As Education Minister İsmet Yılmaz confirmed on Sept. 19 that Turkey’s high school entrance exam will not be held this year, the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) continued to raise concerns on the issue, with one of its deputies claiming that the move aims to funnel students to religion-focused high schools.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Sept. 18 that he had formally demanded the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) region suspend an independence referendum
Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport saw the highest increase in passenger numbers in July out of all five major European airports, the European airport trade body announced on Sept. 13.
The Roman sarcophagus of Hercules, which was smuggled abroad some 50 years ago, has finally been returned to Turkey from Switzerland.
Excavations in one of the most important coastal towns of the Hellenistic era, the ancient city of Parion in the northwestern Turkish province of Çanakkale’s Biga district, have unearthed a 2,000-year-old feeding bottle
Guided by Evliya Çelebi’s “Seyahatname” (Travel Book), an excavation team in the eastern province of Erzincan’s Kemah district has succeeded to unearth the longest water tunnels and a millennium-old Turkish neighborhood.
Education Ministry officials have admitted that none of the 18 officials in charge of controlling the text books saw an obscure caricature included in a Turkish language school book.
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Every opportunity possible, I show “İzban,” the inner-city railway transport network in the Aegean province of İzmir as an example ... It has become one of Turkey’s most important projects.
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Sometimes when you read stories in papers separately, they are just news items.
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Two interesting developments occurred in our neighbor Syria on the day our National Football Team beat Croatia and rose to third place in their group in the World Championship play-offs.
Turkish budget airline Pegasus is looking to boost its flights between Europe and Turkey following a recovery in demand this year as the security situation improved, its chief commercial officer said.
Taxi and shared taxi fares in Istanbul are hiked by more than 15 percent, in line with a new regulation by the local transportation authority on Sept. 7.
The United Nations said on Sept. 8 that an "alarming number" of 270,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled violence in Myanmar by crossing into Bangladesh in the last two weeks.
The number of passengers passing through Turkish airports rose 9.1 percent annually in the first eight months of 2017, the country’s airport authority announced on Sept. 7.
The death toll from traffic accidents across Turkey rose to 100 on the 9th day of the extended 10-day long public holiday.
Turkey will preserve its determination to defeat all “threats, attacks and attempts to sabotage its economic and political independence,” just as it did in the War of Independence 95 years ago, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said
A total of 648 suspected members of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) were detained and 282 were later arrested in 117 operations targeting the jihadist group in Istanbul over the past year, according to police data.
There is little doubt that Turkey’s deadly coup attempt was masterminded by the Fethullah Gülen network, journalist Sedat Ergin has told the Hürriyet Daily News.
Muzaffer İzgü, a leading writer of children’s books and works of humor, died at the age of 84 on Aug. 26 after a battle with cancer.
A 50-year-old man who spray-painted a statue of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey, on Aug. 26 in the western province of Eskişehir was detained on the same day
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