Prof. Oktay Sinanoğlu, one of Turkey’s most prominent scholars who was known for his books on the Turkish language and became Yale University’s youngest professor of the 20th century, died early April 20 in the United States
CHP head Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has called Finance Minister Mehmet Şimşek’s bluff shortly after the latter said he would vote for the CHP if it could prove its ability to find the financial sources
The 19th Aydın Doğan Award was presented to Turkey’s Nobel laureate writer Orhan Pamuk on April 16 at the Istanbul Hilton Hotel
German novelist Guenter Grass, the Nobel Prize-winning author of works such as "The Tin Drum", has died at the age of 87, a foundation in his name said on April 13.
Internationally acclaimed Greek singer Alkistis Protopsalti will take the stage in Ankara, singing her most popular songs at a unique concert aptly named “Colors of Greece.”
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
It was different in Diyarbakır for Nevruz this time. Three long years had passed since the first letter was read in the big Bağlar Square. Those sentences were still fresh in the memories of the Kurdish youth.
Swedish poet Tomas Transtroemer, who won the 2011 Nobel Prize for Literature, has died at the age of 83, his publishing house Bonniers said on March 27.
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
In a speech in the western province of Balıkesir on March 15, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan made yet another controversial remark by stating that he wanted to run Turkey like a corporation.
Rather than drawing closer together, the EU and Turkey are drifting apart, non-governmental organization the Independent Turkish Commission warned
Jay Leno is making a comeback - in Israel. The late-night legend says he will return to Israel in June to host the award ceremony for the second annual “Genesis Prize.”
Category: ERTUĞRUL ÖZKÖK
When Yaşar Kemal was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature, a group of Kurds and Turks visited an influential member of the Nobel Prize Committee to ask them not to give the prize to him.
Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe, writes for Hürriyet Daily News
Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami says he regrets that Hong Kong's democracy protests did not bring the changes demanded by demonstrators, but their actions were not in vain
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Yaşar Kemal, a landmark name of Turkish literature, passed away on the afternoon of Feb. 28, ending weeks-long suffering in hospital due to multiple organ failure
One of modern Turkey’s most celebrated literary figures, Yaşar Kemal, was laid to rest with a ceremony in Istanbul March 2, after he died on Feb. 28 aged 92
Celebrated novelist Yaşar Kemal, who had been hospitalized since Jan 14 due to respiratory problems, lung infection and heart arrhythmia, has died in Istanbul
A newly-opened exhibition at Istanbul Modern’s Photography Gallery titled “Magnum – Contact Sheets” explores the creation processes of photographs from Magnum Photos, one of the world’s most prestigious photography agencies
The United Nations' top climate change official will not chair a key meeting in Kenya next week as Indian police investigate a sexual harassment complaint against him, officials said Feb. 22.
Even though right-wing Turkish citizens have supported him ever since he started his political career more than three decades ago, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has never been popular with left-leaning Turks
Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami is offering tips on love and lust, counselling sex with a fish and advising one fan who wants to date a younger woman to read Sun Tzu’s “The Art of War.”
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