Latest News from Turkey
About two years ago, I was more optimistic about the future Turkey. Here was a country that was finally able to break the decades-old military dominance and began to question taboos on history or minorities.
During his visit to Tehran in January, then-Prime Minister (now President) Recep Tayyip ErdoÄan said, âIran feels like his second home.â Turkeyâs political Islam, through the ranks of which Mr.
The Guardian, which I think is the best newspaper of the U.K., printed a series in June 2013 that shook the world. The source of the news stories was Edward Snowden, an American born in 1983. Snowden was working at a sub-contractor of the National Security Agency (NSA), the worldwide electronic intelligence agency of the U.S.
Turkey has begun hosting the ninth annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum, a United Nations-mandated organization, despite a number of recent controversies regarding the country's Internet freedom record.
Speaking at the event Sept. 2, Minister of Transport, Maritime and Communication LÃ¼tfi Elvan focused mainly on the issues of âcybercrimes.â
Turkish national menâs basketball team dug itself a hole with a 64-58 defeat to Ukraine in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup on Sept. 2.
With the defeat, Turkey fell to 1-2 after three games, while Ukraine improved to 2-1.
Turkey failed to stop Ukraineâs sharpshooters, Ihor Zayitsev and Olexandr Mishula, whose combined 31 points and late shots were crucial.
The number of private museums in Turkey has exceeded the number of state museums for the first time.
According to information provided by the Cultural Heritages and Museums General Directorate, there are 192 museums affiliated with the Culture and Tourism Ministry, while the number of private museums has risen to 193.
Marko Milicev, 33, from Belgrade, has been arrested in China after fleeing the country following a killing of 21-year-old Luka Jovanovic, who was hit by a car on July 25 on Branko's Bridge in Belgrade.
Nebojsa Stefanovic, the interior minister, said Milicev was arrested on a warrant that Serbia issued after his Chinese visa expired.