Amid international economic sanctions that have pounded Russia increasingly hard, Moscow is focusing its efforts on diversifying its energy-based economy with the help of innovation that brings not only commercial promises but also many existential paradoxes
A parliamentary inquiry commission will vote Dec. 22 on whether to send the four former ministers the Supreme Council over graft allegations
The plight of an eight-year-old Chinese boy with HIV was reportedly ordered to leave his village by 200 petitioners
The European Union has agreed rules to stamp out tax evasion and stop dirty money from criminal gangs or terrorism finance being channeled through anonymous companies.
China signed a huge deal to finance a high-speed bullet train between Budapest and Belgrade, a key link in Beijing’s expanding network for getting its goods to European markets.
Brent crude oil prices fell over $1 per barrel and below $60 for the first time since July 2009 in early European trading today as Chinese factory activity slowed and stumbling emerging market currencies dented demand expectations.
Turkey’s current rulers are actively aspiring for membership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) instead of the European Union, main opposition leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu says
Turkey has made a lot of progress over the last 10 years in terms of democratization, according to the UN’s envoy to the country, while warning against 'backsliding'
A Chinese teenager executed after being convicted of murder and rape 18 years ago was declared innocent by a court Dec. 15, in a rare overturning of a wrongful conviction.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Dec. 15 vowed he would try to persuade a sceptical public of the need to revise Japan's pacifist constitution, the day after scoring a thumping election victory.
UN members pressed ahead Sunday with a vision for a historic pact to defeat climate change by adopting a format for national pledges to cut Earth-warming greenhouse gases.
When we look at Turkey’s neighborhood, the Justice and Development Party (AKP) started with the motto of “zero problems with neighbors” and ended up with “intractable problems with all neighbors.”
Category: ERSU ABLAK
“The two greatest tools of our time have been turned into government surveillance tools. I’m talking about the mobile phone and the Internet. George Orwell was an optimist.”
Doctors, nurses and others fighting Ebola through 'tireless acts of courage and mercy' have been named Time's 2014 Person of the Year, the magazine announced
Hong Kong police began dismantling the city's main pro-democracy site Dec. 11, clearing away tents and barricades after more than two months of rallies, and hauling off a hard core of protesters who nevertheless vow that their struggle lives on.
Turkish defense industry exports increased 20 percent in the first 11 months of 2014, nearing $1.5 billion, although a large trade gap in the sector remains. The US is the top buyer of Turkish defense products
A laser weapon deployed aboard the USS Ponce in the Gulf has performed beyond expectations in four months of operational testing, the chief of Navy research said
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
The World Bank’s office in Turkey is set to hold an important conference today in Istanbul, on the occasion of the launch of a new book analyzing Turkish economic and social development since the 1980s under the title of “Turkey’s Transitions: Integration, Inclusion, Institutions.”
Turkey has welcomed Kosovo’s newly formed government, which came after the country’s two largest parties agreed to form a coalition, a statement from Turkey’s Foreign Ministry has said.
European Union insistence on a right to challenge nations about their plans for fighting climate change, in the run-up to a UN summit in 2015, opened a rift at UN climate talks in Lima
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