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.
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has continued his salvo against the opposition during his party’s rally in the southern province of Adıyaman
The Culture and Tourism Ministry is working with four world renowned photographers. Meanwhile, Turkey’s new official promotional film is being shot in LA with Julianne Moore
The Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) named Diyarbakır mayor Osman Baydemir as its Şanlıurfa candidate for next year’s local elections.
Parliament’s Human Rights Research Commission’s Prisons Subcommittee has released its report on three prisons in the southern province of Antalya
Several hundred Turks are estimated to be among thousands of foreigners swelling the ranks of Islamist rebels
Foreigners were the target of racially-charged remarks from an Istanbul municipality official, who made the remarks in defense of a municipality practice of selling urban transformation apartments to foreigners of the area.
Muslim Armenians say they are left in between “in a purgatory,” saying they are accepted by neither Turkey nor the Armenian Patriarch
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