Category: FORK & CORK
The year 2016 has been a year that we wish to forget in many ways, but I do try to look at the brighter side and remember fondly some of its memorable moments and morsels
“This is a guy who has worked across both sides of the divide, in places where there is intense conflict, in South Africa, in Northern Ireland, and in Iraq,” Charles Sennot, the Boston Globe’s former Middle East Bureau Chief, says of Padraig O’Malley
Five days into a French operation to clear the Calais “Jungle,” France has lashed out at apparent British criticism of the way children are being treated while thousands of migrants are resettled across France and the camp is destroyed.
The Istanbul Recitals will open the 2016-2017 season on Oct. 15 at the Seed venue at the Sakıp Sabancı Museum. The recitals, which will continue for nine months with an extraordinary virtuoso presented every month, will open with the world famous French pianist Jean Efflam Bavouzet.
The Istanbul Recitals will open the 2016-2017 season on Oct. 15 at the Seed venue at the Sakıp Sabancı Museum.
Sixteen Turkish ambassadors have been reshuffled, according to a decree published in the Official Gazette on Sept. 20, the state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
Eight coup plotter soldiers who fled to Greece and sought asylum after the failed coup attempt in Turkey on July 15 have also applied for asylum in three other European countries
German property firms expect a boom in Frankfurt as financial businesses move activities and staff out of London in the wake of Brexit, an industry survey showed on July 11
Only four days in Ireland made me a convert. I feel Irish in a strange way. It is not that my name resembles the Irish name Eileen (or Eibhlín), but there must be something hidden in its air and water - as we say in Turkish, “havasından, suyundan.”
“‘Twas better to die ‘neath an Irish sky than in Suvla or Sedd el Bahr.” I do not recognize the tune, but the words are stuck in my mind on my way to Dublin.
Category: MUSTAFA AYDIN
Following the heavy hit it sustained after the global financial crisis in 2008, the EU has been challenged with the mass refugee flow since early 2015 which triggered a widespread debate over political stability, security, protection of its external borders and internal cohesion
Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘In Praise of Forgetting: Historical Memory and its Ironies’ by David Rieff (Yale University Press, $25, 145 pages)
The chief executive of Air France-KLM, Alexandre de Juniac, is stepping down to run the airline industry’s main trade group, the International Air Transport Association, it was announced on April 5
If elected president, Donald Trump has pledged to scrap a work visa program that brings 300,000 student workers each year to the U.S. Among the businesses that would be forced to stop hiring foreign labor: Trump’s own
While Istanbul has been named one of the 20 most popular cities for property investors in Europe, a number of political risks, judicial woes have decreased the popularity of the city
The EU piled pressure on Greece on Feb. 11 over Europe's migrant crisis, telling Athens to improve conditions for refugees and to shore up its borders or risk a suspension of the bloc's passport-free zone
According to statistics released by ACI Europe, Istanbul’s Atatürk has become the third busiest airport of Europe in 2015 with a 9.1 percent increase of passengers, bringing its total to nearly 62 million visitors
Apple has agreed to pay Italy 318 million euros ($348 million) to settle a tax dispute after the US tech giant was investigated for suspected fraud, the country's tax agency said Dec. 29
A choir of 4,166 people in Turkmenistan has broken a world record by singing a hymn penned by the nation’s strongman president, in the latest choreographed show of support
Ireland's new same-sex marriage law comes into force from Nov. 16, six months after the country voted to allow gay unions in a historic referendum
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