Category: YUSUF KANLI
Turkey must be celebrating, God knows with how many days of festivities. Alms should be distributed to the obedient subjects of the absolute ruler, the new tenant of the new imperial palace.
Two road construction workers were killed and two more were injured early Jan. 30 in Istanbul after the four were struck from behind by a car
An unidentified person opened fire on police units in Istanbul's Taksim neighborhood on Jan. 30, but no causalties were reported
The Turkish State Meteorological Service’s warning against a heavy storm has led Turkish Airlines (THY) to cancel 103 flights. Ferry trips to Gökçeada and Bozcaada have also been canceled. These conditions are expected to last until Feb. 3.
A Turkish court has ruled that the owner of a hamam, Turkish bath, in Istanbul is to pay 3,000 Turkish Liras for discriminating against a transgender woman by denying her entry
The government has suspended an ongoing strike in Turkey’s metal sector, citing national security.
An energy power plant will be built in the northwestern province of Edirne, at a location where ruins from the Ottoman-era Edirne Palace might be underground
The Turkish lira weakened to as low as 2.42 against the dollar Jan. 29 on expectations that the Turkish Central Bank will cut interest rates at an extraordinary monetary policy committee meeting as early as next week.
A Turkish television network has aired the CCTV footage of the Jan. 23 incident in Istanbul which triggered a massive public outcry
Actor and director Russell Crowe’s film “The Water Diviner” won the Best Film award, while Turkish actor Yılmaz Erdoğan, who plays a Turkish officer in the film, won the Best Supporting Actor award
Turkey’s biggest mobile operator Turkcell has announced that company CEO Süreyya Ciliv has decided to resign from his position, effective from Jan. 31
Turkey has taken the chair of the TRACECA (Transport Corridor Europe Caucasus Asia) Intergovernmental Commission for a year during the body’s 11th annual meeting Jan. 29 in Istanbul.
The number of suspected policemen detained since Tuesday as part of the latest operation in the illegal wiretapping probe has reached 22, after two more police officers surrendered to authorities on Jan. 29.
President Erdoğan will visit Cuba, Colombia and Mexico as part of a Latin American trip from Feb. 9-12, while presidential spokesman İbrahim Kalın said there is no plan to lay the groundwork to build a mosque there at a press conference on Jan. 28.
The transcripts of wiretapped phone recordings from the probe into massive graft allegations have been recycled into notebooks for deputies, raising eyebrows in Turkey only days after parliament voted to clear all four ex-ministers implicated in the investigations.
A group of metal workers began a strike on Jan. 29 around Turkey to protest poor wages in the sector and demand a better collective bargaining agreement with employers in the industry. Another group of metal workers are also planning to go on strike Feb. 19, increasing the total number of striking workers to some 15,000
The sixth World Forum on Energy Regulation will gather energy regulators from all around the world in Istanbul later this year, Alberto Pototschnig, director of the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators, said Jan. 28.
Writer and director Zeki Demirkubuz will be the jury president at the Golden Tulip National Film Competition of the 34th Istanbul Film Festival to be held between April 4-19.
Japanese art of painting Sumi-e, which has a significant place in Far Eastern culture, has been brought to Turkey by SushiCo.
The Armenian Patriarchate in Turkey has established a foundation under the name “Hovagim 1461,” in order to formally acquire a legal personality.
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