Category: MURAT YETKİN
Almost three weeks after Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan said he was going to meet U.S. President Donald Trump during his visit to the U.S. on May 16-17, the White House officially confirmed on May 10 that the meeting will take place on May 16
Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
At the time when this article was being written, we knew that most opinion polls were giving the frontrunner centrist Emmanuel Macron a 20-point lead over his opponent Marine Le Pen.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Does anyone remember the “zero problems with neighbors” slogan of the Ahmet Davutoğlu prime ministry in Turkey?
Researcher Mehmet Kurt speaks to the Hürriyet Daily News about his book ‘Kurdish Hizbullah in Turkey: Islamism, Violence and the State’
A group of veterinarians from the Four Paws International charity took the last two residents of a Mosul zoo out of the war-battered Iraqi city
U.S. President Donald Trump set human rights scandals aside to welcome Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to the White House on April 3, the first such visit from an Egyptian president in almost a decade
Category: CANSU ÇAMLIBEL
I have known Safeen Dizayee for almost 18 years, since his days as the Ankara representative of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP).
Relations between Turkey and the West have never been easy since the fall of the Soviet Union, but they’ve got even worse after the so-called Arab Spring.
As the spring equinox starts with March 21, which is celebrated as the ancient new year under the name of Nevruz or Newroz in many eastern cultures, preparations are about to be completed for a major offensive on the Syrian city of Raqqa, which has been under occupation by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) since January 2014.
Islamophobia, Turcophobia, Erdoğanphobia or whatever it might be called, is a reality that Western nations perceive that they face an existential threat from foreigners flooding into their countries.
The U.N. rights chief warned March 14 that a “tidal wave of bloodshed” over more than six years of war in Syria had effectively turned the country into a “torture chamber.”
Turkey has expended great effort to convince the US and Russia to abandon the Syrian Kurdish PYD, but neither country is likely to do so, according to Istanbul-based Professor Mesut Hakkı Caşın, who is also a former soldier
The question is a crucial one since it is one of the main political subjects in Europe, which is about to stage a number of national elections.
Category: TAHA AKYOL
How nice were our dreams when we were entering the “information age.” All totalitarian regimes, left and right, had fallen. The correctness of democracy and the market economy were certainly proven
Category: FORK & CORK
Carnival is all about excess and indulgence, the last craze on binge eating and drinking before Lent starts.
Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘The Circassian: A Life of Eşref Bey, Late Ottoman Insurgent and Special Agent’ by Benjamin C. Fortna (Hurst, 341 pages, £25)
Nearly 180,000 Syrians have been born in Turkey over the last five years, according to Turkey’s Health Ministry.
Category: NURAY MERT
Paradoxically, the end of the secular republic in Turkey also marks the end of Islamism or Islamist politics in Turkey and elsewhere
Authors Simon Waldman and Emre Çalışkan talk to HDN about their newly published book ‘The New Turkey and its Discontents’
Nearly 425,000 people from 74 different countries trying to illegally cross Turkish borders captured in 2016, said military
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