Monday, February 27, 2017
Galatasaray eye closing gap with Beşiktaş The Lions host their archrivals Beşiktaş today at Türk Telekom Arena. If Galatasaray lose, the Super League-leading Black Eagles will increase the point gap to 10 and gain a big advantage in the title race
Turkish lira versus US dollar in foreign trade The potential strength of the Turkish lira for use foreign trade transactions is on the agenda. The best pioneering example of a national currency put to such was set by the...
Majority support constitutional change in referendum: poll According to a recent survey conducted by the polling company GENAR, over 50 percent of the Turkish nation supports the constitutional amendment package, to be voted on in...
White House says Trump might support probe into Yemen raid that killed civilians, Navy SEAL President Donald Trump might support an investigation into last month's U.S. raid in Yemen that killed several al Qaeda militants but also left a Navy SEAL and several civilians...
Traditional Japanese breeze arrives in Istanbul with cultural, foodie events Japanese culture is coming to Istanbul this week until March 3 at the Caddebostan Culture Center (CKM) in Istanbul's Kadıköy district on the Asian side. With the initiatives...
You Will Never Walk Alone: Video celebrating President Erdoğan’s birthday goes viral A video celebrating President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's 63rd birthday went viral on social media circles on Sunday
'Titanic' actor Bill Paxton dies at 61 American actor Bill Paxton, who rose to stardom with roles in Hollywood blockbusters such as "Aliens" and "Titanic," has died at age 61 after complications from surgery, his...
Turkish developer's social travel app unites people, cultures through common goals A well-thought out travel bucket list can put you one step ahead of other travelers. Timeset, a new application developed by a Turkish engineer, helps users find people who have already reached that goal and learn from their experiences
Man drives car into parade crowd, 28 injured A suspect is in custody after 28 people were injured Saturday when a vehicle plowed into a crowd watching the Krewe of Endymion parade in the Mid-City section of New Orleans,...
US to supply heavy weaponry to YPG-dominated group Spokesman Talal Sello of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which is dominated by the PKK's Syria offshoot, the People's Protection Units (YPG), said on Friday that the U.S....
Parked van flies onto car in southern Turkey highway The footage of a bizarre accident surfaced over the weekend, in which a light commercial van parked without its handbrake on fell from a 50-meter-high cliff onto a car cruising on a highway in southern Turkey
Fate of EU migrants in UK to be discussed as Lords study Brexit bill
Britain's House of Lords will Monday begin detailed scrutiny of the bill empowering Prime Minister Theresa May to kickstart Brexit, with the fate of EU nationals living in...
Taliban leader encourages people to plant trees
Taliban's leader has just issued a statement calling on Afghans to plant more trees while Kabul government said the move was made to "deceive public opinion" and distract...
Nearly 10 anti-migrant attacks per day in Germany
Violent attacks against refugees across Germany has drastically increased as the latest report suggests there have been more than 3,500 attacks on refugees and refugee accommodation centers in the country with nearly 10 anti-migrant attacks in a day
AK Party holds first referendum rally in town renamed after July 15 coup
The AK Party launched its referendum campaign yesterday with Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım holding a rally in the Kahramankazan district of the capital Ankara, known for its heroic stance on the night of July 15 failed coup attempt. Yıldırım said that the new changes will bring peace and unity while eliminating the means of terror groups
Software pirates, counterfeiters cost US up to $600B
Counterfeit goods, software piracy and the theft of trade secrets cost the American economy as much as $600 billion a year, a private watchdog says.
In a report out Monday,...
Thousands of Azerbaijanis mark Khojaly victims
Thousands of Azerbaijanis in Baku on Sunday commemorated the 25th anniversary of the Khojaly massacre, a 1992 attack which took the lives of hundreds of civilians, including...
Turkey's natural gas imports down by 4.5 pct in 2016
Turkey has imported 46.164 billion cubic meters (bcm) natural gas in 2016, 2.2 bcm less compared to the total 48.266 bcm in 2015, according to the International Energy Agency...
War On Terror
Turkey-Syria border wall completed by half
More than half of construction of a concrete wall along the Turkish-Syrian border was completed, said the head of Turkey's housing agency.
Ergün Turan, the president of...
Turkey condemns Armenian attacks on Karabakh
The foreign ministry on Sunday condemned Armenian attack which led to the death of several Azerbaijani soldiers on Friday night in the occupied Karabakh region.
Embrace the great outdoors on the eastern Black Sea region's verdant hills
Nature sports are some of the most affordable ways to discover Turkey's lush forests, hills and rivers, especially along the eastern Black Sea region which offers an experience that you will not forget
Hell an evergreen obsession in Chapman brothers' Istanbul exhibit
‘Marvel as the exhibition unites more works from their infamous hell series than ever been shown together before,' says the tongue-in-cheek exhibition guide to the Jake and Dinos Chapman show, ‘In the Realm of the Senseless,' free and open to the public until May 7 at Istanbul's Arter Gallery. The Chapman brothers keep their word and overwhelm our senses with their detailed descriptions of carnage