It is time to leave aside the grumbling about Istanbul’s chaos and lack of manageability and enjoy everything the teeming metropolis has to offer
Category: BLIND SPOT
The denials of Serbs for the Srebrenica massacre and the denial statements of Turks for the tragic Armenian killings of 1915 show similarities such as the dispute in figures, ‘who attacked first’ arguments and the ‘we did not kill them all’ approach
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The United States gives importance to the “quality of Turkish democracy” not just in political and economic terms, but also as a security issue, said Victoria Nuland, the US Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs
Category: MELİS ALPHAN
It was before we heard of the news that the documentary “Bakur” (North) was not going to be screened at the Istanbul Film Festival because of an absurd regulation.
Category: VERDA ÖZER
“Prime Minister Erdoğan’s statement of condolence to the Armenians was a milestone in Turkey’s history.”
Turkey's digital freedoms record has taken another blow with a ban on the popular link shortening service, bit.ly.
An official told daily Hürriyet that the brief ban was due to a 'technical error,' but more than 77,000 websites remain blocked in Turkey.
Turkish President has cycled with a bike based on a model used by Fabrice Mels for a promotional event
Police were mobilized on April 18 to prevent people jumping off the pedestrian overpass of a congested metrobus stop
Category: KANAT ATKAYA
On Wednesday, April 15, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu presented his party’s election manifesto to the public. The following was compiled with sentences from Davutoğlu’s speech and various news stories.
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
Destiny works in mysterious ways. April comes with rain showers and a sea of flowers in the east. Under the majestic silhouette of Mount Ararat, this magical land’s people saw destiny manifest itself again.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
It was great to listen to the lectures on the “new Turkey” and “advanced democracy” from the prime minister.
Representatives from around 80 countries, including 21 presidents, three deputy presidents, and five prime ministers, will attend controversially rescheduled events in Turkey on April 24 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign during the First World War.
A Turkish Airlines (THY) plane flying from Istanbul to Basel was diverted as an emergency measure on April 17 in the third bomb scare on a THY flight in less than a month. The note found in the plane's toilet, warning about a 'bomb,' turned out to be another hoax.
The 4th Turkish Film Festival, organized in the Italian capital of Rome, opened on April 16 with a gala event. Veteran singer and actress Hümeyra was presented with the Honorary Award at the opening.
A Somalia-born man living in the U.S. traveled to Syria and trained alongside terrorists, then returned with plans to attack a military base or a prison, according to a federal indictment announced on April 16
President Erdoğan is scheduled to ride a specially customized bike, based on a model used by a world biking champion
The 19th Aydın Doğan Award was presented to Turkey’s Nobel laureate writer Orhan Pamuk on April 16 at the Istanbul Hilton Hotel
Turkey’s defense procurement institution has unveiled a critical component in the country’s establishment of a 4G network, which is expected to be operational by the first day of 2016
Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu was left red-faced after mistaking the symbolic Turkish nationalist grey wolf hand gesture for the “rock-on” sign
Ottoman-era objects that were kept in the depots of various museums have been brought together in the National Palace Collection Museum in Istanbul for public display
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