The 2nd Fotoİstanbul Beşiktaş International Photography Festival is being organized under the theme ‘The Lives of Others.’ Exhibitions by Ara Güler and Robert Frank are among the festival’s attractions
The Good Music in Town concert series will kick off on Oct. 27, with five-time Grammy winner Canadian jazz artist Diana Krall
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“Have a friend like a Russian, have an enemy like a Russian.”
European Union nations agreed on Oct. 8 to speed up the deportation of failed asylum seekers as they took a harder line toward tackling the bloc's worst migration crisis since World War II.
German police swooped on Volkswagen's headquarters on Oct. 8, carrying away files and hard disks as the investigation into a massive pollution cheating scandal expanded on both sides of the Atlantic.
French warplanes carried out a second wave of strikes overnight on Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) targets in Syria, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Oct. 9.
Gazprom has declined to provide Turkey with an additional 3 billion cubic meters of gas via the existing Blue Stream pipeline, chief executive Alexei Miller said on Oct. 8, as reported by Reuters
Jerusalem's mayor, caught on video this week with a gun slung over his shoulder while visiting a Palestinian neighborhood, is making no apologies for the display of force. He says he's helping keep his city safe.
Turkey will send troops to Armenia on Oct. 11 in compliance with an international treaty, the Turkish General Staff has stated
Turkey welcomes a fresh support pledge by NATO to lend it military backing amid repeated Russian violations of Turkish airspace, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Tanju Bilgiç said on Oct. 9, while stressing that Turkey has yet to place such a demand.
He stood on the mud, crows cawing overhead, pointing at unmarked graves. "Here's a mother with her baby. And here's another young woman. Over there, that's a 60-year-old man."
A small group of Eritreans left Italy for Sweden on Oct. 9, the first contingent of asylum seekers to be relocated under a much-contested European Union scheme to ease the burden of the migration crisis on frontline countries.
On her 100th birthday, legendary French singer Edith Piaf will be on an Istanbul stage with the play ‘Edith Piaf-Marcel,’ performed by the Yerevan State Youth Theater, as the first Armenian play to be staged in Turkey
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FOLDED CORNER - Ahmet Ağaoğlu and the Genealogy of Liberalism in Turkey’ by H. Ozan Özavcı (Brill, 269 pages, $141)
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No one is discussing the importance of startups any more. It is proved that startups can create more jobs than companies that are “too big to fail,” even in regressing economies.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Oct. 7 that Turkey's help was needed to stem the flow of refugees to Europe but that this hadn't changed her view that Ankara should not become a member of the EU
Environmental lobby groups on Oct. 7 urged French President Francois Hollande to force state-owned utility Engie to stop investing in coal projects in Turkey
The EU must speed up deportation of economic migrants and "crack down" on abuse of its asylum system, British interior minister Theresa May said on Oct. 8 as ministers met to discuss Europe's refugee and migrant crisis.
Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann cast doubt on the workability of the so-called migrant hotspots European leaders plan to create by the end of next month in Greece and Italy to help manage large numbers of refugees.
Russia wants to keep good ties with Turkey, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Oct. 8, after Ankara voiced its growing anger at Moscow's military intervention in Syria.
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