US and Turkey Extend Subsidies for Renewables

US and Turkey Extend Subsidies for Renewables

Source: WSJ © US and Turkey Extend Subsidies for Renewables In the last day of work for 2015, the United States Congress passed a multiyear...

Police Raids Against HDP Continue

Police Raids Against HDP Continue

*Source: Hürriyet Daily News © Police Raids Against HDP Continue Police raids targeting the pro-Kurdish HDP party continue, with the latest raid occurring early this morning...

Mustafa Koç Dies of Heart Attack

Mustafa Koç Dies of Heart Attack

*Kaynak: Hürriyet Daily News © Mustafa Koç Dies of Heart Attack Vehbi Koç Foundation American Hospital in Istanbul announced earlier today that Mustafa Koç, the head...

In Memory of Abdi Ipekçi

In Memory of Abdi Ipekçi

*Source: TRT Türk © In Memory of Abdi Ipekçi On February 1st 1979, Abdi Ipekçi was killed in his car outside his apartment building while returning...

Amedspor, the Kurdish Conflict, and the Symbolic Power of Football

Amedspor, the Kurdish Conflict, and the Symbolic Power of Football

*Source: Ajanshaber © Amedspor, the Kurdish Conflict, and the Symbolic Power of Football For some, football is just a game, a chance to enjoy some exciting...

News of the Week, February 22nd, 2016

News of the Week, February 22nd, 2016

*Source; Today’s Zaman, Mustafa Kirazlı © News of the Week, February 22nd, 2016 A bite size round-up of last week’s events; Ankara Bombing and the PYD...

Dear Mr. President… “I believe I should thank you for my imprisonment.”

Dear Mr. President… “I believe I should thank you for my imprisonment.”

*Source: Tuncay Özkan © Dear Mr. President… “I believe I should thank you for my imprisonment.” “Imprisonment was one of the few professional experiences missing from...

An Overview of EU – Turkey Refugee Crisis Negotiations

An Overview of EU – Turkey Refugee Crisis Negotiations

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu (L), European Council President Donald Tusk (C) and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker address a media conference at an EU-Turkey...

Some Kind of Freedom Fighters: Can Dündar on Journalism Today

Some Kind of Freedom Fighters: Can Dündar on Journalism Today

Source: Reuters © Some Kind of Freedom Fighters: Can Dündar on Journalism Today “We, as critical journalists, have a higher duty as we become fewer in...

The Test of the Turkish Banking Sector

The Test of the Turkish Banking Sector

*Source: Hürriyet Daily News © The Test of the Turkish Banking Sector The status of İşbank has caused some confusion over the years due to the...