Air France-KLM's human resources manager was "almost lynched" Oct. 5 by striking workers, who stripped him of his shirt in a protest over the ailing airline's plan to cut 2,900 jobs.
The European Union’s top court on Oct. 5 ruled that a key transatlantic data sharing deal relied on by companies such as Facebook was invalid in the light of spying revelations in the Edward Snowden scandal.
Gazprom has almost halved the planned capacity of its Turkish Stream gas pipeline project to 32 billion cubic meters (bcm) per year from an original capacity of 63 bcm, Gazprom Chief Executive Officer Alexei Miller said on Oct. 6.
The Amintas Tombs in Fethiye have been cleaned by museum officials after news that locals were using them as storage space roused controversy
Category: YUSUF KANLI
It is difficult to understand why Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa Akıncı and his team have started seeking international sponsors for a Cyprus deal while there is, as yet, no such deal ready.
The collapse of coalition talks and the scheduling of new elections for Nov. 1 concluded a tumultuous summer for Turkey.
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.
Once again underlining that Turkey has struggled to cope with the mass influx of Syrian refugees over the past four years, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has called on the EU to share the burden, also presenting a three-pronged formula for a lasting solution.
Five Hürriyet photojournalists – Fahir Arıkan, Sefa Özkaya, Levent Kulu, Selçuk Şamiloğlu and Murat Şaka – shared a total of 10 awards between them at the annual Press Photos 2015, which is organized by the Turkish Photojournalists Association (TFMD).
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.
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.
Category: ÖZGÜR KORKMAZ
One of the priorities over the 13-year rule of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) has been raising “pious generations,” meaning the country’s education system has been a special target for the party, and its de facto leader, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
Europe's top human rights watchdog on Oct.1 voiced concern at mounting racism in Germany, citing a wave of far-right, anti-Islam demonstrations at odds with the more recent image of a country ready to open its doors to hundreds of thousands of refugees.
Mahmud Abbas's UN declaration that he is no longer bound by accords with Israel has the potential to upturn what remains of the peace process, but there are doubts whether concrete actions will follow.
Category: TAHA AKYOL
There are two eras of the Justice and Development Party (AKP). One of them is the era when it was applauded by the West for being reformist and liberal; the other is the second period when criticisms on its authoritarianism increased
The G7 group of leading economies, European countries and Gulf states pledged $1.8 billion in funding on Sept.29 for UN aid agencies struggling with the worst refugee crisis in 70 years.
Turkey’s foreign trade deficit declined by 39.8 percent in August to $4.89 billion compared to the same month of 2014, according to data produced by the Turkish Statistics Institute (TÜİK) in cooperation with the Customs and Trade Ministry on Sept. 30
Nine months after Fadi, a refugee from Homs, Syria, landed in Cyprus on a boat carrying some 340 smuggled refugees, he still had not applied for asylum. He chose instead to attempt to reach mainland Europe by any means possible
Category: MURAT YETKİN
As Russia and the United States work on formulas as inclusive as possible to find a solution to the Syrian crisis, without letting the Islamist factions take over the entire country, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged the European Union on Sept. 28 to do more to confront the migration crisis stemming from the four-year-old Syrian civil war
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