National Public Radio
Mystery Writer Finds Istanbul's Byzantine Past Hiding In Plain Sight
The Hagia Sophia is one of the city's most well-known Byzantine monuments, but it's also home to a lesser-known memorial: a plaque for the man who encouraged the Fourth Crusade's plundering of the city.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Touristanbul offers Turkish Airlines passengers a taste of real Istanbul
Passengers flying Turkish Airlines to any of their more than 200 destinations around the world normally go through Istanbul, the airline's main hub.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Travel agenda: From skating in the Italian Dolomites to wine tours in Turkey
Thomson Cruises has an excellent option for the last two weeks of November: sail from Malaga to Barbados for A 900 New winter options from Exodus include a skating course in the Italian Dolomites, starting in January and based in the scenic village of Versciaco di Spore.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
How I became the 'creepy old man' on a bus tour
There are 42 passengers on board this Busabout tour of Turkey. Thirty-seven of them are girls.
Ahmet Davutoglu has played a crucial role in Turkish foreign policy for more than a decade
A former academic, Ahmet Davutoglu has served the Justice and Development Party faithfully since 2002, as an adviser to prime ministers Abdullah Gul and Recep Tayyip Erdogan and, for the past five years, as foreign minister.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Turkish Daily News
Turkish authorities refute claims that foreign tourists suffer due to 'e-visa' system
The Foreign Ministry has refuted media reports suggesting that thousands of foreign tourists had not been allowed to enter Turkey with e-visas at Dalaman Airport and Milas-Bodrum Airport, and that some of them had even been sent back to their home countries.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Qatar Airways to ramp up flights to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport
Qatar Airways is responding to the increased demand for its services to Istanbul by announcing an addition of three weekly flights to Istanbul Sabiha GA kA en Airport making the route daily, commencing October 26, 2014.
In Turkey, Ephesus recalls an ancient metropolisIn Turkey, Ephesus...
Unearthed in 1869, Ephesus dates back to the 16th-century B.C.E. It is the world's most complete remains of a Roman Empire city.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Travel advisory for Besiktas
Due to the outlying location of the stadium we highly recommend that all supporters take advantage of the complimentary coaches being operated by the club between the centre of Old Town Istanbul and the Ataturk Olimpic Stadium.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
US News & World Report
Turkey's Affordable Mediterranean Coast Retirement Spots
Usually overlooked in favor of more established Mediterranean destinations, Turkey's coast offers diverse, beautiful and affordable lifestyle options .
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Erdogan wins Turkey's 1st direct presidential vote
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan won Turkey's first direct presidential election Sunday, striking a conciliatory tone toward critics who fear he is bent on a power grab as he embarks on another five years at the country's helm.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
The trip of a lifetime
From Croatia I then spent time in Hungary, Italy, Czech Republic and Greece with some friends before making my way solo to my last stop in Istanbul, Turkey.
4YOU A320 near Antalya on Aug 6th 2014, loss of cabin pressure
A 4YOU Airlines Airbus A320-200 on behalf of Eurolot, registration UR-CME performing flight K2-6242 from Antalya to Poznan with 177 passengers, was climbing through FL340 about 120nm north of Antalya and 140nm south of Istanbul when the crew initiated an emergency descent to 10,000 feet due to the loss of cabin pressure, the passenger oxygen masks ... (more)
Mashdots College's Annual Pilgrimage: Stunning Moments With Our History
MASHDOTS COLLEGE'S ANNUAL PILGRIMAGE: STUNNING MOMENTS WITH OUR HISTORY Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 http://asbarez.com/125714/mashdots-college%E2%80%99s-annual-pilgrimage-stunning-moments-with-our-history/ Near Mt.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Take a tour of the Cappadocia region in Cappadocia, Turkey, and learn about its history, unique landscape and underground cities connected by inner chambers.
Opinion: Democratic but unfair
For the first time, citizens of Turkey living abroad can vote in the country's presidential election, including in seven German cities.
U.S. Senate to recess for August without confirming envoy to Turkey
PanARMENIAN.Net - The Armenian National Committee of America welcomed the U.S. Senate's decision to recess for August without confirming an ambassador to Turkey as a meaningful opportunity for both Senators and American civil society to review both Ambassador-designate John Bass' positions as well as the range of issues that are rapidly reshaping ... (more)
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Many layers and faces of Istanbul
Built in the early sixth century on a grand scale, the Hagia Sophia was later converted into a mosque.
The soap opera effect? Turkey most popular vacation destination for Jordanians this Eid
Outbound tour operators told The Jordan Times the majority of bookings are for all destinations in Turkey, including Istanbul, Antalya and Marmaris.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Given the hostility of the administration in Ankara, average Israelis have only their pride to gain by standing firm and reevaluating the purchase of Turkish products.