Hundreds of people demanded that the historic Istanbul Hagia Sophia museum be converted into a mosque during a rally in Istanbul on May 24
Deputy PM Ali Babacan has said the Turkish government has passed health reforms that could not even be realized by U.S. President Barack Obama
The start of summer in the Turkic cultural world, otherwise known as Hıdırellez, will be celebrated on the evening of May 5
The Presidential Tour of Turkey enters its second half-century this year, and an international peloton of the highest order will join the opening celebrations at the seaside resort of Alanya, on the Mediterranean coast
Category: EURASIAN ECONOMIC SUMMIT
In a grand gesture, the Republic of Azerbaijan has printed special edition postage stamps for the 18th Eurasian Economic Summit.
Guests of the iconic Selimiye Mosque in Turkey’s northwestern province of Edirne will soon be given socks free of charge to wear while visiting the mosque
Turkish President Erdoğan recalls that he once recommended to US President Obama that America undertake healthcare reform. ‘But the negative reflex in America made it so hard for Mr. Obama and he could only solve this issue partly,’ he says
Russian security forces announced the tissue samples taken from Turkey have authenticated the identity of Diana Ramazova, a Russian citizen from the Republic of Dagestan.
Istanbul police have detained a man in front of the US consulate in Istanbul, after he threatened to detonate a bomb he said he was carrying
The General Directorate of Foundations Calligraphy Museum in Istanbul is home to 3,000 calligraphy panels. Some are undergoing restoration by 20 experts
In collaboration with Belgian designers and artists group Het LABO, the Marmara University Fine Arts Faculty is hosting an exhibition titled “CuriosiTIES: A Curious Look on Ties.”
Turkish authorities have refused to say when and how Russian citizen Ramazova had entered Turkey before detonating herself in Istanbul
The Directorate General of Foundations has taken one minaret of an Istanbul icon, the historical Sultanahmet Mosque with six minarets, under restoration on that grounds that the minaret had shifted.
Category: TOLGA TANIŞ
It is the first time I see them talking so honestly. I’ll share my impressions from the talks I had in Washington and explain how relations are deteriorating.
Security black holes around Turkey are getting bigger, yet the government is not vocalizing the threat is becoming more serious, warns an analyst. ‘Being Muslim will not protect Turkey from radicalism,’ says security expert Mete Yarar.
Establishing permanent peace and ensuring democracy by working with today’s government is not easy work, Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-head Selahattin Demirtaş has said.
Norway issued a red notice and international arrest warrant for the ISIL-connected spouse of the Sultanahmet suicide bomber in 2014
Six people, including three foreigners, have been detained in relation to the Jan. 6 suicide bomb attack in Istanbul
Homemade explosive devices have been found in two shopping malls in Istanbul, days after a deadly suicide bombing in the city center and the attacks in Paris.
Sleeper cells of jihadists in Turkey are now 'highly likely' to attack, according to a former Turkish intelligence official
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