Following the Sept. 19 meeting between President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and French President Emmanuel Macron in New York, the Turkish Presidency issued an ironic message saying “meeting with the President of Turkey is valuable.”
The Education Ministry has reportedly asked all 39 district directorates in Istanbul to funnel Syrian students to religion-focused imam-hatip schools.
Turkey is the most active country in seeking the removal of content on Twitter, accounting for nearly half of all requests worldwide, according to a biannual transparency report by the company.
Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has said in an interview with the Al-Monitor news website that Turkey has “no direct contacts” to bring back two members of the National Intelligence Organization (MİT) held by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in northern Iraq.
Residents of Syria’s once-thriving trading hub Aleppo are today trying to continue their lives among debris and ruins after six years of war.
Iraqi Vice President Nouri al-Maliki has rejected an initiative sponsored by the United Nations regarding a planned independence referendum in northern Iraq, saying that it contains several elements that are against the country’s constitution.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said U.S. President Donald Trump told him that he was “sorry” about the brawl between the U.S. authorities and his security guards during a previous visit to the U.S. capital in last May.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Sept. 19 once again called on the Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) to cancel its planned independence referendum
Istanbul giant Beşiktaş’s home stadium Vodafone Park will host UEFA Super Cup match in 2019.
The number of foreign tourists visiting Istanbul rose by 10.8 percent in the first eight months of this year, when compared to the same period last year, hitting 6.95 million, Culture and Tourism Ministry data has shown.
A prosecutor in the Aegean province of İzmir has sought up to 3.5 years of imprisonment for a police officer who is accused of hitting two women who sought help from the police earlier this summer.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has hinted at overhauling university entrance exams after the removal of a key exam that has been allowing the placement of nearly 1.3 million secondary school students to various high schools in Turkey.
The Foreign Ministry issued a warning for Turkish citizens traveling to regions affected by Hurricane Maria on Sept. 19.
The Justice Ministry recently announced two different figures for the number of prisoners in Turkish jails as of June 15, daily Cumhuriyet reported on Sept. 19.
A chief public prosecutor’s office in the Central Anatolian province of Konya on Sept. 20 issued detention warrants for 125 “secret imams” suspected of being in charge of Gülenist military personnel as part of an investigation into the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ)
One police officer was killed and another one was injured in a helicopter accident in the Central Anatolian province of Niğde at noon of Sept. 20
GAZİANTEP – Doğan News Agency
A dog was saved on Sept. 19 by fire authorities and zoo personnel after two unidentified perpetrators put a belt around its neck, dragged it and threw it from a height of 20 meters in the southeastern province of Gaziantep.
BARCELONA - Agence France-Presse
Thousands took to the streets of Barcelona on Sept. 20 as Spanish police detained 13 Catalan government officials in a crackdown ahead of an independence referendum which Madrid says is illegal.
COX’S BAZAR - Agence France-Presse
Bangladesh's army was ordered Sept. 20 to take a bigger role helping hundreds of thousands of Rohingya who have fled violence in Myanmar, amid warnings it could take six months to register the new refugees.
MEXICO CITY - Reuters
Desperate rescue workers scrabbled through rubble in a floodlit search on Sept. 20 for dozens of children feared buried beneath a Mexico City school, one of hundreds of buildings wrecked by the country's most lethal earthquake in a generation.
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım is scheduled to come together with land, naval, air and gendarmerie force commanders separately.
NEW YORK/ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
A new Manhattan-based Turkish Trade Center is set to open on Sept. 21, Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci has said.
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On the same day as the Washington Post published an editorial “unwelcoming” Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan to U.S. soil and urging U.S. President Donald Trump to stop arms sales to Turkey, Trump thanked Ankara for hosting refugees fleeing from the civil war in Syria in his Sept. 19 speech at the U.N. General Assembly.
The historic referendum that will take place in northern Iraq’s Kurdistan region is what Turkey has been denying for decades. Now that the decision is at the door, Turkish officials are halfheartedly making angry statements about a possible independent Kurdish state.
Unsurprisingly, the 2017-18 academic year began full of unresolved problems in the Turkish education system, stemming from both structural deficiencies and politically driven curriculum controversies.
What has changed since the inconclusive termination of the Cyprus talks at Crans-Montana? Nothing. Is there hope for the success of a new round of Cyprus talks should the sides decide to rehash the process?
China is getting closer to Europe with its “One Belt One Road” project, according to Ahmet Musul, the chairman of Ekol, one of Turkey’s leading logistics firms.
I have been writing about the indictments in the July 2016 coup attempt case and the ongoing trials for many months.
The past few weeks have been a grim reminder that natural disasters know no borders.
The Middle East went through similarly painful times almost a century ago. That was the dawn of the oil age and a time when three dynasties (Ottoman, Romanov and Habsburg) of three land empires (Turkey, Russia and Austria-Hungary) were falling apart.
Pop singers Avril Lavigne and Bruno Mars topped a list of celebrities on Sept. 19 ranked the most dangerous to search for online because of results that could expose fans to malicious websites.
The 4th Istanbul Coffee Festival will be organized between Sept. 21 and 24 at Küçükçiftlikpark. The event will feature workshops and seminars related to coffee, live performances and talks with coffee experts and the world’s leading baristas.
Göller Yöresi is one of the most important habitats for storks during their migration period in Turkey, which is home to two species of storks, white and black storks
The findings in Antalya’s ancient city of Arykanda, include the ruins of a villa, which show the importance of the city in the ancient era, say archaeologists
The Turkish Super League’s defending champion Beşiktaş defeated Konyaspor 2-0 in the closing game of the week at home late on Sept. 18, equalizing matters with Galatasaray on top of the standing.
Daily Hürriyet has taken photographs of historic artifacts in the ancient city of Palmyra, which was taken over and destroyed by ISIL in 2015
“Why Are We ‘Artists’? – 100 World Art Manifestos,” newly published by Penguin Books, is a collection of 100 artists’ manifestos from across the world between 1909 and 2012, bringing together activists, post-colonialists, surrealists, socialists, nihilists and a host of other voices.
Hulu’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ and HBO miniseries ‘Big Little Lies’ were the big winners, with five statuettes each, on Sept 17 at the 69th Primetime Emmys
Imagine sunset over a vineyard stretching downhill towards the sea, tables spread on grass with light bulb chains hanging on top.
Garanti Bank, one of Turkey’s biggest private lenders, announced on Sept. 19 that its board chairman Ferit Şahenk had resigned.