Latest News from Turkey
Reading this website you might expect a deep analysis of politics, or perhaps a serious look at the interest rates. Well not today....
Today we are taking a look at a simple challenge but one that almost every foreigner in the country has to deal with. One that involves that smallest room in the house and creates one of the biggest challenges to overcome for foreigners.
An opposition MP has included in his parliamentary question the claims that the Turkish government "pressured and threatened" Turkey's science watchdog TÃBÄ°TAK for an expert report to conclude that the leaked voice recordings allegedly belonging to Prime Minister Recep Tayyip ErdoÄan âwere montage."
Istanbulâs OkmeydanÄ± neighborhood has recently become synonymous for battles between police and leftists in contemporary Turkey, but it was once the favorite place for the Ottomans to practice their target skills Once upon a time many centuries ago, the hills and slopes of the area known today as OkmeydanÄ± were covered in trees, bushes and meadows.
The leaders of both Turkish and Greek communities in Cyprus recently signed a joint declaration committing themselves to a confederation of two federal states. Thus the Cyprus negotiations restarted. That is better than the alternative. But there is reason to look beyond the usual pessimism of Cyprus watchers. I think this round is truly set to be different. Let me explain why.
The Chambers of Commerce from Turkey, Greece and Turkish and Greek Cyprus announced the creation of the joint commerce forum, namely the âNicosia Economic Forum,â last Monday in Cyprus. This was their first meeting since 1974.
Hayrettin Karaman, professor emeritus of Islamic law and columnist for daily Yeni Åafak, is an important figure in Turkey. He is known to be deeply respected by Prime Minister Tayyip ErdoÄan and his ideas are known to be widely appreciated by the members of the incumbent Justice and Development Party (AKP).
Republican Peopleâs Party (CHP) leader Kemal KÄ±lÄ±Ã§daroÄlu will be in Essen, Germany on June 7 to address Turks residing in Germany and other corners of Europe, to convince them to vote for the candidate that the social democrat party will appoint for the Aug. 10 polls.
Murat Yetkin firstname.lastname@example.org âHow could we understand that some tourists from Europe are jihadists,â a Turkish security official complained to the HÃ¼rriyet Daily News on June 6. âIt is not written on their foreheads.
Despite environmental impact and financing questions, Turkey breaks the ground for Istanbulâs third airport with a ceremony that Prime Minister Tayyip ErdoÄan attends Turkey holds a groundbreaking ceremony on June for the $30 billion new Istanbul airport that is slated to become one of the worldâs biggest despite lingering environmental and funding problems that threaten the planned