Category: TASTE OF THE PAST
TASTE OF THE PAST - At least 14 historical passages can be found off İstiklal Avenue, with such evocative names as Çiçek, Atlas, Aslıhan, Avrupa, Rumeli, Aznavur, Suriye, Hazzopulo, Markiz, El Hamra, Halep, Nil, Crespin, Tünel and Hristaki
European Union leaders agreed Oct. 24 what they hailed as the world's most ambitious climate change targets for 2030, paving the way for a new UN-backed global treaty next year.
The gunman who killed a soldier in Ottawa and then raced through Canada's parliament before being shot dead was a misfit and perhaps mentally ill
Chemical and biological experts have rushed to the US, Canada, French, Belgium and German consulates in Istanbul
British Prime Minister David Cameron challenged a demand from the European Union for an additional 2.1-billion-euro payment into this year’s EU budget after a revision of economic statistics showed his country was better off.
Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘From the Abode of Islam to the Turkish Vatan: The Making of a National Homeland in Turkey’ by Behlül Özkan
Trumpeter Ibrahim Maalouf will play at the Akbank Jazz Festival on Oct 25. Growing up in an intellectual milieu under the influence of his uncle, author Amin Maalouf, he incorporates many different genres of music
Russian investigators detained four more staff members Oct. 23 at the Moscow airport where the CEO of French oil giant Total died when his plane collided with a snow plough.
Total named Patrick Pouyanne, currently head of refining and chemicals, as its new chief executive while former CEO Thierry Desmarest was appointed chairman on Oct. 22, a union source told AFP.
Turkey plans to start building its third nuclear power plant with its own means by 2018-2019 after it has acquired quality human resources, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu says
It is definitely not an illusion: Spanish street artist Pejac painted three pieces on the walls of Üsküdar
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
A festivity was held over the weekend in Istanbul, in one of the city’s older settlements, Kuzguncuk, at the shore of the Bosphorus, the “Bluefish [lüfer] Holiday.”
The driver of a snowplough involved in a deadly accident at a Moscow airport that killed Total CEO Christophe de Margerie was drunk, Russian investigators said Oct. 21.
Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, whose beautiful clothes defined American elegance for generations and were beloved by first ladies and Hollywood stars, died Monday. He was 82.
A Spanish nurse who became the first person outside Africa to be infected with Ebola on Oct. 19 tested negative for the virus, Madrid said
Category: FORK & CORK
As I stepped into the newly revamped restaurant Fiamma, I could not help but utter to myself: “Mamma gli Italiani!”
Ukraine and Russia stood on the verge of resolving their latest gas war in time to keep the war-scarred nation and EU clients warm through the winter months.
On arrival, John Bass described Turkey and the U.S. as 'long-time friends and strategic partners'
'The Seed' venue at the Sakıp Sabancı Museum will host world renowned figures of classical music in the 8th season of its 'Istanbul Recitals.' The concert series starts today with Russian-American pianist Alexei Volodin
European leaders expressed hope Friday of solving the bloody Ukraine conflict following "positive" talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, only for the Kremlin to berate them as out of touch with reality.
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