Artists in Myanmar are testing new freedoms through films shown at a festival...
A court in China sentenced on a veteran dissident, Chen Xi, to 10 years in jail for subversion today, his wife said.
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
By the time this commentary is out it should be clearer whether Turkish-French relations are going to take a nose dive or if a sense of reality has prevailed in Paris...
Turkish Nobel Laureate author Orhan Pamuk is currently touring South America to promote his new book, “The Naive and the Sentimental Novelist.”
Writer and psychologist Gündüz Vassaf examines the totalitarianism of everyday life in his book ‘Prisoners of Ourselves’ in English. ‘Totalitarianism is maintained through oppression and by the individual’s acceptance of a limited state of freedom,’ Vassaf says
‘A country cannot progress without women,’ according to Family Minister Fatma Şahin, who says the government tries to encourage women’s employment.
Five Nobel Peace Prize winners have launched a campaign urging the release of jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, a fellow Nobel recipient, a statement from the group said Friday.
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
The winners of the Nobel Peace Prize vowed Friday to work even harder to make the world see women not just as victims of conflicts, but as leaders in efforts to resolve them.
On current trajectories, according to an assessment by German academics released on Monday, Earth is headed for a sizzling increase of 3.5 degrees Celsius (6.3 degrees Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial times.
Egyptians again headed to the polls yesterday for two days of runoffs in their first parliamentary elections since Hosni Mubarak’s ouster, a balloting in which Islamist parties already captured an overwhelming majority of...
The U.N.'s top climate official said Sunday she expects governments to make a long-delayed decision on whether industrial countries should make further commitments to reduce emissions of climate-changing greenhouse gases.
Category: ERDOĞAN ALKİN
For years people who suffered most during the economic crises believed in and also advocated the idea that the main problem has been the lack of professional economists at the steering wheel of the economies.
This year’s TÜYAP Book Fair once again kicks off at Büyükçekmece’s fair area. While this year the main focus is Egypt and its literature, the fair also hosts lots of publishing house from all over the world. The events at the TÜYAP Book Fair fair also focuses on Egypt’s cultural heritage
The book fair is organized by TÜYAP Fair and Exhibition Organization, and will be held at the TÜYAP Fair and Convention Center, Büyükçekmece with the participation of more than 600 publishers and NGOs. 25 publishers from Egypt will exhibit thousands of titles in Arabic, Turkish and English. About half a million visitor are expected to visit the book fair this year.
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
German Chancellor Angela Merkel let the cat out of the bag the other day.
The Arab Republic of Egypt will be the country guest of honor in the 30th session of the Istanbul International Book Fair, which will run Nov. 12 to Nov. 15
A group of intellectuals staged a rally in front of the Beşiktaş Courthouse yesterday to protest the recent arrest of prominent publisher Ragıp Zarakolu and Professor Büşra Ersanlı on terrorism-related charges, while international organizations also condemned the arrests.
Category: DAVID JUDSON
Category: MEHMET ALİ BİRAND
Four writers from Daily Hürriyet selected Turkey’s 10 most influential people. This is an interesting subject regardless of geographic location. We, a group of eight friends, also selected the 10 most influential people in Turkey. And we compared our list with Hürriyet’s four writers’ list.
Americans Thomas Sargent and Christopher Sims won the Nobel economics prize on Monday "for their empirical research on cause and effect in the macroeconomy," the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said.
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