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July 15 to mark fest for our democracy, says Turkish PM

Sat, 07/16/2016 - 07:49
The Turkish Parliament will discuss over a number of new measures to prevent future attempts to stage a military coup in Turkey, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said

Religious leaders stand together against coup attempt in Turkey

Sat, 07/16/2016 - 07:38
Religious leaders in Turkey condemned violence in a joint declaration about the coup attempt in the country that started late on July 15

Turkey demands return of eight plotter soldiers who landed on Greece

Sat, 07/16/2016 - 07:26
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuoşğlu has said Ankara has demanded return of eight coup attempter soldiers , who landed on Alexandroupolis in Greece

Turkey urges US that harboring Gülen is a hostile act after coup attempt

Sat, 07/16/2016 - 07:17
Any country that would harbor Fethullah Gülen, the leader of the parallel state that is regarded as the mastermind of July 15’s coup attempt would not be Turkey’s friend, the Turkish prime minister has said

Top Turkish Air Force head taken hostage during wedding

Sat, 07/16/2016 - 06:55
Turkey’s commander of air forces was taken hostage while attending a wedding on July 15, by soldiers that have engaged a failed coup attempt

Yeni Şafak newspaper’s photographer loses his life

Sat, 07/16/2016 - 06:23
A photographer of the Yeni Şafak daily newspaper, Mustafa Cambaz, has lost his life after being gun fired by a group of soldiers who have staged an attempted coup

Int’l community, Washington, Moscow stand in strong solidarity with Republic of Turkey

Sat, 07/16/2016 - 04:15
World powers and the international community have extended messages of strong solidarity with the people of Turkey in the face of the threat that the country’s democratic institutions and the constitutional order have been facing.

1563 detained over coup attempt

Sat, 07/16/2016 - 01:54
A total of 1563 people, have been detained over the charges of coup attempt, Anadolu Agency reported.

At least 90 dead in Turkish coup attempt

Sat, 07/16/2016 - 01:44
At least 90 people have been killed during the clashes and incidents after a group of soldiers attempted a coup starting from late on July 15, an Ankara prosecutor has said

Plotters bomb near Presidential Palace with fighter jets, five reported dead

Sat, 07/16/2016 - 00:39
Turkish F-16 jet controlled by coup-attempters bombed near the Presidential Palace in Ankara early on July 16, leaving five people dead.

Coup attempters detained after taking Doğan journalists hostage

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 21:27
A group of soldiers entered the Doğan Media Center, which hosts Hürriyet newspaper, Hürriyet Daily News, broadcaster CNNTürk and other Doğan media companies, in Istanbul early on July 16

Opposition parties reject the military coup attempt

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 18:48
All three opposition parties in parliament have announced their stance against the military coup attempt late July 15

Georgian monastery in Turkey's Erzurum awaits more visitors

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 18:01
The Öşvank Monastery in the eastern province of Erzurum’s Uzundere district, which dates back around 1,000 years, has been attracting local and foreign tourists who come for its religious significance and architectural features

The search for a bride: Emergency rooms, courthouses or immigration camps?

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 18:01
After the PM’s statement that people search for brides in emergency rooms, Erospolis checks out other potential sites for your Big Fat Turkish Wedding

INTERVIEW: Cem Emrence on three Ottoman paths to modernity

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 18:01
Author Cem Emrence speaks to HDN about his original book on Ottoman paths to modernization: ‘Remapping the Ottoman Middle East: Modernity, Imperial Bureaucracy and Islam’

US not in favor of resumption of Turkish flights over Syria

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 18:01
The truck attacker who killed 84 civilians in Nice, France, sent another shockwave to the world, which had barely recovered from consecutive jihadist attacks in Orlando, Istanbul, Dhaka and Baghdad that claimed the lives of hundreds of people

An eternal state of emergency?

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 18:01
The way the terrorist act in Nice was conducted on Thursday evening reveals how terrorism has transformed and shifted to a totally new phase recently

On the massacre of innocents in Nice

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 18:01
It has happened again. This time Nice, a lovely city on France’s Mediterranean coast, has been attacked

This woman’s story breaks hearts

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 18:01
Ceren, a Turkish woman, got married in 2013

Syrian convergence at the Moscow table

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 18:01
The title might seem complicated, but it is the diplomatic path for the times ahead