Category: FORK & CORK
The wooden staircase is spotlessly clean and polished. It has been days of immense spring cleaning in the old timber mansion, now in a pristine state and devoid of any possible bread crumbs or wheaten products, just in time for Passover.
Category: TASTE OF THE PAST
Imagine the Bosphorus covered in green forest, mimosa, Judas
trees and dotted with small villages that can only be reached by
small boats. Even Beyoğlu was full of trees and gardens
An “Armenian genocide” resolution has easily passed the U.S. Senate's Foreign Relations Committee by bipartisan voice
US senators have formally launched a fresh effort for the passage in the U.S. Senate of an “Armenian genocide” resolution
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) last month threatened to attack the only outside territory that belongs to Turkey
Istanbul will be able to smell the flowers once again as the ninth International Istanbul Tulip Festival gets underway around the city.
Turks last went to the polls to elect local representatives on March 29, 2009. Local elections have sometimes provided a harbinger of rising political stars
Ottoman control of the Crimean peninsula was established in the 15th century and would go on to last for 300 years
Category: SEDAT ERGİN
The major dispute between the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) government and the Gülen movement that arose with the corruption waves last December has put Fethullah Gülen
Hunting birds has a long history in Anatolia. “Poultry” kebabs have a notable place in Ottoman cookery, not just for flavor, but for a reason.
Although the first depiction of a 'Turkish' carpet in a European pictures dates to the fourteenth century, the number of carpets imported into Europe increased as the Ottoman Empire grew
and became a familiar motif in paintings
Selçuk University’s Underwater Archaeology team has been working to discover what lies below Turkey’s depths for 15 years. The team laid the foundation of center last year
Turkey has warned against provocations that could cause further tensions in Crimea following the killing Reshat Ametov, whose murder has sparked anger and fear amon Tatars
A portion of the Dolmabahçe Palace’s crown prince area, where the sultans’ sons were residing, has been turned into the National Palaces Painting Museum
Sephardic Jews are 'subject to hostility' and they will seek Spanish passport, Spain's justice minister said.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
There is a story about how Beşiktaş, the popular Turkish football club, adopted its black and white colors.
Mathematics played and continues to play a special role in Islamic art and architecture.
Tucked away at the end of a road leading off one of Kosovo’s main highways, lies a relic of Ottoman heritage. Behind the walls surrounding the grounds is the tomb of Sultan Murad I
Turkish jazz pianist Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol produced a series of highly intellectual collaborations which explored a range of traditions from Ottoman court music, to the mystical depths of Turkish humor
Switzerland will ask the ECHR to review a case involving a Turkish politician who denied that mass killings of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey in 1915 amounted to genocide
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