The 70th Cannes Festival is set to end on May 28. Fatih Akın’s ‘In the Fade’ is among strong contenders for the Golden Palm.
Ankara and Brussels will pursue a one-year calendar to chart the future course of Turkey’s EU accession bid, President Erdoğan says
In our first review we spoke about two films at Cannes this year (“Sea Sorrow” and “Jupiter’s Moon”) focusing on one of the main themes of this year’s festival: The migration crisis. This is only part of the overall crisis in today’s Europe, which includes the degeneration of the political and economic system as well as of human values.
President Erdoğan meets leading members of the EU in an effort to restart Turkey’s accession bid to the bloc after a period of bad blood
As probe deepens into the suicide bomb attack on a concert hall in Manchester, which claimed at least 22 lives, the UK is furious by repeated leaks of material shared with the US police
The world is faced with challenges
A French journalist held in Turkey for over two weeks has begun a hunger strike to protest his detention, press freedom group Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on May 23.
Soldiers were deployed to key sites in Britain on May 24 to prevent possible attacks after the terror threat alert was raised to its highest level following a suicide bomb in Manchester that killed 22 people, including children.
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
The tourism crisis has naturally also hit one of Turkey’s first touristic regions, Cappadocia. I was in Cappadocia to see a close friend’s newly-bought house in one of its villages, and to participate in the Cappadox Festival.
Leaders from around the world joined together to condemn an apparent ISIL suicide attack in Manchester that killed at least 22
British actor Roger Moore, who won international fame playing secret agent James Bond, died on May 23 aged 89, his family said on the actor's official Twitter account.
Category: TAHA AKYOL
Recent discussions over Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the War of Independence and the early days of the republic do not open new horizons, nor reveal new knowledge and perspectives
Germany's Social Democrats raised pressure on conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel on May 21, saying if she could not resolve a row with Turkey over access to the İncirlik air base, German troops should move.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Today is May 19, the anniversary of the date when a handful of military and civilian leaders led by general Mustafa Kemal (Atatürk) set out for the Black Sea port of Samsun, from Istanbul, in 1919. They were due to launch a war of resistance against armies occupying the last remaining parts of the empire under the fading Ottoman dynasty.
Will Smith and Jessica Chastain, who are both on the jury, were among the A-listers gracing the red carpet at a glittering ceremony to launch the Cannes Film Festival
Support for French President Emmanuel Macron’s new centrist party is growing before legislative elections next month, a poll found on May 18, raising the chances that he will be able to win parliamentary backing for his reform plans
The 70 Cannes Film Festival opens May 17 at a ceremony to be hosted by Italian actress Monica Bellucci and Spanish director Pedro Almodovar
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
French astronaut Thomas Pesquet has posted a photo showing Istanbul from space on his official social media accounts, Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
Category: ÜNAL ÇEVİKÖZ
France has a new president. Emmanuel Macron, the youngest leader of the country since Napoleon, is now in office after being sworn in with a solemn ceremony at the Elysee Palace on Sunday. Now people in France, Europe and elsewhere in the world are wondering: Will he succeed or will he not?
France’s new President Emmanuel Macron secured backing on May 15 from key ally Chancellor Angela Merkel for his bid to shake up Europe, despite skepticism in Berlin over his proposed reforms
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