Critics claim now government measures to clamp down on riots presage a return to martial law, but the government has defended its planned reforms
What is happening in Turkey? What is the government doing? Who are the protesters? And what do they want? Here are the answers
With seven reporters and four photographers, daily Hürriyet traces the path to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in five Turkish cities, as well as in France and Germany. A new breed of Islamic associations that has popped up across the country seems to be one of the sources of the problem
Mount Nemrut, a world-heritage site in the southeastern province of Adıyaman, will be promoted in the virtual environment with android applications.
Ankara relents and agrees to open its doors to Syrian Kurds fleeing the latest attack by jihadists, this time on Kobane in Rojava
A whole new generation of Syrian refugees is being born in Turkey, as the number of Syrians in the country heads toward 1.4 million
Category: GÜVEN SAK
I am often asked about the housing prices in Turkey lately. My questioners often want to confirm their sense that the housing bubble is going to burst, that a year or two down the line and they’ll be able to say “I told you so.”
Category: SEDAT ERGİN
While assessing the presidential elections that took place Aug. 10, the most surprising results came from the front of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) candidate Selahattin Demirtaş.
After realizing that most disabled locals in Kahta do not own such a vehicle in his twon, Serkan Aslan decided to alter his own to carry other disabled people to their hospital appointments
Huge sculptures on the world heritage site Mount Nemrut, which have been exposed to open air for more than 2,000 years, will survive with a panorama museum
Turkey's presidential election was historic on many levels, but these oddities may have passed under the radar...
Once the presidential election is over and the government settles back into routine, it will be important to address the long-term status of Syrian refugees in Turkey
The young victim was shot dead by a hunting rifle
Alevism is a belief system that is experienced as an adventure. What I describe as an adventure is Alevis’ resistance to the centralization and assimilation policies of the Sunni mainstream.
A group of intellectuals and deputies are preparing to visit the Philippines, as part of their recent tour of countries where conflict resolution has been used to diffuse political tension
Turkish writer Buket Uzuner is set to submit 40,000 signatures collected via change.org, campaigning against dolphin parks, to the local governor of the resort town Bodrum
A draft amendment to the animal protection law will no longer include a ban on dolphin parks and animal circuses, after a ruling party deputy introduced a notice demading the removal of the ban
A street cleaner in the southeastern province of Adıyaman was awarded with two rings for delivering a case filled with 1.5 kilograms of golden rings that he found on the street.
Oppositional parties may agree on nominating a single candidate that would embrace all segments of the society in the upcoming presidential elections, Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said
The total number of marriages decreased while divorce cases increased in Turkey in 2013, according to the country’s statistical institute’s data.
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