Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu announced the election manifesto of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) on Oct. 4, including some very big economic pledges.
A deputy from the Republican People’s Party (CHP) has called on Turkey’s top cleric to resign unless the latter justifies a shortage of 23 million Turkish Liras in the Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) budget, daily Hürriyet has reported.
Ekrem Dumanlı, editor-in-chief of Daily Zaman, announced his resignation on Oct. 5 due to ‘unlawful pressure on press and his personality.’
Turkish security forces have launched an operation aimed at the “urban structure” of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in which more than 20 people have so far been detained, the state-run Anadolu agency reported on Oct. 6.
Turkish club Fenerbahçe defeated the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets 101-96 on the night of Oct. 5, starting its two-game U.S. tour on a high note.
An Istanbul High Criminal Court acquitted a journalist Oct. 6 in a case about a tweet that criticized a prosecutor involved in the country’s biggest corruption probe.
The United States has expressed its concern over the recent attack on Ahmet Hakan
Rising protectionism is hurting the performance of Turkish exporters, head of Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) said on Oct. 5
Turkey plans to realize popular TV series exports worth $350 million this year, according to sector representatives attending the world’s leading TV content fair MIPCOM Cannes on Oct. 5-8.
The number of people in Turkey opting to save in gold has doubled over the last three years to around 25 percent of the population, although 42 percent of Turkish citizens still do not save at all, according to a new survey.
At least 83 people, including a police officer, have been detained for issuing fake gun licenses in a vast police operation that centered on the northwestern province of Sakarya
Turkey’s first indigenous integrated flight watch system, OpsEye, has become online in the Atatürk Airport, said Turkish Airlines in a press release on Oct. 6.
Two judges under pre-trial arrest for alleged links to a purported illegal organization, which President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his inner circle call the “Fetullahist Terrorist Organization [FTÖ],” will be tried by a court in Istanbul’s Bakırköy district
A commercial airline pilot reported a drone was flying over the final approach course at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport, while attempting a landing on Oct. 6
The son of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, whose name was embroiled in Turkey’s huge corruption probe in late 2013, has reportedly moved to Italy along with his family, daily Cumhuriyet reported on Oct. 6.
An Istanbul prosecutor objected to the release of six suspects on Oct. 6 in the investigation of the attack on daily Hürriyet columnist Ahmet Hakan
The 20th year of the Gender and Women’s Studies Graduate Program is now being celebrated with a three-day event, the International Conference on Knowledge and Politics in Gender and Women’s Studies, between Oct 9 and 11 at ODTÜ
Category: FORK & CORK
When I first saw the call for papers on H-Turk, a list-serve of a history-focused group of academics, I said to myself, “That’s for me!” The title was “From Kebab to Ćevabčići: Eating Practices in Ottoman Europe.”
German reunification a quarter of a century ago has served to marginalize Turkish immigrants, pushing some of them to become more defensive, says a scholar. The AKP’s success among the Turkish-German electorate is due to the fact that it made them more self-confident, according to Defne Kadıoğlu Polat
Some 45 percent of Turkish deposits has now been converted into foreign currencies. The concern is for this to rise in a ‘dollarization panic.’ When risks increase,the foreign currency trend accelerates.
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