ANKARA. The number of unregistered weapons seized by Turkish police in the last five years has risen to 64,897, and the authorities are also working on the social aspects of stray bullet fire, Today's Zaman
Conspiracy theories have been popular in the former Ottoman Empire ever since the 19th century, when Turkey became a pawn in Great Power games. But even by that standard, the current stories swirling around Istanbul and Ankara take the cake.
Turkey’s decision last month to try two Christians under a revised version of a controversial law for “insulting Turkishness” because they spoke about their faith came as a blow to the country’s record of freedom of speech and religion.
Gates of Vienna 20 March 2009
By Baron Bodissey
I’ve written so many times in this space about the OIC (the Organization of the Islamic Conference) that it sometimes feels like I do nothing but fisk Secretary General Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu (see the bottom of this post for a list of previous articles on Prof. Ihsanoglu and the OIC).
The Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (Tesev) has issued a report saying that despite recent attempts by the country to broaden property rights for religious minorities, it still falls short of requirements
A couple in Hoogezand-Sappemeer, Netherlands, is suspected of having swindled the municipality for 200,000 euro. The two received welfare but concealed the fact that they owned about 400,000 euro worth
The latest household labour survey, released on Monday by the Turkish Statistics Institute (TUIK), shows that the unemployment rate in Turkey jumped to 13.6 percent in December 2008, a 3 percentage point