Category: YUSUF KANLI
Some 177,000 Turkish Cypriots went to the polling booths April 19 to vote to elect a president that would lead the tiny Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus in talks with Greek Cypriots, expected to resume next month, to achieve a federal resolution
The Ankara Accessible Film Festival kicks off April 20 for the third time, bringing together those with disabilities and the abled for a full-fledged festival experience
Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
One year later, it is as almost as a déjà vu experience. Turkey is heading for elections, again
Voters in the self-declared Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) went to the polls on April 19 to elect their new leader from seven candidates including incumbent Dervis Eroglu
Turkey’s main oppositional social democrat party has outlined an ambitious election manifesto with concrete and holistic promises to end poverty, address the problems of the country’s 17 million poor and prioritize turning the country into a first-class democracy
An armed attack at the headquarters of Turkey’s Kurdish problem-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) in Ankara on April 18 has added insult to injury, as tension in the run-up to the June 7 parliamentary election had already flared
Ankara’s contemporary art gallery, Siyah Beyaz, will be exhibiting CI Editions art works on April 24 and 25
Category: MELİS ALPHAN
It was before we heard of the news that the documentary “Bakur” (North) was not going to be screened at the Istanbul Film Festival because of an absurd regulation.
Category: VERDA ÖZER
“Prime Minister Erdoğan’s statement of condolence to the Armenians was a milestone in Turkey’s history.”
Unidentified assailants have fired on the headquarters of Turkey's Kurdish problem-focused Peoples' Democracy Party (HDP) in Ankara
Greek protesters have thrown Molotov cocktails at police units in front of Turkey's consulate in Thessaloniki, before Turkish staff put out the fire
In an apparent response to the opposition's rekindled accusations of nepotism, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has endorsed meritocracy.
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
Destiny works in mysterious ways. April comes with rain showers and a sea of flowers in the east. Under the majestic silhouette of Mount Ararat, this magical land’s people saw destiny manifest itself again.
European Parliament President Martin Schulz told Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu on April 17 he "understands" Ankara's reaction to a vote calling the 1915 mass killing of Armenians a genocide, sources in the prime minister's office said.
The Turkish capital’s eccentric mayor has announced the municipality will install a dinosaur statue to replace the controversial Transformers-esque robot
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Yalçın Akdoğan has forecasted that the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) is not likely to hold a congress in the next few months on a decision to lay down their arms, indicating it will not happen before the June 7 parliamentary election.
Iran has proposed doubling exports of its natural gas for a discount in prices, but Ankara has rejected the offer, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh stated on April 14
Turkey’s region is surrounded by problems and Ankara is striving to maintain peace and prosperity, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said during a visit to Kazakhstan on April 17.
CHP leaderKılıçdaroğlu has said his party could form a coalition with MHP and HDP after the June 7 elections, on the condition that they embrace an independent media and judiciary
Pumping pressurized air into a friend’s backside is apparently a prank not as rare as many people may think, particularly in Turkey, as seen by the latest potentially fatal incident.
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