• Syria: just another airy promise

    By on April 11, 2012

    Thanks to our super technology planes, trains and of course smart phones the world is a smaller planet than it was 50 years ago. But our solidarity also should be bigger than it was 50 years ago. We as human-beings can not stay silence against tragedies happening around us. If there is a nation suffering at the hands of a repressive state, we can not stay indifferent.

  • Summer in Istanbul

    By on July 13, 2011

    If you are one of the millions of Europeans planing to spend your summer in Istanbul, please copy this article and keep it in your bag. Because it may worth to have a look while you are in İstanbul. stanbul is one of the hottest European cultural cities. So you need to find some beaches to get cool while enjoying your holiday in Istanbul.

  • Turkey: The new indispensable nation

    By on Dec. 23, 2010

    Turkey put its imprint as one of the most influential countries not only on 2010, but on the first decade of the third millennium, says Recep Tayyip Erdogan, prime minister of the Republic of Turkey in an article.

  • Turkey's Masked Ball

    By on May 9, 2010

    For today so far as we can see AK Party is doing what the majority of Turkish society, their voters asked them to do at last parliamentary election. As long as they reflect the desire of the majority I am pretty sure that peaceful days and the end of the Turkish masked ball is closer for Turkey.

  • Kurdish FAQ

    By on Dec. 24, 2009

    With the dissolution of Turkey’s only Kurdish political party earlier this month, some might wonder what exactly is going on with the dysfunctional Turkish-Kurdish relationship and whether or not they can find a guide explaining it in simple terms.

  • The Turkish Love for Protest

    By on Nov. 5, 2009

    Protests have always been a way for people to pass the time on the weekends and as the rest of Europe adopts less rowdy methods of change, we are comforted in knowing we will always be louder. Turks have been making the most of the last days of sun by spending the past month waking up early, taking to the streets, and screaming until police arrived.

  • Turkey's Nobler Blood

    By on Oct. 31, 2009

    As Turkey celebrates its 86th birthday, the walls between Turks and Kurds have begun coming down. A relationship once regarded as “active human rights abuse” is slowly becoming “hesitant disregard” and may one day even grow into “begrudging tolerance. ” On October 29th, 1923 Turks all got together and figured they needed to tear down old walls by establishing a republic.


    By on Oct. 30, 2009
    Sabanci Foundation launched the "Turkey’s Changemakers" project to share inspiring stories of individuals who make a difference in social and economic development. The first episode aired on Sunday 4 October 2009 at 18:30 on CNN Turk, and told the inspiring story of changemaker Dr. Zeynep Simsek. Dr. Simsek is the Founding Director of the Harran University Medical School Public Health Department.

    By on Oct. 29, 2009

    Eagerness and curiosity were the two exact words that suddenly came into my mind when I decided to go to Sulukule- the Roma district in the buffer zone near the land walls of Istanbul’s historical peninsula.

  • Turkey and Armenia ends 100 years cold war

    By on Oct. 23, 2009
    Switzerland hosted an important deal for Turkish Republic. Armenian and Turkish FM’s signed the treaty to normalise relations and bring peace to oil and gas rich Caucasis. After the agreement will be completed after the clarification of governments parlaimanterians. Afterward Turkish Armenian border, which is closed since 1993, will be opened in 2 months.