LEADING NEWS SOURCE FOR TURKEY AND THE REGION

KANAT ATKAYA

Will you send the soldiers to the ‘disko’?

KANAT ATKAYA writes:

“Disko” (short for disciplinary cell) in Turkish is the place where soldiers are sent when they are sentenced to solitary confinement in the Turkish military.

Comment(s) 6/21/2017

Where to start loving the national squad?

KANAT ATKAYA writes:

Our national football squad played its first game on Oct. 26, 1923, exactly three days before the republic was declared.

Comment(s) 6/14/2017

‘We could not even see the ashes of our child’

KANAT ATKAYA writes:

“Whatever happened, all of it happened to us. Nothing happened to anybody else. We have not even seen the ashes of our dear child; they did not show it to us, they did not… I live with the picture of my child,” a grieving mother said, as she was crying at the first hearing of a case - which was moved to the hall of the Chamber of Industry when the regular court room was inadequate - into a dormitory blaze.

Comment(s) 6/3/2017

The conscience you have dialed cannot be reached now

KANAT ATKAYA writes:

The actors in commercials on TV represent a brand. They are supposed to be sweet, sympathetic, fun, full of love and respectful. They save cute animals trapped in a tree; they are the hope of old people who are alone during holidays; they carry the flag on national days, pumping pride into our veins.

Comment(s) 6/2/2017

We are sane and well, very well

KANAT ATKAYA writes:

In Istanbul, the sun is trying to find its way through cotton-like clouds that are all covering the sky. The sun is trying to find itself a path in the sky

Comment(s) 5/26/2017

Furkan and Muhammet might have lived

KANAT ATKAYA writes:

It was the night of May 4 when 7-year-old Muhammet and his 6-year-old brother, Furkan Yıldırım, went to bed at home when death caught them. The room they were sleeping in was smashed into by an armored police vehicle that went out of control

Comment(s) 5/25/2017

Wikipedia is down and out, Jimmy Wales is miserable

KANAT ATKAYA writes:

A couple of days ago, access from Turkey to the world’s biggest and most comprehensive Internet encyclopedia was blocked.

Comment(s) 5/5/2017

God forbid, children were going to have fun!

KANAT ATKAYA writes:

One of the most prestigious educational institutions in Turkey, the Kadıköy Anadolu Lisesi (Kadıköy Anatolian High School) on Istanbul’s Asian side, founded in 1955, had been planning to organize a music festival that was cancelled. The festival, named “Kalfest,” has been held since 1999

Comment(s) 4/26/2017

Shame on us on Children’s Day

KANAT ATKAYA writes:

Shall we start with the report from the Confederation of Progressive Trade Unions of Turkey (DİSK) titled “Being a Child Laborer in Turkey,” on the occasion of April 23 National Sovereignty and Children’s Day?

Comment(s) 4/24/2017

Istanbul is Turkey, Turkey is Istanbul

KANAT ATKAYA writes:

President Recep Tayip Erdoğan underlined the importance of Istanbul at the Yenikapı rally ahead of the referendum. “Istanbul is Turkey and Turkey is Istanbul,” he said.

Comment(s) 4/19/2017

1 2 3 4 ...10 

MOST COMMENTED

    MOST POPULAR

    AcerProS.I.P.A HTML & CSS Agency