Category: DENİZ SİPAHİ
We have had a cool June in Turkey. But get ready for the summer heat. It looks like we will be feeling the summer heat in July and August, as the tension in politics continues to rise
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The May 25 meeting in Brussels between Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk was regarded as a chance for a new start in Turkey-EU relations.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has slammed Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli after the latter accused the CHP leader of supporting the U.S. based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, who is believed to have been the mastermind of the July 15, 2016, coup attempt
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
“I find myself alone when each day is through / Because you’re mine, I walk the line” (Johnny Cash)
Category: YUSUF KANLI
The most popular topic on Turkish social media platforms nowadays is the “March for Justice” launched by main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu.
The “justice march” from Ankara to Istanbul, started on June 15 by the social democratic main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, left its sixth day behind on June 20.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has accused main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu of “lying” after the latter accused the government of pressuring Turkey’s judiciary.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) march from the Turkish capital Ankara to Istanbul is the result of courage inspired by Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) lawmaker Murat Emir has filed a criminal complaint against Deputy Prime Minister Tuğrul Türkeş, accusing him of “revealing secret state information.”
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) will not allow “provocations” to derail its “justice march” from Ankara to Istanbul, CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said on June 21 on the seventh day of the march.
A municipality has halted a construction project in Istanbul’s Üsküdar district after the walls of a historic mosque have cracked.
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Turkey faces increasingly difficult times, and matters are set to get worse before they get better. This is not scaremongering but an assessment based on objective events - based on what is taking place in this deeply and dangerously divided country.
The mayor of Istanbul’s Beşiktaş district has apologized over a tweet shared on the municipality’s Twitter account celebrating Pride Week
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has called on the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) to “respect judicial rulings,” as CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu’s “justice march” from the capital Ankara to Istanbul enters its 6th day.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu continued his “justice march” from Ankara to Istanbul on the sixth day on June 20, defying calls from the government and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to end the “illegal” action
Category: AKİF BEKİ
Saudi Arabians are using the news outlet Al Arabia as a black propaganda weapon to make “terrorists” out of the Qataris, but now we have our own local version.
In a speech over the weekend, President Tayyip Erdoğan complained that the ongoing Qatar crisis came out of the blue, at a time when Turkey was trying to deal with other serious regional issues like Syria and Iraq.
A man died early on June 19 after suffering a heart attack while taking part in the main opposition Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) “justice march” from the capital Ankara to Istanbul
The number of detainees involved in a food poisoning case at a military barracks in the western province of Manisa has increased from 21 to 24, the local governor told private broadcaster CNN Türk on June 19.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has vowed to continue “marching for justice for 80 million with determination” on the fifth day of his protest march from the Turkish capital Ankara to Istanbul.
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