Category: ERTUĞRUL ÖZKÖK
This is the first time I have disclosed it. It was in the 1990s, it was a bayram (holiday) morning. I had been expelled from Antalya by my boss, Aydın Doğan, in the presence of my wife.
Turkish and foreign tourism representatives, banking executives, journalists and academics met yesterday to discuss future tourism trends at the International Resort Tourism Congress and the conference will continue today.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
“The state’s essence and raison d’etre is to maintain security for justice” said Haşim Kılıç, the president of Turkey’s Constitutional Court. “If that fails, political, economic and social crises become inevitable.”
The Parliament’s corruption inquiry commission is a good example of 'free expression under a shadow,' the NGO says
US celebrities called for a boycott to take place Friday -- one of the busiest US shopping days -- to protest a grand jury's decision not to prosecute a police officer who fatally shot a black teen.
A popular Turkish TV anchorman’s on-air advice to viewers to read a particular newspaper for its coverage commemorating a hanged revolutionary leader has been criticized by the country’s broadcasting authority, which said the remarks amounted to a “hidden advertisement.”
The triggerman who shot dead Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink almost eight years ago has finally decided to 'speak up' about the murder, according to a news report
Category: TOLGA TANIŞ
Aren’t you also fed up by the efforts of American and Turkish officials to not reflect outside tension, while the biggest tension in Turkish-American relations in recent memory is going on because of the Syrian issue?
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Facebook's move to fulfill its ambition to be the personal 'newspaper' for its billion-plus members is likely to mean more woes for the ailing news media
Category: BLIND SPOT
BLIND SPOT - I asked three Armenians I know what it’s like to live in Istanbul today as an Armenian. What are the pressures and fears they feel? Do they feel the need at times to change their names, for instance? Here is what they said...
Mike Nichols, the legendary film and theater director who won an Oscar for the classic American movie "The Graduate," has died aged 83, US media reported on Nov. 20.
The prestigious Turkish-French Literature award has been given to author Hakan Günday this year for his novel “Ziyan.”
President Barack Obama has ordered a comprehensive review of U.S. policy governing efforts to free Americans being held by militant groups overseas, the White House said on Nov. 17.
Yeni Akit reporter gets slapped while asking a question to daily Zaman’s editor-in-chief
Sharing personal photos on social media is inappropriate according to Islam, Turkey’s Directorate for Religious Affairs (Diyanet) has announced.
Vladimir Putin's early exit from a G20 summit in Australia after an icy reception from world leaders may further stoke Russia-West tensions and lead to renewed fighting in Ukraine, analysts said.
Answering a question from a journalist about reports claiming U.S. President Barack Obama has changed his strategy on Syria to prioritize the removal of Bashar al-Assad, to aid in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL)
ISIL is locked in a war of attrition in the Syrian border town of Kobane, where Kurdish fighters backed by US-led air strikes are mounting fierce resistance
A group of Turkish nationalist students attacked NATO soldiers in the touristic Eminönü district of Istanbul, putting sacks over their heads and throwing dye on them
In its detailed ruling, the Constitutional Court insisted that civil servants should not be spared from the investigation, a thorny issue that has long been the backbone of Dink’s lawyers’ criticism
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