Around 5 million Europeans lost their jobs between 2008 and 2014 due to the global crisis, figures show. Turkish employment, meanwhile, is on the rise
Category: GWYNNE DYER
It’s a slow process, this business of getting recognized as an independent state, but the Palestinians are making progress.
On Oct. 12, at a donors’ conference in Cairo, participants pledged $5.4 billion toward the reconstruction of Gaza.
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
A well-known Turkish expression would roughly translate as “there is good in every malice.” If nothing else, last week’s rout in global markets seems to have improved investors’ perception of Turkey.
Öcalan’s living conditions came into question after the peace process started
Pilots for Lufthansa are to hold a one-day strike Tuesday that will hit long-haul flights operated by the German carrier, Europe's largest, their union said.
A Spanish nurse who became the first person outside Africa to be infected with Ebola on Oct. 19 tested negative for the virus, Madrid said
Nigeria - Africa's most populous country - was declared Ebola-free on Monday as European Union foreign ministers thrashed out measures to help halt the spread of the deadly disease.
European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso argued Monday that Britain is better in the European Union and warned that alienating its allies would be a "historic mistake", as pressure mounts from British eurosceptics before elections.
Ukraine and Russia stood on the verge of resolving their latest gas war in time to keep the war-scarred nation and EU clients warm through the winter months.
Category: BLIND SPOT
Imagine you are coming from Europe and you land at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport. (The other one, Sabiha Gökçen Airport, on the Asian side is a different story.) You step foot on Turkish soil; what would be your first impressions?
Category: GÜVEN SAK
The world has changed. In the past, the most powerful seven countries were enough to govern the rest of the world.
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
It is always refreshing to visit the Austrian capital – to experience its majestic architecture, impressive museums and legendary cafes. What brought me here this time is a more specific reason though:
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The Turkish government is understandably trying to play down its defeat in the United Nations vote for the Security Council’s temporary seats.
Despite the government’s aspiration to hold a seat at the U.N.’s most powerful body, Turkey has failed in its effort to join the Security Council.
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
As a part of group of journalists and academics, I have spent the past week in Germany as a guest of the Friedrich Naumann Stiftung, which has close ties to the Free Democrat Party.
Category: AKİF BEKİ
“The PKK is fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant [ISIL], Turkish jets then bomb PKK.” This template has started finding supporters and spokespersons in the world.
According to Volkan Bozkır, Turkey’s Minister for European Union Affairs, Ankara has adopted a new communications strategy, in order to win the hearts and minds of European citizens as well as EU governments.
Western countries scrambled to review safety measures at airports and borders amid a mounting wave of fear that West Africa's Ebola outbreak will spread worldwide
New Zealand and Spain win the seats in the 'Western Europe and Others' group for which Turkey also bid
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