Category: MURAT YETKİN
Whether by coincidence or not, a lot of things will start to change both in Turkey and in the world in the next two days
Category: TAHA AKYOL
The biggest problem for Turkey is that we have not yet been able to achieve the sociological and sentimental integration to the extent required by the definition of a “nation.” For this reason, we become polarized very easily and very sharply.
The European Parliament faces a stormy election for a new president on Jan. 17 after a long-standing coalition of pro-EU parties collapsed just as the crisis-hit bloc confronts a wave of eurosceptic populism
The global economy is in better shape than it’s been in years. Stock markets are booming, oil prices are on the rise again and the risks of a rapid economic slowdown in China, a major source of concern a year ago, have eased
A judicial investigation into diesel emissions testing in France could widen beyond Renault after tests showed other carmakers had exceeded the authorized levels, the French environment minister said on Jan. 15, without elaborating.
Major powers signaled to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump that a two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians is the only solution to the problems in the Holy Land, with France warning him that plans to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem could derail peace efforts
Category: ERTUĞRUL ÖZKÖK
The Ottoman administration exiled writer and poet Namık Kemal. The sultan who had sent him into exile remained “one of the other sultans.” Namık Kemal, on the other hand, became the “poet of the country” and “the poet of freedom.”
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Astronauts took another spacewalk Friday to plug in new and better batteries outside the International Space Station.
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
Jan. 9 marked yet another historic day in Turkey’s political history, as parliament began debating a controversial constitutional amendment package that shifts the country’s governance system to an executive presidency
Turkey’s allies are still providing weapons to the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Veysi Kaynak said Jan. 11, asking “what business does a terror group have at the peace table?”
Turkey’s first sperm bank for goats has been founded in the capital Ankara in order to protect the species of the Ankara goat.
Category: FORK & CORK
Personally, I’m fed up with my New Year’s resolutions.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said his government is ready to negotiate on “everything” in proposed peace talks in Kazakhstan but it was not yet clear who would represent the opposition and no date had been set
U.S. fast-food giant McDonald’s will sell a controlling stake in its China and Hong Kong business for up to $2.08 billion to a consortium including state-owned Citic and the Carlyle Group, it was announced on Jan. 9
Airbus said on Jan. 8 Iran’s state airline IranAir had accepted its first new jet, marking a key step in opening up trade under a nuclear sanctions deal between Iran and major powers.
Category: CANSU ÇAMLIBEL
The monstrous attack on Istanbul’s iconic Reina club in the first hours of the new year has inevitably triggered a new wave in the lifestyle debate among secularists in Turkey.
Morocco has ordered the closure of schools it says are linked to U.S.-based Islamic preacher that Ankara blames for a foilied coup last year, Agence France-Presse has said, citing the Morrocan interior ministry.
Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uighur autonomous region will run more westbound trains on China-Europe routes in 2017 to boost exports, Xinhua reported on Jan. 6
Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘What Is Populism?’ by Jan-Werner Müller (University of Pennsylvania Press, 136 pages, $20)
A government-led rescue of French nuclear group Areva and the wider atomic energy industry may cost the state as much as 10 billion euros, but political support is almost certain whoever wins the presidential election in May.
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