With fetters on trade loosened by last week’s deal on Iran’s nuclear power program, Ankara and Tehran hail new horizons for possible commerce
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Recently, a leading anchorwoman of a leading TV channel became the news herself
If you live in Istanbul, one of the most popular escape routes during the weekend is Büyükada
Leading Turkish artists, including Ara Güler and others, set fire to their works as part of a new project to both remember and protest the 1993 Sivas Massacre.
Category: CİHAN ÇELİK
Earlier last week, the Turkish foreign minister engaged in a long-delayed mission to mend his country’s ties
Ali Tahir is the second son of the prime minister’s younger son, Bilal Erdoğan, and his wife, Reyyan
Thousands of Shiite Muslims gathered together to commemorate the battle of Karbala in Istanbul’s Halkalı
The Turkish Parliament and politicians of all walks nowadays are celebrating their success of “liberating women”
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Parliament’s welcoming for the use of headscarves for women deputies due to their Islamic beliefs puts the Turkish government before a new test - a critical one for more freedoms in Turkey.
Thousands of Alevis, who follow a liberal sect of Islam, voice demands for rights and recognition at a massive rally in Istanbul’s Kadıköy
It will take just ten years until the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Turkish Republic, which was founded on ruins of an old empire. Every 10 years have been a turning point in Turkey’s history.
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Every country needs its “feel-good” moments, and this year’s Republic Day was such a moment for Turkey.
Parliament’s General Assembly has adopted a bill changing the names of a university and a district as part of a recently announced democratization package by the government.
The Republican People’s Party welcomed Mustafa Sarıgül in a closed-door meeting Oct 31
Category: SEDAT ERGİN
Even though 90 years is a small parenthesis in history, it is a long journey for a new republic born on the last remaining lands of an empire that collapsed at the beginning of the 20th century.
A Parliamentary Commission has approved the bill to change the names of a university and a district, the government promised as part of recently announced democratization package
What might be the fundamental difference between an advanced-democratic or non-democratic state
Islamic Law Professor Hayrettin Karaman is an influential theologist in the Islamic world
Turkey’s labor minister has suggested Alevi cemevis be granted a civilian status
The jailed leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has issued a call for a “Democratic Islam Congress”