Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER: ‘An Englishwoman in Angora’ by Grace Ellison (Cambridge University Press, 344 pages, $38)
Chris Gayle smashed the highest ever individual World Cup score of 215 and his first century in 20 months to power the West Indies to 372 for two against Zimbabwe on a record-shattering day at Canberra's Manuka Oval on Feb. 24.
The United Nations' top climate change official will not chair a key meeting in Kenya next week as Indian police investigate a sexual harassment complaint against him, officials said Feb. 22.
Category: GÜVEN SAK
Özgecan Aslan was a 20-year-old university student. She was killed in a private bus after an attempted rape in Tarsus, between Mersin and Adana on the southern coast of Turkey. The perpetrators of the monstrous crime disfigured and burned her body. They have all been arrested. Yet the slogan “Have you heard Özgecan’s cry?” is still echoing across massive protests all over the country
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
Even though right-wing Turkish citizens have supported him ever since he started his political career more than three decades ago, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has never been popular with left-leaning Turks
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
Özgecan Arslan was a 20-year-old female university student living in Tarsus, Mersin, a town close to the Mediterranean Sea. Last week, she took a minibus as usual to go from her home to school.
Afghanistan offer the World Cup a fairytale story if they can upset Bangladesh and launch their debut tournament with a victory at Canberra's Manuka Oval on Wednesday.
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has said that Turkey and Pakistan will “continue their cooperation and solidarity in the fight against terror and Islamophobia” around the world
Turkish economists have written and talked about the importance of the exchange rate on the economy so much that every housewife or cab driver, in fact just anyone who proudly calls herself a Turk, is aware of the main arguments
A few days ago, a man called me telling me he had found my number via a job search site and asked me if I could help him out with his career plans as, he said, he admired my CV and believed I could advise him. “Of course,” I said, without giving it much thought
Category: ERSU ABLAK
If you are a traveler or if you are here for business for a short time, you may have a feeling that Facebook and Twitter are not exactly the same as back at home
The global demand for gold dropped to its lowest level in five years last year, the World Gold Council stated in a report released on Feb. 12.
Turkey’s wind power capacity increased to over 3,000 megawatts (MW) with the installation of new facilities totaling 804 MW in 2014, according to wind power body the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC).
The World Cup got a soft opening yesterday with a predicted 2.5 billion people poised to tune in to the six weeks of action but with the 49-match program facing a series of headaches
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Officially whatever is left from the 1960 Cyprus Republic, it is still “officially” a non-aligned country, even if there is no longer a functional Non-Aligned movement
A cache of secret bank files shows that HSBC's Swiss banking arm helped wealthy customers avoid taxes and hide millions of dollars, according to a report by a network of investigative journalists released Sunday.
Finance ministers and central bankers face a tough task coordinating action to spur global growth at G-20 meetings this week, with major economies running at different speeds and monetary policies diverging.
The four surviving original Magna Carta copies go on display together for the first time from Monday as Britain kicks off 800th anniversary celebrations for a contract with global significance.
Plans to dismantle of an oil refining ship, which operated off Angola for many years, in Turkey’s Aegean province of İzmir have stirred debate over radioactivity claims, with a profession chamber strongly reacting.
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
Turkey’s leftists and secular middle-class voters may be overjoyed and excited about the Syriza victory next door.
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