A 14th century Catholic church in İzmir serves as a home for annual Santa Maria concerts where Arkas Trio and a guest organist breathes second life to a recently-restored 19th century organ
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
It is doubtful that President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s bodyguards feel even an inkling of remorse over the recent public relations disaster they caused for Turkey.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
In his first move for the new administrative structure in Turkey following the April 16 referendum to consolidate all executive power in presidential hands and allowing the president to lead a political party, President Tayyip Erdoğan made his move and changed some top positions in the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) on May 29.
The spying techniques used by Gülenists in collecting intelligence through illegal wiretapping and other secret means suggest they were operating with the cooperation of multiple secret services under strong foreign support, according to a National Intelligence Agency (MİT) report submitted to parliament.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
Germany’s Angela Merkel was never a big European visionary strategist. She never aspired to be one.
Category: DENİZ ZEYREK
It was May 7, 2004, and Justice and Development Party (AK Party) Justice Minister Cemil Çiçek was at the podium in parliament, saying: “These amendments are a milestone in the history of the Republic of Turkey. They will hopefully further institutionalize our democracy, and our rights and freedoms will reach a more advanced point with these amendments.”
Category: TAHA AKYOL
In Turkey, freedom of thought should be explained for its practical benefits rather than for its high philosophical values, because in our society the political tradition that regards “thought” as a “tool” rather than an individual value is very strong.
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
Koç Holding was the only company from Turkey on the Fortune Global 500 list when it entered the list in 419th place in 2016. I had the opportunity to participate in two meaningful events put on by the company in rapid succession.
Category: ÜNAL ÇEVİKÖZ
Brussels, the capital of the European Union, has been under the spotlight last week because of the NATO Heads of State meeting.
Category: FORK & CORK
There is no question that there is an augmenting quest for anything Ottoman in the recent years.
Security camera footage of Turkey’s parliament is only stored a single month, officials have revealed
Turkey’s Foreign Ministry has shared a message to remember the victims of the 1993 Solingen arson attack, one of the most violent neo-Nazi attacks targeting Turks in Germany
The Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office on May 29 issued detention warrants for 101 suspects as part of an investigation into an exam conducted in 2011 for applicant police officers to become deputy police chiefs, state-run Anadolu Agency reported
A 75-year-old German tourist was found dead in the hotel room where he was holidaying in the Alanya resort town of the Mediterranean province of Antalya on May 28, Doğan News Agency has reported.
The global network of the Fethullahist Terror Organization (FETÖ) is made up of more than 500 companies, hundreds of foundations and media outlets, and over 1,000 schools across 170 countries, a report by Turkey’s National Intelligence Agency (MİT) has stated.
The cross of a 12th century Byzantine chapel, located outside the ancient city of Myra in the southern province of Antalya, has reportedly been stolen
Zbigniew Brzezinski, who passed away on May 26, 2017 at the age of 89, was one of the U.S.’s most highly praised foreign and security policy gurus of the past half-century
Turkey and the European Union are set to focus on upgrading the Customs Union agreement and a migrant deal, according to an agreed 12-month road map on bilateral ties, with the first gathering to be held on June 13
Trees will be planted in Istanbul’s symbolic Taksim Square after ongoing construction works, Beyoğlu district mayor Ahmet Misbah Demircan said
The United States might ban laptops from aircraft cabins on all flights into and out of the country as part of a ramped-up effort to protect against potential security threats, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said on May 28.
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