Category: AHU ÖZYURT
Turkey and its neighbors are getting ready for the new host of the White House. But the signs are confusing. Donald Trump’s policies sound like they will be remarkably different from his predecessor’s.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Whether by coincidence or not, a lot of things will start to change both in Turkey and in the world in the next two days
A Chinese official has admitted his province falsified its economic data for years, state media said on Jan. 18, as the country prepares to release its national growth estimates for 2016.
A total of 24 companies have taken specifications for Turkey’s 1915 Çanakkale Bridge, planned to be completed and opened in 1923, Transportation, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan has said
Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, said that dealing with inequalities will have to be a central element of leaders’ response to the concerns of populist movements, in a speech as quouted by the Associated Press on Jan. 18
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) remain Islamist at heart. This is more apparent today in Turkey’s domestic rather than its foreign policy though. In its foreign policy, there is a clear shift toward pragmatism.
Eight men own the same wealth as the poorest half of the world’s population, a level of inequality which “threatens to pull our societies apart,” Oxfam said on Jan. 16 ahead of the World Economic Forum opening in Davos
The deep-sea search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 ended on Jan. 17, without any trace being found of the plane that vanished in 2014 with 239 people on board, the three countries involved in the search said.
Chinese President Xi Jinping presented himself as a champion of globalization on Jan. 17, lecturing the world elite in Davos on the dangers of protectionism and the futility of trade wars
A Turkish cargo plane attempting to land in thick fog crashed on Jan. 16 into a village near Kyrgyzstan’s main airport and killed at least 37 people.
Shares in German carmakers BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen fell after United States President-elect Donald Trump warned he will impose a border tax of 35 percent on vehicles imported from abroad to the U.S. market
NATO is “obsolete,” Germany’s Angela Merkel made a “catastrophic mistake” on refugees, Brexit will be “great” and the United States could cut a deal with Russia: U.S. President-elect Donald Trump unleashed a volley of broadsides on Jan. 15 in interviews with European media
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull in Sydney on Jan. 14 where the pair agreed to deepen defense ties and stressed the importance of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
The Bank of China (BOC) has received permission to operate a deposit bank in Turkey through the investment of $300 million, Turkey’s banking watchdog said late Jan. 13, according to Anadolu Agency
The global economy is in better shape than it’s been in years. Stock markets are booming, oil prices are on the rise again and the risks of a rapid economic slowdown in China, a major source of concern a year ago, have eased
Category: UĞUR MELEKE
The year 2017 is a reform year for football. A couple of months ago, it was the first time that a 24-club European Championship was played. The World Cup will also have a 48-team format starting in 2026.
Two Chinese nationals of Uighur origin have been arrested in connection with a mass shooting in a nightclub in Istanbul on New Year’s Eve claimed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)
Prospective U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson better watch his mouth, angry Chinese media said Jan. 13, warning U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee that his threats to block China in the South China Sea are fighting words.
The Turkish Lira rebounded on Jan. 12 as dollar weakness helped it move off record lows while emerging stocks rose to two-month highs, led by strong gains in Russia and some Asian bourses
China’s Navy has launched a new electronic reconnaissance ship, state media said on Jan. 12, the latest addition to an expanding fleet and as Beijing’s new assertiveness to territorial claims in the South China Sea fuels tensions
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