Calvin College Professor Douglas Howard speaks to the Hürriyet Daily News about his new single-volume history of the Ottoman Empire
The ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) provincial head in the Central Anatolian province of Aksaray, Abdulkadir Karatay, joined recent resignations from the party
Prosecutors in the Mediterranean province of Antalya have ordered the detention of 72 fans who have allegedly been involved in violence on charges of “organized crime” during a game between Göztepespor and Eskişehirspor on June 4 to qualify for the top-tier football league.
Ruins from the 19th and 20th centuries have been unearthed during the construction of the Beşiktaş subway line, offering new clues on the history of Istanbul
The head of the village (“muhtar”), where Eren Bülbül, the 15-year-old boy recently killed by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) was residing, told Doğan News Agency in an interview that security forces had asked him two days prior to the incident to refer two people who knew the area well and that no one wanted to participate in the operation out of fear.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
A number of examples from the past week have given worrying signals about the failure of the public security authorities, as well as the handling of cases by the police and gendarmerie forces, both of which are under the authority of the Interior Ministry.
Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), which has been in office since 2002, has marked 16th anniversary of its foundation, with party head President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan urging the renewal of all provincial organizations ahead of the 2019 elections.
Category: AHMET HAKAN
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has launched the opening of a Coca-Cola factory in the western province of Isparta.
Hotel investments across Turkey accelerated in the first half of the year after a tough period for the tourism industry, with the country’s Black Sea region seeing a number of new hotels amid a flock of tourists from Middle Eastern markets.
A group of 30 media representatives visited the Cerattepe region of the Kafkasör highland in the Black Sea province of Artvin, examining and reporting the damage caused by a planned mine construction in the area, Doğan News Agency reported on Aug. 13.
The Interior Ministry will send a team of inspectors to the Black Sea province of Trabzon to investigate allegations of negligence in the recent killing of a 15-year-old boy by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)
Turkey bid farewell Aug. 12 to a 15-year-old boy who was killed in an attack by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the Maçka district of the Black Sea province of Trabzon a day earlier
The killing of 15-year-old boy by outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the Black Sea province of Trabzon on Aug. 11 has been condemned by Turkish society and the political parties
President Tayyip Erdoğan effectively started his campaign for re-election in November 2019 with a series of speeches on Aug. 7-9 in the Black Sea cities of Rize, Trabzon and Giresun
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
Although there are over two years until the next presidential and parliamentary elections in 2019, polls and forecasts about who will run against President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan are dominating the political agenda in Turkey.
Category: MELİS ALPHAN
Prof. Ünal Akkemik, the head of the Forest Botany Department of Istanbul University’s Forestry Faculty, is the one who enabled me to meet the Belgrade Forest in Istanbul in real life
Three outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants suspected to have been behind an assassination attempt against a district head on July 7 and the killing of a district gendarmerie station commander on July 24, were killed in an air strike in the southeastern province of Siirt on Aug. 11, the Siirt Governor’s Office has said in a statement.
A major celebration will be held in the Malazgirt district of the eastern province of Muş on Aug. 26 to mark the 946th anniversary of the Battle of Manzikert (“Malazgirt” in Turkish), the victory of Seljuk Sultan Alparslan against the Byzantine Empire in 1071, with the participation of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım
Traditional bullfighting, which has been ongoing for 200 years in the eastern Black Sea province of Artvin, will be held for the first time nationally under name “Turkey’s Bullfighting Championship” on Aug. 13.
Police in the Sungurlu district of the Black Sea province of Çorum apprehended a total of 119 people who had illegally entered Turkey on Aug. 10.
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