Custodian policy proves unpopular

The Turkish government policy of taking control of dozens of municipal authorities…

Istanbul’s Mayor struggles to get funding

Istanbul mayor Ekrem İmamoğlu is seeking European investment to finance stalled infrastructure…

Why are doctors leaving Turkey?

An unprecedented number of doctors are leaving Turkey to pursue careers abroad,…

How Başakşehir, a state-sponsored super team without fans, rose to the top

The Başakşehir football club has enjoyed a sensational rise in recent years…

The Government’s new front in the war on smoking

Smokers who light up in their own cars in Turkey now face…

Will Brexit mark end of Ankara Agreement?

For decades, Osman Akınhay called Istanbul home.  The writer and translator owned…

Turkish people trust local media more than before, report claims

A recent international report on digital media and news consumption has shown…

Live-streamed council meetings draw huge interest

Live broadcasts of city council meetings in Ankara and Istanbul have sparked…

Educated Turks seeking their future abroad

Immigration from Turkey rose by more than 60 percent last year compared…