Ozan Özavcı talks to HDN about his new book on the life of Turkish politician and intellectual Ahmet Ağaoğlu (1868-1938)
Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - Ahmet Ağaoğlu and the Genealogy of Liberalism in Turkey’ by H. Ozan Özavcı (Brill, 269 pages, $141)
Category: TAHA AKYOL
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu frequently warns against “luxury, showiness, nepotism and favoritism” in his party and often mentions “being virtuous.”
Voting for the snap elections on Nov. 1 has started at Turkey’s representatives in foreign countries and at border gates across the country.
Currently engaged in wide-ranging military cooperation that expands from operations against ISIL to training soldiers together, Turkey and Qatar are now looking to further tighten defense-industry ties, as dozens of Turkish defense companies flocked to Doha on Oct. 6 to display their new products
Turkey’s first indigenous integrated flight watch system, OpsEye, has become online in the Atatürk Airport, said Turkish Airlines in a press release on Oct. 6.
A commercial airline pilot reported a drone was flying over the final approach course at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport, while attempting a landing on Oct. 6
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has branded the Supreme Election Board (YSK) wrong after it rejected calls for the relocation of ballot boxes in several eastern and southeastern districts.
Britain-based Iranian channel GEM TV is shooting its first TV series in Antalya, with the company set to shoot more series and films in the country
Turkish prosecutor Osman Uluduz, who has released Kevin Constant after brief detention, has stirred controversy on social media by posing for a photo with the midfielder.
Turkey’s Supreme Court of Appeals has decided former Education Minister Hüseyin Çelik and three bureaucrats to pay compensation to a former provincial education head of the Giresun province on grounds of not applying a court order, which had ruled for the latter’s return of duty
Category: GÜLSE BİRSEL
The photograph titled “This is how we won the Republic” is one of the famous symbols of Turkey's War of Liberation.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The row began last week when Reşat Kasap, the mayor of the eastern Black Sea town of Rize, said a statue of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the Turkish Republic, in the town’s main square could be removed.
The mayor of Rize has ruled out the claim that a referendum would be held to decide whether an Atatürk statue should be replaced with a tea glass-shaped statue.
A controversy has sparked over removing a statue of Turkey’s founder Atatürk at a major public area in Rize and placing a tea glass-shaped statue instead, in a reconstruction plan
A “wise persons’ committee of elders” will be established at Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s presidential palace in Ankara, composed of figures aged over 75 years who had in the past held senior posts at public institutions
Turkey’s TAV Airports has plans to pursue new acquisitions abroad in line with a company decision taken two years ago, according to TAV CEO Sani Şener
Turkey’s capital braces for a major anti-terror rally on Sept. 17, a few days after a group of business associations, unions and professional chambers had announced to hold a mass rally to condemn of “terror.”
Turkish Presidency has launched an Arabic interface, issuing President Erdoğan’s statements to the Arab world directly, with a target of reaching around 350 million people, Doğan News Agency has reported.
Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport was declared the airport with the most new long-haul routes at the Euro Annies 2015 Awards, the airport’s operator, TAV Airports, said in a written statement on Sept. 15.
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