Turkey

Actress sues CHP leader after verbal row over Ak Saray praise

Actress sues CHP leader after verbal row over Ak Saray praise

December 22nd, 2014 | Good Morning Turkey
Turkish actress Hülya Avşar has opened a suit for damages against leader of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu after he staunchly criticized her praise of the new presidential palace as...
Seven soldiers wounded in land mine explosion in southeastern Turkey

Seven soldiers wounded in land mine explosion in southeastern Turkey

December 22nd, 2014 | Good Morning Turkey
Seven soldiers were wounded Dec. 22 when a land mine planted on the road was detonated as a military vehicle was passing in the southeastern province of Mardin. Gendarmerie forces were patrolling the area in the Dağiçi locality...

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Turkey welcomes Cuba-US rapprochement

Turkey welcomes Cuba-US rapprochement

December 19th, 2014 | Good Morning Turkey
The Turkish capital has voiced its satisfaction with the announcement of rapprochement between Cuba and the United States, which...
Chobani founder urges world to ‘step up’ for Syrian refugees

Chobani founder urges world to ‘step up’ for Syrian refugees

December 19th, 2014 | Good Morning Turkey
In an article for CNN.com, the founder of US-based Chobani Greek Yogurt Hamdi Ulukaya urges the world to ‘step up’ on the...

World

  • Give the ‘gift economy’ a chance this holiday season
    World
    December 22nd, 2014

    Give the ‘gift economy’ a chance this holiday season

    ‘Tis the holiday season. ‘Tis the season of joy and gratitude and giving. And spending unnecessary amounts of money on gifts sure to be thrown in a corner after the season is over. Scented candles, ornaments of adorable angels and reindeer, objects that seem immensely...Read More