Russia complains to Turkey over drones sales to Ukraine — Turkish bureaucrat

Reuters 04/09/2022

ISTANBUL — Russia has complained to Turkey over its sale of Bayraktar TB2 armed drones to Ukraine, a high level Turkish bureaucrat said on Friday, but added the sales were by a private Turkish company and not…

CEBU CAN DO A TURKEY!

Editorial 12/29/2017

  Netizens were amazed how a group of Turkish artists transformed a graffiti wall in Turkey’s City of Van into a canvas of plastic bottle caps, creating perfect replicas of famous paintings. A netizen named Rex Argonza…

‘Recycled Street’ art calls for environmental awareness

Marc Cosep 12/29/2017

If you happen to walk along the street in the City of Van in eastern Turkey, you will be impressed by the artworks on the walls. The vivid illustrations of Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa”, Johannes Vermeer’s…

How Istanbul embraces diversity

Adam Brown 07/28/2017

There is a trivia question that goes like this … what is the name of the city that is located on two different is a trivia question that goes like this … what is the name of the city…

The Fairest of them all

Apple Ta-as 01/29/2017

MISS UNIVERSE 2016 CROWNING  MOMENT Have you picked a single favorite candidate? With 86 lovely women vying for the Miss Universe 2016 crown, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by a bevy of beauties but, of course, there’s…

Police jails newspaper editor, columnists

11/02/2016

ISTANBUL — Turkish police detained the chief editor and at least 11 senior staff of Turkey’s opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper on Monday, a move that signals a widening crackdown on dissenting voices. Editor-in-chief Murat Sabuncu, cartoonist Musa Kart,…

Turkey targets media

07/26/2016

Ankara – Turkish authorities on Monday issued arrest warrants for over 40 journalists in a new phase of the controversial legal crackdown after the failed coup, as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was to host opposition party chiefs…

Turkish F-16s patrol skies days after failed coup

07/19/2016

ANKARA, Turkey — Warplanes patrolled Turkey’s skies days after a failed coup, officials said Monday, in a sign that authorities feared that the threat against the government was not yet over. A senior official said F-16 jets…

Turkish coup quashed, 194 killed in clashes

07/17/2016

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey’s president declared he is in control of the country early Saturday as loyal military and police forces quashed a coup attempt during a night of explosions, air battles and gunfire that left dozens…

Female suicide bomber wounds 13 in Turkey

04/29/2016

ISTANBUL — A female suicide bomber blew herself up in a historic district of Turkey’s fourth largest city on Wednesday, wounding 13 people, according to officials. The assailant was “aged about 25” and only fragments were left…

Turkey gives aid to typhoon victims in Philippines

11/18/2013

HIT by frequent natural disasters herself, Turkey sympathizes and stands by the people and government of the Philippines to recover from the deadliest ever typhoon that left huge devastation in its trail and loss of human lives.…

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