Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘The New Sultan: Erdoğan and the Crisis of Modern Turkey’ by Soner Çağaptay (IB Tauris, 240 pages, $25)
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The Middle East went through similarly painful times almost a century ago. That was the dawn of the oil age and a time when three dynasties (Ottoman, Romanov and Habsburg) of three land empires (Turkey, Russia and Austria-Hungary) were falling apart.
Category: TAHA AKYOL
How would the sociological transformation that Turkey has been going through under the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) administration result in over the long-term?
Fifteen new martyrs’ monuments will be erected in the northwestern province of Çanakkale (Dardanelles), a historic location which witnessed the Battle of Gallipoli in 1915, as part of a competition conducted by the Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry.
Those who are aiming to destroy the brotherhood and unity of the Turkish people will never be successful, Turkey’s Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said
Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar visited a unit on the border with Syria in the southeastern province of Gaziantep on Sept. 1 on the first day of Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) holiday.
The fortification wall is collapsing because Germans were not given permission for excavations at Boğazkale, Çorum, the first imperial capital in Anatolia
Terrorist groups in both Turkey and abroad are being used as “pawns” by power who “have set their eyes” on the country, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Aug. 26
Category: GÜVEN SAK
Both Arbil and Barcelona are going to hold independence referenda in less than a month. Arbil set the date for Sept. 25 and Barcelona for Oct. 1.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has welcomed the release of a German writer detained in Spain on a Turkish warrant and criticized Turkey for "abusing" Interpol.
Category: CANSU ÇAMLIBEL
Since last week’s horrific scenes of white supremacists and Neo-Nazis in Charlottesville, Virginia, which resulted in deadly violence, American friends familiar with polarization in Turkish society in recent years keep telling me now they understand our despair.
Calvin College Professor Douglas Howard speaks to the Hürriyet Daily News about his new single-volume history of the Ottoman Empire
FOLDED CORNER - ‘A History of the Ottoman Empire’ by Douglas A. Howard (Cambridge University Press, 393 pages, $35)
The tax stamp on electronic devices production and imports was recently hiked, for allocation to the Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TRT), the state broadcaster. Upon a decision by the cabinet, 4 percent has been added to the existing 6 percent tax stamp.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has accused the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) of protecting members who have voiced opposition to the Republic of Turkey
Foreign ministers of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) will convene in Istanbul on Aug. 1 to discuss ongoing tension in east Jerusalem after Israel attempted to restrict the use of the Harem al-Sherif for Muslims, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a written statement.
The Turkish Foreign Ministry has condemned a statement by the Israeli Foreign Ministry about President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, calling the comments “presumptuous,” amid a row over an escalation in the al-Aqsa mosque.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan marked the 94th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Lausanne on July 24
July 24 used to be celebrated by Turkish journalists as the anniversary of the abolishment of official press censorship in Turkey.
Category: SELİN NASİ
Not a day passes without at least one commentary about the nefarious plots foreign powers are hatching against Turkey.
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