China lifted a ban on imports of meat from Brazil on March 25 after Brazilian authorities clarified details of a police investigation into alleged bribery of health inspectors, in a victory for President Michel Temer’s efforts to stem damage from the probe.
The leaders of the “yes” camp in the referendum campaign to shift Turkey to an executive presidential system cannot successfully defend their position, so prefer to attack the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) and its leader, CHP head Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said.
Category: VERDA ÖZER
You must already know the story. The United States has barred passengers from bringing their laptops and iPads on board flights from eight Muslim-majority countries. Britain didn’t wait too long to join the ban. As a result, the so-called “Muslim laptop ban” has become the hottest topic in Turkey.
The day after the flaming out of U.S. President Donald Trump’s first major legislative initiative, his supporters across America were lashing out - at conservatives, at Democrats, at leaders of his Republican Party in Congress
Dozens of German companies including Siemens attended meetings in Bolivia this week to discuss building a coast-to-coast railway through Brazil, Bolivia and Peru that could speed up the export of corn and soybeans to Asia, German and Bolivian officials said on March 22.
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
U.S. President Donald Trump signed a law that said manned missions to deep space, including to Mars, would be the U.S. space agency’s main goal in the decades to come, while also authorizing $19.5 billion in spending for NASA.
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
My Hürriyet colleague Jale Özgentürk recently attended the Seatrade Fair in Miami, after which she wrote that Turks’ interest in this Florida city was rising
Category: GWYNNE DYER
The Sunni-Shiite civil wars in Iraq and Syria are both nearing their end, and in both cases the Shiites have won – thanks largely to American military help in Iraq’s case, and to a Russian military intervention in Syria. Yet Russia and the United States are not allies in the Middle East. At least not yet
Concerns around the State Department that President Donald Trump’s transition was in chaos seem mistaken. What if it’s by design? What if Trump decided America doesn’t need State and if he can’t get away with closing it down, he can disable, deconstruct and defund it?
Chuck Berry, rock ’n’ roll’s founding guitar hero and storyteller who defined the music’s joy and rebellion in such classics as "Johnny B. Goode," ”Sweet Little Sixteen" and "Roll Over Beethoven," died Saturday at his home in an unincorporated area west of St. Louis. He was 90
U.S. President Donald Trump’s budget proposal has triggered a stiff debate both in the country and in the global arena, as the Pentagon is set to become a major winner while the State Department and federal programs are in line for steep reductions.
U.S. Senator John McCain made headlines last week after claiming during a Senate Armed Services Committee meeting that the United States will see a “train wreck” between Turks and Kurds in northern Syria if it does not recognize the threat that the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD)/ People’s Protection Units (YPG) raises against its NATO ally
Turkish hackers have hacked a number of Twitter accounts following a diplomatic row with Germany and the Netherlands over a ban on Turkish ministers entering the country.
The 16th Boston Turkish Films Festival will be organized this year between March 16 and April 2.
Turkey has expended great effort to convince the US and Russia to abandon the Syrian Kurdish PYD, but neither country is likely to do so, according to Istanbul-based Professor Mesut Hakkı Caşın, who is also a former soldier
Category: MELİS ALPHAN
When people say gender equality is a must for development, they are not just speaking empty words. Research indicates that if women participate in working life equally with men, $12 trillion more will be added to the global economy.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is looking forward to an elaborate exchange of views on a variety of issues with U.S. President Donald Trump when they meet in Washington on March 14, Merkel’s spokesman Steffen Seibert said on March 13
China on March 11 warned the U.S. against launching a trade war, saying that both countries would suffer if U.S. President Donald Trump follows through on his threats.
The Central Intelligence Agency on March 8 accused WikiLeaks of endangering Americans, helping U.S. rivals and hampering the fight against terror threats by releasing what the anti-secrecy site claimed was a trove of CIA hacking tools
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The question is a crucial one since it is one of the main political subjects in Europe, which is about to stage a number of national elections.
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