Roger Hardy speaks to Hürriyet Daily News about his book ‘The Poisoned Well: Empire and its Legacy in the Middle East,’ a vivid account of the half-century between 1917 and 1967
French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve says 17 attacks have been thwarted in the country so far this year and he is asking Parliament to extend the state of emergency until July 15
Some foreign chefs on cooking programs shown on Turkish TV are engaging in spying activities as they travel around the country, Yiğit Bulut, a chief adviser to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has claimed
The leader of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, has quoted Voltaire in his response to critics over his honoring of controversial journalists, saying he would defend the rights of imprisoned journalists even though he disagreed with their opinions
France’s first Boeing B787 taxis on the tarmac after its landing for delivery at Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle airport in Roissy, Paris on Dec 2.
A decree issued by the French government that reformed the general inspection of judicial services practically putting it under the direct control of the government caused a fresh debate between the judiciary and the government as the former accused the latter of breaking the principle of the separation of powers
The 5th Turkey Innovation Week, during which dozens of innovation gurus from 10 different countries in various disciplines will meet, started on Dec. 8 in Istanbul
Turkey’s leading arms companies’ sales rose by more than 10 percent in 2015, according to market analysis released late on Dec. 5.
France’s Consul General in Istanbul Bertrand Buchwalter has referred to the song “Don’t Go, I Need You” (Gitme, Sana Muhtacım) by legendary Turkish singer Zeki Müren to refer to rocky Turkey-EU relations.
Category: SELİN NASİ
Despite the recent tensions between Turkey and the European Union, efforts have been undertaken to stabilize the turbulence and establish constructive dialogue between the parties.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
The 22nd United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP22) took place last month in Marakesh.
French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve was appointed as the new prime minister on Dec. 6 after Manuel Valls resigned to seek the Socialist nomination in the presidential election, the presidency said.
Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
When I was writing this article, the outcome of Sunday’s referendum in Italy was still not known
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Turkey launched the GÖKTÜRK-1 satellite on Dec. 5 to provide high-definition satellite images for both civilian and military purposes, the Turkish Chief of Staff announced
A French man whose wife and two of his three children were on a Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared in 2014 says he is still trying to find out what happened to the aircraft partly as a way of dealing with the emotional pain of his loss
Erospolis looks at political putdowns, from British talent of irony to Turkish gift of curtness, and begs: “Leave the mothers and bottoms out of it!”
Category: FİKRET BİLA
The significance of the famous French writer and thinker Albert Camus’ quote, “One way to know a country is to know how people die there,” was once again learned by us the other day, when 11 young girls and one educator burned to death in the Aladağ district of the southern province of Adana
French President Francois Hollande dramatically announced Dec. 1 he would not seek re-election next April at the end of his five-year term as he bowed to historic low approval ratings.
The U.N.’s aid chief Stephen O’Brien warned Nov. 30 that Aleppo risked becoming a “giant graveyard” after more than 50,000 people were reported to have fled intense fighting between government and rebel forces.
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
It’s everybody’s opinion that the relationship between Turkey and the EU is at a crossroads, especially after the European Parliament last week voted in favor of temporarily freezing accession negotiations.
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