Category: SEDAT ERGİN
Alarming signs are coming from a series of statements issued recently by significant political personalities in Europe in terms of the change
The no-go zone of Varosha (Maraş) cannot be opened on a confidence-building measure in the ongoing talks, Turkish Cypriot Foreign Minister Özdil Nami says
President Abdullah Gül ruled out swapping seats with PM Erdoğan after the upcoming elections, saying that Russia’s 'Putin-Medvedev' formula is not suitable for Turkey
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The world knows him as Mustapha Dzemilev, but he likes to call himself by his adopted surname as Mustafa Cemilev Kırımoğlu, meaning 'Son of Crimea' in Turkish
You probably have read the statements of Turkey’s new European Union Affairs Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu; it’s the Hürriyet Daily News headline story today.
PM Erdoğan is likely to ascend to the presidential mansion in Çankaya later this year, but far from creating political stability as many believe, an Erdoğan presidency would likely cause further constitutional crises in Turkey, according to Tarhan Erdem
Category: BLIND SPOT
This week we are going to Italy. An Italian reader, 'Rea from Italy' wrote this email to me: 'Merhaba, I’m Italian and I often read Hürriyet Daily News since I had recently lived in Istanbul for one year. I left Turkey just before the events of Gezi Park…
The row that marred the 74th EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee meeting continued April 11
Category: KANAT ATKAYA
Gezi protestor Ethem Sarısülük lost his life because of a bullet that came from a policeman’s gun in Ankara.
Ex-professional footballer Hakan Şükür’s name has been removed from a stadium in Istanbul
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Reading Cansu Çamlıbel’s interview with US Ambassador Francis Ricciardone in Monday’s HDN, it was not difficult to cut through his diplomatically phrased remarks and discern the annoyance felt in Washington for PM Erdoğan
There are two important interviews in Hürriyet Daily News giving two important warnings regarding the future of Turkish democracy
A meeting between senior officials from Turkey and the European Union will be held in June upon a common understanding between the two parties
The security measures in the Foreign Ministry building will soon be increased to prevent espionage attempts
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
They always win. But they are always tense. Often, they look pensive and unhappy. They are angry, always ready to pick a fight. And they do fight.
A meeting between Turkey and the EU has been postponed by the 28-member block due to concerns that such a gathering could further strain ties in the wake of concerted criticism from EU officials
A scheduled meeting between senior officials from Turkey and the EU has been postponed by mutual will in order to garner more comprehensive content, Ankara said
'We and hope to have Twitter access restored in Turkey soon,' the company said following the ruling
Turkey finally unblocks Twitter on April 3, a full 24 hours after the Constitutional Court ruled that the ban was a violation of free speech. Many Turks, however, keep using "backdoors"
The local elections on March 30 turned out to be a disappointment for Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP).
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