Erdoğan chairs meeting on regional developments

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Jan. 3 chaired a meeting to discuss recent developments in the region.

Following the Istanbul meeting, held in the Dolmabahçe Palace, Communications Director Fahrettin Altun said the meeting discussed recent developments in Iraq, Libya and Syria, as well as the recent U.S.-Iran row.

Turkey is helping, not deporting, Syrian refugees: Presidential communications director

The Turkish government provides millions of Syrians with health care and education and a multilateral political solution is needed and demonizing Ankara won't help, wrote Turkey's Presidential Communications Director Fahrettin Altun in an article he penned for Foreign Policy magazine on Aug. 24.

Nuri ?yem turns 100 with an exhibit

The 100th birthday of Nuri ?yem, the great master of Turkish painting, is celebrated at the Evin Art Gallery with a comprehensive exhibition Istanbul?s Evin Art Gallery is celebrating the 100th birthday of the great master of Turkish painting, Nuri ?yem, with an exhibition titled ?Nuri ?yem Turns 100/Portrait.?