Turkey

C5 Summit / Strong message from Beijing to Washington, Moscow

Was the timing of the recent China and the five Central Asian countries’ summit (C5) a mere coincidence? It took place almost simultaneously with the G7 event in Hiroshima, making similar headlines all over.

A glimpse of the Istanbul we don’t know

Here was a woman who was but a dot amidst the throngs of people who watched the Bosphorus Bridge being opened in October 1973, as fireworks erupted over a Turkey that now seamed Asia to Europe.

Significance of the damaged historical sites in Syria and Turkey

Here are some of the most important historical locations devastated by the earthquake in Turkey.

1901 feels a lot like 2020 in Orhan Pamuk’s latest novel

How Mingherians responded to the infectious plague in 1901 isn’t altogether different from our response to the Covid-19. They too hid their patients in fear of stigma and isolation.

Caught in the politics of aid, Syria is suffering

Death toll in Syria currently stands over 5,800 (as of 3:30 pm Bangladesh time, February 15). With every passing hour, chances of finding survivors are becoming slimmer.

Historical sites affected by the Turkey-Syria earthquake

Turkey Government has informed that due to the earthquake, more than 3,000 buildings have been destroyed throughout the country, which includes cultural landmarks and historic sites

Turkey in 5 Days: The only travel itinerary you need

There are numerous prime travel destinations in the world but none quite stand out as much as Turkey, now known as Türkiye. Spread over two continents and serving as a bridge between them, the country offers a uniquely holistic experience full of food, culture, art, and architecture. Increasingly popular thanks to its favourable climate, deep blue skies, hot air balloons, baklava, and Turkish coffee, there is much ground to cover in the transcontinental country. Here is the perfect itinerary to experience Turkey!

Saudi prince Salman's first Turkey visit since Khashoggi murder

Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler will on Wednesday take another step out of his international isolation by paying his first visit to Turkey since the 2018 murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom's Istanbul consulate.

Israel, Turkey looking to boost economic ties, FM Lapid says

Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid said on Wednesday that Israel and Turkey are opening a new chapter in their relations after "ups and downs" and were working to expand economic partnerships.

May 25, 2023
May 25, 2023

Strong message from Beijing to Washington, Moscow

Was the timing of the recent China and the five Central Asian countries’ summit (C5) a mere coincidence? It took place almost simultaneously with the G7 event in Hiroshima, making similar headlines all over.

May 15, 2023
May 15, 2023

A glimpse of the Istanbul we don’t know

Here was a woman who was but a dot amidst the throngs of people who watched the Bosphorus Bridge being opened in October 1973, as fireworks erupted over a Turkey that now seamed Asia to Europe.

February 16, 2023
February 16, 2023

Significance of the damaged historical sites in Syria and Turkey

Here are some of the most important historical locations devastated by the earthquake in Turkey.

February 16, 2023
February 16, 2023

1901 feels a lot like 2020 in Orhan Pamuk’s latest novel

How Mingherians responded to the infectious plague in 1901 isn’t altogether different from our response to the Covid-19. They too hid their patients in fear of stigma and isolation.

February 15, 2023
February 15, 2023

Caught in the politics of aid, Syria is suffering

Death toll in Syria currently stands over 5,800 (as of 3:30 pm Bangladesh time, February 15). With every passing hour, chances of finding survivors are becoming slimmer.

February 9, 2023
February 9, 2023

Historical sites affected by the Turkey-Syria earthquake

Turkey Government has informed that due to the earthquake, more than 3,000 buildings have been destroyed throughout the country, which includes cultural landmarks and historic sites

October 13, 2022
October 13, 2022

Turkey in 5 Days: The only travel itinerary you need

There are numerous prime travel destinations in the world but none quite stand out as much as Turkey, now known as Türkiye. Spread over two continents and serving as a bridge between them, the country offers a uniquely holistic experience full of food, culture, art, and architecture. Increasingly popular thanks to its favourable climate, deep blue skies, hot air balloons, baklava, and Turkish coffee, there is much ground to cover in the transcontinental country. Here is the perfect itinerary to experience Turkey!

June 22, 2022
June 22, 2022

Saudi prince Salman's first Turkey visit since Khashoggi murder

Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler will on Wednesday take another step out of his international isolation by paying his first visit to Turkey since the 2018 murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom's Istanbul consulate.

May 25, 2022
May 25, 2022

Israel, Turkey looking to boost economic ties, FM Lapid says

Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid said on Wednesday that Israel and Turkey are opening a new chapter in their relations after "ups and downs" and were working to expand economic partnerships.

November 11, 2021
November 11, 2021

Elif Shafak's 'Black Milk': Can a writer be a mother too?

Black Milk is an autobiographical documentation of Shafak's hesitation, anxiety, perplexity, and self-discovery as she is about to enter the phase of motherhood.