Category: AHU ÖZYURT
The highly anticipated corridor for the Peshmarga fighters has finally opened and they have marched into Turkish soil to move into Kobane. It all looked like a long wedding procession.
Moscow and Kiev clinched a deal that will guarantee that Russian gas exports flow into Ukraine and beyond to the EuUthroughout the winter despite their rivalry over the fighting in eastern Ukraine
Thousands have signed an online petition denouncing reported comments by an HSBC Holdings board member in which she likened Hong Kong protesters' demands for democracy to the emancipation of slaves.
Hungary's prime minister scrapped plans to introduce an Internet tax that had sparked major demonstrations and further concerns about civil liberties in the EU member state
Swept along by the excitement as the Berlin Wall was torn down, former top Soviet officials now say, 25 years on, they feel stabbed in the back by the West.
Turkey remains one of most favored tourism destinations for Russian tourists, amid the growing flight network between the two countries and a concerted promotional campaign in Russia by the Turkish Tourism Ministry.
Russia may restart gas supply to Ukraine as soon as next week if Kiev pays $2.2 billion worth of debt and pre-payments, gas export monopoly Gazprom said on Friday, under a deal that is also vital to ensure deliveries to Europe.
Gianni Pittella has urged the Turkish government to allow fighters from the People’s Protection Units (YPG) to use Turkish territory to cross into Kobane.
A major exhibition on the Seljuks will be held at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art without loans from Turkey. Turkey is refusing to lend artifacts to leading British and American museums based on the issue of disputed antiquities
Category: FOLDED CORNER
‘Meander: East to West, Indirectly, Along a Turkish River’ by Jeremy Seal (Bloomsbury USA, 416 pages, $18)
Sweden on Oct. 30 officially recognized the state of Palestine, Stockholm's foreign minister said, less than a month after the government announced its intention to make the controversial move.
Lufthansa said talks to make SunExpress, its joint venture with Turkish Airlines, a partner in its new low-cost long-haul Wings concept were progressing well.
Turkey still languishes in the lower reaches of the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Gender Gap Report 2014
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Regardless of how firmly the neo-Ottomanists believe they have consolidated themselves at the helm of the Turkish Republic, on the 91st anniversary of its establishment, the Republic is as firmly embraced by the republican, secular and progressive segments of society as ever.
The star-studded lineup for the Nov. 13-16 Turkish Airlines Open includes last year’s winner Victor Dubuisson, Martin Kaymer, Lee Westwood, Henrik Stenson and world number four Sergio Garcia
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Will Turkey be able to maintain inner peace? Will Turkey be able to jump out of the middle-income and middle-democracy trap? Will Turkey manage to remain the only secular democracy in the Islamic world?
Category: DOĞAN HIZLAN
Calculating how much the state/government spends on culture is a mentality I cannot understand
PM Davutoğlu has refuted any prospect of moving forward the general election scheduled for June 7, 2015
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
When Microsoft’s then-chairman Bill Gates visited Turkey in 2006, he said, “Turkey will experience the biggest digital revolution.”
The Turkey director of the World Bank, Martin Raiser, has advised Ankara to engage in parallel negotiations with the U.S. in order to prevent adverse effects of the TTIP.
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