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LOOK: The Most Mind-Blowing Photos From Turkey

The Huffington Post | Carlo Davis | Posted 06.06.2013 | World

For the sixth day, protesters have taken to the streets of Istanbul to voice their disapproval of the government, even after Deputy Prime Minister Bul...

9 Popular (Mis)Conceptions About Istanbul

Leyla Giray | Posted 07.22.2013 | Travel
Leyla Giray

You can love it or hate it but Istanbul probably won't leave you indifferent. It's one of the most visited cities on earth and there are nearly as many opinions about it as there are visitors.

How You Doin: Mapping The World Through Pick up Lines

Katie Beck | Posted 07.17.2013 | Travel
Katie Beck

I have heard some absolute doozies in cities all over the world and even if the surroundings are pretty, the words are not.

Headscarves in Istanbul

Felice Shapiro | Posted 08.06.2012 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

Not all headscarves are what they appear to be. They are both more and less than you would expect.

'Pink Certificate' Required For Turkish Military Exemption

Posted 03.26.2012 | Gay Voices

Being a gay man officially means you're exempt from the otherwise mandatory years of Turkish military service. However, as the BBC is reporting, t...

Jailed Journalists In Turkey Released

AP | SELCAN HACAOGLU | Posted 05.12.2012 | Media

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Four Turkish journalists were freed from jail Monday, a year after they were detained in a case that has raised fears for pres...

LOOK: Istanbul, A Straining Metropolis With Big Dreams

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 05.11.2012 | World

ISTANBUL (AP) — On a moonlit night in the backstreets of Beyoglu, one of Istanbul's oldest districts, the worn facades and sharp-angled shadows reca...

Dateline Istanbul: Defending the Internet And Exposing Symbolic Politics

Danny Schechter | Posted 11.26.2011 | World
Danny Schechter

Symbolism in Turkey is skillfully manipulated, with the government upholding civilian rule over a military that staged three coups to impose its will in the modern period.

Uncommon Knowledge: Claire Berlinski

FORA.tv | FORA.tv | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Uncommon Knowledge: Claire Berlinski Expanding on her book, Claire Berlinski asserts that Margaret Thatcher saved Great Britain by asserting ...

PHOTOS: Guess The Destination

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Istanbul has been generating a lot of buzz lately, and it's no surprise. A culturally rich and beautiful city, Istanbul lies not just at the nexus of...

U2 in Istanbul: Turkey on the World's Stage

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lisa Derrick

U2's Turkish debut marks a lot of firsts: the band's first show in Turkey, their first meeting with the Turkish Prime Minister, the first rock concert...

Turkey will "never forgive" Israel

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Turkish president says deaths will leave "deep scar" as thousands mourn in Istanbul. ...

Turkish aid activists arrive home

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Deported Gaza aid activists land in Istanbul as Israeli PM defends raid on flotilla....

Turkey's Prime Minister Orders Heavy Metal Fans Arrested

Ahu Ozyurt | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ahu Ozyurt

If he can not even tolerate a group of Heavy Metal fans, what sort of a "Leader of the Muslim World" does he aspire to be? Even Ahmedinejad would be ashamed of this.

Lies, Damn Lies, and Armenian Deaths

Bruce Fein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bruce Fein

After statehood was lost, Armenians turned to their genocide playbook exploiting Christian bigotries and contempt for Ottoman Muslims.

Turkish Contemporary Art Thrives Despite Economy

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Nichole Sobecki | GlobalPost ISTANBUL, Turkey -- Home to an acclaimed biennial and several world-class galleries, Turkey has long nurtured a str...

British House of Commons: Demanding Justice For Armenians, Not Just Genocide Recognition

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

This continuum of massacres, genocide and deportations highlights the existence of a long-term strategy implemented by successive Turkish regimes from the 1890's to more recent times.

Why the pope's shoes are raising eyebrows

CNN / Anderson Cooper 360° | CNN / Anderson Cooper 360° | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Pope Benedict XVI visits the King Hussein Bin Talal mosque Saturday in Amman, Jordan. The ...

Why the pope's shoes are raising eyebrows

CNN / Anderson Cooper 360° | CNN / Anderson Cooper 360° | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Pope Benedict XVI visits the King Hussein Bin Talal mosque Saturday in Amman, Jordan. The ...

Why the pope's shoes are raising eyebrows

CNN / Anderson Cooper 360° | CNN / Anderson Cooper 360° | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Pope Benedict XVI visits the King Hussein Bin Talal mosque Saturday in Amman, Jordan. The ...

Why the pope's shoes are raising eyebrows

CNN / Anderson Cooper 360° | CNN / Anderson Cooper 360° | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Pope Benedict XVI visits the King Hussein Bin Talal mosque Saturday in Amman, Jordan. The ...

Obama Charms Many Muslims, Arabs During First Venture Into Islamic World

AP | LEE KEATH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — The Middle East is finding, to its amazement, that it may actually like America's new leader. Barack Obama has impressed many Arabs and ...

Obama In Istanbul: Visits Mosque, Reaches Out To Turkish Youth

AP | TOM RAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISTANBUL, Turkey — President Barack Obama heralded a "new chapter of American engagement" with the world on Tuesday and vowed to forge new relat...

White House Press Corps Stranded In Istanbul

Planet Washington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The White House press corps is stranded in Istanbul. Originally scheduled to depart for home soon after President Obama and Air Force One took off Tu...

Obama's Iraq Visit: Makes Surprise Trip To Baghdad On Way Home (VIDEO, SLIDESHOW)

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

***CLICK HERE FOR UPDATES*** BAGHDAD - Flying unannounced into a still-dangerous war zone, President Barack Obama told U.S. troops and Iraqi officials...