|Owner(s)||İhlas Holding (66%)|
|Founded||22 April 1970|
|Political alignment||Conservatism, Right-Wing|
|Circulation||180,000 (May 2013)|
Türkiye (Turkish for Turkey) is a Turkish newspaper.
Turkish, also referred to as Istanbul Turkish, is the most widely spoken of the Turkic languages, with around ten to fifteen million native speakers in Southeast Europe and sixty to sixty-five million native speakers in Western Asia. Outside Turkey, significant smaller groups of speakers exist in Germany, Bulgaria, North Macedonia, Northern Cyprus, Greece, the Caucasus, and other parts of Europe and Central Asia. Cyprus has requested that the European Union add Turkish as an official language, even though Turkey is not a member state.
Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a transcontinental country located mainly in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan Peninsula in Southeast Europe. East Thrace, located in Europe, is separated from Anatolia by the Sea of Marmara, the Bosphorous strait and the Dardanelles. Turkey is bordered by Greece and Bulgaria to its northwest; Georgia to its northeast; Armenia, the Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhchivan and Iran to the east; and Iraq and Syria to the south. Ankara is its capital but Istanbul is the country's largest city. Approximately 70 to 80 per cent of the country's citizens identify as Turkish. Kurds are the largest minority; the size of the Kurdish population is a subject of dispute with estimates placing the figure at anywhere from 12 to 25 per cent of the population.
The paper was founded by Enver Ören in 1970 as Hakikat, and was renamed Türkiye in 1972.It reached 119,000 circulation in 1985, and 300,000 in 1989. Notable contributors include Rahîm Er.
Dr. Enver Ören was the founder of Ihlas Holding. He was born in Turkey. He graduated from the Faculty of Science at Istanbul University in 1961. He was accepted to the premier military school of Turkey with a full scholarship and graduated top of his class. After graduating he went to Italy, on a NATO scholarship for one and a half years for further study and research. In the early 1970s he assumed the heavy responsibility of publishing a newspaper.
Türkiye's parent company, İhlas Gazetecilik, was floated on the Istanbul Stock Exchange in 2010 (33% of shares, with the remainder owned by İhlas Holding).
İhlas Holding A.Ş. is a Turkish conglomerate. Besides media assets which include the Türkiye newspaper and TGRT News TV, it has primary interests in construction, electric and electronic and trade, energy and mining, health and education (Türkiye Hospital and İhlas College. The company has traded on the Istanbul Stock Exchange since 1994.
The Turkish Football Federation Turkish: Türkiye Futbol Federasyonu; TFF) is the governing body of association football in Turkey. It was formed on 23 April 1923, and joined FIFA the same year and UEFA in 1962. It organizes the Turkish national teams, the Turkish Football League and the Turkish Cup.
The Turkish Cup is a football cup competition in Turkish football, run by the Turkish Football Federation since 1962. During a brief sponsorship period with Fortis, its sponsored name was Fortis Türkiye Kupası. Now Ziraat Bankası is the sponsor and the sponsored name for the cup is Ziraat Türkiye Kupası.
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The Cankurtaran Tunnel, a.k.a.Hopa Cankurtaran Tunnel, is a road tunnel located in Artvin Province as part of the Hopa-Borçka Highway
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The Newseum is an interactive museum that promotes free expression and the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, while tracing the evolution of communication. The seven-level, 250,000-square-foot (23,000 m2) museum is located in Washington, D.C. and features fifteen theaters and fifteen galleries. Its Berlin Wall Gallery includes the largest display of sections of the wall outside Germany. The Today's Front Pages Gallery presents daily front pages from more than 80 international newspapers. Other galleries present topics including the First Amendment, world press freedom, news history, the September 11 attacks, and the history of the Internet, TV, and radio. It opened at its first location in Rosslyn, Virginia, on April 18, 1997, and on April 11, 2008, it opened in its current location.