Recent football-related racism highlights European nations’ tortured transition from ethnically relatively homogeneous to multicultural immigration societies amid a resurgence of entrenched racial, including anti-Semitic, attitudes that flourish in times of economic crisis and are not limited to Muslim communities
In collaboration with the Amsterdam Rast Theater, a performance in Kurdish of Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” produced by the Diyarbakır City Theater in the eastern province of Van, has recently drawn great interest among locals
In a ground-breaking move the United States on Feb. 23 appointed the first US special envoy for gay and lesbian rights in a bid to help eradicate discrimination around the world.
SunExpress, a joint venture company of Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa, celebrates its 25th anniversary with record revenues in 2014 upon the past two years of strong growth.
Everyone knows that squares in many cities host eager to be fed pigeons, however, there is a darker side to this lovely tradition: the birdseed vendors’ locations and the rows that may arise
Thousands of Hungarians took to the streets of Budapest on Feb. 1 seeking support from Chancellor Angela Merkel against their Prime Minister Viktor Orban a day ahead of the German leader's visit to the ex-communist nation
York, which is in the north of England (United Kingdom) in the Yorkshire and Humberside region, is also at the point where Ouse and Foss rivers cross.
Malaysia declared on Jan. 29 the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 an accident, clearing the way for the airline to pay compensation to victims' relatives while the search for the plane goes on.
Turkey’s Eroğlu Holding, which owns the brands Loft and Colin’s, has announced its purchase of the Netherlands-based fashion brand Mexx.
The winters might be cold in the Netherlands, but a frozen canal or river perfect for ice-skating provides mountains of joy enough to warm up any Dutch person
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There is no doubt that the attack on Charlie Hebdo is a cruel crime that all people of all faiths should condemn.
An Al-Qaida member in Yemen has said the group directed the Charlie Hebdo attack, while French PM acknowledged 'failings' in intelligence
Turkey’s main stock exchange, Borsa Istanbul, was ranked among the top five performers in the world in 2014, the exchange announced in a statement late on Jan. 5
A Turkish man has been shot dead in Amsterdam in a murder that officials believe could have links with the mafia
Two separate targeted hits in one day in Istanbul were part of Amsterdam-based mafia wars over drug trafficking, according to Dutch media.
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In Turkey, donations are generally given to schools or hospital buildings. It is customary to write the names of the donors at the top of the buildings.
From herring to reindeer meat to ‘glögg,’ a trip to Stockholm just before Christmas offers the palate something different from the usual Turkish fare
SunExpress, a joint venture of Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa, will launch flights to 16 new foreign destinations from İzmir and Antalya by summer 2015.
As a conscientious objector to military service, Tunalı was forced to leave Turkey after the 1980 military coup and ended up in Amsterdam, where he lived without official papers for a decade
Crash investigators were to begin reconstructing the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 shot down over eastern Ukraine in July after wreckage arrived by truck at a Dutch air force hangar
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