President Erdoğan says the judicial process is continuing "clean" and "according to the laws," while lashing out at the international criticisms over freedom of the press
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
The photo featured happy faces – Turkish and European. Last week, three EU bigwigs were in Ankara: Federica Mogherini, the EU’s foreign affairs chief; Johannes Hahn, a chief enlargement official; and Christos Stylianides, commissioner for humanitarian aid and crisis management.
The stories of Armenians who survived the mass killings of the late Ottoman era have been gathered in a book titled “100 years… Real Stories.”
Nieman Fellows in the class of 2015 at Harvard University have selected prominent Turkish journalist and writer Hasan Cemal as this year’s recipient of the Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism.
Ahmet İlhan Güler has accused former Trabzon police intelligence head Ramazan Akyürek of 'hiding' information about the attack
Many people from Turkey’s Jewish community are leaving the country after the increased threats and attacks
Federica Mogherini said she was 'surprised' after Erdoğan lashed out at Brussels for criticising detentions targeting media
An expert report on Turkey’s "Balyoz" (Sledgehammer) coup plot case has revealed that key pieces of evidence in the case were fabricated, stating that the notes on two CDs were written by a machine, not handwritten by General Süha Tanyeri
Former Istanbul Police Chief Celalettin Cerrah gave his testimony to the public prosecutor’s office on Dec. 15 over the murder of Armenian-Turkish journalist Hrant Dink.
Category: BLIND SPOT
BLIND SPOT - There is a ghost in the Marmaray, the tunnel under the Bosphorus. I will explain. For silly reasons, I and people like me, dissident Turks, have not yet ridden the Marmaray, even though it opened more than a year ago
Category: MURAT YETKİN
'Their plans to arrest me were ready' Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said in his speech on Dec. 12
Although various difficulties faced by Turkish journalists have been widely reported by national and international organizations, one threat has not been mentioned up to now: Angry turkeys
Al-Qaeda has blamed President Barack Obama for the deaths of a US journalist and a South African during a failed hostage rescue attempt, warning "the lives of all Americans are in danger".
Ogün Samast, the triggerman who shot Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink dead almost eight years ago, has claimed two former police chiefs were responsible for Dink’s murder
The list of suspects in the murder case of Hrant Dink, a Turkish-Armenian journalist killed in 2007 in Istanbul, has been broadened with the court listening to more high-ranking officials
Pamuk said his new novel 'Kafamda bir Tuhaflik' deals with the oppression suffered by women in Turkey
Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘A Line in the Sand: Britain, France and the Struggle that Shaped the Middle East’ by James Barr
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
'All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.' Tolstoy’s line from his novel 'Anna Karenina' was reminded to us by Fabio Ostermann
Ali Fuat Yılmazer, a former Istanbul police intelligence chief who has been under arrest since July 23 as part of an illegal wiretapping case, said in a statement released by his lawyer that some 160 high-profile people were wiretapped between 2008 and 2009
Some 160 individuals, including top businesspeople such as Doğuş Holding’s Ferit Şahenk and daily Hürriyet Chairwoman Vuslat Doğan Sabancı, were wiretapped with fake names in 2008 and 2009
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