Turkey Mon, 25 Sep 2017 00:01:00 +0200Turkish court releases prominent journalist Kadri Gürsel from jail
An Istanbul court ordered the release of veteran journalist Kadri Gürsel on Sept. 25 in the third hearing of the case into critical Turkish daily Cumhuriyet. Tue, 26 Sep 2017 00:01:00 +020011,500-year-old settlement unearthed in Hasankeyf
A settlement from 11,500 years ago has been unearthed in Hasankeyf Mound. People lived in the settlement for 1,000 years but later abandoned it, excavations reveal
Tue, 26 Sep 2017 08:31:00 +0200Iraqi soldiers join Turkish exercises near shared border
Iraqi soldiers joined Turkish troops for military exercises in southeast Turkey near the border with Iraq on Sept. 26 as the two countries coordinate steps in response to the Iraqi Kurdish independence referendum.Tue, 26 Sep 2017 12:13:00 +0200S-400s to be delivered to Turkey in ‘minimum 2 years’
Russia will start the delivery of S-400 air defense missile systems to Turkey in a “minimum of two years,” Defense Industries Undersecretary İsmail Demir stated on Sept. 25.
Tue, 26 Sep 2017 14:37:00 +0200Turkey to offer subsidies to cruise ships to prop up tourism
Turkey will offer subsidies to A-group tourism operators of cruise ships bringing foreign tourists into the country in a bid to bolster visitor numbers which have fallen sharply due to a series of bomb attacks of 2016.
Turkey Istanbul Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:05:43 +0200THY launches Istanbul program for transit passengers
Turkish Airlines (THY) yesterday announced a new program called the Istanbul Bosporus Experience that is specially designed for the national carrier's business class passengers.
In a written statement,...Click To ContinueWed, 18 Oct 2017 17:27:39 +0200TRT World Forum: 'Turkey's Davos' opens in Istanbul
Having opened Wednesday, the forum hosted by public broadcaster TRT brings together activists, academics and prominent figures from around the world in Istanbul with the theme ‘Inspiring Change in an Age...Click To ContinueWed, 18 Oct 2017 09:21:25 +0200Syrian, Turkish women share traditional meals in Istanbul
Turkish and Syrian women shared traditional meals at an event Wednesday to promote solidarity in the Esenler district of Istanbul.
Gathering at the local culture and art center, 20 Turks and 20 Syrians...Click To ContinueWed, 18 Oct 2017 07:41:47 +020010 PKK suspects arrested in anti-terror operation in Istanbul
Ten suspected PKK terrorists were arrested by police in an anti-terror operation carried out in Istanbul.
According to the report made by Istanbul security directorate's anti-terror branch, the operation...Click To ContinueMon, 16 Oct 2017 15:38:08 +02001.6 percent of population lives in 20 wealthiest neighborhoods of Istanbul
In Istanbul, 20 neighborhoods with the highest socioeconomic status are home to 1.6 percent of the city's population, according to a recent study by Istanbul University (İÜ) Economics Faculty.
The "My...Click To Continue
Turkey Nation Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:48:38 +0200UN hails Turkey as 'generous humanitarian donor' for aid efforts for Rohingya Muslims
The U.N. high commissioner for refugees on Monday hailed Turkey as "a generous humanitarian donor" after it pledged to spend $50 million on supporting Rohingya refugees.
"l would like to say that Turkey...Click To ContinueMon, 23 Oct 2017 18:12:41 +0200Istanbul goes vegan: World Vegan Day conference
While World Vegan Day is celebrated by vegans around the world every Nov. 1, this Saturday, Oct. 28, the Vegan Vegetarian Association of Turkey will be hosting a full day seminar of sorts at the Wyndham...Click To ContinueMon, 23 Oct 2017 17:47:20 +0200Water skiing in the moorland? Possible in Central Anatolia
Water skiing is a popular and joyful activity, mainly performed in touristic places by the coast, but Yozgat, which is located in the heart of Anatolia in the moorlands, has decided to change this.
The...Click To ContinueMon, 23 Oct 2017 17:29:58 +0200Legendary Bosnian leader Alija Izetbegovic remembered at Presidential Complex
The Beştepe Presidential Complex hosted a remembrance event Monday for late Bosnian leader Alija Izetbegovic. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Izetbegovic's son, Bakir Izetbegovic, were among those who...Click To ContinueMon, 23 Oct 2017 17:29:36 +020013 sentenced to life in trial over Türksat takeover
Thirteen defendants were sentenced to life in prison yesterday for their role in the deadly takeover of Türksat, the country's main satellite provider, during the July 15, 2016 coup attempt blamed on...Click To Continue
Turkish Weekly CHP leader urges govt not to turn post-coup probe into witch hunt
The leader of Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has urged the government not to turn the investigation into the recent failed coup attempt into a “witch hunt,&...US offered to help on Gülens extradition, Turkish FM confirms
The United States made an offer to form a working group composed of officials from its foreign affairs and justice departments in order to assist Turkey in preparing its formal request for the extradi...No isolationist path for Britain, Johnson insists
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Friday that his countrys planned departure from the European Union did not mean it was following an isolationist pathSyrian fighters seize half of Manbij from Islamic State
Syrians battling Islamic State fighters in Manbij now have control of about half of the city, a spokesman for the anti-IS coalition said FridayFlights as usual after failed coup attempt, Turkish Airlines chairman says
hings are back to normal for Turkish Airlines (THY), the flag carriers chairman İlker Aycı has told Hürriyet Daily News, following a coup attempt on July 15 which hit Istanbuls Atatürk International Airport
World Bulletin Tue, 24 Oct 2017 2:37:19 GMTKLM seals deal with Dutch pilots over pensions
Under the agreed change, the pilots' pension scheme will be transformed from a final salary scheme to a defined contribution scheme. Tue, 24 Oct 2017 1:06:14 GMTKurdish region orders arrest of 11 Iraqi officials
Kurdish prosecutor accuses the officials of inciting to violence
Tue, 24 Oct 2017 0:04:24 GMTEU watchdog inspects car makers in Germany
Visits come amid allegations swirling around several high-profile car manufacturers
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:59:05 GMT10 climbers dead after avalanche in Mongolia
The Mongolian nationals have been missing since Sunday after reaching the peak of the 4,021-metre (13,192 foot) mountain, the National Emergency Management Agency said.Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:38:01 GMTThree Palestinians missing from Egypt-Gaza tunnel
A number of Gazans have died in tunnel collapses in recent months, but there were no reports of any such incident on Monday.