Category: BLIND SPOT
Robin Williams, depression, dark times, Turkey… How much more can we, people in Turkey, take, I wonder, before our fuses are blown?
Galatasaray and Fenerbahçe begin a season of 'star wars' while Beşiktaş and Trabzonspor aim to end their title droughts as the Spor Toto Süper Lig new season starts this weekend
Host Spain and titleholder the United States are among the favorites for the 2014 Basketball World Cup title, while Turkey is also hopeful
There has recently been a boom in the number of foreign couples choosing Istanbul as the setting of their marriage
Category: İSMET BERKAN
Over the past few days I am sure you’ve seen in many newspapers, including daily Hurriyet, about the results of the new Transition from Primary to Secondary Education (TEOG) exams
Category: ERTUĞRUL ÖZKÖK
He is calling out to us... To us who have been living in a sense of defeat for the past 13 years, who have been scared of losing our life style, who are worried, who are angered...
Category: VERDA ÖZER
Most of the convictions on the ISIL have proven to be false so far, which has urged the West and regional powers to revisit their strategies toward Iraq and Syria
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
Erdoğan drew a clear line between Atatürk and himself, defining the time in between (from 1938 to 2014) as some form of a deviation from the ideal presidency
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
August was a very meaningful month for Turkish politics this year. It brought about a new president, new prime minister and new Cabinet
Category: GÜVEN SAK
Turkey is currently in a political transition process – a very orderly one so far. Let me tell you what we know as of this Friday. We have a new President, a new prime minister and a new council of ministers
Category: MURAT YETKİN
New Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu announced his Cabinet on Aug. 29, confounding the exaggerated speculations in the Turkish media over the last few weeks
A group of intellectuals denounce with a letter being targeted over Israel’s assault on Gaza
Despite having made clear that he would take an executive role in the presidential palace rather than the largely ceremonial role so far cast for the head of the state, President Erdoğan will still have to fulfill certain ceremonial duties
It is the 92nd anniversary of the final battle of Turkey's War of Independence
A Turkish minister has criticized the country’s national intelligence agency over recent reports of German spying, urging them to fight back the espionage attempts.
Melis Durası is a perfect role model for girls. Nowadays the beauty queen is doing her genetic doctorate. Ayşe Arman speaks to her
Farzad Shafai, an Afghan refugee, arrived in Turkey four years ago. Against all odds, he managed to make it into university. Unending bureaucracy stands between him and his future
From Banksy to Andy Warhol, from Finland to Saudi Arabia
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
After Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s elevation to the seat of the prime president minister, Ahmet Davutoğlu is taking over as the prime foreign minister.
Category: TAHA AKYOL
It is normal to have intense feelings and exaggerated rhetoric in such times, but neither Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, nor President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan would talk in such manners while in diplomatic and formal meetings.
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