From Tuesday onward, Oct. 29 will not only be commemorated as the anniversary of the founding of the Turkish Republic, but the day a giant transportation project, the Marmaray, connecting İstanbul's Asian and European sides via an undersea commuter train line, was inaugurated, fulfilling an Ottoman sultan's dream from...
German-Muslim playmaker of Turkish descent Mesut Özil did not leave Real Madrid because he was “exhausted” chasing South American beauty queen Aida Yespica, the ex-Miss Venezuela has said. Spanish newspapers quoted Real Madrid chairman Florentino Perez as saying that Özil’s obsession with the showgirl affected his performance at the Bernabéu...
The 22-ton bridge stolen from Kocaeli's Gölçük district Turkey; it was regularly used by villagers to cross a creek to reach their orchards on the other side of the village. On Monday morning the villagers were astonished not to find the regular bridge on which they crossed to the...
Thieves stole on Monday an entire bridge apparently for its scrap metal in the western province of Kocaeli in a most unusual theft. The 22-ton bridge, which was 25 meters long, was in a village in Kocaeli's Gölçük district and was regularly used by villagers to cross a creek to...
Ahmed Dogan, 58, a Bulgarian politician who is the leader of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms was giving a speech at a conference in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria on Saturday when an assassin stormed the stage, pointed a gun at point blank range to the politician's head...
Turkish civil society organizations active in Somalia show marked differences with their Western counterparts, as the former donate directly to Somalia rather than through international bodies and have a presence in the country for no other purpose than helping “their brothers and sisters in Somalia,” the country's minister for...
THE Turkish government and jailed Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan have agreed on a roadmap to end a three-decade-old insurgency that has claimed tens of thousands of lives, media reports say. The deal was reached during a new round of talks between Ankara and Ocalan and aims to have the...