With only three weeks left before the general elections, the resistance launched by metal workers in major automobile factories in Bursa, one of Turkey’s centers of industry, has shifted the focus to the “class struggle.”
Category: FORK & CORK
Expect the unexpected! This can be the new catchphrase of Istanbul these days. Every other day we hear of a new place opening in an unusual corner of the city; there seems to be more and more facets of this ever-changing town to explore
Turkey has come a long way since political parties promised the moon to voters despite little hope of keeping their promises, according to an economics professor at TOBB University. Everyone has understood that there are budget constraints, says Fatih Özatay
Category: NURAY MERT
This is not an ordinary election, the fate of Turkey will be sealed in less than two weeks’ time
Category: YUSUF KANLI
There are some serious claims regarding probable election fraud. Most of these claims cannot be substantiated with any reasonable explanation. Some of them, however, are verified with numerous, indeed, massive first-hand complaints
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
I am not sure if Mark Twain really made this remark, which is attributed to him anyway. But what I do know is that Turkey’s top economic policymakers are talking and acting like denial is just a river in Egypt
Category: ÇINAR OSKAY
“I’ll ask you something completely besides politics: Do you think Ayatollah Khomeini was a good person in his heart?” I ask Hamed, a harsh anti-regime academician
Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
I come across three questions wherever I go. One is: what are the results of the latest surveys? The second is: will the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) cross the threshold? And the third is: will there be vote rigging in the elections?
Galatasaray beat city rival Beşiktaş 2-0 in a Spor Toto Super League game at Türk Telekom Arena in Istanbul on May 24, all but clinching a third title in four years with just one week remaining.
Greek investigators were to question May 25 a Syrian caught trying to sneak tens of thousands of bullets into Turkey
The United States and Turkey have agreed "in principle" to give air support to some forces from Syria's mainstream opposition, Turkey's foreign minister said, in what if confirmed could mark an expansion of U.S. involvement in the conflict.
Turkish car maker Tofaş has announced some of the details of the concessions given to its protesting workers in a written statement late May 24
The top commander of Turkey has returned back to his office after a 15-day medical leave of absence, which led to speculations about whether a possible disagreement over military intervention in Syria was the real reason for his leave
Villagers in the Aegean town of Yırca have planted olive trees in the place where more than 6,000 olive trees were felled for the construction of a coal power plant in late 2014 even though locals had stood guard to prevent the destruction
The number of property sales increased by 42.7 percent in April to 119,317 from the same period of the previous year, according to data released by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) on May 25
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (ICBC) has announced that its acquisition of a 75.5 percent of stake in Tekstilbank from Turkish GSD Holding, resulting in the first business institution operated in Turkey by a Chinese bank
The head of the Turkish Employment Organization (İŞKUR) has complained about the lack of interest among unemployed people for the thousands of open positions offered by the organization
Iraq and Iran pushed back May 25 against US Defense Secretary Ash Carter's criticisms over the fall of Ramadi to ISIL, with an Iranian general going as far as saying America had "no will" to fight the extremists.
Organized by the European Design Organization in a different European city each year, the ninth edition of European Design Conference and Awards Ceremony was held in Istanbul on May 23 2015.
A French cyclist has been killed in an accident after being struck by a car in the southwestern province of Muğla.
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