Topic: Turkey

‘You Will Burn in Hell’ By Ismail Akbulut “You will burn in hell! Since you’ve committed treason, you’re no longer worthy to carry out God’s mission!” That’s a curse recently hurled at me by one of my own relatives, a[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator BERLIN — The news on October 26 that a Turkish court decided to release German human rights activist Peter Steudtner from prison, and even allow him to leave the country, was not[...]

ISTANBUL (Panorama.am) — The municipality of Istanbul adopted a decision to name Toshabag Street in the Beyoglu District after renowned Armenian-Turkish photojournalist, Ara Guler, Agos newspaper. The source says the decision came[...]

FRANKFURT — If France was the Guest of Honor this year at the celebrated Frankfurt Book Fair, then Turkey — that is, the official Turkey — might well earn the title of the Guest of Dishonor. Taking part in the innumerable interviews[...]

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – The Turkish Parliament on Tuesday, October 10, in its first legislative session of the new term, stripped Kurdish lawmaker Besime Konca of her membership over a court ruling that sentenced her to[...]

By Tugce Ozsoy and Selcan Hacaoglu ISTANBUL (Bloomberg) — Markets in Istanbul tumbled after the US and Turkey stopped issuing visas for each other’s citizens in a spat related to last year’s failed coup against President Recep[...]

By Raffi Bedrosyan What makes Istanbul beautiful is the Bosphorus dividing the City between Europe and Asia, and what makes Bosphorus beautiful is a series of architecturally magnificent palaces, mansions and mosques. Most of these[...]

By Josh Lederman NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration has withdrawn a proposal to let Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security guards buy $1.2 million in U.S.-made weapons, a congressional official said September 18,[...]

By Raffi Bedrosyan Just when one thinks the level of hatred and intolerance in Turkey toward minorities cannot get any worse, something shocking happens which surpasses even the worst incidents of the past. Aysel Tugluk, formerly a human[...]

ANKARA (Reuters) — US President Donald Trump and Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan spoke on Saturday and agreed to continue to work toward stronger ties and regional security, Erdogan’s office said, a day after he lashed out at US authorities[...]