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.”
The 19th Aydın Doğan Award will be presented to Turkey’s Nobel laureate writer Orhan Pamuk, after the Aydın Doğan Foundation Executive Board Committee decided to dedicate this year’s award to the field of novels.
The AKP is 'destroying the balance of powers' and 'authoritarian soldiers were (pushed) out, (an) authoritarian and Islamist government took their place,' Nobel laureate Pamuk says
On Jan. 19, the lives and tragic deaths of two men – Martin Luther King Jr. and Hrant Dink – were commemorated and honored in the United States and Turkey
More than 100 artists will take part in a global "Live Earth" concert on June 18 to galvanise demands for climate action, former US vice president Al Gore said Jan. 21.
The holder of the ‘Nobel Prize of cookbooks’ for his book ‘Seljuk Cuisine,’ Muhammed Ömür Akkor has finished his long-term
research book offering recipes from regions populated by Islamic cultures during the 7th-12th centuries
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