Penniless single mother J.K. Rowling finally succeeded after a series of rebuffs from publishers, and the book became the first instalment of a seven-novel series that has sold 450 million copies worldwide
Turkish Airlines has been named the best airline in southern Europe for the ninth consecutive year in the 2017 Skytrax World Airlines Awards.
Selahattin Demirtaş, the jailed co-chair of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), has expressed his happiness at receiving hundreds of letters from the supporters of other parties in the country, in response to questions submitted to him by the Ankara correspondent of the Dicle News Agency (Dihaber).
The foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow into Turkey plunged by 31 percent to $12 billion in 2016, as the failed coup attempt cast doubt on political stability in the country, the World Investment Report 2017 by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has shown.
The number of electric vehicles on roads worldwide rose to a record high of 2 million last year, but has a long way to go to reach levels needed to help limit an increase in global temperatures, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on June 7.
The Turkish Foreign Ministry blasted on June 1 the German daily Die Welt over its accusations on May 31 that Turkey's recommendations to host a NATO summit in 2018 was rejected by several Alliance members.
Canada’s official opposition Conservatives on May 27 chose a 38-year-old leader to fight a 2019 election against Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau but only after a fierce contest that revealed internal divisions
Under pressure from allies, U.S. President Donald Trump backed a pledge to fight protectionism on May 27, but refused to endorse a global climate change accord, saying he needed more time to decide.
Category: GÜVEN SAK
When I was in Kabul years ago, I was positively surprised to see a branch of the Agha Khan Foundation working on building a cellphone network.
Oklahoma City center Enes Kanter has reported receiving death threats over his support for Fethullah Gülen, who is widely believed to have masterminded last year’s coup attempt in Turkey, noting that he may seek an expedited process to becoming a U.S. citizen.
Category: ÜNAL ÇEVİKÖZ
Donald Trump’s first visit abroad is to Saudi Arabia in the Middle East. This will be followed by Israel and the Palestinian territories. Then, he will go to the Vatican and onward to Brussels to meet NATO leaders
The Trump administration on May 18 launched a 90-day countdown to renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, part of its aggressive stance towards trade that it charges has hurt U.S. workers.
Turkish clothing retailer Mavi Giyim plans to list on Istanbul’s stock exchange, the company has confirmed, in what will be a test for the exchange 10 months after a coup attempt.
‘Passage to Bollywood,’ a show by Indian dance theater Navdhara, will be in Turkey for two performances this month. The show’s choreographer, Ashley Lobo, invites audiences to taste a slice of India
After two important visits to India and Russia, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s planned destinations for next week are China on May 14-15 and the United States on May 16-17. Then he will visit Brussels to attend a NATO summit. In Brussels, a high-level meeting with the European Union is also likely.
Waterlogged parts of eastern Canada were hit with more rain early on May 7, as freshly deployed troops helped evacuate residents ahead of peak flooding expected in the coming days.
The Fire of Anatolia celebrated its anniversary on May 3. The next goal for Mustafa Erdoğan, the founder and general art director of the dance troupe, is to open schools abroad
Britain's Prince Philip, who is to retire from public engagements at the age of 95, earned a reputation for his off-the-cuff remarks during his long career as the queen's consort.
Turkish exports advanced four percent year-on-year to reach almost $11.9 billion in April on the back of performances by the steel, automotive, mining and jewelry sectors, the country’s main exporters’ association said on May 1.
Category: GWYNNE DYER
In his victory speech on April 23 night Emmanuel Macron, the next president of France, said: “I want to become...the president of the patriots in the face of the threat from the nationalists.”
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