The Urartian castle of Ayanis in the eastern province of Van is undergoing restorations, during which broken pieces of ancient ornamentations on the walls are being attached back to their places
Police detained a man on Aug. 19 after he attacked a statue of Atatürk in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır, Doğan News Agency has reported.
A Dutch citizen died early on Aug. 17 after suffering from a diabetic coma during a Turkish Airlines flight from Port Louis to Istanbul.
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) needs radical changes, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, commenting on efforts that will be carried out for the 2019 presidential and parliamentary elections
Burcu Dinçer became Turkey’s first female fire extinguishing helicopter pilot this year after receiving training for two-and-a-half years at a civil aviation school in Ankara
CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on Aug. 11 accused the ruling AKP of launching a “smear campaign” against him in an attempt to obscure an AKP member’s controversial remarks on “founding a new state.”
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) is planning to erect a monument in the western province of Çanakkale, marking the five-day congress it will hold from Aug. 26 to 30 to criticize the current state of justice in Turkey.
Police on Aug. 11 detained a man who dismantled the bust of Atatürk at a schoolyard in the Ümraniye district of Istanbul.
The ruling AKP has intensified its criticism of main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu by accusing him of acting as “the mouthpiece of foreign lobbies operating against Turkey.”
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
Occasional flare-ups and passionate statements are trademarks of the ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AK Party) politics, and last week was no exception
Category: YUSUF KANLI
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and its leader Recep Tayyip Erdoğan are often accused of having a secret agenda.
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Devlet Bahçeli, the leader of the far-right Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), which is a political ally of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), is outraged over recent remarks by an AKP deputy.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Addressing his Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) branch members in his Black Sea hometown of Rize on Aug. 7, Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan said the 2019 elections will be “difficult” and stressed that the party organization should work even harder
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has accused the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) of protecting members who have voiced opposition to the Republic of Turkey
The U.S.-led coalition campaign to destroy the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) enters its fourth year, with authorities declaring concrete improvement, as Turkey, a key player in the coalition, also intensifies separate efforts for ceasefire in its neighbor Syria
In an unexpected move, President Tayyip Erdoğan slammed Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) on Aug. 5. He said it had been late in detecting black holes and loops in the system, thus letting “others” sneak in “especially in the east and southeast of the country.”
The Atatürk Cultural Center (AKM), a currently unused facility in the heart of Istanbul, will be demolished and rebuilt on a larger plot, according to plans seen by daily Hürriyet.
The number of passengers passing through Turkish airports rose by 7.4 percent year-on-year in the first seven months of 2017, the country’s airport authority stated on Aug. 7.
The International Atatürk Airport will become an exposition area once Istanbul’s giant third airport starts operating, Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan has stated.
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has slammed a ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) member over his controversial remarks on “founding a new state,” which had prompted outrage from opposition parties.
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