Category: FORK & CORK
When I first saw the call for papers on H-Turk, a list-serve of a history-focused group of academics, I said to myself, “That’s for me!” The title was “From Kebab to Ćevabčići: Eating Practices in Ottoman Europe.”
German reunification a quarter of a century ago has served to marginalize Turkish immigrants, pushing some of them to become more defensive, says a scholar. The AKP’s success among the Turkish-German electorate is due to the fact that it made them more self-confident, according to Defne Kadıoğlu Polat
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Turkish President Erdoğan’s short tour of Europe seems be serving two main purposes.
The collapse of coalition talks and the scheduling of new elections for Nov. 1 concluded a tumultuous summer for Turkey.
The badly decomposed bodies of two children were found washed up on the Greek island of Kos on Oct.4, the latest victims of a crisis that has seen 630,000 people enter the EU illegally this year.
Portugal's ruling centre-right coalition won a general election Oct.4 seen as a referendum on its austerity policies, although it may not hold onto its absolute majority in parliament, near-complete results showed.
US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter arrived in Madrid on Oct.4, beginning a European tour amid alarm over Russian bombardments in Syria and the refugee crisis sparked by the conflict.
Four people were still missing on Oct.5 after flash floods on the French Riviera killed at least 17 people over the weekend, prompting the government to declare a natural disaster in the southeastern tourist region.
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Oct.5 that air strikes in Syria must target ISIL militants but also other groups "considered as terrorists."
Volkswagen's supervisory board will hold an extraordinary meeting on Oct. 7 at which finance chief Hans Dieter Poetsch is expected to be appointed as new head of the 20-member controlling panel, two sources said on Oct. 4
The secretary-general of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has voiced concern over the state of global investment.
Energy and Natural Resources Minister Ali Riza Alaboyun has said Turkey will not face any problem in gas deliveries from Russia this winter.
The head of the European Parliament told a group of German regional newspapers that the emissions scandal at Volkswagen (VW) would hit the German economy hard but Europe’s biggest carmaker was likely to survive the crisis.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan dubbed Russia’s bombing campaign in Syria “unacceptable” before embarking on a visit to Europe, where he will hold critical meetings with EU leaders that are expected to be dominated by the fight against ISIL and Europe’s growing migration crisis.
Pink Martini will once again be on the Istanbul stage on Oct. 18 at Volkswagen Arena as part of the group’s European Tour.
Prime Minister David Cameron said his renegotiation of Britain's ties with the European Union was "bloody hard work" and refused to rule out campaigning for a British exit in a referendum if other EU leaders failed to grant him the concessions he wants.
The European Union and Turkey have agreed in principle to a plan of action to help ease the flow of migrants into the bloc, a German newspaper reported Oct.4.
Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
We have just one month until the coming snap election and we see that the possibility of getting a significantly different result from the June 7 election is getting lower.
The Paris-based Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is ready to help European countries deal with the refugee crisis, a senior Turkish diplomat has told Anadolu Agency.
‘Roger Waters The Wall’ premiered on Sept. 28 in New York and was screened worldwide the next day for one day only before its release on DVD
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