Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece ‘Swan Lake’ will be on the Istanbul stage with a unique performance by the Kremlin Ballet Theater
Greek PM Alexis Tsipras held "friendly and constructive" debt talks with the leaders of France and Germany May 21, but gave no sign of a breakthrough ahead of a crucial June deadline.
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German railways operator Deutsche Bahn on May 21 announced an end to a strike that had paralysed rail travel in the country, after the feuding sides agreed to mediation.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said May 21 a return of Russia to the Group of Seven major industrialised democracies was "unimaginable" as long as it flouts international law in Ukraine
Millions of commuters faced long delays in Germany on May 20 after train drivers walked off the job to demand higher pay and negotiating rights
Turkish logistics firm Netlog is looking to sell a stake to an investor to help to expand its business, which already has distribution warehouses in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa after a string of acquisitions
Turkish President Erdoğan’s chief advisor Yiğit Bulut has declared his readiness to defend his boss with 'two pistols and hundreds of bullets'
The world-renowned “Carmina Burana” was staged on May 18 without any scene cuts or censorship, following a planned staging in İzmir on May 2 which was postponed due to “technical reasons"
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Almost a month has passed since April 24, the date that marked the 100th anniversary of the 1915 Armenian tragedy
The European Union is set to back plans on May 18 for an ambitious naval force to fight people smugglers in the Mediterranean after a series of shipwrecks that killed hundreds of migrants.
A BBC journalist invited to Qatar to examine the living conditions of workers building infrastructure for the 2022 football World Cup was detained for more than 24 hours, the broadcaster reported May 18
Western powers are clinging to a fraying peace deal in Ukraine and forcing Kiev to follow suit, even though Russian President Vladimir Putin shows no sign of wavering and NATO is warning that Moscow may be preparing for a new offensive.
Italy, France and Germany agreed on May 18 to develop a European drone program for reconnaissance and surveillance, seeking to inject momentum into a proposal first considered in 2013 to reduce reliance on U.S. and Israeli technology
Maestro Alexander Rahbari, who recently returned to Iran after 40 years in exile to conduct Beethoven's 9th Symphony in Tehran, speaks to daily Hürriyet after the concert.
The 3rd Mardin Biennial, organized by the Mardin Cinema Association, opened on May 17 at the idle Morephrem Monastery in the eastern province of Mardin
German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel warned the Greek government that Greece could only get further funds if it carried out reforms in a German newspaper interview published on May 17
Germany's foreign intelligence agency helped the CIA track down Osama bin Laden in Pakistan where US special forces killed the al-Qaeda leader, according to a German news report published May 17
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The Turkish leg of the Deniz Feneri (Lighthouse) charity embezzlement case, which a German court defined as “the theft of the century,” had a happy ending
Two former prosecutors of the German-linked Deniz Feneri (Lighthouse) charity embezzlement case, who were removed from the case, criticized an Istanbul court’s decision on the case’s suspects.
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