Turkey's Erdogan Declares Victory In Close Vote, But Opponents Contest Result

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 16.04.2017 | UK

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is thanking allies and supporters for the passage of a constitutional referendum he backed that greatly expands...

Istanbul Art Fair: Bringing People Together Through the Universal Language Of Art

Jeyda Yelkalan | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK
Jeyda Yelkalan

As more and more refugees find themselves seeking safety in Turkey, and the Syrian war rages on with no end in sight, it can be difficult to find the ...

How May's US-To-Turkey Trip Turned Into A Political Firestorm

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 29.01.2017 | UK Politics

Within seconds of Theresa May’s plane touching down at Heathrow on Saturday night, she and her team knew that she’d flown back into a political st...

May Agrees Turkish Defence Deal Despite Human Rights Fears

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 28.01.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has signed a new £100m defence deal with Turkey - just minutes after raising Turkey’s human rights record directly with the country’s...

This Country Is Trialling Paying Grandparents To Look After Their Grandkids

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 24.01.2017 | UK Parents

Childcare is one of the biggest challenges facing working parents, but one country hopes to find an easy solution to that. The Turkish government has ...

A Turkey Isn't Just For Christmas

JB Gill | Posted 24.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
JB Gill

A superbly lean source of protein, it's better than any prize chicken and can be eaten every day of the week. If we're happy to reserve the best food for our biggest occasions, surely it stands to reason that we should be able to have the best, every week of the year, should we feel inclined to do so.

Suspect In Istanbul Nightclub Attack Pictured Bloodied And Bruised After Police Swoop

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK

The suspected Istanbul nightclub attacker has been caught in a police operation, according to Turkish media reports. Officials have begun questioning ...

Two Attackers Shot Dead After Deadly Car Bombing In Turkish City Of Izmir

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK

Two attackers have been shot dead and the hunt is reportedly on for a third after a car bomb exploded in the Turkish city of Izmir on Thursday. State ...

Far From Driving Turkey Into The Hands Of Extremists, The Vile Attack In Istanbul Must Bring Turks Together

Baroness Hussein-Ece | Posted 04.01.2017 | UK Politics
Baroness Hussein-Ece

Rather than driving Turkey into the arms of extremists, as the gunman presumably wanted, the result of this vile crime should be to bring Turks together - a reminder that the country's great and enduring strength lies in its secular traditions, and I hope future.

IS Claims Responsibility For Istanbul Nightclub Attack As Manhunt Continues

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 02.01.2017 | UK

Dramatic footage of the Istanbul nightclub shooting has emerged showing bullets ricocheting off cars outside the venue, and the gunman holding his wea...

Warning For British Tourists After Istanbul Shooting Leaves At Least 39 Dead

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 01.01.2017 | UK

British tourists have been warned to “remain vigilant” in Turkey where at least 39 people were killed when a gunmen believed to have been dressed ...

Families Complain Of 'Ruined' Christmas After Discovering Turkey Was Green Inside

SWNS | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 29.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A number of Brits had their Christmas dinner “ruined” after carving into a turkey to find it florescent green inside. The unsightly green flesh, p...

Ten Simple Political Predictions For 2017

Nicholas Mazzei | Posted 25.12.2016 | UK Politics
Nicholas Mazzei

Boris Johnson won't last another six months as Foreign Secretary. There will be too many conflicts between himself and Theresa May and something will have to give. Mrs May isn't going anywhere, so it'll be Boris. Where he'll go though is anyone's guess...

These Are The Criminals And Corporations That Have Made A LOT Of Money From The Refugee Crisis

The Huffington Post | James Martin | Posted 23.12.2016 | UK

The biggest refugee crisis in recorded history has engulfed continents, swung elections and fuelled the rise of nativism. It has also made a lot of pe...

Top Tips For Using Herbs At Christmas

Emily Curson-Baker | Posted 20.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Emily Curson-Baker

I like hardy herbs; those that, once used can be planted in the garden, they will survive and go on to flourish. Good examples are Rosemary, Thyme and...

Russian Ambassador To Turkey Shot Dead During Live Press Conference In Ankara

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 19.12.2016 | UK

The Russian ambassador to Ankara has been shot dead by a gunman during a live press conference, amid chaotic scenes at an art gallery in the Turkish c...

Top Ten Tips For Stress-Free Christmas Cooking

Ronnie Murray | Posted 20.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Ronnie Murray

I understand why people get stressed about cooking at Christmas, but there are so many practical ways to ease the pressure and make sure you spend quality time with family and friends - not just the turkey.

Turkey Death Toll Rises To 38 As Day Of Mourning Declared

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 11.12.2016 | UK

The death toll following twin blasts in Istanbul has risen to 38, officials said on Sunday, as a national day of mourning was declared. Turkey’s In...

16 Things You Should Know Before Cooking Your First Christmas Lunch

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Cooking your first Christmas lunch is not something to be undertaken by the unprepared, so we’re sharing the 16 things everyone should know before o...

The Pursuit Of Education: Amer's Story

Jeyda Yelkalan | Posted 24.11.2016 | UK
Jeyda Yelkalan

Amer has always loved studying. Even when civil war erupted in his home country of Syria, Amer and his siblings continued to attend school every day ...

Let's Knock Down Walls, Not Build Them

Anton Georgiou | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Anton Georgiou

Peace in Cyprus, has the opportunity to show the world that there is another way. We don't always have to point fingers and seek out a scapegoat. Even where there is little hope, and after 42 years, many Cypriots had lost hope, with determination and drive, anything is possible. I wish the leaders and those involved in the final stages of these peace talks endless luck. If they are successful, it will not only mean a great deal to my family and fellow Cypriots, it will also mean a lot to a world that at times feels like it has lost all hope.

British Tourist Pictured In ‘Unsafe Helmet’ Minutes Before Quad Bike Death

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.11.2016 | UK

A 21-year-old British holidaymaker who died in a quad bike crash in Turkey wasn’t given the appropriate safety gear which could have saved her life,...

A Cinderella Story: Education For Syrian Refugees In Southern Turkey

Jeyda Yelkalan | Posted 24.11.2016 | UK
Jeyda Yelkalan

For the first time in four years, nine-year-old Aysha is attending school and dreaming of becoming a doctor, but it was not long ago that the young Sy...

'I Don't Care If They Call Me A Dictator'

Jody Sabral | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK Politics
Jody Sabral

When will we be ready to admit the Turkish model has failed? Maybe never for the implications of this admission are too overwhelming to consider, aren't they? Better to voice our concerns and turn the other cheek. We intervene in countries' domestic affairs only when it is convenient for us not for them, and now really isn't the time, is it?

Cyprus Peace Process: Failure To Launch?

Yeshim Harris | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK Politics
Yeshim Harris

CYPRUS PEACE PROCESS: FAILURE TO LAUNCH? Will a settlement be in line with EU constitution in absence of compliance with the mandatory EU Gender Act...