A series of acid attacks on women in the historic Iranian city of Isfahan has raised fears and prompted rumours that the victims were targeted for not being properly veiled.
New research from Credit Suisse has revealed that global wealth is at an all-time high and has grown at a record pace over the past year to reach $263 trillion.
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
This year’s Nobel Peace Prize went to child rights. The youngest winner of the prize, Malala Yousafzai, is a personality who has risked her life for the education of girls.
Category: FORK & CORK
FORK & CORK - One taste associated with wilderness is saffron for me. Though saffron is most usually cultivated, for me it reflects a wildly woody flavor that evokes dreams of an adventurous hunt for the elusive spice
Category: GWYNNE DYER
Here are two good things about the Ebola virus. It is unlikely to mutate into a version that can spread through the air. And people who have been infected by Ebola cannot pass it on to others during the incubation period
President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi Monday named Yemen's envoy to the UN Khalid Bahah as his new premier, his second bid this month to end the country's political crisis
Cyclone Hudhud blasted India’s eastern seaboard with gusts of up to 195 kilometers an hour, uprooting trees, damaging buildings and killing at least two men despite a major evacuation effort
The Nobel Peace Prize went to Pakistan's Malala and India's Kailash Satyarthi
The Formula One circus set up camp for a controversial inaugural Russian Grand Prix on Oct. 9 with the sport's top drivers leading emotional calls for improved safety on the track.
The Turkish capital of Ankara will host the 7th International Energy Congress and Fair between Nov. 24 and 25.
The 1979 Iranian Revolution is often regarded as the turning point in the uneasy relationship between religion and state in the Middle East. And yet it was Pakistan, not Iran, which became the world’s first official Islamic republic several decades earlier, in 1956.
Tokyo police are investigating the possibility that a Japanese student tried to travel to Syria to join ISIL
A UN conference on preserving the earth's dwindling resources opened Oct. 16 with grim warnings that the depletion of natural habitats and species was outpacing efforts to protect them.
Indian and Pakistan security forces traded fire along their troubled frontier, leaving five civilians dead in Indian Kashmir and four in Pakistan
Category: TASTE OF THE PAST
A favorite pastime in the Ottoman era was watching the performances of Karagöz, the shadow theater.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi wielded a broom in a New Delhi slum on Thursday as he pledged to sweep away India's reputation for poor public hygiene and rudimentary sanitation.
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
The United States and India, fresh from sending their own respective spacecraft into Mars' orbit earlier this month, agreed to cooperate on future exploration of the Red Planet.
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
A high-up investment banker acquaintance was one of those who coined the term the fragile five in August 2013 to refer to five countries whose currencies had depreciated significantly during the summer
The private sector in Turkey is quite adept at operating in a difficult area with flexibility, according to Dimitris Tsitsiragos, a key figure in the International Finance Corporation, told the Hürriyet Daily News
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