Some 30 cyclists have been pedaling from the Turkish capital city of Ankara to Istanbul to promote the “Hagia Sophia Exhibition with Documents and Pictures” organized by the Turkish Historical Society (TTK)
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
The sun is out now and we have forgotten about the flood disaster that took place on Tuesday in Istanbul. These types of flood disasters are the new norm in the world, according to Ümit Şahin, the Istanbul Policy Centre Climate Studies Coordinator
Category: MURAT YETKİN
A group gathered and demonstrated in front of the Neve Shalom synagogue in Istanbul’s Beyoğlu district late on July 20 to protest the Israeli government’s recent move to place metal detectors at the entrance to al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem
Category: SEDAT ERGİN
The Combined Air Operations Center (BHHM) in Eskişehir is a command post where the tension reflected on the Turkish air field from the coup attempt on the night of July 15, 2016 was experienced one-on-one
A Turkish deputy from the opposition People’s Democratic Party (HDP) could lose his parliamentary seat over absenteeism.
Turkey’s president said on July 21 that Turkey never saw Africa as a "virgin continent" with resources ripe for exploitation.
Germany’s tough stance on fraying relations with Turkey is "understandable," not least given Ankara’s detention of human rights activists including German nationals, EU Commissioner for Enlargement Johannes Hahn said in an interview published July 22
The Turkish and German foreign ministers spoke on the phone on July 22 amid a row between the NATO partners that has sharply worsened since the arrest of several rights activists in Istanbul, according to diplomatic sources
Turkey’s Rönesans Health Investment and Japan’s Sojitz have concluded a $1.5 billion (163 billion Japanese yens) financial deal with eight international investors for their joint city hospital in central Istanbul.
An Istanbul court on July 21 issued a detention warrant for four human rights activists who had previously been released on probation after having been accused of aiding a terror group.
Galatasaray coach Igor Tudor and chairman Dursun Özbek faced growing calls of resignation on July 21 following the Istanbul club’s humiliating exit from the European competition.
Some 74 percent of Syrians who fled their war-torn country to seek a better life in Turkey have said they wanted to obtain Turkish citizenship, according to a poll carried out by the Humanitarian Development Foundation (İNGEV) and IPSOS
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan urged Germany to “pull itself together” on July 21 amid an escalating row between the two countries, also refuting claims that German companies were under investigation in Turkey
The Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office in Istanbul issued detention warrants for 168 people as part of ongoing investigations into the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ) on July 21, of which 115 people were detained
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has said it providing a boost to the Turkish shipping industry with a 27.5 million euro loan to fast-growing sea transportation firm Alternative Transport that will help it realize its international potential.
Turkey and Germany are experiencing perhaps the worst crisis in their deep relations in modern times
Germany has frozen all arms deliveries to Turkey, a newspaper reported on July 21, amid a row between the NATO partners that has sharply worsened since the arrest of several rights activists in Istanbul.
A Turkish ultra-nationalist group has attacked a synagogue in Istanbul’s Beyoğlu district with stones during a protest against the new Israeli restrictions on Palestinians’ entry to the al-Aqsa mosque.
Turkey’s opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has called for a “joint struggle” to stop what it called the “elimination of politicians and democratic politics.”
A new mobile transportation initiative by the Istanbul municipality has drawn angry reaction from the public over enabling audio and video recording in cabs during travels, with legal experts describing the move as a “violation of the right to privacy.”
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