Greece ratcheted up its punishments for racism, anti-Semitism and hate speech, in a move prompted by the surprise rise of a neo-Nazi party.
When it comes to day-to-day politics, Turks abroad generally choose to be active in their countries of residence rather than in Turkey, says researcher Kerem Öktem, explaining why only 10 percent voted in the recent presidential elections
A group of intellectuals denounce with a letter being targeted over Israel’s assault on Gaza
Category: KANAT ATKAYA
Two years ago (July 31, 2012), in this column, I shared a letter sent from Hatay by my dear friend Ayşe Erdem.
The British-Lebanese lawyer Amal Alamuddin, who is engaged to George Clooney, pulled out of an appointment to serve on a U.N. commission on possible violations of the rules of war in Gaza.
Turkey and international agencies were not ready to deal with the problem of ‘urban refugees,’ Metin Çorabatır said
Demirtaş counted an unforgettable moment when he went to pick his daughter up from kindergarten
FM Davutoğlu described the region as “the center of the divine revelation that raised consciences and humanity”
Israeli prosecutors indicted three Jews on July 17 over the kidnapping and murder of a Palestinian teenager burned to death earlier this month
A former French local election candidate for the far-right National Front (FN) has been sentenced to nine months in prison for comparing the country's black justice minister to a monkey.
The Israeli military has announced a rocket fired by Hamas in Gaza killed an Israeli civilian as the first fatality in the latest fighting, hours after Turkish PM Erdoğan said “They say ‘Hamas bombs as well.’ Yes it bombed, but how many people were killed?"
Turkish Jewish Community condemned a popular female pop singer Yıldız Tilbe for her tweets on Gaza
Category: ÖZGÜR KORKMAZ
İhsanoğlu will be walking on thin ice when trying to convince Alevis and secular CHP voters, and have a foot on the conservative constituency
The government should no longer blame the social democrat opposition party for its hesitancy in taking more steps regarding the Kurdish resolution process, Sebahat Tuncel of the People’s Democracy Party (HDP) has said.
PM Erdoğan has accused the Iraqi authorities of not protecting the Turkish consulate in Mosul and the 49 Turkish citizens who were kidnapped by jihadist terrorists last week
PM Erdoğan and main opposition CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on June 17 engaged in war of words over the 80 Turkish citizen hostages taken by the ISIL in Iraq
FIFA President Sepp Blatter speaks out on the 2022 Qatar World Cup controversy for the first time, accusing some of trying to ‘destroy’ FIFA. World football’s chief veteran also claims the critics of Qatar 2022 are motivated by ‘racism and discrimination’
Israel's parliament on June 10 elected Reuven Rivlin, a far-right member of the ruling Likud party, to be the nation's 10th president when Shimon Peres steps down next month
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
Orson Wells was at least partly right when he said: “Popularity should be no scale for the election of politicians.
Though a supporter of Turkey’s EU accession, Swedish FM Carl Bildt has some tough words for Ankara, saying it needs to liberalize its Internet laws
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