Category: BURAK BEKDİL
A few months ago, this column described Turkey as a piano partition composed by Philip Glass: “It finds beauty in itself by repeating itself.” Turkey’s song is repetitive, or ostinato, like in many children’s songs. But it’s hardly entertaining.
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.
Chemical and biological experts have rushed to the US, Canada, 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.
Galatasaray coach Cesare Prandelli is facing increasing pressure following another humiliating defeat in the Champions League, this time at home to Borussia Dortmund
Three teenage girls from Denver who had been missing since last week and were reported to be traveling to Turkey were picked up in Germany and sent back home, U.S. officials said on Oct. 22
A fight broke out between fans of Galatasaray and Germany’s Borussia Dortmund in Istanbul’s Taksim
A day after thrashing local club Roma 7-1, Bayern Munich staff and players Wednesday paid a visit to the Bishop of Rome, otherwise known as Pope Francis.
The ruling AKP plans to formally raise the issue of a possible early election and make the required legislative preparations after the budget debate in Parliament in December.
Russia, Ukraine and the EU began crunch gas talks on Oct. 21 to resolve a bitter price dispute and end fears that Moscow could halt crucial energy supplies to Europe this winter.
Pilots for Lufthansa are to hold a one-day strike Tuesday that will hit long-haul flights operated by the German carrier, Europe's largest, their union said.
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
Nigeria - Africa's most populous country - was declared Ebola-free on Monday as European Union foreign ministers thrashed out measures to help halt the spread of the deadly disease.
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.
Category: BLIND SPOT
Imagine you are coming from Europe and you land at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport. (The other one, Sabiha Gökçen Airport, on the Asian side is a different story.) You step foot on Turkish soil; what would be your first impressions?
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
It is always refreshing to visit the Austrian capital – to experience its majestic architecture, impressive museums and legendary cafes. What brought me here this time is a more specific reason though:
'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
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
As a part of group of journalists and academics, I have spent the past week in Germany as a guest of the Friedrich Naumann Stiftung, which has close ties to the Free Democrat Party.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
According to Volkan Bozkır, Turkey’s Minister for European Union Affairs, Ankara has adopted a new communications strategy, in order to win the hearts and minds of European citizens as well as EU governments.
Germany's foreign minister ruled out the possibility of arming the PKK, after a senior ally of Merkel suggested this could help efforts to defeat ISIL militants
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