Turkey’s popular holiday resort of Bodrum’s Gümüşlük district will once again host international musicians at the 14th Bodrum International Gümüşlük Classical Music Festival from July to September
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has prepared a list of 12 guidelines warning participants in the party’s “justice march” from Ankara to Istanbul against any “provocations,” its Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said on June 27.
People who stayed in Istanbul during the Eid al-Fitr holiday flocked to nearby beaches to take advantage of the hot weather.
The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) will soon lend “concrete support” to the “justice march” of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), HDP co-chair Serpil Kemalbay has said.
A fire destroyed two decares of forests in the coastal district of Ayvalık in the Marmara province of Balıkesir on June 26, Doğan News Agency has reported
Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks has criticized Turkish authorities for banning the LGBT Pride march in Istanbul for a third year running, urging them to uphold the right to freedom of assembly.
Three soldiers were killed in an outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) attack in the Uludere district of the southeastern province of Şırnak on June 27, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
Some 127 schools in Istanbul have “historical building” status, including 80 on the European side, 43 on the Anatolian side, and four on the Princes’ Islands, according to information from the provincial directorate for national education.
Some 59 people have been killed and 330 have been injured in a total of 78 traffic accidents across Turkey since June 24, the start of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, Doğan News Agency has reported.
Category: FATİH ÇEKİRGE
What is the pain of being without a home and without a country? How painful is it to be away from home?
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
Thanks to the media, I don’t feel homesick at all in London where I am and have extended my business trip a couple of days due to the holidays. The TV in a café where we were sitting had the BBC on and the subtitles on the screen were about police attacking, with plastic bullets, the LGBT Pride march at Istanbul’s Taksim
Jeremy Meeks, who went viral after being labelled on social media as “America’s hottest convict,” arrived in the Aegean province of Muğla’s resort town Bodrum on June 25
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy Enis Berberoğlu was arrested on the order of the government, CHP head Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said, describing the arrest “as the most concrete evidence” of judicial interference by the executive power in Turkey.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP)’s “justice march” from Ankara to Istanbul is continuing amid an escalating war of words between party chairman Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu and the government, with Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım blasting the march as “non-national.”
Rıza Mahmut Türmen, a former deputy of Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) who is also a former judge of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), was re-elected as head of the court’s Judges Association on June 25.
Between July 1 and 16, Istanbul will host an international mega shopping event where visitors can enjoy discounted, tax free and late night shopping, along with a series of exciting events
Hotel occupancy rates in Istanbul soared in May, but the city’s hotels remained to be the cheapest across Europe, according to a leading tourism association.
Turkey’s first gastronomy guide, which will be published in October, will fill a gap in the food and beverage sector, which is still developing despite the diversity and richness of Turkish cuisine, says journalist Müge Akgün
Category: MURAT YETKİN
“I am walking every centimeter,” said main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on June 25, responding to speculation that he is traveling some of the distance of his “justice march” in his party bus.
Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
The latest announcement landed in my inbox on Saturday evening. “The Board of the Association of the Constantinopolitans utterly condemns the provocative action by the Turkish authorities to allow the calling of prayers and the reading of the Quran inside the Hagia Sophia, in the presence of the Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet).
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