Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
For the last couple of years, I have had a bitter taste in my mouth while returning from the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, worrying about Turkey.
Category: ERTUĞRUL ÖZKÖK
I have completely opposite views from President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on many topics, but I watch in admiration his political genius, his way of interpreting politics, his economic determination and also his “leadership stance.”
Greece's new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is set to unveil his anti-austerity coalition government Tuesday, bringing together his radical left-wing party with the nationalist right, after a stunning election win that sent shockwaves through Europe
Category: FORK & CORK
Only a single, sun-dried fig or apricot makes you feel like you’ve just popped a full basket of fruit in your mouth. In the cold of mid-winter, this is the best way to remember the sun-kissed days of summer.
New European energy commissioner Maros Sefcovic was treated to a blunt and rude welcoming in Moscow. No more gas through Ukraine for Europe, he was told by Gazprom boss Alexey Miller.
Greece awoke to a new era of defiant anti-austerity Jan. 26 after voters handed a decisive victory to radical left party Syriza
The euro and European shares and bonds shook off worries yesterday over Greek election winner Syriza’s pledge to take on international lenders, a strong sign of confidence in the ECB’s new money-printing program.
Nearly 500 coal miners in Ukraine's war-torn east were briefly trapped underground on Monday after their pit lost power when a shell hit an electricity substation
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
An asteroid the size of a mountain is about to shave by Earth, in a rare type of flyby that will not be seen for another decade, astronomers said Jan. 26.
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko was chairing an emergency security meeting Jan. 25 to forge a response to a new offensive by pro-Russian rebels
Category: GÜVEN SAK
In 2012, Mexico was the first emerging economy to lead the G20. So Turkey is not the first. But those out there with unhealthy “first time ever” obsessions can take solace in Turkey being the first Muslim-majority country to chair the G20
On Jan. 15, the president of Azerbaijan, İlham Aliyev, visited Turkey upon the invitation of the president of Turkey, Receb Tayyip Erdoğan. This visit to Turkey was the first overseas trip for Aliyev in 2015.
Twelve Turkish mountain climbers have been reported missing in the Pierian Mountains of Greece. A Turkish diplomat said the group might include Bulgarians and could be in Bulgaria
Four Turkish cities entered the list of world’s first 10 cities that performed best economically last year while the Macau, the Chinese territory known for casino gambling, ranked first, according to a report released Jan. 22.
Participants in the annual Davos meetings, organized by the World Economic Forum (WEF), gather under several groups. One of these groups participates as “world media leaders.” Eight years ago, they selected 100 media leaders from around the world based on a survey they held, after which they invited them every year. I was one of them.
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
V., the taverna owner, angrily threw a set of papers that looked official onto the table. One was his electricity bill: 2,888 euros for the past few months.
Pro-Russian rebels cemented their hold Friday on a long-disputed airport ceded by Ukrainian troops during an upsurge in clashes that killed nearly 50 people and punctured Europe's latest push for peace in the nine-month war
Greek leftist leader Alexis Tsipras told thousands of people gathered in Athens that an end to "national humiliation" was near
Google boss Eric Schmidt predicted that the Internet will soon be so pervasive in every facet of our lives that it will effectively 'disappear' into the background
Ukraine plans to cover up to 60 percent of its gas import needs this year from Europe, leaving its once-dominant supplier Russia delivering the rest, the head of the state energy firm told Reuters on late Jan. 22
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