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Turkey day and night: music, arts, books, gastronomy, movies. An enjoyable account of social and everyday life and culture of Turkey, from music and arts festivals to gastronomy, archaeology and books.

Türkiye Today

Today marks the sixth year of the thwarted coup attempt in Türkiye; the US House of Representatives’ F-16 decision restricting Türkiye sale; US Officials voice concern over Ankara’s Syria operation; Turkish Jewish Community’s Cemetary...

Türkiye Today

Four-way negotiations for grain crisis will continue in a coordination center in Istanbul next week; CHP leader hinted at Presidential candidacy; Covid cases on the rise; Fitch report on Turkey indicate rising risks, the...

Türkiye Today

Turkey will host Russian, Ukrainian delegations to solve grain crisis; Turkey, Russia, İran to meet in Tehran on Syria after US alleged that İran will give drones to Russia; UN agreed to extend authorization...

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The ECHR ruled that Türkiye did not fulfill its obligations in the Kavala case, infringement procedure against Türkiye proceeds; Fethullah Gülen, the leader of outlawed Gülen Organization convicted for masterminding the 2016 coup attempt,...

Türkiye Today

Baykar’s AKINCI UCAVs photographed as a fleet; Erdoğan, Lapid had a phone conversation ahead of Biden’s Israel visit; Main opposition leader pledges to cut student loans, reiterated opposition’s pledge to send Syrian refugees to...

Türkiye Today

The first day of the four-day religious holiday Eid al-Adha; Ruling AKP loses votes; Rating agency Fitch downgrades Türkiye’s rating; Russia hinted at ending UN aid operation to Syria through Türkiye… Here is what...

Türkiye Today

Medics’ strike to mark violence against health workers continues in its second day after the police attack in İstanbul in the first day sparked outrage; Erdoğan addressed citizens asking for patience about economic difficulties;...

Türkiye Today

A medical doctor killed in a gun attack, professional associations decide to go on strike to protest increasing violence against healthcare workers; Minister of Justice said Ankara renewed its extradition request from Finland and...

Türkiye Today

The main opposition leader argues that certain business people close to President Erdoğan are approaching him in fear of power change; Fugitive Organized-Crime leader Sedat Peker continues to stir debate by his accusations; HDP’s...