A 5.1-magnitude earthquake hit the Saruhanlı district of the Aegean province of Manisa on May 27 at 6.53 p.m., the Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) has announced.
A man who had been issued arrest warrant for his links to the Fethullahist Terror Organization (FETÖ) was brought to Turkey from Thailand by Interpol officials on May 26.
Galatasaray has become the first team to remove the word “arena” from the name of its stadium after President Erdoğan’s latest instruction to the sports minister to order the removal of the word from the names of all stadiums
Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan confirmed in a phone call their mutual desire for a deepening of the strategic partnership between their two countries, the Kremlin said on May 27
The German government will hold discussions with the Turkish government for another two weeks over the resolution of the latest refusal of a German delegation’s visit to the İncirlik air base in the southern province of Adana, Der Spiegel reported on May 27
The foreign ministers of Turkey and Germany will discuss the latest rift between Ankara and Berlin over the refusal of a German delegation’s visit to the İncirlik air base in the southern province of Adana, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said.
Ankara and Brussels will pursue a one-year calendar to chart the future course of Turkey’s EU accession bid, President Erdoğan says
The leader of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), whose military wing is planning an operation to capture Raqqa from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) with the support of the U.S.-led anti-ISIL coalition, has been denied a visa to the United States
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
A report from Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization (MİT) recently suggested that the Fethullahist Terror Organization (FETÖ) earned half-a-billion U.S. dollars from its 312 education institutions across the U.S., describing the country as the main center of activities of the group.
Gaziantepspor has already been relegated but the locals of the culinary capital of the country are taking solace in the fact that more than 25,000 Beşiktaş fans will flock to the southeastern province on May 28 to watch the defending champion attempt to clinch its second title in a row.
A picture is worth a thousand words. However, in the case of photographs emerging from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and U.S. President Donald Trump’s May 16 meeting, less than one thousand words can be said.
Category: GÜVEN SAK
When I was in Kabul years ago, I was positively surprised to see a branch of the Agha Khan Foundation working on building a cellphone network.
Category: TAHA AKYOL
Without focusing on whether Turkey is European or Middle Eastern, can’t we view relations between Turkey and the European Union from the perspective of the law, diplomacy and the economy?
Category: DENİZ ZEYREK
It was the beginning of 2003; Abdullah Gül was Turkey’s Prime Minister. Fadıl Akgündüz, also known as Jet Fadıl, was an independent deputy from the southeastern province of Siirt.
Category: CANSU ÇAMLIBEL
In the same hours President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was walking out of a relatively positive sit-down with EU leaders Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels, a harsh resolution to condemn the violence of Erdoğan’s security personnel against protestors last week in Washington was voted in at the Foreign Affairs Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives. One step forward, two steps back.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
There is just one good piece of news regarding Turkish foreign policy nowadays, but there are many bad ones that have stained the outlook on Turkey when evaluated from abroad.
Turkish academic and painter Aydın Ayan celebrates the 45th anniversary of his life in the arts. A catalog of his works has been published by Mimar Sinan University Publications
Muslims in Turkey are set to begin fasting on May 27 for the holy month of Ramadan, when most of the world’s 1.5 billion Muslims abstain from food and water from sunrise to sunset.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said he has instructed the sports minister to order the removal of the word “arena” from the names of all sports stadiums across Turkey.
In a bid to resolve a trade row with Russia, Turkey has proposed Moscow lifts its ban on imported Turkish tomatoes during periods when Russian growers are unable to produce their own.
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