Second-Hand Bookshops Festival in Haydarpaşa

Haydarpaşa Second-Hand Bookshops Festival starts on November 18 with the participation of 40 second-hand bookshops.

NATO Discharges Officer Showing Atatürk as Enemy

NATO has discharged the technician who added Atatürk to the “Biography of Enemy Leader”, and an officer who opened a fake social media account in the name of Erdoğan.

After First Marriage Performed by a Mufti, Religious Affairs Informs, Muftis Not Authorized Yet

Following the first marriage performed by a mufti, a religious civil official, taking place in a mass marriage ceremony organized by Bismil municipality on November 15, the Directorate of Religious Affairs has stated that the muftis have not been authorized to perform civil marriage yet.

NATO: Purchase of S-400 Restricts Turkey’s Access to NATO Technology

Deputy Under Secretary of the US Air Force Grant has said that in case Turkey purchases S-400 air defense system, its access to NATO technology will be restricted.

Turkey Withdraws Troops from NATO Drill, Dollar Exceeds 3.90 TL

President Erdoğan has announced that Turkey has withdrawn its 40 soldiers from a NATO exercise. Erdoğan also signaled an offensive into Afrin: “We need to clear Afrin of the YPG”.


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