Turkey opposes the upcoming referendum for a Kurdish state in Iraq, but in order to express this opposition it must be careful to maintain a balanced policy, academic Hasan Köne tells the Hürriyet Daily News
Category: FARUK BİLDİRİCİ
What is the privilege of bus firms involved in traffic accidents? Readers used to say they could not make sense of this and asked why the names of bus firms involved in the accidents were hidden in news reports after almost every accident.
The precious stones trade between Turkey and Israel took off after business meetings, says Consul General to Istanbul Cohen
Cenk Özbay, an associate professor at Sabancı University, speaks to HDN about his book ‘Queering Sexualities in Turkey: Gay Men, Male Prostitutes and the City’
Locals in Syria’s once vivid capital city of Damascus, which has been torn by a six-year-long civil war, are trying to stick to their daily lives and forget about the violence ongoing across the country.
The first hearing of Nuriye Gülmen and Semih Özakça, two educators who have been on hunger strike for 170 days, was held at an Ankara court amid police intervention outside the courthouse on Sept. 14
We owe comics our ability to imagine, according to Alper Sesli, the mastermind behind the Istanbul Comics and Arts Festival, who spoke to Hürriyet Daily News on Sept. 9 about the ideas that triggered him to initiate the festival.
Imprisoned former Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-leader Figen Yüksekdağ, currently in prison on terror-related charges, is facing a sentence of 10 years in jail over “terrorist propaganda” and “defaming the Turkish Republic.”
The crisis between Turkey and Germany is a very serious one, with a potential to create big problems in the already problematic Turkey-EU relations, according to Prof Fuat Keyman
A man from Turkey’s Cizre district in the southeastern province of Şırnak shared the stage with British singer Anne Marie to sing along to her famous song “Rockabye” in Istanbul late on Sept. 9.
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
As someone who has addressed gender equality issues for years, I could not remain silent about the ongoing debates on incest in Turkey.
The PKK changes its ideology according to changing circumstances but has never abandoned the goal to form a ‘totalitarian’ state based on Kurdish nationalism, veteran journalist Fikret Bila has told the Hürriyet Daily News, discussing his new book ‘The Ideological Codes of the PKK’
Perhaps I should have written this article on the first anniversary of the July 15, 2016 coup attempt. But at that time so many emotional speeches were being delivered and so many sentimental articles were being written that it was difficult to make a cool-headed contribution.
The world has forgotten the fate of refugees, the aunt of Aylan Kurdi, who became an international symbol of the ongoing refugee crisis after photos of him lying face down on a beach in Bodrum emerged in 2015, has said.
Journalist Suzy Hansen discusses her work in Turkey and her new book ‘Notes on a Foreign Country: An American Abroad in a Post-American World,’ critically examining the US’ global role from the perspective of working 10 years overseas
U.S.-led coalition forces returned fire after being repeatedly shot at near Manbij in northern Syria, where they are patrolling near areas held by Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA), coalition spokesman Colonel Ryan Dillon stated late on Aug. 29.
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.
An investigation has been launched into Turkish political scientist Baskın Oran on charges of “making terror propaganda” in an article titled “Tragicomic experiments on Kurds,” daily Cumhuriyet reported on Aug. 25
Ankara has asked the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) to close its office in Ankara and demand that its personnel leave Turkey, Bahruz Galali, the party’s representative to Ankara told the Hürriyet Daily News on Aug. 24 after he and his family arrived in Suleymaniyeh.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The U.S. military alliance against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) with the People’s Protection Units (YPG), the Syrian extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), is “not a choice but a necessity.”
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