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.
Turkey’s Labor Ministry offered work permits to 73,584 foreigners from among 86,467 applicants in 2016, according to a data compiled by state-run Anadolu Agency.
The deep-sea search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 ended on Jan. 17, without any trace being found of the plane that vanished in 2014 with 239 people on board, the three countries involved in the search said.
Category: FORK & CORK
Pistachios and chocolate: These two have an affinity for each other according to the Turkish palate.
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
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull in Sydney on Jan. 14 where the pair agreed to deepen defense ties and stressed the importance of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
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: 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
Significant changes will soon be made to the curriculum of Turkish schools abroad, which have been taken over from the network of Fethullah Gülen, the U.S. based preacher widely believed to have orchestrated the July 2016 coup attempt
Romantic musical ‘La La Land’ hit the Golden Globes, winning for best comedy/musical and for its stars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, as well as for director Damien Chazelle, screenplay, score and original song.
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
Hollywood’s elite head for the red carpet Sunday for the Golden Globes, the champagne-drenched launch of the entertainment industry’s awards season, with whimsical musical "La La Land" leading the race for statuettes.
Güray Museum in Nevşehir’s Avanos district is the world’s one and only “underground ceramic museum” located on an area of 1,600 square meters
Category: VERDA ÖZER
The terrible massacre by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) on a nightclub in Ortaköy last week has triggered Turkey’s most traditional debate on “secular versus conservative” lifestyles.
The number of foreign tourists visiting Istanbul declined to 9.2 million in 2016, a 26 percent decrease compared to the previous year, data from the Istanbul Culture and Tourism Directorate has shown.
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.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he favors a pardon for an Israeli soldier convicted Jan. 4 of manslaughter for shooting dead a Palestinian assailant as he lay wounded.
Police questioned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for three hours on Jan. 2, on suspicion of receiving expensive gifts from businessmen, as part of a graft probe that has shaken the country’s politics
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