Category: FORK & CORK
The first sign of spring will be falling today. In my childhood, I remember the dates marking the change of seasons were closely guarded.
The works of Mersad Berber, one of the leading representatives of Bosnian-Herzegovinian art in the second half of the 20th century, are on display at Pera Museum
A burial chamber featuring unique friezes that were unearthed at the Tatarlı Tumulus will be displayed at a new museum in Afyonkarahisar
The glitz and glamour of last week’s World Tourism Forum in Istanbul masked industry pundits’ angst over the declining security confidence among would-be travelers. Given the global terror threat, reversing the industry’s fortunes won’t be easy for industry or governments
More than 80 percent of the electorate knows where it will cast its votes in the referendum, according to a prominent pollster. The undecided, especially the floating voter without party affiliation, will determine the referendum outcome, says Adil Gür
A senior figure from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) who was killed during an operation in southeastern province of Mardin on Feb. 17 had previously ordered a car bomb attack that killed two people at lodgings housing judicial personnel in Şanlıurfa later in the day, authorities have alleged
Turkey’s economy lost 75 million Turkish Liras last year because vehicles with foreign license plates failed to pay traffic fines, the chairman of the executive board of Istanbul-based International Transporters Association (UND) has said
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Before the official opening of the Munich Security Conference on Feb. 17, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg answered reporters’ questions in a press conference.
No member of Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) and the Turkish Islamic Union for Religious Affairs (DİTİB) is a spy and their duty is not to spy on people, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş said on Feb. 18.
The 45th Istanbul Music Festival will be organized between May 29 and June 21. The theme of the event this year is ‘Unusual’
Istanbul’s Arter Gallery is presenting the first solo exhibition in Turkey by the British visual artists Jake and Dinos Chapman, known as the Chapmans, titled “In the Realm of the Senseless.”
Category: MELİS ALPHAN
With a cabinet recent decision, there will be no Special Consumption Tax (ÖTV) on appliances, yachts, boats, cruise and excursion ships and no stamp tax on real estate.
Category: KANAT ATKAYA
Around three weeks ago, CNN Türk reporter Zeynep Karamustafa interviewed a couple of children in a school in Istanbul’s Ümraniye district who were enthusiastic about entering the winter break.
Turkey and the Philippines have signed an agreement to increase cooperation in culture and tourism.
Spor Toto Super League club Galatasaray will travel to Çaykur Rizespor on Feb. 18 for its first test under new coach Igor Tudor.
Around 70 percent of Turkish citizens have never participated in any culture or arts event in their lives, according to a new report from the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) based on data from research firms GfK and Ipsos.
The construction of a mosque that is set to be built in Istanbul’s Taksim Square began on Feb. 17 with an official ceremony attended by the city’s mayor, Kadir Topbaş.
A 22-minute short film starring famous Turkish actor Haluk Bilginer is at the center of the latest censorship row in Turkey, after its directors refused to cut parts of it in line with the demands of the authorities.
Turkey and Azerbaijan have agreed to make a preferential trade deal and its technical negotiations are underway now, a top Turkish official has said.
On Feb 17, International Cat Day, Istanbul’s Kağıthane Municipality opened a ‘Cat Campus’ for the protection of disabled and stray cats. The campus provides two big cat houses with 16 rooms each, as well as food and water facilities.
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