Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
For technical reasons this column was written before the announcement of the results of yesterday’s critical referendum in Greece.
Worried as they are by terrorist threats, Ukraine’s future and the Grexit saga, European citizens may not have paid much attention to Mustafa Akıncı’s visit to the EU institutions last week.
Greek voters headed to the polls on July 5 to vote in a historic, tightly fought referendum on whether to accept worsening austerity in exchange for more bailout funds, in a gamble that could see it crash out of the euro.
Whatever the outcome of Greece’s knife-edge referendum, Europeans must “start talking to each other again,” Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi told a newspaper on July 4.
Greeks vote overwhelmingly to reject terms of a bailout, risking financial ruin in a show of defiance that could splinter Europe.
The construction of the Troy Museum is continuing in Çanakkale’s ancient city of Troy, with expectations that the facility will finish by the end of the next year
The 2014 Ukraine crisis reinforced the EU’s quest for gas supply security.
In the last year, around half of the migrants crossing the Mediterranean were asylum seekers.
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
A general review on the state of affairs around Turkey’s immediate neighborhood would plainly show that it’s surrounded with a chaotic wave, from Europe to the Balkans; from Eurasia to the Caucasus; from the Middle East to North Africa.
Category: GÜVEN SAK
Central banking is difficult. It requires bankers not only to plan for how they think the future is going to play out, but plan for how they fear it might play out, too
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis accuses creditors of trying to 'terrorize' Greeks into accepting austerity, warning Europe stood to lose as much as Athens if the country is forced from the euro
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
This week’s domestic data released extinguished hopes that the economy was on a recovery path, while other developments once again highlighted global economic risks that could affect Turkey.
Many of the workers in the bright-pink fields in this southwest Turkish province have an unexpected connection with the flowers they are tending.
Barcelona’s new-leftist mayor on July 2 halted the issuing of new licenses for tourist accommodation for one year while it develops a new strategy for a sector some complain has grown too big
The Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) will create more than 15,000 new jobs and make a great economic contribution to the participating countries, according to the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (Socar), which is conducting the project.
Greeks are preparing for a referendum on July 5 that will see the debt-ridden country either accept or reject punishing austerity measures imposed by international creditors amid a serious cash crisis, street protests and increasing threats from global institutions.
Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Zeytindağı’/‘Mount of Olives’ by Falih Rıfkı Atay (Pozitif Yayıncılık, 192 pages, 10 TL)
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
Every time there is a development that feeds the perception that Turkey favors radical Islamic groups over Kurdish groups in the Syrian civil war, the hashtag “kick terrorist Turkey out of NATO” in different forms becomes viral.
Category: EMRE KIZILKAYA
Despite unfair criticism, Turkey’s Constitutional Court continues to issue liberal rulings and is probably even more liberal and united than the US Supreme Court
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras vowed July 1 to press ahead with a controversial bailout referendum as European leaders ruled out any fresh debt offer before July 5 vote
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