As excavations continue, Antalya’s ancient city of Perge offers new sculptures. Thirteen sculptures have been unearthed in the ancient city over the last three years
Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
The governor of Istanbul defended the police that used disproportionate power to interfere with the LGBTI pride parade in Istanbul
Category: GÜNEŞ KÖMÜRCÜLER
Turkey has been experiencing an ambitious urban transformation process for a couple of years.
Four Spanish and one Azerbaijani transsexual prisoners have gone on hunger strike after they were moved to a different cell and separated from their previous Turkish transsexual cellmates, saying the Turkish inmates had been helpful in overcoming the language barrier
Famous protest band Grup Yorum held its 30th anniversary concert in Istanbul after the ban on the concert was reversed by the court, with folk artist Joan Baez in attendance
The Human Rights Association (İHD) in Turkey has brought the case of a partly demolished Armenian orphanage in Istanbul to the agenda of the Council of Europe and the European Parliament
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Everything seems surreal in the Turkish capital nowadays
The grades of a nationwide high school entrance exam will be recalculated for 371 non-Muslim students who were exempted from questions on the Islamic faith, as their scores on the religion section of the exam were calculated as zero, which lowered their overall grade, Turkish Education Ministry sources told daily Hürriyet on June 30
As part of the gallery’s “Young Architects Program,” Istanbul Modern Cinema has prepared a selection of three films, titled “On This Shore,” to take visitors on a journey through Istanbul’s history along its shores.
An Ankara penal court ordered the arrest of two people suspected of having links with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) on June 29
The 27th ENKA Cultural Encounters will start July 1 at the ENKA Eşref Denizhan Openair Theater with “Dorian the Musical,” produced by the Istanbul-based MüzkalCİ.
Journalist Mehmet Baransu has been sentenced to 10 months in prison for insulting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Twitter during the latter’s time as prime minister.
Category: FORK & CORK
Istanbul has been has the hub of three imperial haute cuisines, making use of not only lo-cal but imported foodstuffs ranging from caviar from the north coast of the Black Sea to spices from India
Turkey has an authoritarian political culture that lacks cultural mechanisms against authoritarian tendencies, according to a prominent scholar. ‘Therefore a coalition is the best political solution for Turkey,’ says Professor Yılmaz Esmer
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
Suppose I’m a fag, as I would translate “velev ki ibneyim,” is one of the slogans of the annual Istanbul Pride Week, which culminated in the traditional İstiklal Avenue parade on June 28
American pop diva Lady Gaga has slammed the police clampdown on the LGBTI pride parade in Istanbul through her Twitter account
An increase in the number of German tourists coming to Turkey helped offset a dramatic decline in the number of overseas visitors to the country during the first five months of 2015, according to data from the Tourism Ministry.
The Istanbul Governor’s Office has defended its ban on the LGBTI pride march in Istanbul, amid reactions from the international community against the brutal police crackdown on marchers June 28
The personal belongings of Ottoman soldier and politician Enver Paşa have been sold at an auction in the southern province of Antalya.
Three Turkish journalists, including daily Hürriyet reporter Nurettin Kurt, were honored with the European Union Investigative Journalism Awards for the first time this year at a ceremony in Istanbul on June 29 for original investigative reporting in 2014 that had significant social impact in Turkey.
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