Poachers killed an estimated 100,000 elephants across Africa between 2010 and 2012, according to a new study
Pope Francis reached out to China on the penultimate day of his visit to South Korea on Sunday, urging a closer dialogue and insisting that Catholics did not view Asia with the mentality of "conquerors."
Category: GWYNNE DYER
It’s not really “China’s Chechnya” yet, but the insurgency in Xinjiang is growing fast. Incidents of anti-Chinese violence are getting bigger and much more frequent.
The IOC has banned athletes from west African countries affected by the deadly Ebola virus from competing in some events at the Youth Olympics
Pope Francis warned Friday of a "cancer" of despair in materially obsessed, outwardly affluent societies and urged South Korean Catholics to reject "inhumane economic models" in a stark message to wealthier Asian nations.
Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
It became a thriller for those who like political scenarios that President Abdullah Gül announced he will go back to his party the Justice and Development Party (AKP) after his term ends and right after this announcement
After half a century of stasis, there are big new strategic realities in the Middle East, but people are having trouble getting their heads around them. Take the United States, for example.
A Chinese zoo has unveiled newborn panda triplets billed as the world's first known surviving trio, in what it hailed as a "miracle" given the animal's famously low reproductive rate.
Moody’s rating agency has estimated Turkey’s growth performance at 2.5-3.5 percent, below the government’s 4 percent medium-term economic targets
Category: TASTE OF THE PAST
With ebola spreading across West Africa, the parallels between the modern affliction and the plague of the Middle Ages is unavoidable. Now cured by simple antibiotics, the plague at one time ravaged most of the classical world
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
I missed a lot of good laughter while I was in China. I was on a train from Shang Hai to Beijing when I read that Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç had stated women should not laugh in public.
President Barack Obama announced billions of dollars in investment for Africa on Tuesday, as the United States challenges China and Europe's leading roles in the continent's economic emergence.
By looking at the latest leading indicators on growth, it would be hard to argue that China and Turkey are suffering from the same growth problem
An intense rescue operation was under way in China Monday after an earthquake killed at least 381 people and injured thousands more, leaving scenes of devastation across a mountainous area.
President Barack Obama dismissed Russia as a nation that "doesn't make anything"
Almost 100 people were killed during attacks on a police station and government offices in China’s far western region of Xinjiang early last week, state media said
China overtook the United States as Africa’s largest trading partner five years ago, with Beijing’s trade now worth more than $200 billion a year, double that of Washington
A lively international debate is underway about how to meet the challenge of governance in a more complex, changing world
An explosion kills at least 65 people and injures more than 120 at a factory in China that makes wheels for US carmakers
Yes, according to many analysts, who underline the country’s credit boom. For example, a research note by Standard Chartered noted China’s total debt to GDP ratio had surpassed 250 percent
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