Works of Urartian jewelry, representing a significant portion of the Kadir Has University’s Rezan Has Museum Collection, have gone on display for the first time. The show is considered one of the most comprehensive in the world
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
The highly anticipated corridor for the Peshmarga fighters has finally opened and they have marched into Turkish soil to move into Kobane. It all looked like a long wedding procession.
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
Two years after the second sequel to this column’s “headlines” series and having just commemorated the Republic’s 91th anniversary, here we go again with more headlines from the Istanbul press in the year 2023:
The decision to send Syrian rebel forces to the besieged city of Kobane was 'wrong', according to a FSA commander who has been fighting against ISIL
Jazz sensation China Moses has kicked off the 24th Akbank Jazz Festival in style, treating fans in Istanbul to her multi-layered talents. The Hürriyet Daily News sat down with Moses to discuss the influences on her music
A major exhibition on the Seljuks will be held at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art without loans from Turkey. Turkey is refusing to lend artifacts to leading British and American museums based on the issue of disputed antiquities
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
Just as we yesterday celebrated the 91st year of the foundation of the Turkish Republic, this year also marks the centenary of the outbreak of World War I, which brought an end to the Ottoman Empire.
The 85th Penal Court of First Instance in Istanbul issued the lack of jurisdiction decision after examining the indictment
The incident comes days after a substance sent to six western consulates in Istanbul proved to be inoffensive
Istanbul’s Üsküdar Municipality has decided to halt the construction of a small mosque next to the Validebağ grove, after activists continued to brave inclement weather by camping out at the site
The trial into the murder of the Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink has taken a significant turn after an Istanbul court announced that it will focus on the 'criminal organization' allegations
Littering is a major problem that needs to be paid attention to in Turkey. From rivers to highways, lines of litter and trash are polluting natural beauty
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Will Turkey be able to maintain inner peace? Will Turkey be able to jump out of the middle-income and middle-democracy trap? Will Turkey manage to remain the only secular democracy in the Islamic world?
Erdoğan has announced the cancelation of his Republic Day reception amid plans to travel to Karaman
Administrators at the Akşemsettin Anadolu İmam Hatip High School, a religious vocational high school in central Istanbul, have begun segregating genders
Business is brisk at Ilya Avramoğlu’s 78-year-old shop, one of the last owned by a non-Muslim on Istanbul’s historic İstiklal avenue, but a new regulation pushing gentrification may soon force its closure
The privatization process of Istanbul’s gas grid, İGDAŞ, will start in November, Istanbul Mayor Kadir Topbaş has announced
President Erdoğan will chair his first National Security Council (MGK) meeting on Oct. 30 since becoming president in August
İKSV is pushing to put the Istanbul Design Week on the world map, hoping to increase exposure for the second edition of the event through a focus on cutting-edge innovation
Category: AHMET HAKAN
Peace is there, the process is there, the resolution is there…
And those men, in such an environment, in such a period, they cowardly and viciously fire bullets at three soldiers in plainclothes who were not armed, who were strolling in the city center.
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