A team of paleontologists Thursday showed reporters skulls of a rat-like mammal that lived when dinosaurs still roamed the earth and was recently discovered in southern Argentina.
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
“The appearance of law must be upheld, especially when it’s being broken,” said Boss Tweet in the “Gangs of New York,” which chronicles how “America was born in the streets.” Is the new Middle East being born in the labyrinths of the Arab Spring? Many argue about what the process should be called: Is it the Arab or the Middle Eastern spring? Is it spring or one of the other seasons? For some, Arab uprisings are better than Vivaldi’s four seasons, for others one’s spring is another’s fall. The wo
Demonstrators on Wednesday shut down operations at the Port of Oakland, one of the largest container ports in the United States, in protests against economic inequality and corporate greed.
Israel said yesterday it would freeze its funding to the United Nations cultural agency UNESCO following the group’s decision to grant the Palestinians full membership.
A pair of near-simultaneous bombings killed six security guards in Iraq yesterday as U.S. troops are preparing to leave by the end of this year.
Ancient tales of Norse mariners using mysterious sunstones to navigate the ocean when clouds obscured the Sun and stars are more than just legend, according to a study published Wednesday.
Category: DAVID JUDSON
Let’s re-contextualize America’s continuing problems on the porous Aghanistan-Pakistan border, the 2,600 km line established in 1893. Both sides are largely inhabited by ethnic Pashtuns.
Chile's Hudson Volcano released three huge columns of steam and ash that combined in a cloud more than 5 kilometers high today, threatening a much larger eruption that had authorities in Chile and Argentina on red alert.
Category: ERDOĞAN ALKİN
It has become obvious that the Turkish Central Bank is still keeping inflation in mind.
Category: İLHAN TANIR
“I have been coming to the U.S. since 1981,” said Soli Özel, a Turkish academician who was visiting Washington, D.C. this week with the TÜSIAD delegation, “but never witnessed Turkey-U.S. relations to be as touchy-feely as they are now.”
One of New York’s most famous museums has opened a number of new Ottoman galleries, naming two of the new venues after the Koç family.
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
Turkey is beset these days with the earthquake in Van, an eastern city that borders Iran. The death toll is in the hundreds, while some suspect that it might ultimately reach into the thousands. The tragic stories and scenes of victims are all over the media, which brings anguish to the whole nation.
As the anti-banking “Occupy” movements grow and morph into the West’s version of the social network-driven “Arab Spring,” it is worth trying to contrast the two.
At first the anti-Wall Street upheaval could have been called an “American Spring.”
Keegan Bradley beats the odds and takes home the coveted the PGA Championship trophy, which was dominated by several unfamiliar names
Category: TAYLAN BİLGİÇ
If there ever was a way for the Central Bank to save face, it was certainly taken yesterday. Keeping the one-week repo rate (the benchmark rate) unchanged at 5.75 percent while hiking the overnight lending rate (the rate at which banks borrow from the Central Bank’s overnight facilities) by a massive 3.5 percentage points looks like a face-saving operation indeed.
Thousands of mourners buried slain Afghan peace negotiator Burhanuddin Rabbani on Friday
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