Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Sensible people everywhere must be hoping that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fails in his odd mission.
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has sought to reassure some of the world’s leading investors about political and economic stability in Turkey during his meetings in New York
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
One of Thomas Edison's little-known ambitions was to build a device to hear the voices of the dead, according to a nearly lost chapter of the inventor's memoirs which is being republished in France this week.
Boston will revisit the horror of the 2013 Marathon bombings on March 4 when the 21-year-old accused of carrying out the worst attack on US soil since the September 11 strikes goes on trial
Category: DOĞAN HIZLAN
I have a daily Hürriyet Saturday supplement from 2003. A photo of Yaşar Kemal is smiling at me. The title of the interview is this: “İnce Memed is 50 years old, his novel that upgraded Yaşar Kemal from the stove-heated house.”
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu goes to Capitol Hill on March 3 for another round in an increasingly heated battle with the White House over Iran's nuclear ambitions
A volcano in southern Chile began erupting early March 3 forcing the evacuation of some 3,000 people in nearby villages, the government said.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ramps up his mission to foil an emerging White House-backed nuclear deal with Iran with a speech on March 2 to the powerful pro-Israel AIPAC lobby.
For its next technological trick, Google will show you what it's like to zip through trees in the Amazon jungle.
Turkey’s exports decreased to $10.4 billion in February, a 13 percent drop from the same month of the previous year, mainly due to the loss in the Turkish Lira’s value, the Turkish Exporters’ Assembly (TİM) announced on March 1.
Category: BLIND SPOT
With an average intelligence, observation ability, good sense of humor and healthy mind you will be able to figure out Turkey and Turkish people easily. You will be eating olives at breakfast and dipping your bread into the ‘juice of the salad’ in no time
Unlike what many argue, establishing an authentic Turkish-style presidential system is both possible and necessary, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has stressed, underlining that presidential systems in different countries around the world vary in form
A former Marine was sentenced on Feb. 24 to life in prison without parole after being convicted of murdering the US Navy Seal whose story inspired the blockbuster movie "American Sniper."
Spain said on Feb. 24 it had broken up an online network accused of recruiting young women to join Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants fighting in Iraq and Syria and arrested four suspects
The head of the National Security Agency refused to comment on Feb. 23 on reports that the U.S. government implants spyware on computer hard drives for surveillance purposes
The dark comedy "Birdman" held up a mirror to Hollywood and its struggling actors and received in return the film industry's highest recognition on Feb. 22, the Academy Award for best picture
The global economy’s largest problem is a credibility gap, rather than budget deficits, said Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan at the first B-20 meeting abroad during Turkey’s G-20 presidency
Hakan Fidan visited the provincial branch of the party in Ankara Feb. 23.
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
How awful! A psychopath stabs to death a 20-year-old female student because she had resisted his rape attempt. He then chops off her hands and burns her, all while ringing his father and a friend who arrive at the scene to “help” him. The next day, nearly 80 million Turks are shocked! How shocking one of us committed such a monstrous act
The question in the title is no doubt too late and futile to ask. A quick, but realistic answer, is probably “the Turks themselves,” or, related to this, “it was destined to get lost.”
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