An bomb attack hit the front gate of the police headquarters in Turkey’s southeastern province of Gaziantep on the morning of May 1
Three rockets fired from territory held by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Syria injured seven people in Turkey’s southern border province of Kilis early on May 1, according to local security sources
A U.S. visit by Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu planned for May 2 to May 6 has been postponed due to the busy schedule of U.S. President Barack Obama and his deputy, Joe Biden
Ankara police detained four suspected Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) members for preparing to launch an attack during the May 1 International Workers’ Day demonstrations in the capital, Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency has quoted security officials as saying
Category: BLIND SPOT
‘I did not die because I developed a resistance to his beatings. My mother and I never hit him back to defend ourselves, not even once... We knew what would have happened if we did…’
Category: MURAT YETKİN
In two separate speeches delivered on April 28, Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan strongly criticized the Islamic world for failure in a number of areas
Category: SELİN NASİ
Why bother penning an article on the Armenian issue when we have just passed April 24, the anniversary of the mass killings of Ottoman Armenians in 1915, without much fuss this year – something that usually means we can sleep easily on the issue until next year
Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
Are President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu at loggerheads?
Category: ERTUĞRUL ÖZKÖK
The other evening, I delivered a speech in the southern Mediterranean tourism hub province of Antalya at Akra Barut Hotel’s grand hall for businessmen
Category: TAHA AKYOL
The fist fight that occurred in the parliamentary commission while the constitutional amendment on immunities was being discussed on April 28 is alarming
PM Davutoğlu throws the ball into Europe’s court, noting that the continent must lift visa for Turkish citizens if a March migrant deal is to continue
A joint attempt by France and Germany to build a so-called “emergency brake” for future visa-free travel agreements with non-EU countries such as Turkey has led to debate as the attempt has been revealed only days before the EU’s executive arm is to decide on May 4 whether to recommend that member states approve the visa waiver scheme by the end of June
Category: GÜVEN SAK
Gaza has many problems
A Turkish Army captain was shot dead by an outlawed PKK sniper early on April 30 during a military operation in the Nusaybin district of the southeastern province of Mardin.
Hamza Aktan, 33, news editor of the Istanbul-based private IMC TV broadcaster, was detained in a raid into his house in Bahçelievler district by counter-terrorism police.
'I reject an understanding of history that starts our nation’s, our civilization’s millennia of history with 1919,' President Erdoğan says.
Antalya’s historic town of Kaleiçi is on its way to becoming a cultural heritage site on the UNESCO World Heritage list. After work was completed, the region had all the qualifications for submission, says the mayor
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Greek Cypriot papers continue to speculate on how the “security dimension” of the Cyprus problem could be solved
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
Turkey is a wonderland, according to the official narrative
The ‘Scent and the City’ exhibition focuses on scents that were prominent in Anatolia from the Hittites to today, as well as those of significance in Istanbul since the Byzantine era
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