A mosaic of Medusa, the terrible creature of Greek mythology who turned all those who looked her to stone, is being restored in the southern province of Burdur
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
As widely expected, the Central Bank kept its policy rates constant at its Oct. 23 rates meeting.
Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
Actress Deniz Tunca was stopped by police while she was driving in Istanbul’s Ortaköy neighborhood. She was tested for alcohol; nothing was found.
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
A few months ago, this column described Turkey as a piano partition composed by Philip Glass: “It finds beauty in itself by repeating itself.” Turkey’s song is repetitive, or ostinato, like in many children’s songs. But it’s hardly entertaining.
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
As you read this article, one of NATO’s top soldiers, the LANDCOM commander in Izmir, Lt.-Gen. Frederick Ben Hodges, will be packing his bags and moving to the command post of Wiesbaden where the U.S. Land Forces in Europe are located.
Serena Shim was killed while returning to her hotel in Suruç when the car her team had rented collided with a heavy vehicle
Category: YUSUF KANLI
What role does Turkey think of for itself? Does it foresee a “leading country in the region” role? Does it want to play an even greater role in its area?
The government is preparing to reshape the country’s 175-year-old gendarmerie forces, but some observers have raised concerns about plans to link the complex military branch totally to the Interior Ministry.
Category: İSMET BERKAN
Sırrı Süreyya Önder from the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) phoned me to explain in his own terms the course of the process since Sept. 3.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
At first sight, everything seems to be on track. The ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) recently made official the two-year-old dialogue with Abdullah Öcalan, the imprisoned leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)
A bid by Islamic State fighters to seize the flashpoint Syrian border town of Kobane has stalled, American officials said, with the help of air strikes reported to have killed over 500 jihadists
Three members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) were killed by security forces on Oct. 23 in the eastern Turkish province of Kars.
The shooting suspect of a Danish writer was released in Turkey more than two months before the reported prisoner swap with ISIL, Hürriyet has learned
The CHP leader has said he feels “offended as a politician struggling for democracy” by the fact that PM Davutoğlu is repeatedly having his authority overridden by President Erdoğan
A worker has been killed after scaffolding collapsed from the 14th floor of a construction site for a new residential tower in Istanbul’s Asian-side district of Kadıköy
'Middlemen from Turkey' are among the purchasers of oil sold by ISIL, a US official said
The Turkish president says the PYD agreed to the passage of 1,300 FSA fighters to the border town of Kobane, while the leader of the Syrian Kurdish group stresses that talks are continuing and no agreement has been reached yet
The battle for the Syrian town of Kobane will turn into a war of attrition unless Kurds get arms that can repel tanks and armoured vehicles, PYD keader Salih Muslim says
Chemical and biological experts have rushed to the US, Canada, Belgium and German consulates in Istanbul
A district administration in Tokat has decided to start using two multicopter drones to prevent the traditional firing of weapons during weddings.
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