The White House National Security Council (NSC) has no shortage of crises at the moment. Nuclear and missile proliferation on the Korean Peninsula, Islamic State-inspired attacks in western countries, the political and economic crisis in Venezuela and Russian military intervention in Ukraine, Georgia and Syria, to name just a few.
A forest fire which broke out in four different spots around Mount Ida (Kazdağları) in the Edremit district of the western province of Balıkesir on Aug. 9 may have been caused by arson, Doğan News Agency has reported
Category: ÜNAL ÇEVİKÖZ
Sustainability in world peace requires non-confrontational and reasonably harmonious relations between great powers.
The Turkish Athletic Federation’s discovery of Meryem Bekmez’s remarkable skills in athletics at the age of 12 saved her from getting married at a young age.
Since 1980, Russia celebrates its Navy Day on the last Sunday of July. Navy Day in Russia was established in 1939.
The number of foreign tourists visiting Turkey rose 43 percent in June to nearly 3.5 million with a 1.573 percent year-on-year increase of arrivals from Russia, official data has shown.
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
The very important statement in the title belongs to Hüseyin Baraner, the overseas representative of the Association of Turkish Travel Agents (TÜRSAB), who has been working in Germany in the tourism sector for the last 40 years.
A Greek-flagged vessel ran aground in Turkey’s Dardanelles Strait for unknown reasons on July 18, a source from Turkey’s ship traffic authority said.
A total of 38 people were injured early on July 16 when a tour bus carrying a group of Georgian students overturned in the Eynesil district of the Black Sea province of Giresun, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Uber on July 13 announced that it was merging in Russia and five other ex-Soviet states with the taxi hailing app of the country’s leading internet giant, Yandex.
Supporters of the white supremacist Ku Klux Klan marched in Charlottesville, Virginia on July 8 to protest the planned removal of a statue of General Robert E. Lee, who oversaw Confederate forces in the U.S. Civil War
The number of Russian tourists visiting Turkey soared by 1.384 percent in May compared to the same month last year, pushing up total foreign arrivals to the country, official data showed on June 29
The fallout from London’s devastating tower block blaze has continued with the government announcing 60 high-rises have failed safety tests, as an insurance body said they had warned officials of the fire risks
Britain said 34 high-rise apartment blocks had failed fire safety checks carried out after the deadly Grenfell Tower blaze, including several in north London where residents were forced to evacuate amid chaotic scenes.
Donald Trump tells a crowd in the US that a ‘solar wall’ can be built on the sunny border with Mexico to produce energy and eventually cut the costs of the much-debated plan
DP Eurasia, the Domino’s Pizza franchise holder in Russia and Turkey, has set a price range of between 200 and 230 pence a share for its initial public offer on the London Stock Exchange, implying a market capitalization of up to 331 million pounds ($422 million).
Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Vano and Niko and Other Stories’ by Erlom Akhvlediani, translated by Mikheil Kakabadze (Dalkey Archive Press, $15.95, 124 pages)
Azeri Energy Minister Natig Aliyev died on June 9, a day after being transferred to hospital in Istanbul for treatment for a heart complaint, Azeri news agency APA-Economics reported.
Giresun Island in the Black Sea region is known for its myths as well as its historical ruins. Dramatizations of ancient Greeks and Turks are made on the island for tourists
A top secret U.S. report showing that hackers from Russian military intelligence tried repeatedly to break into U.S. voting systems before last year’s presidential election have raised new alarms about the extent of Moscow’s meddling
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