Turkey’s views on Syria are being listened to thanks to the ongoing Euphrates Shield Operation, Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Işık has said, adding that the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party’s (PYD) plan to unite its cantons have been prevented
Erospolis makes a little poll as to why everyone hates Valentine’s Day in Turkey
Ankara, Moscow and Tehran will sit down once more in Astana to discuss Syria amid differences of opinion between Turkey and Russia
Famous Hürriyet caricaturist Latif Demirci was awarded with the best caricature award by the Progressive Journalists Association (ÇGD) for his work “Chequered Judge” during an award ceremony on Feb. 13.
RATEM, a civil sector organization bringing together Turkish media outlets, has praised the role of the media in defeating the July 15, 2016, coup attempt at a Media and Democracy Awards ceremony in parliament on Feb. 14.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
It was around 2014, at one of the last receptions of Abdullah Gül toward the end of his presidential term at the Çankaya Palace in Ankara, when it was still Turkey’s presidential palace.
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’
Category: GÜLSE BİRSEL
We are fed up with the slogans and the trolls of both the “yes” and “no” sides.
Before I start my blog entry, I would like to thank the British Ambassador to Turkey’s wife, Maggie Moore, for all the support and being a pioneer on the project.
A Russian warplane accidentally hit a building housing Turkish Armed Forces units during air operations against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) targets in Syria’s al-Bab on Feb. 9, killing three soldiers and wounding another 11, the Turkish Armed Forces has announced.
Turkish Cyprus’ president, Mustafa Akıncı, denies any connection between Turkey’s charter referendum and the island’s peace talks
The talks between the Greek and Turkish sides in Cyprus have come to such a stage that it is time for the United Nations to resume shuttle diplomacy, according to Mustafa Akıncı, the president of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
It is good and perhaps necessary that U.S. President Donald Trump issued an executive order for a “Plan to Defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria” on Jan. 28. It is necessary because the strategy of former President Barack Obama obviously did not work.
For Semra Ay Çırpan, art does not only use nature as a subject – it is also a means to defend the environment and warn mankind against the perils of alienating nature.
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has sent a letter to his Greek counterpart Aleksis Tsipras to convey Ankara’s disappointment at the court decision rejecting the extradition of eight Turkish soldiers, calling on the Greek government to “act like a neighbor” and renewing his government’s demand.
Turkish Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Ümit Yalçın met political and military representatives of the Syrian opposition on Feb. 3 in Ankara to prepare for a meeting in Geneva on Feb. 20, Turkish Foreign Ministry sources told the Hürriyet Daily News.
Syrian opposition representatives will have talks with Turkish officials in Ankara on Feb. 6 in order to set a course for the upcoming talks in Astana and Geneva, a Turkish official, who asked to remain anonymous, told Hürriyet Daily News.
Turkish and Greek ministers have continued to engage in a war of words, as tension between the two countries rises over the Aegean islets of Kardak, over which both countries lay claim.
Turkey does not want to be the one to escalate tension with Greece but also will not “bow to any fait accompli,” Defense Minister Fikri Işık told the Hürriyet Daily News on Feb. 1.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will pay a one-day working visit to Turkey on Feb. 2 amid ongoing bilateral disagreements between Ankara and Berlin, with the German leader pursuing dialogue with Turkey due to the countries’ increasingly strained relations.
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