Centered on how the theme of ‘saltwater’ ties Istanbul together, İKSV’s 14th Istanbul Biennial will start this weekend at real and unreal venues across the city
Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
Apparently the reason behind the appointment of the head of İstanbul Security Department as the minister of interior in the cabinet set up by Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu was the “wars of brotherhood” within the security department.
The interior minister of Turkey’s interim government, Selami Altınok, will show no tolerance to terrorists trying to destabilize the country, saying, “We’ll severely crush their heads if necessary.”
Three suspects were detained in operations against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) launched in three districts of Istanbul early on Sept. 2, state-run Anadolu Agency reported.
More and more Arab tourists visit Istanbul nowadays, but why do they choose this city? What do they think about Turks? What do Turks think about them? And what do Arabs in Turkey think of each other? Our reporters interviewed both sides on the streets of Istanbul and summarized their findings in this point-by-point report.
The People’s Republic of China Reform Forum delegation, under the presidency of Lin Jingtian, visited the Marmara Group Foundation in Istanbul with representatives including academics and other guests, the foundation said in a written statement on Sept. 2
Turkish police on Sept. 1 used tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannon to disperse protestors in central Istanbul, detaining over a dozen people.
Turkish Iron Trader ship with ten crew members has not been able to return to Turkey for the last two years due to financial problems
A new exhibition at Istanbul’s Depo gallery takes a closer look at personal and communal affiliations in the Armenian diaspora, said by Armenians themselves to be “scattered like pomegranate seeds across the world.”
Freedom of the press must be protected in Turkey without any exceptions, Vuslat Doğan Sabancı, the chairwoman of daily Hürriyet, told a meeting held to mark the 67th anniversary of the newspaper on Sept. 1
Police claimed significant progress on Sept. 2 towards finding the mastermind of Thailand's deadliest attack after an arrested man admitted being near the Aug. 17 shrine blast and fingerprints tied him to the room of a suspected bomber
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
“One Turk is worth the entire world.” This is a saying attributed to the founder of the Turkish Republic, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk.
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Turkey has a serious problem with its international image. An increasing number of people around the world see the country as a breeding ground and facilitator of Islamic terrorism.
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan, who entered the 58th government in 2002 as the youngest cabinet member and sat at the seat of state minister responsible of economy at the age of 38, has been replaced by Cevdet Yılmaz, who was the minister for development.
An Ankara court has ruled in favor of a general search warrant for the Çankaya district of the Turkish capital, allowing police to make preventative security searches and detentions for 30 days from Aug. 25
Turkish police have raided companies in Ankara belonging to Koza İpek, a corporation linked to the government’s ally-turned-nemesis Fethullah Gülen, raising concerns about freedom of the press. The raid came after a notorious social media whistleblower claimed that the government 'would silence critical media outlets' before the election.
On Peace Day, the Iranian mother who pardoned the killer of her son at the last minute tells daily Hürriyet that although ‘qisas’ is permitted in Islam, forgiving feels better than revenge
Disagreements over the recent raises in parking charges at Istanbul’s main station for intercity buses have heated up, as around 500 bus drivers plan to hold a demonstration ride in the city to protest the company which runs the station in the district of Bayrampaşa on the European side
Galatasaray was the busiest Turkish club on the final day of the summer transfer window, which ended at midnight on Aug. 31, sending away five players and bringing in two new names.
Dr. Fatih Birol took office on Sept. 1 as the new executive director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), ushering in a new era for the global energy authority, the IEA said in a written statement
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