Russian authorities received the coffin of the Russian pilot shot down by Turkish F-16s from GATA military hospital in Ankara on Nov. 30 and traveled to the capital’s Esenboğa airport to prepare it for transport to Russia
Turkey has initiated the process to hand over the body of a Russian pilot to Moscow after his jet was shot down by Turkey, a day before a UN climate conference starts in Paris that could bring Erdoğan and Putin together
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
Almost a decade ago, Russian art was a making a big statement in the Guggenheim Museum in New York
The 21st Festival on Wheels starts its journey on Nov. 26 in Ankara. The event will also visit Bursa between Dec 4 and 7 and and Kastamonu on Dec 9 and 10 with the theme ‘Precarious Lives’
Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Writing Religion: The Making of Turkish Alevi Islam’ by Markus Dressler (Oxford University Press, 345 pages, $69)
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Nicos Katsourides, a senior member of the Greek Cypriot Progressive Party of the Working People (AKEL), let the cat out of the bag
Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
It took just a week for the EU to express second thoughts over one of its most precious principles: the acquis communautaire, the body of EU legislation, rules and decisions that every member -and prospective member, like Turkey- has to follow in order to be accepted in the family.
Alexis Tsipras paid a visit to Istanbul’s Fener Greek Orthodox Patriarchate for the first time as Greek prime minister on Nov. 18
Both Turkey and Greece are “sufferers” of the Syrian crisis, not the “responsible,” PM Ahmet Davutoğlu said on Nov. 18, referring to hundreds of thousands of refugees and migrants travelling to Europe from Turkey through the Greek islands
Istanbul attracts people, and many get stuck in the megacity whether they like it or not at first sight
Category: NURAY MERT
The election is over. Now we know which direction Turkey is heading in, along with the construction of a new regime
Eighty percent of minorities in Turkey say they cannot express themselves openly on social media, while 35 percent said they are subject to hate speech on the same platform, according to a recent survey conducted by a minority organization funded by the European Union
Israel was to voice its opposition Oct. 19 to French proposals to send international observers to Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound, the latest in a diplomatic push to quell fears over a full-blown Palestinian uprising
When Greece applied for its first international bailout in 2010, only two countries in Europe lacked a computerized register of land ownership and usage. Albania was the other
Anti-Semitism has risen in recent years in Turkey, a U.S. State Department report has said, adding that the Turkish government has continued to discriminate against its non-Sunni Muslim citizens
Prince Edward, 51, has expressed his deepest sympathies for the Turkish people following the deadly terror attacks at a peace rally in the capital Ankara, which killed at least 99 people and wounded more than 200
Ozan Özavcı talks to HDN about his new book on the life of Turkish politician and intellectual Ahmet Ağaoğlu (1868-1938)
Category: SELİN NASİ
The way that Russia has hijacked Syrian policy, concomitant with its willingness to offer help to the Iraqis, has naturally made the Barack Obama administration uncomfortable.
The Charity Commission for England and Wales has accepted the British Alevi Foundation (BAF), an umbrella body of 12 Alevi centers in the United Kingdom, as a religious charity, giving the community a legal recognition that is denied to it in Turkey.
Israel took the rare and drastic step of barring Palestinians from Jerusalem's Old City on Oct.4 as tensions mounted following attacks that killed two Israelis and wounded a child.
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