The 24th Istanbul Jazz Festival, which is set to be held between July 4 and 20, will feature more than 200 names
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FOLDED CORNER - ‘Age of Anger: A History of the Present’ by Pankaj Mishra (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 416 pages, $27 )
The time has come for the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and Baghdad to start discussing an “amicable divorce,” according to a spokesperson for the Kurdish autonomous region
Category: ÖZGÜR KORKMAZ
Turkish society is divided right down the middle as the country heads to a referendum on April 16 to decide on whether to replace the current parliamentary system with one with an executive presidency. According to the latest polls, half of the voters are on the “yes” front, while the other half is firmly “no,” with tensions between the two camps rising every day
Category: MUSTAFA AYDIN
Since the Russian annexation of Crimean Peninsula in March 2014, the Black Sea has become one of the areas of confrontation between Russia and the West
Category: SEDAT ERGİN
The latest report on the U.K.’s relations with Turkey by the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee shows important clues on the new theme developing in the West about the role of the Gülen community in the coup attempt on July 15, 2016.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is scheduled to visit Turkey this Thursday. As his visit comes two months into the Trump administration, Ankara expects the secretary’s visit to re-establish and reinvigorate U.S.-Turkish relations. Tillerson is the first of Trump’s cabinet to visit Turkey, although many high-ranking officials have already made the trip.
Category: ERSU ABLAK
These days, one of the main topics of discussion in Turkey is far from sports and its ethics due to the approaching referendum
Category: GÜLSE BİRSEL
Opinion polls ahead of Turkey’s upcoming referendum seem to show that calling naysayers “terrorists” or “tools of foreign powers” have annoyed both sides, even causing an increase in “No” votes.
Some 416 officials dismissed from their duties for suspected links to the Fethullahist Terror Organization (FETÖ), accused of orchestrating the failed July 2016 coup attempt, will be reinstated, according to a new statutory decree.
The co-partner of Turkey’s global Nusr-et chain of grill houses, Nusret Gökçe, who recently became a social media phenomenon for his meat-cutting and salt-drizzling skills, has taken role in the famous TV series Narcos, which tells the life of Columbian drug lord Pablo Escobar
It is compulsory for Turkey and the European Union to review ties, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said, adding that tension between Ankara and Brussels would cost the EU more than it would to Turkey.
Police detained 11 suspects from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and al-Nusra Front in the Mediterranean province of Adana on March 30, Doğan News Agency has reported.
Turkish Airlines has added five more round-trip flights between the southern resort of Antalya and Moscow, increasing the number of direct flights between the two cities to seven days a week.
Booking.com has said it disagrees with an Istanbul court ruling to halt the activities of the Netherlands-based travel fare aggregator website in Turkey, adding that it will appeal the decision
United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım early on March 30 as part of his trip to Ankara, with the two leaders discussing developments in Syria and Iraq as well as the joint fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
The arrest of a top Turkish banker in the United States on charges of participating in a multi-year scheme to evade sanctions against Iran was a “completely political” move, senior Turkish officials have said, as the details of the FBI file in the case were revealed
A Turkish teacher whose actions led to the arrest of a principal for sexually abusing six girls between the ages of six and 11 received the International Women of Courage Award in Washington on March 29.
Turkey’s top security board has stated that talks for the reunification of the Cyprus can only resume in the event that Greek Cyprus “takes steps to restore confidence.”
The number of Russian tourists visiting Turkey soared around 96 percent in February compared to the same month of 2016, although arrivals from Europe continued to decline, official data has shown.
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