Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Turkey News

News on Turkey continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | Al+ Armenia

Serj Tankian addresses open letter to Turkish people

Armenian-American musician Serj Tankian, in an open letter published in the Turkish-Armenian weekly, Agos, urged the people of Turkey to face history and "truly find yourself," enlightening the Turkish public to their government's rabid efforts to deny the Armenian Genocide.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Serj Tankian

5 hrs ago | Tehran Times

Avaz ensemble to perform in Turkey in late May

Avaz, an ensemble composed of Iranian and Turkish musicians, will be giving concerts in several cities in Turkey late May. The concerts will begin at the Middle East Technical University in Ankara, the Iranian vocalist Hadi Sepehri told the Persian service of ILNA on Tuesday.

Comment?

Related Topix: Middle East, World News

9 hrs ago | Trend

Turkey and New Zealand agree mutual tax exemption

Turkish President Abdullah Gul said Tuesday that the relationship between Turkey and New Zealand borne out of the ashes of the Gallipoli battle in 1925 continues to bear fruit, Anadolu Agency reported.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Travel, Turkey Travel, Middle East Travel, Oceania, New Zealand, Abdullah Gul

10 hrs ago | Russia Taday

Twitter blocks two accounts critical of Turkish govt

Twitter executives have admitted that the company has blocked two Turkish social media accounts that were used to leak secret government documents and accused authorities of widespread corruption.

Comment?

Related Topix: Middle East, World News, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

15 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

A La Turca Gives Hollywood a True Taste of Turkish Cuisine

Turkey is the only country in the world located on two continents, a bridge of sorts among Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, making it one of the world's true melting pots.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Life, Food, Dining, Recipes

17 hrs ago | Trend

Children account for 30 percent of population in Turkey

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 22 By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend: Children account for 30 percent of the population in Turkey, according to the 2013 statistics of the country's Statistical Institute.

Comment?

Related Topix: Middle East, World News, Azerbaijan, Mathematics, Science

19 hrs ago | The Daily Star

'Almost one million' Syrian refugees in Turkey: PM

Residents try to cross from Syria to Turkey illegally, from the Assi River, in Al-Hmazih village March 13, 2014.

Comment?

Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Lebanon, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

19 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Turkey Regrets Shooting of Liberians, GOL Dispatches Envoy

The Foreign Minister of Turkey His Excellency Professor Ahmet Daavutoglu has expressed his government's deepest regrets over the shooting incident involving four Liberians that took place in Istanbul earlier this month.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Liberia, Africa

23 hrs ago | Trend

Turkey stresses expansion of 'friendly' Iran ties

The Turkish ambassador to Iran says his country will not miss any opportunity to further strengthen the "friendly" relations between Ankara and Tehran in different areas.

Comment?

Related Topix: Middle East, World News

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Going nuts? Turkey looks to pistachios to heat new eco-city

Pistachios are already a key ingredient in Turkish baklava, but the country may now have found a new way to exploit the nuts known as "green gold" -- by using their shells to heat a new eco-city.

Comment?

Related Topix: Middle East, World News

Hyperallergic

Members of Turkey's Art Community Speak Out Against Government

Turkey has long been known for its relatively liberal political system for the region, but over the past year the country has begun clamping down on free speech; 24 people were detained last summer after allegedly spreading anti-government sentiment on Twitter, and the government blocked Twitter and YouTube in the days leading up to local elections ... (more)

Comment?

Related Topix: Middle East, World News

Suria

Turkey university cancels panel on gays;...

A Turkish university cancelled a panel on gay rights after it came under harsh criticism from Islamic extremists who branded the event as "immoral", a liberal daily reported Monday.

Comment?

Related Topix: Middle East, World News, Gay/Lesbian

CFR.org

Turkey: "What Next?"

Sun sets behind the 16th century Ottoman era Blue Mosque in the old city of Istanbul .

Comment?

Related Topix: Middle East, World News, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Abdullah Gul

Trend

Turkey's biggest unions declare their determination to hold May...

Some of Turkey's biggest unions continue to insist on holding the May Day rally at Istanbul's Taksim Square despite government's refusal to permit any gatherings at the site on the day, Anadolu agency reported.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Life, Holidays, Beltaine, May Day

The Telegraph

Bitter truth

Why would anyone believe Seymour Hersh? True, he's the Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter who broke the story of the massacre committed by the US army in My Lai during the Vietnam War, and revealed the torture and sexual humiliation of Iraqi prisoners by American military police in Abu Ghraib prison.

Comment?

Related Topix: Abu Ghraib, Syria, World News, Middle East, Opinion

Trend

South Korea seeks more investment in Turkey

The South Korean ambassador to Turkey says the Asian nation wants to invest in its host's financial sector, but added that such investment is not without problems.

Comment?

Related Topix: Middle East, World News, Lee Myung-bak

Trend

Azerbaijani defence minister to visit Turkey

During his visit Hasanov will participate in a ceremony dedicated to the 99th anniversary of the Battle of Canakkale, according to a message from Azerbaijani Defense Ministry.

Comment?

Related Topix: Middle East, World News

Trend

Turkey wants discount from Russia for supplied gas

Turkey will try to obtain a discount from Russia for the gas supplied by this country, and this issue will be discussed with the management of Russia's Gazprom in coming days, Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Taner Yildiz said, the country's TRT Haber TV channel reported on April 21. The information about that Gazprom refused to ... (more)

Comment?

Related Topix: Middle East, World News

Trend

Kazakhstan, Turkey agree on increasing number of mutual flights

The aviation agencies of Kazakhstan and Turkey have adopted a decision to increase the number of flights to eight on Antalya -Almaty, Antalya- Astana and Antalya-Karaganda routes, Kazakhstan's Ministry of Transport and Communications said on April 21. The flights will be regular; they will be carried out in accordance with the approved schedule and ... (more)

Comment?

Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Kazakhstan Travel, World News, Middle East, Almaty, Kazakhstan Travel, Europe Travel

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

International soccer matches have a reputation for occasionally rowdy fans, but on Sunday Police in Turkey were dealing with a fan uprising not related to the outcome of a game but to a new e-ticketing system.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••