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.”
A Saudi novelist has won the International Prize for Arabic Fiction, becoming the third author in 10 years from the kingdom to grab the Arab world’s most prestigious literary award
President Donald Trump on April 26 told the leaders of NAFTA partners Canada and Mexico that the United States will not immediately move to exit the regional free trade agreement.
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Fiat Chrysler and Google for the first time will offer rides to the public in the self-driving automobiles they are building under an expanding partnership.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Does anyone remember the “zero problems with neighbors” slogan of the Ahmet Davutoğlu prime ministry in Turkey?
Turkey’s military spending decreased by 5.7 percent in 2016 compared to the previous year, according to a new Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) report on military expenditures.
The World Bank Group and the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank said on April 23 they agreed to deepen their cooperation with a framework for knowledge sharing, staff exchanges, analytical work, development financing and country-level coordination.
The United States disclosed on April 21 a secret military ground operation that killed an Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militant seen as a close associate of the jihadist group’s leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
Category: MELİS ALPHAN
In today’s world, where everybody is angry, where the public everywhere does not trust governments and the media, where countries are at odds with each other, we all need neutral and oxygen-rich oases
The Syrian government still possesses a chemical weapons capacity, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said April 11, urging measures to prevent Damascus’ potential usage of the weapons.
Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven and other allies in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq (ISIL) will meet in Italy on April 11 to design a joint common strategy after Washignton directly engaged Syrian government forces for the first time during the latter’s six-year civil war
The United States fired dozens of cruise missiles at a Syrian airbase on April 7 from which it said a deadly chemical weapons attack was launched this week, an escalation of the U.S. military role in Syria that swiftly drew sharp criticism from Russia
Turkish flour mills have covered their short-term needs by purchasing several hundred thousand tons of wheat from EU and Black Sea countries, replacing Russian supplies blocked by a change to import rules, millers and traders said on April 5.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, is visiting Iraq with the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, an official said on March 2
A top executive of Tofaş, a joint venture between Turkey’s Koç Holding and Fiat-Chrysler Automotive (FCA), has been transferred to run FCA’s new U.S. factory in Michigan.
The leading international airline trade organization’s top official on March 28 denounced U.S. and British bans on some electronic devices on flights from several Muslim-majority countries, criticizing the policies as a move toward “more restricted borders and protectionism.”
Lawmakers in Canada’s House of Commons, with strong encouragement from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government, passed a motion on March 23 paving the way for future measures to combat Islamophobia.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration said on March 24 it has granted a permit for TransCanada to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline, giving final approval to a project his predecessor had halted over environmental concerns.
Category: SEDAT ERGİN
Yet another clash has erupted between the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) government and Europe, this time regarding the Venice Commission’s highly critical report on the constitutional amendments to be voted on in the April 16 referendum
Maybe they reach sexual maturity very young in Scotland. What else could explain the fact that they are going to have another referendum on Scottish independence only three years after the last one?
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