An Omphalos stone, which has been found in Manavgat, a town in the southern province of Antalya, has proven the region was a prophecy center
Category: MURAT YETKİN
When Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan began a new wave of statement against the Central Bank on Jan. 16, roughly one-and-a-half months ago, one U.S. dollar was worth 2.30 Turkish Liras (TL)
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
Amid internal political debates in Turkey, a big shift in geopolitics is taking place nearby. Unfortunately, Turkish analysts and politicians are too far away and too shortsighted to discuss the ramifications of what is happening between Washington DC, Tel Aviv and Tehran. This could be costly
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Turkey is in a rather difficult but equally interesting period. This country has always been a very dynamic and sui-generis one, but nowadays it is sailing through even stranger times
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
Groups from three countries will come to Turkey to celebrate the annual Nevruz festival on March 21 to mark the beginning of spring, Turkey’s ulture and tourism director in Iğdır province said on March 5.
Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu is in New York talking to investors. He met with U.S. businessmen and Goldman Sachs direct investors. He was accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan and Finance Minister Mehmet Şimşek. In his meeting with the investors, the PM said the negativities experienced in Turkey’s domestic politics and economic performance were temporary and they would not leave any permanent damage
Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘The Rise of Political Islam in Turkey: Urban Poverty, Grassroots Activism and Islamic Fundamentalism’ by Kayhan Delibaş (I.B. Tauris, 344 pages, £68)
Reorganized geographically at the beginning of the year, Nestle is challenging a number of regional problems, as the confectionery giant bids to remain strong in the Russian market despite the depreciation of the ruble, while it also continues its business in war-torn Syria, according to Nestle executive Luis Cantarell
Category: ÖZGÜR KORKMAZ
'When an Atheist insults a Muslim he is punished. But when a Muslim insults an Atheist he is applauded,' according to an official of the Atheism Association whose website is now blocked in Turkey.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
If the ruling AKP had opted to continue the democratic reform process rather than opting for authoritarian rule after 2010, it would have been recalled in the future as a government that left an immensely positive legacy behind.
Turkey is willing to support a possible operation to reclaim Mosul from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), but it will avoid any direct combat unless it is attacked on its own soil, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu said on route to the United States on March 4
The third hearing into the case of illegal wiretapping at the offices of former prime minister, now President Erdoğan, has revealed that a senior adviser for Erdoğan at the time prevented his security staff from accompanying a search by intelligence officials.
The sculptor who will be paid 10,000 Turkish Liras in compensation from Erdoğan has announced his plans
If Davutoğlu survives the investors’ test, he will surely come out stronger against Erdoğan, and against Erdoğan’s influence on his party.
Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe, writes for Hürriyet Daily News
A Turkish Air Force F-4 crashed in the Central Anatoilan province of Konya in the morning on March 5
Turkey is appealing to the European Union to help it combat the phenomenon of ghost ships used by smugglers to send hundreds of migrants at a time toward European shores.
Citigroup has sold its nearly 10 percent stake in Turkey’s Akbank for $1.2 billion, the U.S. lender said on March 5, its latest disposal of overseas assets to cut costs and boost profits
CHP leader Kılıçdaroğlu has claimed there is a plot to close down his party, while stressing that PM Davutoğlu is unaware of the plot that has been hatched by a group within Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization
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