Category: YUSUF KANLI
There were of course people who might have used some nasty words about Shimon Peres, who passed away at the age of 93, leaving behind a monumental life story mostly devoted to the creation and advancement of the Israeli state as well as defending the need to make a costly peace with the Palestinian nation.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The Lausanne Treaty was signed on July 24, 1923, in order to ratify the peace between the occupying United Kingdom, France, Italy and Greece (together with their allies) and Turkey following the Turkish War of Independence, which also ended the sultanate regime of the Ottoman dynasty of nearly six centuries
Category: GÜLSE BİRSEL
Hey, did you know they built a Transformer in Ankara? Believe me, this is absolutely correct.
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
The visit by British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to Ankara was bound to be one of the most difficult in his career.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
“Gülen schools are the best educational institutions in certain countries. There have never been complaints about them. In addition, Gülenists have been preaching for peace, interfaith dialogue and respect for non-Muslim minorities. And they have never resorted to violence. How can we call them terrorists all of a sudden?” is a question I come across in Western circles.
On Sept. 28 agencies reported that the last two hospitals serving in the east of the Syrian city of Aleppo were bombed by Syrian or Russian planes
Three village guards were killed in an attack by outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in the Yüksekova district of the southeastern province of Hakkari on Sept. 29. The militants opened fire on the village guards, killing three and leaving two others wounded
Turkey appears set for at least another three months of a state of emergency as a security body recommends its continuation
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s suggestion that the Treaty of Lausanne, which largely gave Turkey its present borders instead of the rump state envisioned in the Treaty of Sèvres, was “presented as a victory” has drawn an angry reaction from the Republican People’s Party (CHP)
Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek has said the July 15 coup attempt was not the main cause behind the Moody’s rating downgrade but rather that ongoing structural problems were to blame
This year’s Filmekimi film festival, organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) for the 15th time, is set to begin soon.
Energy Minister Berat Albayrak has announced that there will be a 10 percent discount on natural gas prices as of Oct. 1.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has lashed out at rating agencies, after Moody’s downgraded the country’s sovereign debt rating to “junk” status.
A German woman who was kidnapped in war-torn Syria last year and gave birth while in captivity escaped with her baby to Turkey on Sept.28, the German foreign ministry said
Three Turkish soldiers were slightly wounded in a drone attack by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) jihadist group on Sept. 27, on the 35th day of Euphrates Shield operation in Syria
Around 32,000 people have been arrested as part of the investigation into the failed coup of July 15, Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ has announced
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif visited Ankara on Sept. 28, in an unscheduled trip to the capital on his way back to Tehran from a visit to New York for the U.N. General Assembly, and discussed the Syrian crisis with Turkish officials, diplomatic sources told Hürriyet Daily News
The Kremlin said on Sept. 28 that preparations were under way for President Vladimir Putin to visit Turkey in October, a further sign that Moscow is keen to restore full political, trade and economic ties with Ankara
Turkeish Finance Minister Ağbal vows structural measures after Moody’s downgrade. The minister sees growth below 4 percent this year before a better 2017. Strengthening rule of law is critical, he says
A court of serious crimes in Istanbul has transferred a case which will try the suspects in a May 6 assassination attempt against Turkish journalist Can Dündar to a lower court
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