Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Zeytindağı’/‘Mount of Olives’ by Falih Rıfkı Atay (Pozitif Yayıncılık, 192 pages, 10 TL)
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
Every time there is a development that feeds the perception that Turkey favors radical Islamic groups over Kurdish groups in the Syrian civil war, the hashtag “kick terrorist Turkey out of NATO” in different forms becomes viral.
Category: EMRE KIZILKAYA
Despite unfair criticism, Turkey’s Constitutional Court continues to issue liberal rulings and is probably even more liberal and united than the US Supreme Court
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
The suggestion by Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputy Ertuğrul Kürkçü that Turkey should underwrite 1.6 billion euros of Greece’s debt in order to prevent it from defaulting to the IMF, was not the flight of fancy that some may think.
Category: ERSU ABLAK
On June 20, 2014, Ziya Boyacıgiller passed away. I wanted to write about him, as he was not just an entrepreneur but a role model to many people.
Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
When I sat down to pen this article, the third round of voting for to elect the new parliament speaker was about to finish.
Using and sharing posts on social media during school time without the knowledge of a teacher has been banned in high schools across Turkey
Category: MURAT YETKİN
A last-day move of Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli put an end to the last hopes for joint action by opposition parties, leading to İsmet Yılmaz, the incumbent defense minister of the outgoing AK Parti government, winning the Speaker of Parliament election on July 1.
ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest producer of steel, will cut 2,800 jobs at its Mexico unit as global prices slump, it said in a joint statement with local competitors on July 1, while accusing Russia, China and Turkey of dumping steel on markets at levels below production costs.
Turkey and Russia’s Gazprom are likely to finalize a deal on natural gas prices by mid-July, Turkish officials told Reuters, after Ankara warned last week it could seek international arbitration if they failed to agree
The fighting in civil war-torn Libya has split many families apart, with some survivors now thinking of moving to Turkey
A Turkish man extradited from Iraq in a U.S. military contract bribery case has been sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison
As many as 121 workers in a lighting factory have been poisoned after an unknown smell came from outside in Turkey’s northwestern province of Tekirdağ, Tekirdağ Governor Enver Salihoğlu said on July 1.
Turkish economy minister Nihat Zeybekci has said the country will put additional import taxes on electronic goods in the upcoming days
The Engineering News Record (ENR), a prominent publication in the construction industry, has named the projects of two Turkish companies, Summa and TAV, the best projects in their fields, the Contractors’ Association of Turkey (TMB) has said
Bird flu cases have been detected in both the European and Anatolian sides of Istanbul, Turkey’s biggest metropolitan city, according to a report
Refugees in the western coastal town of İzmir attempt to cross the Aegean wearing poor-quality locally produced life vests, further endangering their lives.
Dutch lender ING Group has emerged as the leading bidder for HSBC’s Turkish business, a person familiar with the matter said on July 2
Spor Toto Super League club Trabzonspor is expected to sign a coaching contract with its former player Shota Arveladze, following the surprise resignation of Ersun Yanal
The Sivas massacre, an arson attack on mostly Alevi intellectuals inside the city’s Madımak Hotel staged by radical Islamists that killed 33 intellectuals and two hotel personnel, was commemorated on its 22nd anniversary on July 2 in Turkey’s Central Anatolian province of Sivas
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