Turkey suffered the largest decline in freedoms among 195 countries over the past year, an annual report published by the Washington-based Freedom House showed on Jan. 31.
A three-week-old baby orangutan charmed crowds at a Czech zoo on one of its first public outings, clinging tight to its mother and attempting a few clumsy climbs.
Turkish professor Gökhan Halıcı has been invited once again to Antarctica to conduct a scientific research on the categorization of lichen and bryophytes, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on Dec. 25.
Winning cartoons from the 33rd Aydın Doğan International Cartoon Contest and other select caricatures have gone on display at Istanbul’s Okan University Faculty of Arts, Design and Architecture.
The Czech Republic has delivered its promised chandeliers to Turkish Parliament to replace the chandeliers in the Honorary Hall that were destroyed during the failed July 15 coup attempt
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
We have the usual slew of condemnations and condolences from Europe after the twin bombings in Istanbul by a group attached to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), which left 36 policemen and eight ordinary citizens, almost all of them young people, dead and 155 injured.
Turkish and Russian officials will meet in Turkey on Dec. 14 to discuss a possible cease-fire and corridor to evacuate civilians from war-torn Aleppo, as Syrian pro-government forces march toward retaking the entire city
Turkey has obtained information about two Czech citizens who were caught illegally crossing the Turkish border into Iraq, and are suspected to have links to the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Unit (YPG), Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said
Leaders from around the world have issued statements condemning the deadly attacks on Dec. 10 in Istanbul that killed at least 44 people and injured 150 others
The 33rd Aydın Doğan International Cartoon Contest held a ceremony on Nov 22 to present awards to winners. This year’s winner was Italian cartoonist Marco De Angelis
Two Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) militants of Czech origin were captured by Turkish security forces on Oct. 13 in the southeastern Turkish province of Şırnak.
Boris Johnson is offering Britain a vision of life outside the EU that is "intellectually impossible", a leading European finance minister has said on Nov.16.
By blending traditional Middle Eastern tunes with American country music, Country for Syria aims to minimize the gap between the two cultures and enlighten Americans about the current conflict in the Middle East
Airline passengers in Turkey will be entitled to compensation when their flight is canceled or delayed by more than three hours, according to a newly launched website, ucakgecikmeleri.com
British conservationists say two critically endangered eastern black rhinos bred in captivity in England have given birth in the wild in Africa - a development likely to please Prince William.
ING Group plans to shed 7,000 jobs and invest heavily in its digital platforms to achieve annual savings of 900 million euros ($1 billion) by 2021, the Netherlands’ largest financial services company said on Oct. 3.
More polar bears are being shot dead on Norway's remote Arctic islands, where dangerous encounters with humans are getting more frequent as visitors increase and global warming melts the sea ice on which the creatures roam.
For the second year in a row, Singapore has taken the top spot in HSBC’s Expat Explorer country league table, while Switzerland offers the best wages and Sweden is the best for families
A new film titled “The Ottoman Lieutenant” about a love story between an idealistic American nurse and an Ottoman lieutenant has been finished and will soon be on screens
Turkish director Seren Yüce’s film “Rüzgarda Salınan Nilüfer” (Swaying Waterlily) has won the Best Script Award at the 40th Montreal Film Festival, which ended on Sept. 5
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