Latest News from Turkey
Turkey will face Lithuania in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup quarterfinals Sept. 9, after a dramatic victory over Australia.
FenerbahÃ§e Ãlker forward Emir Preldzic nailed two late three-pointers, including one that he landed five seconds left in the play, to cap a stunning 65-64 comeback victory over Australia in the round of 16 game on Sept. 7.
Twelve warships from NATO and other countries are to stage naval exercises, known as Sea Breeze, in the Black Sea.
Hosted by Ukraine, the drills are led by the US.
The maneuvers are held on an annual basis (and have been since 1997) and are not related to the developments in Ukraine and its standoff with Russia.
The presidents of NATO allies Turkey and the United States have agreed on a joint roadmap concerning âthe parallel structureâ which is subject to a widening inquiry into the alleged wiretapping of Turkish President Recep Tayyip ErdoÄan, while discussing the threat posed by ISIL militants during NATO talks in Wales.
Courage, chivalry and determination. These are the characteristics of the students sorted out to be a member of the Gryffindor House, one of the four houses at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Harry Potter and his pals are the foremost Gryffindors, fiercely competing with the rival house Slytherins.
Muslims all over the world rightly hate to be held responsible for the atrocities committed by some groups or organizations (like ISIL recently) in the name of Islam. Yet, they (in fact, âweâ) have the responsibility to engage in an open debate on those issues without seeking refuge in arguments about Islamophobia.
The Side International Culture and Arts Festival, which has been organized for 13 years in Side in the southern province of Antalyaâs Manavgat district, will be organized this year with a new name concept.
The event, organized by the Manavgat Municipality, will host national and international artists as the Side World Music Culture and Arts Festival.
Turks are saying, âThere are hostages; my hands are tied.â
Americans are saying, âThese manslayers are massacring a citizen of mine every week but we do not stop the operations.â
A whole new generation of Syrian refugees is being born in Turkey, as the number of Syrians in the country heads toward 1.4 million Some 30,000 Syrian children have been born in Turkish cities where there are refugee camps since the beginning of the war more than three years ago. Another 30,000 Syrian babies are believed to have been born in various other provinces of Turkey.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet DavutoÄlu has pledged to confront any attempt by any group aiming to topple any elected leader or government in the country -- a reference to the movement of U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah GÃ¼len, who allegedly attempted to bring down the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) through legal charges.