Category: BURAK BEKDİL
Diplomacy may be the art of telling people to go to hell in such a way that they ask for the directions, but in the Turkish case there are too many people who the Turks are telling to go to hell and, more problematically, they do not seem to be asking for the directions. But Ankara is trying nonetheless.
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has often expressed pride over what he says is his brain child, namely the peace process that is meant to solve Turkey’s age old Kurdish problem and end the violence by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).
Category: DEFENSE UPDATE
Turkey might set too ambitious space goals to reach under the slogan of ‘not even space was the limit’ due to a number of technical limitations
Criticizing President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for holding political meetings in favor of his former party AKP, MHP leader Bahçeli says the Gray Wolves, his followers, will ‘pursue’ Erdoğan
Kurdish fighters in the battleground Syrian town of Kobane weathered an onslaught by ISIL militants as they awaited promised reinforcements from Iraq
Questions over Turkey’s release of the shooting suspect of a right-wing writer and critic of Islam in Copenhagen in 2013 have not been resolved, Danish PM Helle Thorning-Schmidt has said
Turkey’s world renowned pianist and composer Fazıl Say has claimed that his pieces have been removed from the program of the Culture and Tourism Ministry’s Presidential Symphony Orchestra
Students of the Language, History and Geography Faculty wielded batons and knives during the altercation, after which ambulances were dispatched to transfer the injured to a hospital
Turkey on Oct. 21 launched a new operation to arrest top police officers suspected of involvement in illegal eavesdropping on senior officials, including President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
Erdoğan has defended Turkey’s press freedom record by pointing to the 16 journalists killed in Gaza
A third suspected Coronavirus, also referred to as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), patient was identified in Turkey’s southern Adana province, health officials said Oct. 21.
The government aims to turn Turkey into a 'semi-open prison with its contentious new security code, CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said
Turkey and Azerbaijan have learned from past crises, which have strengthened their relationship, Azerbaijani academic Elhur Soltanov tells the Hürriyet Daily News
Denmark says Ankara failed to explain release of suspect wanted in connection with attempted shooting of a right-wing writer
Turkey’s foreign minister has confirmed that the country has been providing assistance to KRG Peshmerga forces to cross into the Syrian border town of Kobane in order to fight against jihadists.
A veteran soldier who lost a leg in a terrorist attack is now facing repossession of his property for failing to repay a loan he took out for a new prosthetic leg.
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has described Istanbul’s iconic Taksim Square as “the world’s ugliest square”
Greek Cyprus on Oct. 20 accused Turkey of taking "provocative and illegal" action by sending a survey boat to an area where the Greek Cypriot government has licensed exploratory drilling for oil and gas.
The new U.S. Ambassador to Turkey, John Bass, presented his credentials to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Oct. 20.
Former State Security Court (DGM) prosecutor Nuh Mete Yüksel, who has a controversial record as a prosecutor, has faced strong protests as he bid to vote at the Bar Association election in Ankara.
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