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FOLDED CORNER - ‘Hrant Dink: An Armenian Voice of the Voiceless in Turkey’ by Tuba Çandar, translated by Maureen Freely (Transaction, $30, 403 pages)
Doğan Holding Chair Begümhan Doğan Faralyalı will attend the World Economic Forum 2017 in Davos
The 47th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) will take on Jan. 17-20 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, under the theme of “Responsive and Responsible Leadership.”
NATO is “obsolete,” Germany’s Angela Merkel made a “catastrophic mistake” on refugees, Brexit will be “great” and the United States could cut a deal with Russia: U.S. President-elect Donald Trump unleashed a volley of broadsides on Jan. 15 in interviews with European media
The eight individuals who own as much as half of the rest of the planet are all men, and have largely made their fortunes in technology.
The global economy is in better shape than it’s been in years. Stock markets are booming, oil prices are on the rise again and the risks of a rapid economic slowdown in China, a major source of concern a year ago, have eased
Nora Buschmann, an internationally renowned guitar soloist from Berlin, will take the stage in Istanbul on Jan. 18 as part of the Akbank Sanat Guitar Days
Former Exxon-Mobil CEO and U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s secretary of state nominee, Rex Tillerson, has urged the United States to re-engage with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to acquire a seat at the Syria and Middle East table
With a final call of his campaign mantra “Yes We Can,” U.S. President Barack Obama urged Americans on Jan. 10 to stand up for U.S. values and reject discrimination as the United States transitions to the presidency of Republican Donald Trump
A U.S. jury on Jan. 10 condemned self-described white supremacist Dylann Roof to death over the massacre of nine black worshippers in a South Carolina church in June 2015 - a crime that shocked the nation
The global auto industry on Jan. 9 was bracing for more confrontational tweets from President-elect Donald Trump, with the festive Detroit auto show due to kick off here
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump targeted Toyota Motor Corp on Jan. 5, threatening to impose a hefty fee on the world’s largest automaker if it builds its Corolla cars for the U.S. market at a plant in Mexico
The number of foreign tourists visiting Istanbul declined to 9.2 million in 2016, a 26 percent decrease compared to the previous year, data from the Istanbul Culture and Tourism Directorate has shown.
Ford Motor Co on Tuesday scrapped a planned Mexican car factory and added 700 jobs in Michigan following criticism by Donald Trump, as the U.S. president-elect turned his attention toward rival General Motors Co with the threat of a "big border tax" over compact cars made in Mexico
In a city bound by tradition, every president taps a legislative affairs director to work with Congress. U.S. President-elect Donald Trump appears ready to use a legislative whip like none other: Twitter.
The main message of 2016 was that we are entering a period of economic and political upheaval comparable to the industrial revolution of 1780-1850, and nothing expressed that message more clearly than Donald Trump’s appointment of Andrew Puzder as Secretary of Labor
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Dec. 28 said Israel’s building of settlements on occupied land was jeopardizing Middle East peace, voicing unusually frank frustration with America’s longtime ally weeks before he is due to leave office
Turkey’s automotive exports are expected to reach $25 billion in 2017 with an 8 percent increase from 2016, according to sector representatives
Turkish TV series are sold to 200 countries, which some of them are valued at around $250,000 per episode
Category: MEHMET ÖĞÜTÇÜ
LONDON - As the world is preparing to leave 2016 behind as a year fraught with political surprises, financial crises and market volatility, governments and businesses including those in Turkey have started to set their eyes on what the next 12 months have in store for them politically and economically.
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