It was more than one and a half years ago. In the state television TRT, a serial called “Once Upon a Time, the Ottoman” was aired, but it was canceled shortly after.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan launched a new broadside against the European Union on Dec. 17 over its condemnation of recent raids on the local media, saying Brussels has no right to give Ankara a "democracy lesson."
German Chancellor Angela Merkel Dec. 15 condemned a wave of protests against immigrants, asylum seekers and the "Islamisation" of the country and warned Germans not to be "exploited" by extremists.
Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in New York and Washington on Dec. 13, stepping up demonstrations across the United States demanding justice for black men killed by white police.
German opposition parties have accused Merkel’s Christian Democrat bloc of creating an anti-immigrant political climate that has resulted in a growing number of attacks on buildings housing refugees.
An anti-racist protest in solidarity with the Ferguson incidents in the US will be held on Dec. 12 in Istanbul’s central Beyoğlu neighborhood
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It is no secret that the low voter turnout in the August presidential elections among voters abroad caught the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) by surprise, and proved to be a disappointment.
Ankara will continue to fight against global injustice and act on behalf of a humane conscience, the Turkish president has said
More than 1,500 people gathered in New York on Dec. 4 for a second night of protests against the chokehold death of an unarmed black father-of-six by a white police officer
Turkish President Erdoğan heralds a new curriculum for schools
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The trial of Ali İsmail Korkmaz, the university student who fell into a coma after getting beaten by plainclothes police officers during the Gezi protests and died 38 days later, continued last week.
France's former president Nicolas Sarkozy handily won the leadership of his right-wing UMP on Nov. 29, placing him firmly on the starting blocks in his race back to the presidential palace.
An arson attack targeting first-grade classrooms at a Jewish-Arab school sparked a wave of condemnation Nov. 30, as months of racial tensions in Jerusalem showed little sign of abating.
A plan to open what would be the only museum in the U.S. centered on the trans-Atlantic slave trade would focus on the Episcopal Church's role in its history
Here are the updates as they happened throughout the day that Pope Francis started his historic visit to Turkey
In the first day of his historic visit, Pope Francis warned against 'fanaticism and fundamentalism,' while Turkish President Erdoğan slammed both Islamophobia and terrorism, as well as the 'double-standards' of the international community
Pope Francis is coming to Turkey with the alliance of civilizations topping his agenda amid ongoing turmoil in the Middle East and the rise of racism across the world. The cleric’s visit that will help
him to reach out to Muslims will also contribute to strengthening ties with the Orthodox Church
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On Nov. 21, Dursun Ali Şahin, the governor of Edirne, a province in Turkey’s northwestern edge, initiated controversy with his appalling remarks.
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Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç has protected the Edirne governor who committed a hate crime and discriminated against a segment of population’s religion by saying, “The governor made a mistake. He acted emotionally.”
More than 100 protesters marched through St. Louis late Nov. 23, stepping up pressure on a grand jury to indict a white police officer for shooting dead an unarmed black teenager
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