Canada’s largest city is welcoming a new museum showcasing the splendor of Islamic art and culture. The Aga Khan Museum will feature everything from rare Quranic manuscripts to musical instruments
As the Europa League starts its 48-team group phase on Sept. 18, Turkey’s Beşiktaş is preparing to host Asteras Tripoli, a first ever Greek match-up for the Istanbul side.
Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Democracy, Identity and Foreign Policy in Turkey: Hegemony Through Transformation’ by Fuat Keyman and Şebnem Gümüşçü (Palgrave Macmillan, $95, 224 pages)
A recent survey reveals that being a citizen of the Turkish Republic is the most important identity factor for Kurds in Turkey
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The map titled “ISIL Ambition, projected 2016” was exposed during a testimony by U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Chairman of Joint Chief of Staff General Martin Dempsey before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Sept. 16, 2014.
Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan says Turkey’s 2014 growth will 'generally' be within its year-end targets, but warned the country needs to intensify its efforts to attain balanced growth.
Category: DOĞAN HIZLAN
I wandered through Istanbul’s Babıâli district again on Saturday. I was assuming that I would see queues there, as it used to be, because it was two days before the schools opened.
A stoppage time strike from Burak Yılmaz earned Galatasaray a 1-1 draw with Anderlecht in their opening Group D Champions League fixture on Sept. 16
US singer Lady Gaga, widely regarded as the natural heir to Madonna’s Queen of Pop throne, has hit the stage in Istanbul for her first performance in Turkey.
Turkey is preparing legislation to tighten regulations for the construction business amid growing safety woes in the sector.
As Turkey debates work safety for laborers on private construction projects in the wake of a deadly incident in Istanbul, new pictures have emerged showing that those toiling at public buildings are little better off.
The leader of Turkey’s main opposition party will watch Beşiktaş’s UEFA Europa League tie against in the stadium alongside çArşı, as an act of solidarity with the supporters’ group whose members were recently charged with 'attempting to stage a coup'
A commemoration ceremony was held at the Istanbul mausoleum of the late Prime Minister Adnan Menderes on Sept. 17, the 53rd anniversary of Menderes’ execution along with two ministers.
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Two Turkish-born businessmen have turned to crowdsourcing to help people achieve “digital immortality” through a robot that will allow one’s persona to continue living even after death
Excavations in Van’s old city have uncovered the commercial life of the Seljuk and Ottoman eras
The 24th Akbank Jazz Festival will be held from Oct. 23 to Nov. 2 this year, hosting 300 musicians in 44 concerts in various venues across Istanbul
Galatasaray starts its Champions League campaign with a home match against Anderlecht tonight in the opening game of a tough group that includes title hopefuls Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund.
More than 26,663 vessels have passed through Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait so far this year, marking a remarkable increase in one year
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
Last week, newspaper headlines reported the deaths of 10 workers who died when an elevator fell at the Torun Center residence, an office construction site where they were working, the site of the old Ali Sami Yen Stadium in Mecidiyeköy.
A decree has rearranged the faces in the governor’s offices Turkey's two largest cities
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