Trade liberalization continues to be the lowest-hanging fruit that can boost global economic expansion.
Wildlife numbers have plunged by more than half in just 40 years as Earth's human population has nearly doubled, a survey of over 3,000 vertebrate species revealed on Sept. 30.
The private sector in Turkey is quite adept at operating in a difficult area with flexibility, according to Dimitris Tsitsiragos, a key figure in the International Finance Corporation, told the Hürriyet Daily News
Category: GWYNNE DYER
Afghanistan is a strikingly imperfect society in almost every respect: politics, economy, security and human rights. But it isn’t entirely a lost cause, either
President Barack Obama admitted Sept. 28 that the United States underestimated the threat posed by ISIL in Syria, as warplanes pounded the oil sites that fund the jihadist group
Iraq has 'credible' intelligence that ISIL militants plan to attack subway systems in Paris and the US, the PM but U.S. and French officials said they had no evidence to back up his claims.
In an emotional ceremony at the White House, Obama called Holder 'the people’s lawyer' and credited him with driving down both the nation’s crime and incarceration rate
Hollywood has hailed a major victory after being given the all-clear to use drones for film and television production, paving the way for more unmanned aerial systems in American skies
Sierra Leone began a quarantine of more than one million people in the largest lockdown in west Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak, as world leaders met to discuss the crisis at the UN
Canadian star Leonard Cohen turned 80 on Sept. 21, two days before the release of his new album
'He was the sixth best sniper in the world, and he trained 400 other snipers' an Al-Qaeda supporter said
Obama said the coalition of Arab nations showed the US was not alone in combating the ISIL
The Egyptian football authorities are expected to ban militant football fan groups in another move of labeling opposition forces as violent threats to their power
After Turkey declined the opportunity to play a central role in the coalition against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) last week, pundits openly debated the merits of America’s relationship with the longtime Middle Eastern ally.
The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) called on Muslims to kill citizens of Western countries taking part in the US-led anti-jihadist coalition by any means, in a statement posted online
Category: BLIND SPOT
Responses vary to the realities of Turkish men coupling with foreign women. Love comes first in most relationships, but the mother-in-law and cooking come right after love
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
On June 10, 2014, the notorious “Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant” (ISIL) took over Mosul, a key city in northern Iraq, with a swift conquest that caught many off guard.
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
For the first time, investors in America are keeping an eye on Turkish start-ups
Canada’s largest city is welcoming a new museum showcasing the splendor of Islamic art and culture. The Aga Khan Museum will feature everything from rare Quranic manuscripts to musical instruments
Trying to reassure war-weary Americans, Obama vowed the US will not fight another ground war in Iraq but his spokesman said some military advisers could end up in front-line positions
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