Category: GÜVEN SAK
“Not a day has passed in Turkey without a domestic security operation against an active ISIL cell,” a security expert noted the other day. “Just follow the news.” We had been talking about the Barcelona terror attack, but the conversation was coming back to Turkey very quickly.
Category: ERTUĞRUL ÖZKÖK
A very interesting development took place the other day: A prominent pro-government journalist, who has until recently been an unconditional supporter of Turkey’s Syria policy, suddenly switched sides.
Category: CANSU ÇAMLIBEL
Since last week’s horrific scenes of white supremacists and Neo-Nazis in Charlottesville, Virginia, which resulted in deadly violence, American friends familiar with polarization in Turkish society in recent years keep telling me now they understand our despair.
The locals of Bozüyük, who earned additional income acting in films and TV series, are now looking forward to be in front of the camera again
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Internet usage among Turks aged between 16 and 74 rose to 66.8 percent in 2017 from 61.2 percent the previous year, according to a recent TÜİK survey
Calvin College Professor Douglas Howard speaks to the Hürriyet Daily News about his new single-volume history of the Ottoman Empire
A kindergarten in the Aegean province of İzmir was closed down on Aug. 18 after a three-year-old toddler died inside the school’s shuttle.
The ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) provincial head in the Central Anatolian province of Aksaray, Abdulkadir Karatay, joined recent resignations from the party
Turkey ranked in second place after China for the number of contracting companies building the largest volume of projects across the world outside their home countries for the 10th year in a row, according to the latest list of the world’s “top 250 contractors” by the magazine Engineering News Record (ENR).
Prosecutors in the Mediterranean province of Antalya have ordered the detention of 72 fans who have allegedly been involved in violence on charges of “organized crime” during a game between Göztepespor and Eskişehirspor on June 4 to qualify for the top-tier football league.
The upcoming “justice congress” that the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) will hold in the western Turkish province of Çanakkale will welcome participants of various political backgrounds, CHP Deputy Chair Aykut Erdoğdu has said.
Two earthquakes with magnitudes of over 4 shook the Gökova Bay off Turkey’s Aegean coast on Aug. 18, the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) has stated
Turkish conglomerate Koç Holding’s second-quarter net profit rose to 1.42 billion Turkish Liras ($402.8 million) from 918.1 million liras in the same period a year earlier, it said in a statement to the Istanbul stock exchange on Aug. 18.
Sabancı Holding, a prominent Turkish conglomerate, saw its consolidated sales increase 11 percent to 19.2 billion Turkish Liras (around $5.45 billion) year-on-year in the first half of 2017, the business said on Aug. 18.
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said on Aug. 18 that Ankara was not pushing for an update of the Customs Union amid an ongoing debate over recent remarks by German Chancellor Angela Merkel suggesting Berlin would not pursue an update of the agreement.
Ankara is a “crucial” trade partner for Moscow, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Aug. 18.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has called on Turks in Germany to not vote for “enemies of Turkey,” claiming that the main reason for the recent crisis between Ankara and Berlin is the “race for votes” ahead of the general elections in Germany
Japan’s Ajinomoto has said it has acquired a further 50 percent stake in Turkey-based food firm Kükre on Aug. 17 in a deal worth nearly 181 million Turkish Lira (5.7 billion Japanese Yen), Reuters has reported.
Turkish security forces killed 58 outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants during last week’s operations, the military said in a statement on Aug. 18.
Fener will seek to heal its fresh wounds against Trabzonspor when the historic rivals clash in Istanbul
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