The French and German flag carriers have urged the European Commission to counter what they say are unfair practices by Gulf airlines, seeking to influence the drafting of a new EU law.
Asian nations must spend $26 trillion by 2030 on infrastructure to battle poverty, boost economic growth and fight climate change, the Asian Development Bank warned on Feb. 28.
There were a total of 82,000 millionaire migrants that left for greener pastures in 2016, with Turkey one of the five countries witnessing the greatest such outflow, according to a fresh survey by New World Wealth.
The Louvre in Paris has gathered a third of 17th-century painter Vermeer’s canvasses, making it the Dutch master’s most ever shown in one place since his death
A New York-based musician has become a social media sensation by covering songs such as Michael Jackson’s “Smooth Criminal” and the theme song of “Game of Thrones” while using the oud
Category: MURAT YETKİN
If you change the word “parliament” with “congress,” it could also be applicable to the United States under Donald Trump and if you like, you could add the word “courts” as well for all strong leaders.
The worldwide arms trade has risen to its highest level since the Cold War over the last five years due to demand from the Middle East and Asia, a study said on Feb. 20
Eight of the 10 cities with poor air pollution in Europe are from Turkey, according to data prepared from the World Health Organization on ultra-fine particles of less than 2.5 microns (PM2.5s)
India successfully put a record 104 satellites from a single rocket into orbit on Feb. 15 in the latest triumph for its famously frugal space agency
European travel and tourism company TUI said it aims to start offering holidays to customers from countries such as China, India, Spain and Italy as it seeks new ways to keep its hotels full.
A strike in the Indian capital by thousands of Uber and Ola drivers demanding better pay has paralyzed the ride-hailing services that have grabbed business from traditional taxi and rickshaw operators with their cheaper fares.
Swedish defense giant Saab has offered to build a state-of-the-art fighter jet factory in India should it seal a lucrative deal to supply hundreds of military jets to New Delhi.
Category: GWYNNE DYER
“Without a proper sense of urgency, we will be eventually defeated, dominated and very likely destroyed,” wrote former Gen. Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, in his recent book. “They are dead set on taking us over and drinking our blood.”
“Passing the TPP [Trans-Pacific Partnership] is as important to me as another aircraft carrier,” said former U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter two years ago, as the negotiations on the huge new free trade organization were nearing completion.
Apple is to start making iPhones in India this year, a local government official said on Feb. 3, as the company seeks to tap into a booming middle class while sales in China slow.
At least 36 people were killed and 50 injured on the night of Jan. 21 when nine coaches of a passenger train derailed in eastern India, in the latest disaster to hit the vast and accident-prone state railways, police said.
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, a part of the $17.8 billion Mahindra Group, has announced it acquired a majority stake in Hisarlar, a farm equipment company based in Turkey, in a bid to expand into the Turkish and European markets.
Whether by coincidence or not, a lot of things will start to change both in Turkey and in the world in the next two days
Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, said that dealing with inequalities will have to be a central element of leaders’ response to the concerns of populist movements, in a speech as quouted by the Associated Press on Jan. 18
Eight men own the same wealth as the poorest half of the world’s population, a level of inequality which “threatens to pull our societies apart,” Oxfam said on Jan. 16 ahead of the World Economic Forum opening in Davos
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