Category: MURAT YETKİN
Do you know why Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan has continued to slam the New York Times ever since its recent editorial, accusing it of “interfering” in Turkish politics and using language like “Who do you think you are?” and “Know your place”?
Renowned actress Beren Saat will play the title role in a new Turkish drama, titled “Kösem Sultan.”
President Erdoğan has justified the controversial allocation of a luxury car to Turkey’s Directorate of Religious Affairs head, comparing the situation to the allocation of armored vehicles and private plane to the pope.
Hundreds of people demanded that the historic Istanbul Hagia Sophia museum be converted into a mosque during a rally in Istanbul on May 24
The Heyet-i Teftişiye-i Maliye is one of the handful of Ottoman institutions incorporated by the young Republic
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
Almost a month has passed since April 24, the date that marked the 100th anniversary of the 1915 Armenian tragedy
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
Turkish Defense Minister İsmet Yılmaz’s remarks about the results of the Sledgehammer and Ergenekon cases marked a turning point for the Turkish Armed Forces.
On May 9 it was announced that Turkish Chief of the General Staff Necdet Özel had taken a 15-day leave of absence for health reasons
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
In a recent act of heroism, the Turkish military headquarters proudly announced that its howitzers (with 40 km firing range) shelled a Syrian missile battery (180 km away).
Syria's official news agency SANA on May 10 denounced Turkey's prime minister for making a cross-border trip to a historic tomb inside Syrian territory, calling the visit a "clear aggression"
Several people, including Native Americans, have emerged claiming to be legal inheritors of Ottoman Sultan Abdulhamid II
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has crossed into Syria to pay an unscheduled visit to the historic tomb of Süleyman Şah, containing the remains and relics of the grandfather of the founder of the Ottoman Empire.
Luxembourg Ambassador to Ankara Arlette Conzemius has defended the Luxembourg parliament’s move to recognize the mass killings of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire in 1915 as genocide by underlining the existence of the democratic system in her country
Zeynel Abidin Besleney talks to the Hürriyet Daily News about his new book exploring the past, present and future of Circassian political activism in Turkey
Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘The Circassian Diaspora in Turkey: A Political History’ by Zeynel Abidin Besleney (Routledge, 224 pages, £84)
Turkey has strongly condemned Luxembourg for recognizing the mass killings of Armenians during World War I as genocide and has pulled back its ambassador in protest
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
It has been more than five months since Turkey and Russia announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding to build a new pipeline called the Turkish Stream
Headlines galore. Turkey keeps on running the show. The world watches with amusement the rise, rise and rise of the Turkish Empire. Here are more headlines from the Istanbul press in the year 2023
An actor playing in a TV series screened on Turkey's main state broadcaster has been laid off, after he took part in a video clip commemorating Berkin Elvan, the youngest Gezi victim
Mecca, the Hajj of 1954, September... Two pilgrims took a ride on the bus carrying 21 Soviet Muslims to the Kaaba
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