Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘From the Abode of Islam to the Turkish Vatan: The Making of a National Homeland in Turkey’ by Behlül Özkan
Trumpeter Ibrahim Maalouf will play at the Akbank Jazz Festival on Oct 25. Growing up in an intellectual milieu under the influence of his uncle, author Amin Maalouf, he incorporates many different genres of music
Category: ÖZGÜR KORKMAZ
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu announced Oct. 21 planned amendments to laws and regulations, which he claimed to be “a revolutionary reform.”
Category: MUSTAFA AYDIN
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC), with its five veto-wielding permanent members and 10 non-permanent members elected for two years, is considered the supreme and most prestigious body in world affairs.
Category: TAHA AKYOL
I listen to politicians attentively, whoever they may be, when they do not shout and when they speak civilized and with content.
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Again we see that Ankara is bedeviled by events just across its border, which it can’t control or prevent because of the futile way the government is trying to impose its conflicting agenda on developments that have their own dynamics.
Six Turkish banks have shown interest in joining a new global program that aims at creating 21,000 new jobs for women in Turkey with new credit lines and advisory services
A Beşiktaş club striving for European success will face Partizan in a maiden Belgrade visit tonight
Category: AKİF BEKİ
Pop thinker of the global opposition Noam Chomsky spoke to the T24 website the other day. “Whenever Turkey does not obey the U.S., the American media launches ‘massive attacks’ against Turkey,” he said.
Category: ERSU ABLAK
Lean enterprise and real time marketing are the two phrases that I hear most often these days.
PYD originally asked for YPG to be sent to Kobane, only to be sent Peshmerga from northern Iraq instead, Salih Muslim has said
The 'domestic security package' that the Turkish government is preparing may introduce unprecedented new measures on social media, including special prison sentences for Internet users who call for protests
Category: MURAT YETKİN
'We cannot understand the logic of dropping arms to a city as street clashes are going on, but the Americans believe in their ways; we’ll see.' Those were the words of a Turkish military expert
Turkish security forces have seized suicide vests, bombs and guns in a recent anti-ISIL raid
The migration away from the beach marks the transition from summer to fall in places like Kilyos on Istanbul’s northern coast. But while swimming is no longer a possibility, the coast in autumn offers its own delights
Category: ERDAL SAĞLAM
The Turkish Central Bank will not dare, one assumes, to opt for a new interest rate reduction because of the uncertainty in the global financial environment. For this reason, market experts do not expect any interest rate changes in the Monetary Policy Committee (PPK) meeting to be held tomorrow.
Category: İSMET BERKAN
I had an opportunity to have a long conversation with Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu on Oct. 18 on his return from Amasya.
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
Since last December, Turkey has been shaken by the “corruption investigation” opened against four ministers and other prominent figures close to the government.
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
Diplomacy may be the art of telling people to go to hell in such a way that they ask for the directions, but in the Turkish case there are too many people who the Turks are telling to go to hell and, more problematically, they do not seem to be asking for the directions. But Ankara is trying nonetheless.
Category: YALÇIN DOĞAN
Everything is planned and programmed. The postponement of an exam that would not normally attract any attention is actually a sign of enormous preparation
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