Jim Henson, the relentless innovator who gave the world Kermit the Frog and “The Muppet Show,” is getting a permanent tribute in New York, nearly 30 years after his death
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hit back on July 21 at U.S. lawmakers opposed to the prospect of his visiting the White House, saying he would never go to the United States, which he called a “lousy” country
Negotiations on reworking North America’s landmark free trade pact will begin next month in Washington, U.S. officials announced on July 19.
Radiohead defied calls to boycott Israel over its occupation of Palestinian territory and played for tens of thousands in Tel Aviv on July 19, with singer Thom Yorke having dismissed critics as patronizing
“War for the Planet of the Apes” won this weekend’s battle of the box office in North America, riding on strong reviews and ever more natural-looking apes to take $56.3 million
Iranian authorities have detained President Hassan Rouhani’s brother, the judiciary spokesman said on July 16, in a corruption case that the president’s supporters say is politically motivated.
Following his roughly two-hour meeting this week with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson acknowledged that “things are getting a little better” between the two, a sharp contrast to Tillerson’s first trip to Turkey just a few short months ago
There is a great opportunity for unconventional energy reserves in Turkey’s southeast and northwest, Jim McFarland, president and CEO of Canada’s Valeura Energy, stated at the 22nd World Energy Congress in Istanbul on July 12
Oscar-winning filmmaker Quentin Tarantino is planning a movie based on the notorious Manson Family killings, according to U.S. media
Donald Trump’s eldest son released emails on Jul 11 showing he embraced Russian efforts to support his father’s presidential campaign, a shocking disclosure likely to further fuel speculation over Moscow’s suspected role in the election
A sacrificial wolf elaborately adorned with some of the finest Aztec gold ever found and buried more than five centuries ago has come to light in the heart of downtown Mexico City, once home to the Aztec empire’s holiest shrines
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has accepted an award at the World Petroleum Congress, hosted by Turkey this year.
Jay-Z will bring his latest album to life when he hits the road this fall.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on July 8 that Turkey would not ratify the Paris climate accord, speaking at the end of the G-20 summit in Germany
U.S. Ambassador to Ankara John Bass has said Turkey should “avoid making the mistakes that the U.S. made” in its fight against terrorism, warning that an overly broad definition of terrorism could erode fundamental freedoms
German Chancellor Angela Merkel told leaders of the Group of 20 economic powers on July 7 that millions of people are hoping they can help solve the world’s problems, and warned them that they must be prepared to make compromises
It is one of the most secretive organizations in the world, with power passed through blood ties and family loyalty. But Italy’s ruthless ‘Ndrangheta mafia may have met its match
U.S. job growth surged more than expected in June and employers increased hours for workers, signs of labor market strength that could keep the Federal Reserve on course for a third interest rate increase this year despite benign inflation.
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Metin Münir has been a liberal, a very libertarian writer. He was one of the former editors of the Hürriyet Daily News.
Spider-Man: Homecoming” sees one of the most successful superheroes in movie history return to his comic book roots but the film’s release is a landmark Hollywood event for a different reason.
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