Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
A lot has already been said about the “revealing” beauty of Olga Kefalogianni, the Greek Tourism Minister
There are few monuments as inspiring and as alluring as the Hagia Sophia of Istanbul
Category: TASTE OF THE PAST
The word sultan derives from an Arabic word meaning authority or power, particularly the strength, authority and position of a ruler or dictatorship
Last month the Turkish PTT opened the doors of its postage stamp museum in Ankara
Shanghai is getting a little taste of Turkey as part of a year of events celebrating the latter in the Far Eastern giant, with a new exhibition, “Anatolian Civilizations: From Neolithic Age to the Ottoman Empire,” opening Nov. 18 in the Pacific city.
The usual hostile Tuesday exchanges between party leaders get some added spice, as politicians pull no punches after PM Erdoğan’s Diyarbakır trip
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has strictly ruled out comments that the government was considering a general amnesty
Our minds are still obsessed with, and conditioned by, the 1916 Sykes–Picot Agreement
The exploits of the Ottomans on land are well-known, especially during the empire’s golden age.
Category: NURAY MERT
Thank God, four MPs in headscarves entered Parliament without causing tension as happened 14 years ago when Merve Kavakçı did the same and faced an uproar, ultimately leading to her being stripped of her Turkish citizenship.
With the rise in the last decade of a middle class in search of tourist destinations abroad yet frustrated by EU visa regulations, many Turkish tourists are seeking visa-free travel
Blue might be the color that comes to mind most when one thinks of İznik tiles, but there was a brief period of effervescence in the 16th century when red was the color of the day.
It will take just ten years until the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Turkish Republic, which was founded on ruins of an old empire. Every 10 years have been a turning point in Turkey’s history.
You don’t have to be a political scientist to see that Turkey is redefining the republic.
This month different areas of Turkey host Piri Reis collections and exhibitions, with Istanbul’s Maritime Museum opening a new show for the 500th anniversary of the Piri Reis World Map
Textiles were produced for local consumption in the early stages of the industry, only for people to realize that they could also be a valuable trade commodity
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
I am on a month-long book tour in the United States, the first stop of which is this largest city of the largest state. What makes Houston even more interesting though is its amazing diversity.
Madrid, Porto, Lisbon and the Iberian peninsula made me reconsider what Portugal and Spain have and do not have in common with Turkey
The International Turkish Culture Congress, which is organized by the Atatürk Culture Center Directorate every four years, begins today in Eskişehir
Category: TAHA ÖZHAN
If we can take the transition to the multi-party system as a turning point, Turkey’s painful story of democratization has been going on for more than half a century now.