Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Reimagining a Lost Armenian Home: The Dildilian Photography Collection’ by Armen T. Marsoobian (IB Tauris, 224 pages, $30)
Turkey on April 26 condemned a resolution adopted by the lower house of the Czech Republic’s parliament on the 1915 killings of Armenians under Ottoman rule
Around 500 Australians and New Zealanders commemorated the fallen soldiers on the Gallipoli peninsula in the western province of Çanakkale early on April 25 with a dawn service, marking the 102nd anniversary of the landing of Allied troops during World War I.
Istanbul’s Kuleli Military High School will be transformed into a museum, Defense Minister Fikri Işık has said, adding that the historical part of the building will be given to the Culture and Tourism Ministry for transformation.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan sent a message to a religious ceremony held in the Armenian Patriarchate of Istanbul on April 24 to commemorate the victims of the 1915 killings of Armenians under Ottoman rule
Turkey’s main stock exchange Borsa Istanbul is working on new financial instruments that will bring higher yields for lower risks and be based on several unusual products including popular TV series, car manufacturing projects and construction projects, the bourse’s head has said.
Edirne is just three kilometers away from Greece and 17 kilometers away from the Bulgarian border
Category: FORK & CORK
“Liparidas!”… Remembering the word, her face instantly lights up with joy. She travels back to her childhood in Ortaköy, a neighborhood once densely populated by Jews in Istanbul.
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe’ by Kapka Kassabova (Granta, 379 pages, £15)
Germany's Foreign Minister thanked his Turkish counterpart on April 3 for granting consular access to a German-Turkish journalist detained since January, the first positive development between the two NATO partners after weeks of acrimony
Erospolis is shaken after seeing a man who tattooed Atatürk’s signature on his forehead
Category: İLBER ORTAYLI
Today’s Iraq is one of the countries that have emerged at the end of the 400-year-old Ottoman Empire rule after the First World War.
Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
Until a few years ago, when before the leftist Syriza emerged as a dominant political power in her country, Sia Anagnostopoulou was best known as a professor of contemporary history with an emphasis on late Ottoman Empire.
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
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
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’
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