Category: YUSUF KANLI
There were of course people who might have used some nasty words about Shimon Peres, who passed away at the age of 93, leaving behind a monumental life story mostly devoted to the creation and advancement of the Israeli state as well as defending the need to make a costly peace with the Palestinian nation.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The Lausanne Treaty was signed on July 24, 1923, in order to ratify the peace between the occupying United Kingdom, France, Italy and Greece (together with their allies) and Turkey following the Turkish War of Independence, which also ended the sultanate regime of the Ottoman dynasty of nearly six centuries
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s suggestion that the Treaty of Lausanne, which largely gave Turkey its present borders instead of the rump state envisioned in the Treaty of Sèvres, was “presented as a victory” has drawn an angry reaction from the Republican People’s Party (CHP)
A Royal Air Maroc plane was flooded on Sept. 28 when its plumbing system broke down at Istanbul Atatürk Airport shortly before take-off, Doğan News Agency has reported.
Poets and writers from various countries will be hosted in events in various venues of Istanbul during the Istanbul Poetry and Literature Festival to start on Sept 28
İzmir’s annual Chic Women’s Bicycle Tour, a mix of women’s rights and green transport, has now spread to 28 cities, including Turkish Cyprus. “A society can only breathe if its women are not afraid of being visible,” says Sema Gür, founder of the initiative.
Describing the discussion of Turkey during the Brexit campaign as ‘appalling,’ British Labour Party MP Fabian Hamilton says Turkey could actually play a much more positive demographic role because of its young population contrasting with Europe’s aging
Some 250 airlines will fly to Istanbul’s third airport once it is completed, according to the head of the airport construction company, who added that flights from the airport will be made to more than 350 destinations
A controversial playground constructed near the Ankara mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founding father of the Turkish Republic, was removed after prompting anger on social media on Sept. 25.
American investors and businessmen were “impressed” with Turkey’s rapid recovery despite recent setbacks in its political and security spheres, a Turkish official told Anadolu Agency on Sept. 23
A group of protesters partly removed a controversial playground constructed near the mausoleum of the Republic of Turkey’s founding father Mustafa Kemal Atatürk in the capital Ankara, Anıtkabir, on Sept. 24 after it prompted anger on social media
Istanbul Atatürk Airport, Ankara Esenboğa Airport and İzmir Adnan Menderes Airport, all run by Turkish airport operator TAV, are among the world’s most environmentally friendly
A children’s playground area constructed near the mausoleum of the Republic of Turkey’s founding father Mustafa Kemal Atatürk in the capital Ankara has prompted anger on social media, with many complaining of “disrespect.”
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Turkey is its own worst enemy when it comes to public diplomacy.
Kyrgyzstan’s President Almazbek Atambayev took ill due to “potential problems” in Istanbul on Sept. 19 while en route to New York
Istanbul Atatürk Airport reached all-time high numbers with a total of 1,500 takeoffs and landings on Sept. 18, setting a new record for the airport, Doğan News Agency has reported
Category: GÜVEN SAK
Turkey is now coming back from a long bayram holiday, or I should say from a feast, in the Russian philosopher Bakthin’s sense of the term
Turkish authorities have detained four people as part of an investigation into a potential threat against British and German diplomatic missions in the country but found no links to any terrorist groups, a Turkish official told Reuters on Sept. 16
Category: AYŞE ARMAN
There is a new initiative started under the leadership of Begüm Doğan Faralyalı, the chairwoman of Doğan Holding. It is an exercise to think about our common values
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) will bring all decree laws (KHK) issued during the state of emergency, beyond the initial one reached through consensus with the government, to the Constitutional Court, party leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has told daily Hürriyet
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