A group of Syrian artists, who have taken shelter in Turkey, have come together in a three-floor art center on the Asian side of Istanbul to produce together.
CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said on July 23 that Turkey’s Constitutional Court should release the jailed CHP Istanbul lawmaker Enis Berberoğlu based on a February ruling that paved the way for the release of the two Cumhuriyet journalists
Turkish Airlines has started a new project titled “Fly Good Feel Good” on healthy eating and lifestyle in collaboration with the world-famous heart surgeon, Dr. Mehmet Oz, the airline announced on July 24.
Turkish police detained 47 protesters demonstrating in support of two hunger-striking educators jailed in May in the capital Ankara on July 23.
Turkey’s opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) is slated to stage “justice watches” in several provinces across the country until the anniversary of its lawmakers’ arrests, starting from July 25.
Police have detained five people over “making propaganda for a terrorist organization” after they gestured the “victory sign” in Istanbul.
House sales in Turkey saw a decline in June, although sales to foreigners soared by roughly 25 percent, official data showed on July 24
The start of the trial against journalists and board members of the daily newspaper Cumhuriyet highlights the urgent need to protect journalism and improve media freedom in Turkey, Harlem Désir, the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media stated.
Seventeen executives and journalists from daily Cumhuriyet, including the newspaper’s editor-in-chief Murat Sabuncu, Ahmet Şık, Kadri Gürsel and cartoonist Musa Kart, went for the first time on trial on July 24 with terror-related accusations in the 27th Heavy Penal Court in Istanbul
Officials have been spending last-minute efforts as the Göbeklitepe archeological site in Turkey’s southeast, one of the leading historic values of the country, prepares to be nominated for UNESCO’s World Heritage list in 2018 ahead of a delegation visit in September
Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
It was in the middle of a summer night too, it caught people in bed. The date was August 17 and the time was 3:02 a.m.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
July 24 used to be celebrated by Turkish journalists as the anniversary of the abolishment of official press censorship in Turkey.
Two human rights activists have been arrested in Istanbul a short while after being released from detention
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan harshly slammed the attack on the Neve Shalom synagogue by an ultra-nationalist group. The group had claimed the protest was a response to the restrictions on the al-Aqsa mosque
An Iraqi-origin British citizen, who arrived in Istanbul to undergo “VIP hair transplantation,” has been beaten and robbed by a group that claimed they would operate the transplant surgery
Luxurious villas around Lake Sapanca have been threating the natural beauty in the area, with many of the houses being on demand by Arab tourists and investors in the northwestern province of Sakarya
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan urged Israeli security forces to avoid using violence in the fresh unrest at a holy site in the Old City of Jerusalem and act in line with international law and fundamental human values on July 23
The Turkish and German foreign ministers spoke on the phone on July 22 amid a row between the NATO partners that has sharply worsened since the arrest of several rights activists in Istanbul, according to diplomatic sources
Germany’s tough stance on fraying relations with Turkey is "understandable," not least given Ankara’s detention of human rights activists including German nationals, EU Commissioner for Enlargement Johannes Hahn said in an interview published July 22
Turkey’s president said on July 21 that Turkey never saw Africa as a "virgin continent" with resources ripe for exploitation.
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