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
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
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
BAGHDAD / MOSUL
Iraq is investigating air strikes in west Mosul that reportedly killed large numbers of civilians in recent days, a military spokesman said on March 26.
BEIRUT - Agence France-Presse
Fighting at a dam held by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in northern Syria put it out of service yesterday, risking dangerous rising water levels, a technical source told AFP.
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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.
You must already know the story. The United States has barred passengers from bringing their laptops and iPads on board flights from eight Muslim-majority countries. Britain didn’t wait too long to join the ban. As a result, the so-called “Muslim laptop ban” has become the hottest topic in Turkey.
As usual, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was as blunt as possible in his statements on the prospect of Turkey’s relationship with the European Union, vowing some “surprises” after the April 16 referendum.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan must be curious about the situation of jailed journalists, as he was presented with a list. “I was looking at the 149-name list that was put in front of me,” he recently said.
Something extraordinary happened recently.
In the western province Muğla, the local tourism managers and hotel owners association, DOKTOB, took matters into their own hands after realizing that the doors of Europe were shutting down. They turned their eyes to other and distant regions.
I was reading the results of a survey conducted in the province of Van around a week ago. Van is one of the easternmost provinces in Turkey, right on the border with Iran.
Martin McGuinness, who began as a terrorist and ended up as Deputy First Minister in Northern Ireland’s power-sharing government, died peacefully in hospital on Monday aged 66
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
Ahead of Easter, Israel’s antiquities authority has opened up its vast storeroom to reporters for a peek at unearthed artifacts from the time of Jesus
The Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry has translated the emergency red list of Iraqi Cultural Objects into Turkish.