An insider’s cultural guide to Ankara: unique Anatolian modernity

From psychedelic folk music to guerrilla artists, Didem Tali takes us behind the new urban developments in Turkey’s capital

The delivery of new, modernized Turkish identity cards will be completed across the country by 2018, as Turkish authorities recently announced Turkish IDs would be updated in line with the country’s deal with the European Union on easing visa restrictions for Turkish citizens traveling to Europe
Hidden child labour: how Syrian refugees in Turkey are supplying Europe with fast fashion

Thousands of Syrian refugees are working illegally in the Turkish garment industry where child labour, low wages and poor conditions are common

Erospolis is delighted that the Young Gray Wolves have announced a campaign to read – at a time when youths across Turkey are putting down their books for the winter break
Five years into the conflict of the neighboring country, almost 70,000 Syrian babies have been born in Turkey so far, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Yalçın Akdoğan has announced
15 academics from the US have called for putting an end to the clashes, pointed out to the importance of freedom of expression and declared their support for the Academics for Peace.
Search has been made in Bolu province of house and faculty rooms of six academics signing petition titled “We will not be a party to this crime”.

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