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New World record marking Turkish Victory Day

30th August 2014 On Tuesday 26th August, thousands of people joined together to honor Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, by creating the world’s largest portrait of their nations hero and creator of the Republic Of Turkey.This record-breaking event was held at the Anitkabir mausoleum in Ankara, and also marks...
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It is business as usual at Turkish Airports, despite false evisa claims

21st August 2014 Turkish authorities have refuted claims in which foreign travelers endured delays as a result of the ‘e-visa’ program.Recent media reports allege that thousands of foreign tourists had been refused entry into Turkey and that some holiday makers had even been sent back to their home...
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Erdogan wins presidential election

11th August 2014 Turkey's prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan won the presidential election on Sunday. Erdogan had gained about 52%, against 38% for main rival Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu. The huge margin of victory means there is no need for a run-off.Erdogan delivered a speech from the balcony of his Justice and...
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Turkey's Presidential Election - 2014

10th August 2014 Today turkey holds elections to elect a new president. This is the first time that turkey has held open presidential elections, when previously the president has been selected from the party with the highest majority.Here is a look at the three candidates.___PRIME MINISTER RECEP TAYYIP ERDOGANThe...
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