Exports rose by 7.3 percent to $12.93 billion and imports fell 1.5 percent to $19.19 billion, data showed
China has lashed out at Turkey for offering shelter to roughly 200 Uighurs from the western Chinese region of Xinjiang who were rescued from a human-smuggling camp in Thailand.
Moscow is where more than 200 theaters are active. Moscow accommodates the highest number of millionaires in the world and maybe it is the most expensive city in the world. It boasts with its 400-odd libraries
Hong Kong police on Nov. 26 cleared one of the largest protest sites that has choked the city for months, arresting scores of pro-democracy activists in what could be a turning point in the fight to wrest greater political freedom from Beijing's control.
Category: DEFENSE UPDATE
Just as defense trade with Italy prospered in the 2000s when then-PM Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Silvio Berlusconi enjoyed a close personal friendship, French arms makers may benefit from Erdoğan’s new-found alliance with President François Hollande
Developed countries must do more than their less wealthy counterparts to tackle climate change, the world's biggest polluter China said, reaffirming its longstanding position before the UN climate conference
Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Tuesday that Iran would not sink "to its knees" over its disputed nuclear programme, his first comment since a missed deadline for a deal.
Some 65 percent of tourism facilities on Turkey’s coasts need to be renovated to compete with other facilities around the Mediterranean, according to a recent report by the Touristic Hoteliers Association of the Mediterranean (AKTOB).
The United States and Iran sought to bridge gaps in negotiations on the eve of a deadline for a nuclear deal, as Iran signalled it was open to extending the talks by up to a year
A global deal to combat climate change in 2015 looks more likely after promises for action by China, the US and the EU, but any agreement will probably be too weak to halt rising temperatures
Category: TASTE OF THE PAST
TASTE OF THE PAST - The ‘Sahaflar’ (used books) Bazaar has a history that stretches back into the days of New Rome, when the city was renamed Constantinople
Category: GÜVEN SAK
Have you seen the latest Pew Attitudes Survey on Turkey? Only 19 percent of Turks have a favorable opinion of the United States. The Americans I talk to appear to be offended by this.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
It is not conducive to the peacemaking process to let illusions – regardless of how wide they might be subscribed to – replace realities.
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
Turkey’s dependence on Russian gas and oil has turned into another factor in the Middle East. As the price of oil fell into historic lows, Moscow is suffering financially and Turkey can turn its “dependent customer” role into a bargaining chip.
Masked demonstrators threw Molotov cocktails and shot fireworks at police near Mexico City's airport on Thursday
China and 'probably one or two' other countries have the ability to invade and possibly shut down computer systems of US power utilities, aviation networks and financial companiesi, NSA head says
Ortaylı says Erdoğan’s comments on Muslims discovering the American continent before Columbus were “half-fantasy”
Category: GWYNNE DYER
When news got out that US President Barack Obama and China’s President Xi Jinping had reached an agreement on climate change, the American blogosphere lit up with negative comments.
The World Health Organization cautioned Nov. 18 that a new kind of bird flu hitting European poultry farms would spread among birds
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
Turkey welcomes the sixth most number of tourists every year.
Turkey, which hosted only 7 million tourists in 1995, according to data provided by Association of Turkish Travel Agencies (TÜRSAB), reached the figure of 39 million tourists in 2013, obtaining a tourism income of $32 billion.
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