If Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, the French writer, aviator and the seminal author of the third most-translated book in the world, “Le Petit Prince” (The Little Prince), were to see Turkey seven decades after his death, he would have to sit down on a planet of his own to digest it all
Jockey Ahmet Çelik rode thoroughbred Renk to victory on June 28 at the Gazi Derby, Turkey’s most prestigious horse race
A Roman-era athlete and a hand holding a ball have been found during the foundation excavation of a construction in the western province of Muğla’s Milas district
Turkey’s most prestigious horse race, the Gazi Derby, will run for its 89th time on June 28 at the Veliefendi Hippodrome in Istanbul.
Category: SONER ÇAĞAPTAY
Turkey has said farewell to former President Süleyman Demirel, who as a figure in Turkish politics since the 1960s, served seven times as the country’s prime minister, crowning his political tenure as president between 1993 and 2000.
Category: ERTUĞRUL ÖZKÖK
I have never been disrespectful of the president. I have never addressed him by his first name, “Tayyip.” I have never used a condescending expression like “RTE,” the initials of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
The English actress managed to elude Turkish media throughout her low-key three-day holiday in Istanbul, but she lashed out at journalists as she was frisked by airport police
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Analysis about what the June 7 election represented, and expectations as to what should happen now, vary depending on whether you are looking from the west or the east.
Ankara Metropolitan Municipality Council has decided to allocate the area of the controversial palace to the presidency, just two months after allocating the area to the prime ministry, while the Ankara Chamber of Architect said it will appeal the decision
New members of the 550-seat Turkish parliament will take their oaths at the first session of the national assembly on June 23
We, as Union of Istanbul Women’s Organizations (IKKB), launched a petition under the title “Stand Up For Women’s Rights In Civil Code” six months ago, aiming to raise awareness about the regression in women’s rights in Turkey and remind the public once again of the rights obtained with the civil law.
Russia’s largest lender, Sberbank, has granted İGA Havalimanı İşletmesi (IGA), the builder and future operator of a third airport in Istanbul, 500 million euros in credit for the project, according to announcements by both parties
Category: ÖZGÜR KORKMAZ
Just when many people thought his political career was over, former CHP leader Deniz Baykal is trying to make a comeback just like a Phoenix rising from the ashes.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Is there any other politician in the world who was overthrown by the military twice and then elected again to the country’s top posts by the people?
An education official caused public indignation after sharing a picture depicting Turkey’s founding father in hell for failing to comply with religious principles
A legend of Turkish politics departs the scene as five-time PM and former President Süleyman Demirel passes away
Category: GWYNNE DYER
For Turks, the burning question after the June 7 election is whether they will now get the fully democratic, pluralist country that so many of them want.
An 89-year-old carpet, which was gifted to Mustafa Kemal Atatürk during his trip to the western province of Uşak, was lost at the newly restored Atatürk Museum.
The June 7 general election result did not bring real success to the CHP, but it portends to success in the coming elections, possibly after a leadership change.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s 1,150-room mega-palace and its residents should immediately be evicted, an architects’ NGO has said in a statement
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