A new exhibition in Istanbul dedicated to late opera and theater artist Semiha Berksoy aims to raise awareness of her work in Turkey and the world, and to support the establishment of a museum
Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘A Leaf About to Fall: Selected Poems,’ by İlhan Berk, translated by George Messo
Istanbul’s Beşiktaş seeks to advance to the next round of the UEFA Europa League at a difficult away game against Asteras Tripolis in neighboring Greece while Trabzon will face Metalist Kharkiv at home
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s penchant for controversy has no bounds. He is now on record arguing that it is unnatural to consider men and women as equals.
Category: ERSU ABLAK
One of the peculiar things about the Internet and the technology ecosystem is the fact that the numbers and the percentages of the rest of the world always converges to the numbers of U.S. at some point.
Pope Francis is set to visit Turkey to meet with top officials and religious leaders under strict security measures
Some 46 percent of Turkish businesspeople believe corruption will increase in Turkey, according to a report issued by the Turkish Industry and Business Association
Moscow is where more than 200 theaters are active. Moscow accommodates the highest number of millionaires in the world and maybe it is the most expensive city in the world. It boasts with its 400-odd libraries
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
When you are in it, you might sort of get used to it. That’s why sometimes it becomes important when someone holds a mirror.
Category: ÖZGÜR KORKMAZ
Enjoying the title of “Turkey’s first president elected by popular vote,” President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan took populism too far in a speech yesterday.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
For the first time in Turkey, a court has put a media ban on a parliamentary inquiry into corruption allegations against four former Cabinet members of the AKP
President Erdoğan insists he has advocated women's rights throughout his political career, accusing the media of distorting his hugely controversial comments
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has extended an invitation to Iraqi Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani to visit Turkey.
A Dutch right-wing political party has demanded Netherlands be cleared of mosques
Yet another new political party, the Electronic Democracy Party, or “e-Party,” has launched in Turkey, months ahead of the parliamentary elections scheduled for June 2015.
A popular Turkish TV anchorman’s on-air advice to viewers to read a particular newspaper for its coverage commemorating a hanged revolutionary leader has been criticized by the country’s broadcasting authority, which said the remarks amounted to a “hidden advertisement.”
It hardly seems the gateway to a new life of safety and prosperity: An office tucked away in a grey apartment block in Istanbul. Yet every day, dozens of Iraqi Catholics queue here, hoping it will open the door to a new life free of fear.
Pope Francis is coming to Turkey with the alliance of civilizations topping his agenda amid ongoing turmoil in the Middle East and the rise of racism across the world. The cleric’s visit that will help
him to reach out to Muslims will also contribute to strengthening ties with the Orthodox Church
Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe will be Istanbul on Dec. 5 for the premiere of his film “The Water Diviner,” which also stars Olga Kurylenko and Turkish actors Yılmaz Erdoğan and Cem Yılmaz.
The photo reveals the desperate situation for Syrians who have fled their homes due to war
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