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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.
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5 hrs ago | Tehran Times
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.
9 hrs ago | Trend
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.
10 hrs ago | Russia Taday
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.
15 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach
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.
17 hrs ago | Trend
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.
19 hrs ago | The Daily Star
Residents try to cross from Syria to Turkey illegally, from the Assi River, in Al-Hmazih village March 13, 2014.
19 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com
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.
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.
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)
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.
Sun sets behind the 16th century Ottoman era Blue Mosque in the old city of Istanbul .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)