Category: VERDA ÖZER
The resistance in Kobane and the following protests on Oct. 6-7 in Turkey have confronted us with the weaknesses of the peace process in Turkey, as well as the new reality in the region.
Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
According to the Ankara representative of daily Yeni Şafak, Abdülkadir Selvi, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan told the families of the victims who died in the coal mine accident in Ermenek: “I wish you had written a letter before and informed us of this in some way; we could have done what was necessary.”
Category: MURAT YETKİN
During a joint press conference in Paris with French President François Hollande on Oct. 31, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan used the acronym DA’ISH, instead of ISIL to refer to the fundamentalist organization of the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant.
Rescue workers find bodies of two Chinese miners after collapse in Turkey's Bartın
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
Everyone is discussing the impact of U.S. monetary policy on Turkish assets. They are missing the forest in favor of the trees: Two reports released this week highlight the real weaknesses of the Turkish economy.
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
The highly anticipated corridor for the Peshmarga fighters has finally opened and they have marched into Turkish soil to move into Kobane. It all looked like a long wedding procession.
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
Two years after the second sequel to this column’s “headlines” series and having just commemorated the Republic’s 91th anniversary, here we go again with more headlines from the Istanbul press in the year 2023:
As of Wednesday, Oct. 29, a tradition has come to an end. From now on, when Çankaya is mentioned, we will not think of the office of the president.
Ankara fears that if there is a massive ISIL advance on Aleppo, there could be another massive refugee flow across the Turkish border, on top of serious security problems
The meeting was also the first chaired by President Erdoğan in his current capacity
Efforts were still ongoing to rescue the 18 workers still trapped underground at a mine in Turkey’s Karaman province as officials adopted a harsher tone against the owners
'The Pussycat Riot' association plays the national anthems countries notorious for censoring Internet content
France and Turkey concur that anti-ISIL operations must extend beyond Kobane as President Erdoğan again demands a wider fight against al-Assad
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
The 91st anniversary of our republic was marked this year with a sense of despondency among Turks who believe in a secular democracy based on tried and tested European values that have become the universal benchmarks of advanced societies in the contemporary world.
The liquor service class is currently mandatory in the 'bar' and 'service' sections of the 11th and 12th grades of vocational high schools that specialize in hotel management and tourism
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has long encouraged families to have at least three children, but one father in Hatay has repaid the head of state’s demand more than ten-fold, siring 32 children from four wives.
Istanbul’s Üsküdar Municipality has decided to halt the construction of a small mosque next to the Validebağ grove, after activists continued to brave inclement weather by camping out at the site
Labor Minister Faruk Çelik expresses his exasperation at mining safety in Turkey
Everything would have come up roses between Ankara and Tehran. Certain things did come up roses. Trade, of both the conventional and shady varieties, actually did prosper.
Category: ERDAL SAĞLAM
From the statements of Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu and Cabinet ministers, we understand that special significance is being attached to maintaining economic stability until the elections scheduled for June.
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