Category: AKİF BEKİ
An atmosphere has been created as through the AK Party and CHP have debts to pay to the HDP; as if it was the most natural thing for it to expect solidarity votes from its opponents…
Bashar Al-Assad said he had invited Hezbollah militants to fight alongside his regime but he denied the presence of Iranian troops in Syria in an interview with French television broadcast April 20
Category: VERDA ÖZER
“Prime Minister Erdoğan’s statement of condolence to the Armenians was a milestone in Turkey’s history.”
A Chinese court has sentenced a journalist accused of leaking an internal Communist Party document to a foreign website to seven years in prison, her lawyer said on April 17, a ruling that reflects the sensitivity surrounding the party's inner workings.
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
You probably are getting some heated reactions these days from my compatriots, the Turks. The reason is obvious...
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
Defense companies from the Vatican will not be allowed to compete for lucrative Turkish contracts. Turkey will also use its superpower influence and block the Vatican’s bid to become a member of the UN Security Council.
The son of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has lost a defamation case against a journalist who had reported an alleged corruption case.
An award-winning journalist was briefly detained on April 15 in a case stemming from one of her recent reports that allegedly “slandered” someone, according to Turkish media
A Turkish Cypriot man has turned the U.N.-led Cyprus negotiations into a satirical video game
The recent armed attack on the Fenerbahçe team bus should not be surprising, considering the worrying atmosphere of escalating tension around sport in Turkey, a prominent sports journalist has told the Hürriyet Daily News in an exclusive interview.
A Dutch journalist tried on a charge of disseminating "terrorist propaganda" was acquitted by a Turkish court on April 13
Category: BLIND SPOT
Former Yalova Governor Esengül Civelek was loved, appreciated and respected by the people of Yalova during her time there. A child once hilariously called her ‘the girl governor.’ If this ‘girl’ was still the governor in town, teacher Halil Serkan Öz would not have died.
Category: GÜVEN SAK
Oscar Wilde is quoted as saying “the one duty we owe to history is to rewrite it.” Recently, for some reason, Turkish journalists have been taking this duty upon themselves.
Around 150 melon-headed whales, a member of the dolphin family usually found in the deep ocean, beached in Japan on Friday, sparking frantic efforts by locals and coastguards to save them.
An experienced war photographer has vowed to fight the Japanese government after being issued a passport that specifically bars him from going to violence-wracked Iraq and Syria.
Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER: ‘Great Catastrophe: Armenians and Turks in the Shadow of Genocide’ by Thomas de Waal
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
Despite the rise in religious conservatism and erosion of certain secular values in the last decade, Turkey still differs tremendously from the other majority Muslim societies.
Two Turkish journalists face up to four-and-a-half years in prison for republishing the cover of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo featuring an image of the Prophet Muhammad.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Turkish media has had an acute problem all along, like the media of any other country: To be the first to report a development with as much detail as possible.
Category: EURASIAN ECONOMIC SUMMIT
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