Farsi, Korean and Urdu have been added the list of foreign languages available to be taught at schools by the Turkish Education Ministry, the state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
PM Yıldırım notes that sun will rise on April 17 regardless of what happens on the previous day’s referendum
A theater academy founded by thespian Müjdat Gezen was set alight early on Feb. 20 in Istanbul’s Kadıköy district.
Category: MELİS ALPHAN
In this country, 49 percent of us have never been to a movie in their lives, 39 percent of us have never read a book, 66 percent of us have never gone to a concert or the theater; 86 percent of us have never been to a hobby course.
Police seized at least 4,000 red eared slider turtles seized at Atatürk International Airport in Istanbul at Atatürk International Airport in Istanbul on Feb. 15, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has announced that his party will not appeal to the Constitutional Court over the constitutional amendment that will be voted on in a referendum in early April
A prosecutor has sought 46 aggravated life sentences each for suspects in a case launched into the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) attack on Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport that left 45 people dead on June 28, 2016.
A draft curriculum presented by Turkey’s Education Ministry has received a total of 184,042 suggestions, with the most complaints and suggestions coming regarding classes on Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey, and the theory of evolution.
Historian Benjamin Fortna talks to the Hürriyet Daily News about his book ‘The Circassian: A Life of Eşref Bey, Late Ottoman Insurgent and Special Agent’
Prosecutors investigating a group of suspected Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants have alleged that a school has been founded in Istanbul’s Sultanbeyli district to disseminate ISIL’s jihadist ideology to school-age children
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)
A court ordered to arrest an Istanbul deputy police chief on Feb. 9 after issuing an arrest warrant, one day after he was released after testifying on charges of drug trafficking, Doğan News Agency has reported.
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has described the upcoming referendum as a vote that will shape Turkey’s “road map for a century,” calling on his ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) local organizations to “campaign non-stop” until referendum day.
Kurdish issue-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Ağrı deputy Leyla Zana was released after being detained by police on Feb. 8 in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
An Istanbul court on Feb. 8 issued an arrest warrant for an Istanbul deputy police chief, one day after he was released after testifying on charges of drug trafficking.
Istanbul’s cultural protection board on Jan. 6 approved a plan to construct a mosque in the city’s main Taksim Square.
Category: GÜVEN SAK
German Chancellor Angela Merkel was in Ankara on Thursday
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
A presidential memorandum recently signed by U.S. President Donald Trump to instruct the Pentagon to develop a comprehensive plan to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Syria (ISIL) ignored the group’s attacks in Turkey, as well as its victims, while citing incidents that occurred in the U.S. and in some European countries.
Turkish police have been seeking three suspects who ran away from the entrance of Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport despite police’s warnings
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) lawmaker Özgür Özel has rebuked Nilhan Osmanoğlu, one of the descendants of Ottoman Sultan Abdülhamid II, after she showed her support for the presidential system.
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