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Freedom for 10 Turkish sailors abducted off Nigeria

Freedom for 10 Turkish sailors abducted off Nigeria

  Ankara: Ten Turkish sailors kidnapped last month by pirates off the coast of Nigeria have been released. They are all in good health. The sailors were abducted on July 16 in the Gulf of Guinea after pirates attacked Turkish-flagged ship Paksoy-1 on her way from Douala in Cameroon to Abidjan in Ivory Coast, the […]

MAHB’s success in Turkey shows Malaysian firms’ capability: Dr Mahathir

MAHB’s success in Turkey shows Malaysian firms’ capability: Dr Mahathir

    Istanbul: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd’s (MAHB) success in managing Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (ISGIA), Turkey’s second biggest airport, shows Malaysian companies’ capability as well as their ability to expand their operations abroad, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has said. The prime minister said although MAHB operates airports in several other countries as […]

Azerbaijan abolishes visa requirements for visiting Turkish citizens

Azerbaijan abolishes visa requirements for visiting Turkish citizens

  Baku: Azerbaijan has removed the visa requirement for Turkish citizens, both countries have said. Currently, Turkish citizens can apply for a visa at airports in Azerbaijan. In Baku, the foreign ministry said that the visa regime regarding “Turkish citizens holding general civil passports and wishing to come to Azerbaijan for up to 30 days” […]

“Boris the Turk” hailed in Johnson’s ancestral hometown in Turkey

“Boris the Turk” hailed in Johnson’s ancestral hometown in Turkey

  Ç Çankırı: The election new United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson whose family roots reach back to an Ottoman minister was hailed with great fanfare by fellow Turkish townsmen in Çankırı. Residents in the northern Turkish province , around 140 kilometers northeast of Ankara, told Demirören News Agency they were proud that the family […]

South Koreans among top tourists to Rumi museum in Turkey

South Koreans among top tourists to Rumi museum in Turkey

  Konya: South Koreans are among the top five tourists who visited the museum dedicated to Mevlana Jalaladdin Rumi, the famed 13th century Sufi poet and scholar, in central Turkey. The figure of South Korean tourists to the site and the country is likely to increase sharply as Turkey has seen more than a 40% […]

10 Afghan bikers cycle their way to Istanbul

10 Afghan bikers cycle their way to Istanbul

Cyclists emphasize significance of Lapis Lazuli corridor Ten Afghan bikers have pedaled 4,118-kilometers from Afghanistan to Turkey to emphasize the economic and cultural relations between countries in the region. The Turkish-Afghan Friendship Cycling Tour began in Afghanistan’s Harat province and ended at the World Peace Park in the Beşiktaş district of Istanbul, Turkish media reported. […]

Fethullah Gulen: Islam is Compatible with Democracy, Despite Turkey’s Recent Example

Fethullah Gulen: Islam is Compatible with Democracy, Despite Turkey’s Recent Example

The original article was published on Le Monde («L’échec de l’expérience démocratique turque n’est pas dû à l’adhésion aux valeurs islamiques mais à leur trahison») on February 25, 2019, by Fethullah Gülen.   Turkey was hailed as an example for a modern Muslim democracy during the early 2000s. The current ruling party that came to […]

Education System of a Stateless Nation

Education System of a Stateless Nation

The Kurdish land, at first, was partitioned between Iran and the Ottoman Empires in 1639 and then, after the First World War, among Turkey, Iran, Iraq, and Syria through international agreements; a population of more than 50 million began to live under the rule of four different modern states. This occupation caused many negative situations […]

Schools do not offer Muslim education to the students

Schools do not offer Muslim education to the students

Turkey school system is based on 4(primary school)+4(middle school)+4(high school), and the university is in two-year, four-year, and six-year program. In Turkey, all education costs are free for 12 years of elementary, middle, and high school, and textbooks are also provided free of charge. In other words, primary, middle, and high school education is compulsory […]

How will Turkey end up if the situation continues?

How will Turkey end up if the situation continues?

On August 13, ‘Turkish Lira’ and ‘Turkey’ were ranked as number one and two respectively in the real-time query of the leading portal in Korea, Naver. Two questions are to be asked in this situation. The first one is why did the Turkish Lira suddenly collapse? The other question is what will happen to Turkey’s […]

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