Category: ÖZGÜR KORKMAZ
One of the most famous and funniest episodes of the cult U.S. sitcom “Seinfeld” is “The Soup Nazi,” first aired in 1995 in the United States.
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Turkey is moving backwards again with regards to its Kurdish problem. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is twanging nationalist chords and saying it is not possible to go on with the Kurdish peace process.
Category: ERTUĞRUL ÖZKÖK
Tens of thousands of young people volunteered to become election observers on Election Day. With a maturity that the entire world marveled, the turnout was 90 percent.
Adana’s İncirlik airbase is ready to go as a launching pad for American strikes on ISIL following a deal between Ankara and Washington
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
“I like democracy when democracy likes me,” a veteran Turkish journalist used to say mockingly, criticizing Turkish political figures for twisting democratic concepts as it suits them.
Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has listed education, foreign policy, the Kurdish peace process, the constitution and economic issues as his party’s conditions for a coalition with the Justice and Development Party (AKP)
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The talks between Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu’s Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) and Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu’s Republican People’s Party (CHP) have been going on for weeks in search of a coalition government.
Is the president’s HDP-bashing paving the way for an AK Parti-MHP coalition instead of the CHP?
Category: YUSUF KANLI
It might appear lunacy to claim the Justice and Development Party (AKP) and its mastermind, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, are pulling the country into a calamity in hopes of fomenting nationalism and sweeping back to a sufficient electoral majority to form a single party government.
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
In the past 10 days, Turkey made global headlines with its belated entry to the coalition against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) led by the United States.
Category: ERDAL SAĞLAM
Burdens on the Turkish economy resulting from domestic political developments and rising conflicts have become heavier and heavier. Worst of all, people’s hopes about any possible improvement in domestic politics and gradually in the economy have been fading.
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
Turkey’s three-year-long Kurdish peace process ended last week, as Turkish warplanes bombed and artillery units shelled outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) targets in northern Iraq in retaliation to the killing of two Turkish policemen by PKK terrorists.
The United States and Turkey have not yet agreed which Syrian opposition fighters they will support in a joint effort to help clear ISIL from an area along the Turkish border
Turkish military airstrikes against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) bases in both Turkey and the northern Iraq continue as part of Turkey’s week-long aerial campaign to fight terrorism, amid the rising violence against Turkish security personnel across the country
Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has said his council of ministers views Turkish airstrikes in his country as “a dangerous escalation and a violation of Iraq’s sovereignty.”
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Yalçın Akdoğan has accused the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) of exchanging efforts to find a peaceful solution to the Kurdish issue for surpassing the election threshold in the June 7 polls
A non-commissioned officer has been injured in a gun attack in the eastern province of Erzurum, as local conflicts with Kurdish militants continued to engulf the country’s east
The majority of Turks see the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) as the greatest threat on the Syrian border, with many believing Syria’s north should be controlled by Kurds, a recent survey by the Metropoll Research Center shows
A summary of proceedings has been prepared to lift HDP co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş’s immunity, as the AKP’s deputy chair Süleyman Soylu filed a criminal complaint regarding Demirtaş’ May 2015 allegations that the AKP had been forming a “fraud team” ahead of the June 7 elections.
The number of foreign visitors to Turkey fell in the first half of the year while the outlook for the rest of 2015 looked gloomy as heightened security risks weigh on tourists’ appetite for visiting the country
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