The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Export Development Canada (EDC) and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. government’s development finance institution, are co-financing the development of a 769.6-million-euro high-tech hospital in İzmir
Category: GWYNNE DYER
The chief source of new problems is solutions to old problems.
Child brides in Turkey are often raped, beaten and forced to undergo virginity tests, according to Eylem Atakav, the director of a new documentary which aims to break the silence on the taboo issue.
Giant panda Jia Jia is seen eating her birthday cake made from ice and vegetables as she celebrates her 37-year-old birthday last year in Hong Kong.
Category: SELİN NASİ
Since Russia’s invasion of Crimea in 2014 and the military operations in eastern Ukraine, the concept of a “Cold War” has become part of our daily lexicon again.
The adoption of a presidential system in Turkey will be a “key structural reform,” Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has argued
Visitors to a Hong Kong theme park mourned the world's oldest captive giant panda Jia Jia on Oct. 17, a day after she died there aged 38
Category: VERDA ÖZER
The question in the title is on the minds of most of us these days. Turkey’s ongoing military operation in northern Syria and its subsequent rhetoric on Mosul have triggered this question. Ankara’s growing tension with Baghdad and the U.S. has further reinforced our curiosity.
Category: GÜVEN SAK
According to the latest round of the World Values Survey, only 11 percent of Turks believe that “most people can be trusted.” In Germany, that number is 45 percent.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan recently discussed possible supplies of Russian air defense systems to Ankara, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Oct. 14.
Hong Kong rebel lawmakers swore, shouted, banged drums and railed against “tyranny” Oct. 12 when they took their oaths of office in the city’s parliament, as calls grow for a split from Beijing.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Oct. 10 asked once again the Security Council to formally request that the International Criminal Court (ICC) begin investigations of war crimes in Syria.
Chinese internet billionaire Jack Ma has bought a stake in cinema legend Steven Spielberg’s company, they said, the latest tie-up between China and Hollywood as they seek to make movies for audiences in the Middle Kingdom and beyond.
Turkey and Russia signed the strategic Turkish Stream gas pipeline agreement on Oct. 10
Russia on Oct. 8 vetoed a United Nations draft resolution demanding an end to the bombing of Syria's war-battered city of Aleppo, despite an appeal from France to save the city from destruction
The International Monetary Fund’s steering committee on Oct. 8 called on member countries to use all policy tools to support a global economic recovery that continues “slowly and unevenly.”
Moody’s downgraded Turkey to a speculative level on Sept. 22. That makes two such grades, the first being S&P’s decision soon after the attempted coup in July.
IHI will become the first Japanese company to establish a factory for compressors in Turkey, which it sees as a base for exporting the machines to Europe, the Middle East and other growing markets
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Turkey on Oct. 10 will “accelerate” bilateral cooperation, the office of the Turkish Presidency has stated
Global finance leaders on Oct. 6 publicly confronted the rising unpopularity of trade liberalization, saying world economies needed to strive for more inclusive growth
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