Director Derviş Zaim returns this week with ‘Balık’ (Fish), the second in a trilogy on the relationship between humans and nature. Here’s a look at how ‘Balık’ fares in a filmography of two decades
The Consulate General of Greece in Istanbul will hold a series of lectures entitled “Food, Spirits and Gastronomic Traditions in the Eastern Mediterranean” at the Sismanoglio Megaro between Oct. 21 and May 2.
Denmark says Ankara failed to explain release of suspect wanted in connection with attempted shooting of a right-wing writer
Category: FORK & CORK
As I stepped into the newly revamped restaurant Fiamma, I could not help but utter to myself: “Mamma gli Italiani!”
The critically acclaimed Jazz and Experimental Music from Poland (JEMP) festival heads to Istanbul between Oct. 19 and 26 for its first-ever edition abroad as part of the 2014 cultural program celebrating 600 years of Polish-Turkish diplomatic relations.
Galatasaray defeated its archrival Fenerbahçe 2-1 in an exciting Spor Toto Super League match at the Lions’ home ground the Türk Telekom Arena on the night of Oct. 18.
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has declared that the PYD in Syria and the PKK are the same for Turkey.
The curtain has falled on the Golden Orange Film Festival in Antalya, with Kutluğ Ataman’s ‘Kuzu’ grabbing the best film award and Onur Ünlü being declared the best director
The main opposition CHP has questioned PM Davutoğlu over the government’s alleged involvement in the resignation of the former chairman of the American-Turkish Council
President Erdoğan says the best possible opportunities have already been provided for PKK leader Öcalan
Category: TASTE OF THE PAST
One has to assume that the Byzantines had fountains because the Romans did, but today no trace of these remains. Instead we have many fountains from the Ottoman period the were common until pipes bringing water directly into individual houses were laid in the nineteenth century
Category: BLIND SPOT
Imagine you are coming from Europe and you land at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport. (The other one, Sabiha Gökçen Airport, on the Asian side is a different story.) You step foot on Turkish soil; what would be your first impressions?
Galatasaray and Fenerbahçe clash in the first Istanbul derby of the Spor Toto Super League season on Oct. 18 with both archrivals aiming for a victory to ease their problems.
Turkish textile industry players are planning to bring over Bangladeshi workers to Turkey, Istanbul Textile and Apparel Exporter Associations (IHKIB) head Hikmet Tanrıverdi has said
British legend Morrissey, the former lead vocalist of The Smiths, will perform in Istanbul on Dec. 7.
Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
The “Constitution professor” of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) Burhan Kuzu, during Cüneyt Özdemir's show on CNN Turk, said one person killed during the pro-Kobane protests, Yasin Börü, had been tortured.
Category: MELİS ALPHAN
I have selected art censorship cases from the past three years for you. I selected them because if I had tried to list them all, the whole page of this newspaper would not be adequate.
The drive for sustained dialogue and action has faded into disillusion. Were the Gezi Park protests a 'random social explosion' as one protestor now dubs it, or a sustained shift in Turkish politics?
Davutoğlu stresses that 'all related parties' are involved in the solution process, not just Öcalan
The controversial money will be sent to the Istanbul Governorate, after Turkey's massive corruption case was dropped by the prosecutor
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