Stanford University’s Ali Yaycıoğlu discusses his book on the ‘crisis of the Ottoman order’ at the turn of the 18th and 19th centuries
Despite the loss of confidence among some Italian companies due to political turmoil in the country, Turkey remains an attractive market for Italy, according to the head of the Italian Trade Agency
Turkey has proposed using a collaboration of Arab elements from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and Free Syrian Army (FSA) in an offensive on Raqqa and the administration of the Manbij region in Syria, a formula which would exclude the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG)
Doğan Media Group coordinator Mehmet Ali Yalçındağ announced his resignation from the post, approved by the group's Honorary Chairman Aydın Doğan on Sept. 30
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) will “evaluate” a photo of a group of party MPs posing with Fethullah Gülen, an Islamic cleric based in the U.S. who the government says was behind Turkey’s failed coup attempt, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş has said
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif visited Ankara on Sept. 28, in an unscheduled trip to the capital on his way back to Tehran from a visit to New York for the U.N. General Assembly, and discussed the Syrian crisis with Turkish officials, diplomatic sources told Hürriyet Daily News
Turkish European Union Minister Ömer Çelik has welcomed the EU’s aid program of 3 billion euros for refugees in Turkey but expressed criticism over the mechanism of delivering those finds through international organizations
The Culture Ministry confirms reports about the danger to a major kiosk at Topkapı Palace. A former director of the palace says funding is a serious problem amid other concerns over the palace walls.
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
Turkish singer Ebru Gündeş has filed for divorce from Iranian born Turkish businessman Reza Zarrab, who was arrested in Miami on charges of money laundering and sanctions evasion in March.
Travelers from French scientific missions to Anatolia brought back a sober and non-exoticized vision of the Orient during the 19th century. Now, the Arkas Art Center in İzmir is providing a glimpse at how sojourners saw the later Ottoman Empire.
The Turkish Foreign Ministry on Sept. 23 called for U.S. President Barack Obama to prevent the “Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act” from becoming law, saying it contradicts international law and the principles of the U.N. Charter, particularly regarding the sovereignty and equality of states.
Taner Ceylan may be the most famous and successful living Turkish artist. Six of his new works will be meeting with viewers at Sotheby’s London. The exhibition opens on Sept 23 and will run until Oct 28. In this new series called ‘I Love You,’ Ceylan questions the relation between suffering and love
The European Union is due to announce the “Kızılay Card” project, implemented in part by the Turkish Red Crescent, which will enable monthly cash transfers to debit cards for 1 million Syrian refugees in Turkey by the first quarter of 2017
Category: TAHA AKYOL
It is pleasing that there were massive reactions to the ugly attack experienced by nurse Ayşegül Terzi because of what she was wearing…
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
During the relatively calm days of Eid al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice), an unpleasant incident made Turkey’s breaking news.
Turkey’s writers and artists continue to resist against all difficulties, struggling in an environment of terror, political turmoil and government pressure, according to veteran journalist Doğan Hızlan
Category: NEVŞİN MENGÜ
It was the early years of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) period. Back then the party looked and acted more liberal
The belief that Turkish politics has for decades been defined by unchanging cultural divides is very widely held.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
An incumbent Turkish minister recently told the following anecdote, asking not to be named for the sake of the family involved
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