Age, Marital Status, Educational Background of New Ministers

Berat Albayrak aged 38 is the youngest minister of the new council of ministers, and Veysel Eroğlu aged 68 is the eldest. The ministers’ total number of children is 73.

Barzani: Borders Drawn by Force Cannot be Accepted

President of Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government Masoud Barzani has noted that Kurdistan has reached the necessary maturity for independence.

Ankara Unhandicapped Films Festival Begins

4th Ankara Unhandicapped Films Festival begins with the ceremony to be held at Opera Sahnesi today in Ankara.

New Council of Ministers Announced: 1 Woman, 26 Men

AKP Chair, Binali Yıldırım has submitted the list of the Council of Ministers of the 65th Government to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. The only woman in the cabinet is the Minister of Family.

Hrant’s Friends Ahead of Hearing: Watch for Justice Regardless Who is Responsible

Ahead of the hearing in the trial of public officials for murder of Hrant Dink, his friends have said; “Regardless who is behind it and how deep the issue is, we will continue our watch for justice until those who have joint responsibility over Hrant’s murder get the punishment they deserve”.


Gezi Resistance

  • bianet compiled all its news, photo and video content from May 27, 2013 regarding the Gezi Resistance around a timeline. Even though the chronology ends in March 2014, we know that this is just the beginning...

Male Violence Monitoring

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