In our first review we spoke about two films at Cannes this year (“Sea Sorrow” and “Jupiter’s Moon”) focusing on one of the main themes of this year’s festival: The migration crisis. This is only part of the overall crisis in today’s Europe, which includes the degeneration of the political and economic system as well as of human values.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan’s discussions in Brussels on May 25 are likely to be one of the most important series of talks in the last few years regarding Turkey’s relations with the West – particularly Europe – because of their dual nature
President Erdoğan meets leading members of the EU in an effort to restart Turkey’s accession bid to the bloc after a period of bad blood
The 22-year-old man who carried out the Manchester concert suicide bombing that left 22 people dead transited through Istanbul airport ahead of the attack, a Turkish official said
Asmiling Donald Trump offered European Union chiefs assurances on security in Brussels on May 25 but EU officials did not conceal lingering differences with the U.S. president over Russia, trade and climate change
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U.S. and EU officials meet in Washington this week for further talks on aviation security, as the EU braces for an extension of a cabin ban on large electronic devices to U.S.-bound flights from Europe.
Brussels has no right to treat Ankara like a beggar, President Erdoğan says before a meeting with EU leaders on the margins of a NATO gathering
One of the key points in President Tayyip Erdoğan’s address to the congress of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) on May 21, after he took back the helm as a result of the April 16 referendum, was his heralding of a “six-month roadmap” for the transformation of Turkey’s political and administrative system.
Russia is in talks with European countries to determine the entry point of the second line of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline flow, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said, TASS news agency has reported.
Turkey has become the biggest money laundering center in Europe, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said, slamming the government for allowing vast flows of illegitimate cash into the country
Turkey has confirmed that it has blocked Austrian participation in some NATO programs due to Vienna’s constant anti-Turkish stance on various EU platforms, Turkish diplomatic sources told the Hürriyet Daily News
The Organization of Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC), which brings together the countries of the Black Sea, is seeking to keep in step with the changes around it after a quarter-century of development. The organization is looking to direct more attention toward projects, according to BSEC Secretary-General Michael B. Christides
One of the main topics at this year’s Cannes Film Festival seems to be the migrant issue. We have already seen two pictures on the topic and others will follow, among which one is the highly expected title of the year, Michael Haneke’s “Happy End.”
Category: GÜLSE BİRSEL
Dear local government, you cannot make Istanbul a smart city because this city has chosen to go crazy after years of torture
Category: TAHA AKYOL
Recent discussions over Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the War of Independence and the early days of the republic do not open new horizons, nor reveal new knowledge and perspectives
U.S. President Donald Trump basked in Saudi Arabia’s lavish royal welcome on May 20 as he left behind, at least temporarily, the snowballing controversies dogging him in Washington
China invited Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and six cabinet colleagues to its “new Silk Road” summit this month, even offering to rename a flagship Pakistani project running through disputed territory to persuade them to attend, a top official in Modi’s ruling group and diplomats said.
Germany's Social Democrats raised pressure on conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel on May 21, saying if she could not resolve a row with Turkey over access to the İncirlik air base, German troops should move.
U.S. President Donald Trump has called on the Muslim world to confront “Islamist extremism” during a speech in which he portrayed fighting terrorism as a battle between good and evil rather than a clash of civilizations.
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