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Istanbul may not sound like the likeliest place a Scottish woman and an Irishman to tie the knot in.

Turkey’s 11th President Abdullah Gül has told his close circle that he is ready to testify in an old corruption case from the 1990s in the upcoming weeks, Hürriyet

When the Ottomans grew leery and weary, they simply had a to call upon a carriage to carry them The streets of old Istanbul were often steep, narrow and winding

Host Spain and titleholder the United States are among the favorites for the 2014 Basketball World Cup title, while Turkey is also hopeful The 2014 FIBA Basketb

Galatasaray and Fenerbahçe begin a season of “star wars” while Beşiktaş and Trabzonspor aim to end their title droughts as the Spor Toto Süper Lig new season s

Despite having made clear that he would take an executive role in the presidential palace rather than the largely ceremonial role so far cast for the head of the state

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Former president Gül ‘ready to testify’ in old corruption case

Turkey’s 11th President Abdullah Gül has told his close circle that he is ready to testify in an old corruption case from the 1990s in the upcoming weeks, Hürriyet columnist Taha Akyol reported on Aug. 30.

Citing a similar case of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, Gül reportedly said the issue was “about the rule of law.” 

Getting around Ottoman Istanbul

When the Ottomans grew leery and weary, they simply had a to call upon a carriage to carry them The streets of old Istanbul were often steep, narrow and winding and often stairs replaced the streets – unpaved, muddy in winter and dusty in summer.

Hello darkness, my old friend

I’ve come to talk with you again… When Simon and Garfunkel wrote this song, I guess depression was not so common.

Ever more foreign couples wedding in Istanbul

Istanbul may not sound like the likeliest place a Scottish woman and an Irishman to tie the knot in. Having previously lived in Turkey’s capital Ankara, before moving to their current home in Dubai, Stephanie and Henry chose Istanbul for their wedding celebration because “they had fallen in love with Turkey.”

Erdoğan’s address to the other half

Neither the balcony speech of 2007 nor 2010... Nor the speech given after the presidential election, which sounded unplanned... It was the other day, when I heard a straight remark coming from President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for the first time.  

Turkish league set for season of ‘star wars’

Galatasaray and Fenerbahçe begin a season of “star wars” while Beşiktaş and Trabzonspor aim to end their title droughts as the Spor Toto Süper Lig new season starts this weekend.

Turkey hopeful as US, Spain eye world title at FIBA Basketball World Cup

Host Spain and titleholder the United States are among the favorites for the 2014 Basketball World Cup title, while Turkey is also hopeful The 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup starts on Aug. 30 with host Spain planning to dethrone the United States, and Turkey hoping to make a good impact away from home.

The sought after exam system is finally found, but...

Over the past few days I am sure you’ve seen in many newspapers, including daily Hurriyet, about the results of the new Transition from Primary to Secondary Education (TEOG) exams.