Category: MELİS ALPHAN
The firing of theater player Levent Üzümcü from Istanbul’s City Theater was in connection with his stance during the Gezi Park resistance and his speech at the Socialist International.
Tokyo said on Aug. 31 it has complained to the United Nations over Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's plan to attend a huge military parade in Beijing to mark the 70th anniversary of Japan's defeat in World War II.
Many western countries voiced swift disapproval after an Egyptian court on Aug. 29 handed down three-year prison sentences to three Al-Jazeera reporters whom they have long demanded be released.
It’s not the economy, stupid. At least it isn’t where hearts are warmed by the fiercer flame of nationalism, rather than rising living standards
An Egyptian court sentences three Al-Jazeera TV journalists to three years in prison for operating without a press license and broadcasting material harmful to Egypt
Former prosecutor Zekeriya Öz has sought political asylum from Germany following an arrest warrant issued for him after he headed Turkey’s biggest corruption investigation involving the sons of four former ministers in 2013, daily Sözcü reported
Organizers of the “You stink” protests that have captivated the Lebanese capital postponed anti-government demonstrations set for the evening of Aug 24 after a night of violent clashes with police during which dozens of protesters and police officers were wounded.
Jamaican Usain Bolt won the 100 metres title at the world athletics championships in Beijing on Aug. 23, crossing the line in 9.79 seconds to reassert his status as the fastest man on the planet.
Transparency International has criticized the poor criminal liability of legal entities in Turkey, in addition to political interference in foreign bribery investigations, in a report titled “Exporting Corruption” that was revealed Aug. 20
Category: ERSU ABLAK
The world is going through an amazing transformation. At the end of this transformation something very beautiful will emerge
The total cost to France of reimbursing Russia for cancelling two warship contracts will be less than 1.2 billion euros, French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Aug. 6
Ricky Martin takes time out his One World Tour to sit down with daily Hürriyet on the back of new hits on Latino and English-language charts
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on August 2 called general elections for October 19, kicking off a campaign for a fourth straight term in power amid a sluggish economy.
Topless protesters marched in Waterloo, Ontario on Aug. 1 to defend women’s rights to go bare-chested, after three sisters were stopped for bicycling semi-nude
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on August 2 called a parliamentary election for Oct 19, kicking off a marathon 11-week campaign likely to focus on a stubbornly sluggish economy and his decade in power
Istanbul gets set to offer a wide range of events this weekend ranging from Greek music to a silent concert and a rock festival
Adana’s İncirlik airbase is ready to go as a launching pad for American strikes on ISIL following a deal between Ankara and Washington
British cabaret-punk trio The Tiger Lillies will be staging their “Hamlet” show at the Zorlu Performance Art Center in Istanbul on Oct. 15, 16 and 17.
The gov't’s refusal to provide legal guarantees for the PKK’s withdrawal, coupled with the construction of military fortresses, effectively ended the cease-fire, HDP co-chair says
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
One of the most popular explanations behind the eurozone’s, and specifically Greece’s, woes is that the common currency area, unlike the United States, lacks a fiscal union. I was a firm adherent of this view until recently, but recent research has led me to question my views
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