New media fair Moving Image, organized simultaneously with ArtInternational, welcomes artists for the second time in Istanbul. Orozobekov, the co-founder of the fair, expects a high number of visitors.
Category: MELİS ALPHAN
A Syrian child speaks into the microphone on the Greek island of Kos. This is what he says: “It is better to die on the road than living in Turkey.”
Last Sunday, Italian energy giant Eni announced the discovery of a massive natural gas field in the Zohr area, off the coast of northern Egypt.
This summer a quarter of a million people fled across the Mediterranean by small ships and rafts.
Thousands of exhausted migrants streamed into Austria from Hungary on Sept. 5, after Vienna and Berlin agreed to take in thousands of refugees desperate to start new lives in Western Europe.
The aunt of a drowned Syrian boy whose death has sparked global outrage about the plight of refugees in Europe says she still hopes to bring the rest of her family to Canada.
Ministers and central bank chiefs from the world’s top 20 economies sought Sept. 5 to bolster market confidence in the global economy, despite mounting alarm about the fallout from China’s slowdown.
The four Syrians, charged with smuggling migrants and causing multiple deaths by "conscious negligence" in connection with the drowning of the group including Aylan Kurdi and his brother, were remanded in a Turkish prison
The third edition of Istanbul’s global contemporary and modern art fair will open at the Haliç Congress Center on Sept. 4 welcoming both local and international VIP visitors.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
His name did not appear in agency bulletins. He is also somebody’s son, like the 3-year old Syrian toddler Aylan al-Kurdi whose dead body was swept by the waves of the Aegean Sea to Turkey’s Bodrum shores as the boat carrying them to Greek island of Kos sunk early September 2.
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
He would dream of being a veterinarian perhaps. Or maybe an engineer. From the war-torn city of Kobane, he and his family had come to the resort town of Bodrum.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
It was as if the entire world collapsed on me. Was it possible at all to look at that photograph of a little boy’s body washed up on a Bodrum beach without pain in the heart?
Black Sabbath, who pioneered heavy metal more than four decades ago, on Sept. 3 announced a final tour and vowed it would be the band's last
EU countries were set to try to bridge differences on Europe's escalating migrant crisis at a foreign ministers' meeting on Sept.4, with the shocking image of a dead Syrian toddler washed up on a beach driving calls for binding refugee quotas.
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees called on Sept.4 on the European Union to admit up to 200,000 refugees as part of a "mass relocation programme" that would be binding on EU states.
The father of a Syrian toddler whose drowning shocked the world buried his family on Sept. 4, in the war-torn town they originally fled
Hungary shut its main border crossing with Serbia on Sept. 4 after about 300 migrants escaped from a nearby refugee camp, police said.
Britain will take in thousands more Syrian refugees, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Sept. 4 amid growing pressure at home and abroad to address the crisis.
Hungarian authorities were locked in a stand-off with migrants who left Budapest’s main train station on foot for Austria, while the U.K. said it would take thousands more Syrian refugees as the crisis gripping Europe mounted
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
Turkey’s human rights record has never been a bright one. Especially in the 1980’s and 1990’s when Turkey entered a spiral of violence due to the Kurdish issue, human rights violations became a major and shameful headache for Turks
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