security operation has seen almost 1,628 people detained across Turkey, the police department said early on April 29, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
A total of 14 outlawed Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) militants were killed on April 29 in separate air operations in Turkey's southeastern Adıyaman province and northern Iraq, the Turkish military said
Turkey’s new presidential system will end weak coalition governments and strengthen checks and balances, İbrahim Kalın, presidential spokesperson, has said
Three workers were killed, three others were wounded due to a collapse of mosque constructions in the Black Sea province of Samsun on April 29, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
European Union leaders unanimously adopted their Brexit strategy at a special summit in Brussels on April 29, in a show of unity ahead of two years of tough talks with Britain
Four soldiers were injured in a landmine blast in southeastern Turkey on April 28, a security source has said.
North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile on April 29 in apparent defiance of a concerted US push for tougher international sanctions to curb Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons ambitions
The Turkish military “retaliated” to a rocket attack on a Turkish border post in the province of Şanlıurfa from areas controlled by the Peoples’ Protection Units (YPG) in Syria on April 28, the army said, killing 11 militants
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Turkey’s relations with the European Union will continue, two high-level state officials have said as relations between Ankara and the bloc face a difficult test.
The YPG and Fethullah Gülen will be top on Turkey’s agenda when President Erdoğan meets US President Trump next month
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will become a member of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) on May 2, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said
Germany on April 28 urged fellow EU nations not to end membership talks with Turkey because the country is key to European interests.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) efforts to appeal the referendum results to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) are futile, and the people’s will cannot be changed, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said
The U.S. State Department said it was “deeply concerned” over the Turkish air strikes on the People’s Protection Units (YPG) in Syria, adding that the raids were putting the U.S. soldiers on the field at risk.
Turkey’s Supreme Election Board (YSK) published the official results of the April 16 referendum on constitutional amendments in the Official Gazette on late April 27.
A group of civil society organizations, consisting of 34 people, commemorated the 40th anniversary of a 1977 massacre that left 37 people dead and many others wounded during May Day celebrations, on a street opening onto Istanbul’s landmark Taksim Square.
Germany on April 28 urged fellow EU nations not to end membership talks with Turkey because the country is key to European interests
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İzmir is Turkey’s third largest city. It is Turkey’s biggest and most important Western port and that is not valid only for trade.
Alas, the expected has happened. The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) decided on Tuesday to reopen the monitoring procedure with Turkey, thereby lowering its level of democracy
Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu was in Malta on April 28 to attend the Gymnich meeting of the European Union foreign ministers, in his first encounter with his EU colleagues after the Turkish referendum and the decision of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) that reinstates monitoring process on Turkey after 13 years
“We could have Israeli gas in Turkey in the next three to four years,” said Shaul Meridor, the Israeli Energy Ministry’s director general, at the eighth annual Atlantic Council Istanbul Summit.
The constitutional referendum once again turned the spotlight on opposition Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli for the role he played in Turkey’s political life
Will our problems with Europe grow, or will a decrease to a manageable level be achieved?
In his victory speech on April 23 night Emmanuel Macron, the next president of France, said: “I want to become...the president of the patriots in the face of the threat from the nationalists.”
Turks voted 51.4 to 48.6 percent in favor of the executive presidency. Here you have another evenly divided society, you may say by looking at the sheer numbers. Yet this time there is a difference. Let me elaborate.
The ancient city of Myndos has been occupied by treasure hunters for the last three months, according to members of the Gümüşlük Platform. They say no measures have been taken despite their complaints to the gendarmerie, the local museum and the local prosecutor’s office
As İzmirians bask in the praise of the out-of-towners, Erospolis offers you a list of İzmir tales carefully gathered from natives and newcomers.
The Guide Dogs Association of Turkey is the 14th Changemaker in the eighth season of the Sabancı Foundation Turkey’s Changemakers Program.
Coral-munching crown-of-thorns starfish can be safely killed by common household vinegar, scientists revealed April 27 in a discovery that offers hope for Australia’s struggling Great Barrier Reef
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The State Theaters deputy director says he is pleased with the sharp rise in the number of theatergoers in the country, up to 1.7 million in the first eight months of the year
A Saudi novelist has won the International Prize for Arabic Fiction, becoming the third author in 10 years from the kingdom to grab the Arab world’s most prestigious literary award
Another movie adaptation of Turkey’s popular TV series and a leading export item to the Arab world, “Valley of the Wolves” (Kurtlar Vadisi), is slated to be released in September, with its director and main actor giving a tiny spoiler that it will touch on last year’s foiled coup attempt
‘Peace Envoys’ is a documentary aiming to break the notion of ‘being a stranger,’ and to reminisce a nation’s memory. The documentary debuted on the 90th anniversary of the April 23 Children’s Day
Turkey should bring Booking.com back under any circumstances as the country needs to use all the latest instruments to raise its ranking among the most popular tourism destinations, Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci has said.
Turkey is a key country for establishing energy security in the region, Energy Minister Berat Albayrak said April 28.