Category: JALE ÖZGENTÜRK
Turkey has been shaken by a new coal disaster in the wake of Soma, where 301 people lost their lives in May. After Soma, this time it was in Ermenek where 18 workers were trapped under water.
Thousands have signed an online petition denouncing reported comments by an HSBC Holdings board member in which she likened Hong Kong protesters' demands for democracy to the emancipation of slaves.
Jazz sensation China Moses has kicked off the 24th Akbank Jazz Festival in style, treating fans in Istanbul to her multi-layered talents. The Hürriyet Daily News sat down with Moses to discuss the influences on her music
Turkey ranks 55 out of 189 countries in the World Bank’s latest annual Ease of Doing Business report, dropping four spots from last year mainly due to the rise in company registration fees
Category: GWYNNE DYER
“The price of oil will hit its floor and it will rise again,” President Nicolas Maduro assured Venezuelans, whose shaky economy depends critically on a high oil price. “Venezuela will continue with its social plans. Venezuela will move forward.”
Category: ERDAL SAĞLAM
From the statements of Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu and Cabinet ministers, we understand that special significance is being attached to maintaining economic stability until the elections scheduled for June.
The UN climate summit in 2015 will fail unless the United States sets "a concrete and ambitious" goal to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, EU climate commissioner Connie Hedegaard warned.
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
Whenever the Turkish Statistical Office (TÜİK) releases an official statistic, I always get emails from at least a couple of readers who question the data. They have a point
Iraqi Kurdistan plans to increase the capacity of its oil pipeline via Turkey to 700,000 barrels per day (bpd) following upgrade work, industry sources and officials said
India has chosen to buy anti-tank guided missiles from Israel, rejecting a rival US offer, as the right-wing government clears projects worth $13.1 billion to modernise its ageing military
Trumpeter Ibrahim Maalouf will play at the Akbank Jazz Festival on Oct 25. Growing up in an intellectual milieu under the influence of his uncle, author Amin Maalouf, he incorporates many different genres of music
Category: AKİF BEKİ
Pop thinker of the global opposition Noam Chomsky spoke to the T24 website the other day. “Whenever Turkey does not obey the U.S., the American media launches ‘massive attacks’ against Turkey,” he said.
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Facebook is blocked in China, but its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg appears determined to win over hearts and minds in Beijing -- surprising a hall full of students by conducting a Q&A session in Mandarin.
Hong Kong authorities and pro-democracy protest leaders sat down on Oct. 21 for talks aimed at ending weeks of rallies that have paralysed the city's streets
Turkey’s world renowned pianist and composer Fazıl Say has claimed that his pieces have been removed from the program of the Culture and Tourism Ministry’s Presidential Symphony Orchestra
Japan's new trade and industry minister quit over a funding scandal on Monday and the justice minister resigned after being accused of violating electoral laws
US Secretary Kerry arrived in Indonesia Monday to attend Joko Widodo's presidential inauguration and press Southeast Asian nations to step up their efforts in the fight against ISIL
Hong Kong pro-democracy leaders Monday angrily rejected claims by the city's chief executive that "external forces" are orchestrating their mass rallies, ahead of talks intended to end three weeks of political stalemate.
Violent clashes erupted in Hong Kong early Oct. 19 for a second night
World number one Serena Williams lashed out at "sexist" and racist" comments from the head of Russian tennis Sunday after he jokingly called her and her sister Venus the "Williams brothers".
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