A global deal to combat climate change in 2015 looks more likely after promises for action by China, the US and the EU, but any agreement will probably be too weak to halt rising temperatures
Turkey attracted a mere $160 million in foreign direct investments (FDI) from the U.S. in the first nine months of 2014, the president of TOBB has said
Forced to pick cotton, grow cannabis, prostitute themselves, fight wars or clean up after the wealthy, some 35.8 million people are currently trapped in modern-day slavery, a new report said Nov. 17.
Australia’s Wade Ormsby is set to celebrate a 200th European Tour event in style after muscling his way to a one stroke lead after three rounds of the Turkish Airlines Open in Belek
An Indian doctor who conducted mass sterilisations that killed 13 women has been taken into custody, after saying he was being made a scapegoat for a controversial family planning scheme.
India has set up a ministry to promote alternative therapies such as yoga and traditional ayurveda medicine, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarks on a mission to raise awareness and the appeal of home-grown health treatments.
Ten women have died in India and dozens more are in hospital, some in a critical condition, after a state-run programme that pays women to undergo sterilisation went badly wrong, officials said Tuesday.
In Turkey young generations know more about and feel more affected by events related to World War I than older generations and accordingly differ from their peers in the United Kingdom, says Anne Bostancı, the co-author of the British Council’s report based on a survey conducted in 7 countries
Canada's Immigration Minister Chris Alexander Wednesday unveiled plans to ban entry to migrants who practice polygamy and what he termed "barbaric cultural practices."
Basketball's lifting of a controversial ban on headgear including religious scarves is only a "matter of time," a senior Olympic official said Thursday following a row at the Asian Games.
Yıldız Holding announces its acquisition of United Biscuits, reportedly for about over 2 billion pounds
Governments can keep climate change in check at manageable costs but will have to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2100 to limit fast-worsening risks, a U.N. report showed on Nov. 2.
At least 45 people were killed Nov. 2 in a suicide bombing at a border crossing between India and Pakistan, police said.
Thousands have signed an online petition denouncing reported comments by an HSBC Holdings board member in which she likened Hong Kong protesters' demands for democracy to the emancipation of slaves.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
Just as we yesterday celebrated the 91st year of the foundation of the Turkish Republic, this year also marks the centenary of the outbreak of World War I, which brought an end to the Ottoman Empire.
Category: GWYNNE DYER
“The price of oil will hit its floor and it will rise again,” President Nicolas Maduro assured Venezuelans, whose shaky economy depends critically on a high oil price. “Venezuela will continue with its social plans. Venezuela will move forward.”
The island of Bozcaada is getting ready to host the very first International Festival of Ecological Documentaries. National and international premieres from 22 countries, as well as panels and an exhibition, will be part of the festival running between Oct 30 and Nov 2
India has chosen to buy anti-tank guided missiles from Israel, rejecting a rival US offer, as the right-wing government clears projects worth $13.1 billion to modernise its ageing military
More than 100 films from 28 countries will be shown at the third Universal Children’s Film Festival to be held between Oct. 27 and 31 in Istanbul’s Tuzla neighborhood.
Category: MUSTAFA AYDIN
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC), with its five veto-wielding permanent members and 10 non-permanent members elected for two years, is considered the supreme and most prestigious body in world affairs.
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