Category: MURAT YETKİN
Fourteen-year-old Berkin Elvan weighed 45 kilos when his skull was crushed by a tear gas canister shot by Istanbul police at close distance on June 16, 2013, during the Gezi Park protests
Thousands of people flocked to Istanbul’s Okmeydanı neighborhood for the funeral procession of Berkin Elvan, who died March 11 after spending 269 days in coma. Clashes started soon after the funeral finished.
A grand cemevi, a house of worship for the Alevi community, is opened in the Turkish capital
What went wrong between the Turkish PM and the Islamic scholar? Here are 10 maps that put Erdogan’s international crackdown against Gülenists into context
Gülen said AKP's reactions to the graft probe, which have included the sacking a number of police commissioners, have been 'anti-democratic'
Controversy stirred after singer Mustafa Topaloğlu told a joke insulting the Alevi community at a program on TRT Müzik channel
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan went to Brussels.In his previous visit, he sat in front of his interlocutors as a politician who wants to make his country a member of the European Union by democratizing it.
Turkey closes out the year embroiled in a tit-for-tat battle between the judiciary and the executive centered on the ongoing corruption scandal
Bekir Bozdağ warned the Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors on issuing statements, saying that he was the only authority being entitled to do so
Turkey’s main opposition CHP has announced its candidates for mayorship for three big cities
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
Turkey’s modern history is full of evidence suggesting the tactical (short-term) nemeses for Turkish (Sunni) Islamists
The main opposition CHP will most likely nominate Mansur Yavaş, the former mayor of Ankara’s Beypazarı district from the MHP for Ankara mayor
The Alevi issue is the key theme of this year’s Abant Platform, which started on Dec 13
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
Daily Cumhuriyet columnist and lawmaker from the Republican People’s Party (CHP), Mustafa Balbay, was released from prison on Monday
Category: ANKARA WHISPERS
Adequate steps related to the solution of the Kurdish issue are not being taken because of the approaching local elections
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