The global network of the Fethullahist Terror Organization (FETÖ) is made up of more than 500 companies, hundreds of foundations and media outlets, and over 1,000 schools across 170 countries, a report by Turkey’s National Intelligence Agency (MİT) has stated.
Turkish academic and painter Aydın Ayan celebrates the 45th anniversary of his life in the arts. A catalog of his works has been published by Mimar Sinan University Publications
A note handed by a passenger to a flight attendant ahead of a flight to Nicosia from Istanbul sparked a bomb scare on May 24, Doğan News Agency has reported.
An unidentified person who poured gasoline on a statue of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey, and later hit it with an axe, survived a lynch attempt by locals who witnessed the incident, Doğan News Agency reported on May 22.
Category: TAHA AKYOL
Recent discussions over Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the War of Independence and the early days of the republic do not open new horizons, nor reveal new knowledge and perspectives
Category: NURAY MERT
I am sure President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is very sincere about his policy to build the “New Turkey” as a “better alternative to the old republic,” as he is an idealist, after all.
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
Turkey celebrated one of its most meaningful national days on May 19, Youth and Sports Day, marking the 98th anniversary of the beginning of the Turkish War of Independence after Mustafa Kemal Atatürk headed from allied-occupied Istanbul to Samsun on the Black Sea coast in 1919.
In the wake of May 19 Youth Day, Erospolis takes a look at what makes Turkey’s youth, which is so praised in glorious speeches, so unhappy in real life
Turkey celebrated Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day on May 19, with various events in the capital Ankara and around the country
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) chairman Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on May 19 said members of the judiciary in Turkey should be free of pressure from the government, urging them to “stop being the stick of the political authority” in the country.
Police conducted an operation targeting an executive of critical daily Sözcü and a number of other staff members, the Istanbul Chief Public prosecutor stated on May 19, after detention warrants were issued for four of the newspaper’s staff members in the early hours of the morning
Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
While President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was answering reporters’ questions before his visit to the U.S., he said, “Now we will hold this meeting with President Donald Trump at a very top level. Our talks will not be at a comma level; they will be at a full stop level.”
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Today is May 19, the anniversary of the date when a handful of military and civilian leaders led by general Mustafa Kemal (Atatürk) set out for the Black Sea port of Samsun, from Istanbul, in 1919. They were due to launch a war of resistance against armies occupying the last remaining parts of the empire under the fading Ottoman dynasty.
Turkey marks Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day with official ceremonies and celebrations throughout the country, as police catch seven who were planning attacks on celebrations
An Istanbul chief public prosecutor on May 18 launched an investigation into the “Derin Tarih” (Deep History) magazine for insulting Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey, demanding all its copies to be removed from shelves, Doğan News Agency has reported
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has criticized the government over bans on the celebrations of the May 19 Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day, announcing that they will organize a mass celebration in Ankara despite restrictions.
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An Istanbul chief public prosecutor filed an indictment on May 17 against two historians for “insulting” Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey, seeking from 2.5 years to 7.5 years of jail time
The Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day celebrations scheduled to be held in Istanbul’s Beşiktaş district on May 19 have been banned by the Istanbul Governor’s Office, Beşiktaş Mayor Murat Hazinedar has said
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will be elected as the chairman of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) during the party’s extraordinary convention in Ankara on May 21, marking another first in the country’s recent political history
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