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.”
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."
A number of local and global lenders have expressed interest in buying a majority stake in Turkey’s Finansbank, which is now owned by Greece’s leading lender, the National Bank of Greece (NBG)
A retired police told suspects to organize the attack targeting prominent columnist Ahmet Hakan saying, “There is a man that needs to be beaten,” according to Fuat Elmas, a suspect.
Violent storms and flooding along the French riviera killed 13 people by early Oct.4, emergency responders and local officials said, including three who drowned in a retirement home inundated when a river broke its banks.
One suspect was arrested and six others were released by the court on Oct. 4, in the investigation into the attack on daily Hürriyet columnist Ahmet Hakan. Meanwhile, Turkish President Erdoğan publicly commented on the attack for the first time.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has branded the Supreme Election Board (YSK) wrong after it rejected calls for the relocation of ballot boxes in several eastern and southeastern districts.
Turkey and others express anger that Russia has targeted putatively moderate rebels in Syria in its recent bombing campaign
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
Turkey and its partners in the U.S.-led coalition against ISIL on Oct. 2 called on Russia to cease its attacks on the Syria's opposition and focus on fighting Islamic militants
Russia estimates its air strike campaign in Syria could last three to four months, the head of the foreign affairs committee at the State Duma, Russia's parliament, said on Oct.2.
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Some 92 percent of the world’s population lives in areas where a connection service of 2G or better is accessible, but four billion people still remain offline, according to a recent report
The Swiss Federal Roads Office on Oct. 2 issued a preliminary ban on registering new Volkswagen diesel vehicles that may be outfitted with software designed to cheat emissions tests, it said in a statement
The Council of Europe has said pre-trial detention should either be avoided as much as possible or used as a “last resort,” noting the abusive use of pre-trial detention for politically motivated purposes is seen in several countries including Turkey.
Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said the flow of Syrian migrants is now seen as Europe’s problem, speaking at a rally in Lyon province of France on Oct. 1
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has turned out to be the main catalyzer of developments in Syria, putting powers which are otherwise rivals in a more cooperative mode over this crisis. But what does this mean in terms of Turkey’s expectations?
Just a few decades ago, the population of the Asia-Pacific region was dominated by the young.
Russia and United States agreed Sept.30 to call urgent military talks to head off the risk of clashes between their forces, after Moscow's dramatic entrance into the Syrian war.
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