Turkey

Turkish gov"t has eyes on online portals not paying tax: Minister - BUSINESS

BUSINESS >Turkish gov’t has eyes on online portals not paying tax: Minister<p>ANKARA<p>AA photo<p>Finance Minister Naci Ağbal has said his ministry has …

Taxes

Rudy Giuliani Called Iran ‘Insane.’ Now He’s Trying to Free an Alleged Sanctions Crook

A judge wants to know more about the work of President Trump’s pals to get U.S. charges dropped against a Turkish gold trader charged with helping Tehran dodge sanctions.<p>Even as President Donald Trump says Iran is “not living up to the spirit” of its nuclear deal, his friend Rudy Giuliani—formerly …

Iran

Referendum in #Turkey: Dispelling myths of the end of Turkish democracy

EU Reporter Correspondent | April 24, 2017 | 0 Comments<p><b>The results of the Turkey referendum on the constitutional amendments held on 16 April brought</b> …

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Italian reporter freed in Turkey

An Italian journalist arrested in Turkey while researching refugees near the Syrian border has been freed after two weeks in detention, Italy's …

Middle East

‘I am called a dictator because I spoke up against tyrants,’ says Erdoğan

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said the reason why he is called a dictator by some members of the international community is because he speaks up …

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Mixed emotions for Turks on Anzac Day

Anzac Day proves to the world that peace is possible following bitter conflict, the Turkish consul general in Sydney says.<p>Melih Karalar argues the …

Italian journalist home after 2 weeks detention in Turkey

An Italian journalist has returned to Italy after being detained for two weeks in Turkey, apparently because he entered an area near the Syrian …

Middle East

Denial of the Armenian Genocide should concern us all

April 24 marks the anniversary of the start of the Armenian Genocide, during which the Ottoman state murdered 1.5m Ottoman Armenians. But while it …

Genocide

Erdoğan signals return to AKP as chairman

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has sent a strong signal on his return to the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) as chairman, in the …

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

SoCal Armenians recalling somber events of 1915 genocide

Armenians around the Southland are commemorating the anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, honoring the memories of their ancestors and calling for …

Los Angeles

'Johnnies and Mehmets': Ataturk's 'quote' is an Anzac con

Anzac Day, like Christmas and Easter, is a time of myths and legends. A persistent myth hangs off these words attributed to Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, an …

Istanbul

Turkey boosts security ahead of Anzac Day ceremony at Gallipoli

Turkish officials respond to Australian's warnings about a potential attack on this year's Anzac Day ceremony at Gallipoli by boosting the number of …

Middle East

Turkey starts seismic exploration in eastern Mediterranean

Turkey started its seismic energy exploration in eastern Mediterranean on April 21 in line with the government’s “National Energy and Mining Policy,” …

Middle East

Turks protest referendum result in Istanbul

<b>Several hundreds of demonstrators have poured onto the streets of Istanbul to protest the outcome of last week’s disputed referendum in which voters</b> …

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

3 arrested for insulting Erdoğan on social media

Three people were arrested in Iğdır province for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and disseminating the propaganda of the outlawed Kurdistan …

Middle East

Czech Republic international Rajtoral commits suicide

The 31-year-old Gaziantepspor defender was found to have taken his own life on Sunday, with the Turkish club's president confirming the tragic news<p>Gaziantepspor defender Frantisek Rajtoral has tragically taken his own life, the Turkish club’s president has confirmed.<p>The 31-year-old was found to …

Istanbul

Ugly scenes in Turkey as Istanbul Basaksehir players attack members of the press

Turkish national team goalkeeper Volkan Babacan was among those filmed in a melee with journalists which has been reported to the police<p>Istanbul …

Turkish Football

Turkey's Unique Art Event - Mamut Art Project Comes to Istanbul

A truly unique and interconnecting art event in Turkey, <b>Mamut Art project</b> will be engaging emerging artists with new collectors, galleries and …

Art

Calls to free Italian writer Gabriele Del Grande held in Turkey

A demonstration has been held in Rome for the release of an Italian journalist and human rights activist arrested in detained in Turkey.<p>Gabriele Del Grande went to the country earlier this month to find material for a book on Syrian refugees in the southeast province of Hatay.<p>Protesters near the …

News

President Erdoğan: The rags-to-riches champion that Europe hoped would steady Turkey

Source: Kayhan Ozer/AP<p>TURKISH VOTERS SEEM to have backed their President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan as the way forward for the country, despite the …

Middle East

Two soldiers killed in PKK attack in Turkey’s Şırnak

Two soldiers succumbed to their wounds at a state hospital in the southeastern province of Şırnak on April 23, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.

Kurdistan Workers' Party

Turkish consulate in Thessaloniki attacked by Molotov cocktail

The Turkish consulate in Greece’s Thessaloniki was attacked by a small group with Molotov cocktails early on April 23, Doğan News Agency has reported

Middle East

Turkey hits PKK targets in northern Iraq

Turkish warplanes have carried out airstrikes against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) targets in the Avaşin-Basyan and Zap regions of …

Kurdistan Workers' Party

France votes in election nailbiter

France began voting on April 23 under heavy security in the first round of the most unpredictable presidential election in decades, with the outcome …

France

‘Sherlock Holmes of Armenian Genocide’ Uncovers Lost Evidence

For more than a century, Turkey has denied any role in organizing the killing of Armenians in what historians have long accepted as a genocide that started in 1915, as World War I spread across continents. The Turkish narrative of denial has hinged on the argument that the original documents from …

World News

What Turkey's Election Observers Saw

Behind the allegations of fraud marring Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s claim to have won a constitutional referendum<p>When attorney Necmi Acar arrived at a polling station this past Sunday in Oyuktas, a village in southeast Turkey, he was greeted by an armed squad of rural policemen. Voting had just begun in …

Middle East

Syrian Army Finds Turkish 'Flour' Bags Full of C4

After overrunning Al Qaeda positions in Hama on Friday, the Syrian Army captured some intriguing spoils of war: <b>Turkish flour bags full of …

Syria

‘They call us bigoted and undereducated’

ISTANBUL — The map of Turkey’s recent referendum results, especially when rendered in red and blue, appears to tell a familiar tale: a yawning divide …

Democracy

Damascus 100% Certain Terrorists Get Chemical Weapons Directly From Turkey

"Directly from Turkey, and there was evidence regarding this, some of (it has) been shown on the internet a few years ago. You had many parties and …

Syria

Erdogan Supporters Turned Against Ataturk Legacy - ASHARQ AL

Istanbul – A referendum that was held in Turkey last Sunday put the country on the doorsteps of the Second Republic as a result of the Constitutional …

Democracy