Category: SEMİH İDİZ
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has often expressed pride over what he says is his brain child, namely the peace process that is meant to solve Turkey’s age old Kurdish problem and end the violence by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).
Category: TAHA AKYOL
Whenever I listen to Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, I separate the words he utters with his academic mind from the polemical language he uses as a politician.
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
A festivity was held over the weekend in Istanbul, in one of the city’s older settlements, Kuzguncuk, at the shore of the Bosphorus, the “Bluefish [lüfer] Holiday.”
Category: DEFENSE UPDATE
Turkey might set too ambitious space goals to reach under the slogan of ‘not even space was the limit’ due to a number of technical limitations
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
Turkey says, openly or by implication, the following about the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL): ISIL is certainly a threat to the world and to Turkey.
The ruling AKP plans to formally raise the issue of a possible early election and make the required legislative preparations after the budget debate in Parliament in December.
Criticizing President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for holding political meetings in favor of his former party AKP, MHP leader Bahçeli says the Gray Wolves, his followers, will ‘pursue’ Erdoğan
Turkey’s social security body will make the payment for a prosthetic leg purchased by a veteran soldier, who had hit headlines after it was revealed that he was facing repossession of his property for failing to repay a loan he took out for the new prosthesis.
Kurdish fighters in the battleground Syrian town of Kobane weathered an onslaught by ISIL militants as they awaited promised reinforcements from Iraq
Questions over Turkey’s release of the shooting suspect of a right-wing writer and critic of Islam in Copenhagen in 2013 have not been resolved, Danish PM Helle Thorning-Schmidt has said
The legendary 'Death Warrant' actor is looking for a 'building warrant' in Turkey
Turkey’s world renowned pianist and composer Fazıl Say has claimed that his pieces have been removed from the program of the Culture and Tourism Ministry’s Presidential Symphony Orchestra
Students of the Language, History and Geography Faculty wielded batons and knives during the altercation, after which ambulances were dispatched to transfer the injured to a hospital
PM Davutoğlu seeks to allay serious fears over draconian new laws to increase police powers, saying they will adhere to EU standards
Turkey on Oct. 21 launched a new operation to arrest top police officers suspected of involvement in illegal eavesdropping on senior officials, including President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
Erdoğan has defended Turkey’s press freedom record by pointing to the 16 journalists killed in Gaza
Encouraged by a derby win over the weekend, Galatarasaray is ready to host Germany’s Borussia Dortmund in a nightmarish Bundesliga form when the Group D leaders protect their perfect Champions League record.
Turkey has a number of advantages that make it attractive for investors, including its young population, high growth potential, and rich entrepreneurial culture, the World Bank’s Turkey Director Martin Raiser has said
Over 300 Turkish companies are currently active in Kosovo and playing a great role in the post-conflict reconstruction, the country’s envoy to Turkey has said
A third suspected Coronavirus, also referred to as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), patient was identified in Turkey’s southern Adana province, health officials said Oct. 21.
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