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FOLDED CORNER - ‘Hrant Dink: An Armenian Voice of the Voiceless in Turkey’ by Tuba Çandar, translated by Maureen Freely (Transaction, $30, 403 pages)
Ankara’s Cartography Museum the most comprehensive museum of its type in Turkey, displaying hundreds of maps and map-related products
Category: AYŞE ARMAN
I have written numerously about the murder of Değer Deniz. It was a horrific atrocity that shook us all with fear.
The incidents that occurred in 1990 – also known as the Baku massacre – are known as Black January (Qara Janvar) in Azerbaijan.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
There is no doubt that terrorism is Turkey’s most important problem.
Spanish King Felipe VI expressed support for Turkish tourism at an international travel expo on Jan. 18, saying the country’s industry would recover quickly.
A man who kicked a woman for wearing shorts on a public bus in Istanbul on Sept. 12, 2016, will go on trial on March 8, International Women’s Day.
Police on Jan. 19 apprehended 95 personnel of the Turkish Armed Forces who were among suspects issued with arrest warrants as a part of the investigation into to the failed July 2016 coup attempt, Doğan News Agency has reported.
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants in Raqqa sent footage from inside the Reina nightclub in Istanbul’s Ortaköy to prepare ISIL militant Abdulkadir Masharipov to carry out the attack
Istanbul’s Faruk Yalçın Zoo is home to a number of endangered animal and plant species, most of which are absent from other Turkish zoos. The zoo will also acquire new animals this year as partners for its single animals
Turkish prosecutors have issued arrest warrants for 243 members of the military in 54 provinces across the country, in an investigation related to the July 15 coup attempt, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on Jan. 18.
An Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militant who killed 39 people while wounding 65 others in a nightclub in Istanbul’s Ortaköy district on Jan. 1 took the orders to stage the attack from an ISIL emir in Syria’s Raqqa, according to Turkish authorities
Turkish police have been conducting operations against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the northwestern province of Bursa and the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa, a day after Reina attacker Abdulkadir Masharipov was apprehended in an operation in Istanbul’s Esenyurt district
Veteran New York Times correspondent Rod Nordland was briefly detained by border officials in Turkey as he arrived on Jan. 17 at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport, before being forced to take a flight back to London, with no explanation given as to why he had been refused entry into the country.
Arrested journalist Hüsnü Mahalli’s health is severely deteriorating, a main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy has said, urging that Mahalli, who has multiple sclerosis, should not be treated under such appalling conditions.
Turkey’s Parliament has begun a second round of a vote on a constitutional amendment package to shift the current parliamentary system to an executive presidency amid last-minute efforts by the main opposition to convince their nationalist rivals to withdraw their support from the government-proposed legislation.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has said it continued to deliver strong support for Turkey in 2016 with a combination of a powerful investment program and backing of crucial sector policies to modernize the country’s economy and build its resilience to shocks.
Turkey’s real estate sector is expected to see more than $1 billion in additional revenue in 2017 after a move to give citizenship to some foreigners who buy and hold Turkish property, a senior economy official told Reuters
Istanbul prosecutors on Jan. 18 demanded up to 10 years in prison for 28 suspects, including popular Turkish singer Atilla Taş, over alleged links to what they call the “Fethullah Terror Organization (FETÖ).”
Turkish musical production ‘Animals Musical,’ featuring huge animal puppets integrated in human bodies along with traditional hand-made costumes, will be at Istanbul’s UNİQ Hall on Jan 22 and 29
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