The liquor service class is currently mandatory in the 'bar' and 'service' sections of the 11th and 12th grades of vocational high schools that specialize in hotel management and tourism
Administrators at the Akşemsettin Anadolu İmam Hatip High School, a religious vocational high school in central Istanbul, have begun segregating genders
Former US president Bill Clinton encouraged gay rights activists to continue their push to bring down barriers, following recent court victories for gay marriage advocates in the United States
Fans of the "Game of Thrones" fantasy TV series are flocking to the historic Spanish town of Osuna, where part of its fifth season is being filmed, fuelling hopes the show will deliver a lasting tourism boost.
Former State Security Court (DGM) prosecutor Nuh Mete Yüksel, who has a controversial record as a prosecutor, has faced strong protests as he bid to vote at the Bar Association election in Ankara.
The final version of a controversial Vatican document issued on Saturday radically revised its earlier wording on homosexuals, eliminating language that had talked more positively of them than ever before in church history.
A man was caught attempting to rape a 4-year-old boy last week at Istanbul’s Haseki Hospital, the Health Employees Union has said
American pop star Kesha on Tuesday sued her producer Dr. Luke for allegedly abusing her sexually and emotionally for years, while threatening to harm her career.
The premiere of a play based on the life of the German poet Goethe has been canceled over controversy prompted by an attempt to remove lines deemed 'foul and erotic'
'If you cannot object to pre-marital sex, your objections to babies being raped are just crocodile tears' said the mufti of Samsun, prompting the Diyanet to launch an internal investigation
Ekin and Emrullah have lost their jobs, been evicted from their home and face death threats from family members
Catholic bishops are showing unprecedented openness to accepting the real lives of many Catholics, saying gays have gifts to offer the church
US Supreme Court declined to decide once and for all whether states can ban gay marriage, a surprising move that will allow gay men and women to get married in five additional states
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
In the concluding statement of its 2014 Article IV Mission to Turkey, which was released on Oct. 3, the IMF noted that without structural reforms, Turkey was likely to be left in a middle-income trap as a result of slowing growth.
Pope Francis on Oct. 5 launched a major review of Catholic teaching on the family that could lead to change in the Church's attitude to marriage, cohabitation and divorce.
Category: MELİS ALPHAN
It was 1750 B.C. when the function of the dress code in Babylon was to expose prostitutes.
I am in London again, to watch my beloved Beşiktaş against the Spurs this time (that’s Tottenham, not San Antonio, Yanks).
Nice-guy Pope Francis looks set to have his mettle tested by his first mutiny in the ranks this weekend at a Catholic meeting on the contentious issue of traditional marriage.
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The Union of Turkish Bar Associations has filed a criminal complaint to the Council of State to annul the government’s decision to allow girls attending fifth-grade and upper school classes to wear headscarves.
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