The new Çanakkale 1915 Bridge in northwestern Turkey will usher in a new era for the martyrs who vanquished their enemies 102 years ago in Çanakkale, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said March 18 at a Martyrs’ Memorial Day ceremony that marked the 102nd anniversary of the Çanakkale Naval Victory
Category: İLBER ORTAYLI
The Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality has unfortunately adopted a stance that will damage its respectability.
The mayor of Gelibolu in northwestern Turkey on March 9 announced plans to invite Hollywood actress Nicole Kidman to the town.
A new exhibition in Istanbul marks the return of acclaimed artist Mehmet Aksoy, following five years of seclusion
Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Under the Shadows: Rage and Revolution in Modern Turkey’ by Kaya Genç (IB Tauris, 224 pages, $15)
Category: GÜVEN SAK
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was touring the Gulf last week. During the trip, he spoke to a number of Arab media outlets, including the Qatari newspaper Al-Arab.
The 45th Istanbul Music Festival will be organized between May 29 and June 21. The theme of the event this year is ‘Unusual’
Historian Benjamin Fortna talks to the Hürriyet Daily News about his book ‘The Circassian: A Life of Eşref Bey, Late Ottoman Insurgent and Special Agent’
FOLDED CORNER - ‘The Circassian: A Life of Eşref Bey, Late Ottoman Insurgent and Special Agent’ by Benjamin C. Fortna (Hurst, 341 pages, £25)
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The government has transferred the public stakes in a number of major public companies to a recently established sovereign wealth fund, stating that the aim was to secure credit at lower rates for big projects by using the shares in these valuable companies as collateral.
Turkey’s authentic döner kebap has evolved from being cheap fast-food, mostly preferred by Europe’s migrant communities, into a “food concept” that has dominated the world in an upward trend, French food geographer Pierre Raffard has said.
The country’s only paper museum in Yalova draws tourists from Turkey and abroad, with visitors having a chance to see the production processes of paper in its atelier
The ancient city of Uzuncaburç in southern Turkey is home to the best preserved artifacts in the region, as well as its resemblance to Ephesus
British Prime Minister Theresa May signed a defense equipment deal with Turkey on an official visit to Ankara on Jan. 28, as the two countries promised to ramp up trade partnerships ahead of Brexit
The Koç University research center for Anatolian civilizations displays an exhibition featuring the caricature album of the late 19th century Ottoman Foreign Minister Yusuf Franko Kusa Bey
Turkey’s highways authority has received bids from four international consortiums to build, operate, and maintain a new 10 billion-Turkish Lira ($2.61 billion) suspension bridge over the Dardanelles Strait, the authority said Jan. 26
Category: FORK & CORK
The plant looked completely useless.
Istanbul’s Topkapı Palace is facing risk of collapse, as it has been determined that the ground on which it is situated is sliding toward the Sarayburnu district on the coast of the Marmara Sea
Author Tuba Çandar speaks to HDN about her unique biography of the path-breaking life of the late Armenian-origin Turkish journalist Hrant Dink
Category: TAHA AKYOL
The biggest problem for Turkey is that we have not yet been able to achieve the sociological and sentimental integration to the extent required by the definition of a “nation.” For this reason, we become polarized very easily and very sharply.
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