Finance chiefs from the Group of Seven economic powers met on May 28 to discuss how to revive a faltering global recovery, with the United States leaning on Europe to reach a deal to avert a Greek bankruptcy
Category: ABDULLAH GÜL
'The state of world affairs over the past decade has been characterized by complexities that defy easy analysis and prognostication,' former Turkish President Gül writes
Egyptian-born film legend Omar Sharif, star of Oscar-winning classics such as "Lawrence of Arabia" and "Doctor Zhivago", is suffering from Alzheimer's disease, his agent said May 26
Sci-fi adventure-drama “Tomorrowland” starring George Clooney went straight to the top of the North American box office on its debut weekend, estimates showed May 24.
Category: TAHA AKYOL
A noteworthy research paper on the presidential system, based on internationally recognized data and which was done comparatively, is titled “Presidential System and Turkey with Comparative Analyses.”
Ireland goes to the polls on May 22 to vote on whether same-sex marriage should be legal, in a referendum that has exposed sharp divisions between communities in this traditionally Catholic nation.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said May 21 a return of Russia to the Group of Seven major industrialised democracies was "unimaginable" as long as it flouts international law in Ukraine
Police arrested 10 youths at Montreal's Trudeau International Airport last weekend after suspecting them of wanting to go to Iraq and Syria
Turkey has regressed eight places in the latest Human Capital Index of the World Economic Forum (WEF)
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Months after ending its tradition of CD sales, coffee giant Starbucks on May 18 confirmed the rapid growth of music streaming as it announced a partnership with Spotify.
Ireland could become the first country in the world to vote for same-sex marriage in a historic referendum this week in this traditionally Catholic nation
HSBC Holdings Plc could select a preferred bidder for its struggling Brazilian unit as early as next month, with the sale expected to be finalized by August, three sources with knowledge of the process said
Category: GÜNEŞ KÖMÜRCÜLER
Turkey’s tourism sector has been sending mixed signals, according to a recent report by the World Economic Forum.
Several people were killed in a shooting late on May 9 in a town in the Swiss canton of Aargau, local police said on May 10
A US operation has killed the senior Al-Qaeda figure who issued the claim of responsibility for the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris, according to U.S. sources familiar with the matter and a reported video posted by the group
The popularity of the Turkish native shepherd dog breed called “Akbaş” has increased, said president of the Akbaş Shepherd Dog Conservation and Research Association (AKAD) Erhan Ulutürk, adding that the waiting list for buying an Akbaş was at least five months.
Norway ranks as the world's best place to be a mother, well ahead of the United States which dropped to the 33rd spot in the annual scorecard released by Save the Children on May 4
International women’s films will be on screen in Ankara during the 18th Flying Broom festival to be held between May 8 and 18. This year’s theme is ‘The States of 18’
Three Turkish universities - Koç, Sabancı and Bilkent - have been ranked among the world’s best 100 universities of less than 50 years of age by the Times Higher Education (THE) magazine.
Hollywood star Salma Hayek, in her ancestral homeland Lebanon for the first time, launched the global premiere of her animated adaptation of Kahlil Gibran's celebrated novel "The Prophet" on April 27.
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