Category: VERDA ÖZER
“Knowing what you’ve got, knowing what you need, knowing what you can do without. That’s inventory control.”
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
Leaders of the political parties that will run in the June 7 elections have geared up their elections campaigns with consecutive public rallies, as well as media interviews, in order to reach more people and garner more votes, with less than 10 days to go until polls
For the first time ever and contrary to its earlier decisions on the issue in the past, Turkey’s Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that women will be able to use only their maiden surname after marriage
Alexandros Lamprou, the author of a new title on the People’s Houses of the early Turkish Republic, talks to HDN about his book and the limits of social engineering in Turkey
Turkish PM Davutoğlu said he could not comment fully because of ‘state secrecy,’ but said Turkey provided the Syrian people and the Free Syrian Army with assistance, without specifying whether the aid was of a military nature.
Beşiktaş beat Gençlerbirliği 2-1 in the last matchday of the 2014-15 Turkish Spor Toto Super League season at Osmanlı Stadium in Ankara on May 30, completing the season in the third spot with 69 points.
FM Çavuşoğlu said Ankara would have sheltered the Muslim Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants with merchant ships close to the Andaman Sea if Indonesia and Malaysia had not
The Turkish Medical Association (TTB) has announced that medical personnel around the country will halt all non-emergency services on June 1 after a doctor was killed on duty
Turkey's three leading opposition parties have slammed the ruling AKP over what they portrayed as a weakened democracy, worsened economy and botched Syria policy. HDP co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş vowed to "end the system of slavery" in a landmark Istanbul rally on May 30.
The possibility that the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) will not pass the 10 percent threshold to enter Turkey’s parliament would be regarded as a “democratic problem,” European Parliament’s rapporteur on Turkey has said, while expressing growing concerns over pressure on the media in Turkey
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
It was one of the days of euphoria that Turkey’s Islamists were in a frenzy to claim new absurdities dancing around the theme “Muslims discovered…” that this column’s headline was “Muslims discovered Mercedes!” (Dec. 17, 2014).
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is entering exclusive negotiations to acquire a 10 percent stake in Borsa Istanbul, in a landmark deal which will support Turkey’s efforts to reshape its capital markets, the EBRD has said in a statement
“The Call to Poetry,” a critically acclaimed international literary event, will stage a dramatic one-night celebration of the world’s oldest love poem on June 3 at Ankara’s Ruhi Bey Rock Bar with poetry read in Turkish and English.
A new ceremonial military brigade, dressed as Ottoman soldiers, will attend celebrations to mark the 562nd anniversary of the Turks’ conquest of Istanbul
Good public governance is significant for improving the quality of life, Yılmaz Argüden, the founder of the Argüden Governance Academy and chairman of ARGE Consulting, told a conference titled “Good Governance in the Public Sector - Policies and Implementation” recently held in Ankara.
Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Nation-Building in Modern Turkey: The People’s Houses, the State and the Citizen,’ by Alexandros Lamprou (IB Tauris, 306 pages, £62*)
President Erdoğan’s vow to provide a private plane for Turkey’s Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) head Mehmet Görmez has sparked severe reaction from Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Uncertainty dominates the program to “train-and-equip” moderate elements of the Syrian opposition that Ankara and Washington were said to have agreed on months ago.
The ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) campaign promoting the presidential system and Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s vow to be an “active president” appear to be yielding success, with a recent poll registering significant changes in public perceptions of the president’s role in foreign policy-making
The June 7 parliamentary elections are being followed with great interest by regional countries as well as Turkey’s Western allies, including the United States and the European Union.
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