Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
Although more than two months have passed since the controversial referendum on shifting to an executive presidential system, the much-anticipated stability and comfort in Turkey’s internal politics and external relationships are far from visible.
Because it falls between Saudi Arabia and Iran both geographically and politically, and is thus subject to feeling almost besieged by two regional powers, Qatar has developed a view of its defense reflecting its position.
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
Thanks to the media, I don’t feel homesick at all in London where I am and have extended my business trip a couple of days due to the holidays. The TV in a café where we were sitting had the BBC on and the subtitles on the screen were about police attacking, with plastic bullets, the LGBT Pride march at Istanbul’s Taksim
Anti-euro sentiment has faded over the past year since the British referendum to quit the European Union, according to European Central Bank president Mario Draghi.
Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks has criticized Turkish authorities for banning the LGBT Pride march in Istanbul for a third year running, urging them to uphold the right to freedom of assembly.
Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland has stressed the importance of “justice starting to work” in Turkey, adding that he is concerned by the current situation regarding fundamental rights in the country.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on June 27 that dozens of people were killed in an air strike believed to have been carried out by the U.S.-led coalition on an Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) prison in the eastern Syrian town of al-Mayadeen.
Today, on the occasion of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, we commemorate and honor victims and survivors of torture, and reaffirm our commitment to continuing to work together and with partners around the world to combat torture in all its forms, and in all places.
Hotel occupancy rates in Istanbul soared in May, but the city’s hotels remained to be the cheapest across Europe, according to a leading tourism association.
Health experts have warned against fake Kylie Jenner lipsticks sold cheaper than usual in Turkey, drawing attention to the fact that their ingredients are unknown.
German business confidence unexpectedly rose in June to a record high, as strong domestic consumption and robust exports combined to make company executives increasingly upbeat about the growth outlook for Europe’s largest economy.
Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman has bought British health food retailer Holland & Barrett for 1.8 billion ($2.3 billion, 2.0 billion euros), his investment fund said on June 26 .
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has called for dialogue a “lowering of rhetoric” between Qatar and a four-nation group led by Saudi Arabia after Doha denounced their sweeping list of demands.
Britain said 34 high-rise apartment blocks had failed fire safety checks carried out after the deadly Grenfell Tower blaze, including several in north London where residents were forced to evacuate amid chaotic scenes.
Japan wants to hold informal free trade talks with Britain as it also works to sign a deal with the European Union, a report said on June 25.
Chinese drone-maker DJI is betting on flying machines that shoot pesticide instead of photos to fend off growing competition in the global remote-controlled aircraft market.
NATO is the most successful alliance in history because it has been able to adapt to keep pace with an ever-changing security environment.
Those who torture animals will face prison terms in the future, according to the Forestry and Water Affairs Minister Veysel Eroğlu, who heralded new regulations on animal rights including more severe punishment for mistreatment of animals
Russian President Vladimir Putin held phone talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan aboard an installation vessel on June 23, telling him that work on the Turkish Stream pipeline has started in its deep-water section.
Category: MUSTAFA AYDIN
Former German Chancellor and statesman Helmut Kohl, the longest-serving postwar Western leader, died at the age of 87 on June 16.
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