Turkey needs to fundamentally overhaul its outdated cultural policies, Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) head Görgün Taner tells HDN, stressing that the mentality which sees arts merely as a way to woo tourists must change
Fearing for their safety in Tunisia after a gunman killed dozens of tourists, sun-seeking Europeans are switching to destinations such as Spain, Bulgaria or even Greece for holidays this year.
Greeks vote overwhelmingly to reject terms of a bailout, risking financial ruin in a show of defiance that could splinter Europe.
In the last year, around half of the migrants crossing the Mediterranean were asylum seekers.
The first representation office of the Ottoman state in France, L’Hôtel de Monaco, is now serving as the Polish Embassy, close to the National Assembly
Many of the workers in the bright-pink fields in this southwest Turkish province have an unexpected connection with the flowers they are tending.
France swiftly rejected on July 3 a request for asylum by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
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WikiLeaks published a list of German phone numbers July 1 that it claimed showed the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdropped on senior German officials beyond Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Two French special forces soldiers accused of sexually abusing children in Burkina Faso returned home on July 2 and were taken into custody, said a legal source.
The battle for Greek votes entered full swing on July 2 ahead of a crucial weekend referendum that could decide whether the country falls out of the euro
Bizim Bakkal, a family-run Turkish grocery shop in Berlin’s Kreuzberg neighborhood, has just won against property developers.
A French court cancelled Jean-Marie Le Pen's suspension from the far-right National Front party on July 2 in a ruling that could re-launch a public feud with his daughter, now party leader Marine Le Pen.
A record 137,000 people made the perilous journey across the Mediterranean to Europe in the first half of 2015, most of them fleeing war, conflict and persecution, the United Nations said July 1
France has suspended two of its soldiers over allegations they sexually abused children, including a five-year-old girl, in the west African country of Burkina Faso, the defence ministry said June 30.
The Jazz in Ramadan Festival is set to be held from July 4 to 11 in Istanbul and Ankara.
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Everyone is curious how the crisis in Greece will unfold.
The US wiretapped two of France's economy ministers and spied on the country's largest companies, French media reported citing WikiLeaks documents, just days after it emerged the US had spied on three of the country's leaders
Tens of thousands of Greeks rallied on June 29 to back their leftwing government's rejection of a tough international bailout after a clash with foreign lenders pushed Greece close to financial chaos and forced a shutdown of its banking system.
A French woman was charged and remanded in custody on June 29 accused of seducing and killing an elderly man and poisoning three others on the French Riviera.
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