Calvin College Professor Douglas Howard speaks to the Hürriyet Daily News about his new single-volume history of the Ottoman Empire
Prosecutors have demanded an extension of the imprisonment of the suspects in the case on the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization’s (FETÖ) media leg, in which former pop singer Atilla Taş and writer Gökçe Fırat Çulhaoğlu are imprisoned along with 12 other suspects.
Prosecutors in the Mediterranean province of Antalya have ordered the detention of 72 fans who have allegedly been involved in violence on charges of “organized crime” during a game between Göztepespor and Eskişehirspor on June 4 to qualify for the top-tier football league.
Turkish conglomerate Koç Holding’s second-quarter net profit rose to 1.42 billion Turkish Liras ($402.8 million) from 918.1 million liras in the same period a year earlier, it said in a statement to the Istanbul stock exchange on Aug. 18.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has called on Turks in Germany to not vote for “enemies of Turkey,” claiming that the main reason for the recent crisis between Ankara and Berlin is the “race for votes” ahead of the general elections in Germany
Fener will seek to heal its fresh wounds against Trabzonspor when the historic rivals clash in Istanbul
The main opposition CHP has harshly criticized a recent decision by the Turkish Parliamentary Speaker’s Office to pay 71,000 Turkish Liras ($20,000) in compensation to former deputy Merve Kavakçı
A fire broke out on Aug. 18 at the Greek consulate building in the Beyoğlu district of Istanbul, Doğan News Agency has reported.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Over 18,000 people perished, tens of thousands left homeless; the industrial heartland of the country was devastated. The Aug. 17, 1999 earthquake and the consequent Dec. 12 tremor were sufficiently bad for a country with a miserable three-way coalition government to slide into a financial crisis, making the 2000-2001 twin financial collapse inevitable.
Category: GÜLSE BİRSEL
I follow every article from every different political perspective, as well as discussions on social media and TV. But as a scriptwriter, the most interesting things for me to follow are the comments under articles.
The remains of two tile furnaces have been found in archaeological excavations in İznik, known as a historic center of tile production in the northwestern Turkish province of Bursa
The profits of nine top Turkish lenders traded on Borsa Istanbul rose by 32.9 percent in the first half of the year from the same period in 2016, according to data from the Public Disclosure Platform (KAP).
Animal rights activists from the U.S.-based People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) staged a protest by wearing lettuce bikinis in Istanbul’s Kadıköy district on Aug. 17.
An 18-year-old woman, who was forced into prostitution in southern Turkey for years by her own parents, has been saved with the help of a women’s rights NGO and the Family and Social Policies Ministry
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said on Aug. 16 that a total of 7.5 million structures in Turkey need to be renewed as part of urban transformation projects to make them more resistant to earthquakes of high magnitudes.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has “failed to unite with the nation,” Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım claimed on Aug. 16.
Ruins from the 19th and 20th centuries have been unearthed during the construction of the Beşiktaş subway line, offering new clues on the history of Istanbul
The victims of the 1999 Marmara earthquake, the worst seismic disaster in Turkey’s recent history that killed around 18,000 people and wounded 50,000, were commemorated early on Aug. 17
Turkey has come last in the education area of the OECD Regional Well-Being index’s latest findings, which compares well-being of the 362 regions of its 34 member countries on 11 topics the OECD identified as essential.
Security teams in Istanbul detained two suspects who had been trying to sell a mosaic depicting a woman’s face on Aug. 17.
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