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.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
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
A Bangladesh court on Jan. 16 sentenced 26 people to death after hearing how a politician from the ruling Awami League hired members of the country’s elite security unit to assassinate political rivals.
Category: UĞUR MELEKE
The year 2017 is a reform year for football. A couple of months ago, it was the first time that a 24-club European Championship was played. The World Cup will also have a 48-team format starting in 2026.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 struck off Indonesia’s Maluku Islands on Jan. 14.
Category: FORK & CORK
Personally, I’m fed up with my New Year’s resolutions.
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
Two weeks before New Year’s Eve and Christmas, contrary to most shopping malls in Istanbul, there were long cashier lines in IKEA stores.
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
Is there any other country in the world other than Turkey where people’s hopes for 2017 were shattered?
An Indian minister faced a severe backlash on Jan. 3 after he criticized women for dressing “like westerners” at a New Year’s eve celebration where a mob allegedly carried out a series of sex assaults.
The main message of 2016 was that we are entering a period of economic and political upheaval comparable to the industrial revolution of 1780-1850, and nothing expressed that message more clearly than Donald Trump’s appointment of Andrew Puzder as Secretary of Labor
The death toll from a mine collapse in eastern India’s Jharkhand state rose to 16 yesterday as rescue workers continued to search for the bodies of seven missing miners
Turkey’s automotive exports are expected to reach $25 billion in 2017 with an 8 percent increase from 2016, according to sector representatives
An Indian plane carrying 161 passengers and crew skidded off the runway at Goa airport early Dec. 27, injuring 15 people.
Category: MEHMET ÖĞÜTÇÜ
LONDON - As the world is preparing to leave 2016 behind as a year fraught with political surprises, financial crises and market volatility, governments and businesses including those in Turkey have started to set their eyes on what the next 12 months have in store for them politically and economically.
‘Lion,’ which received a Golden Globe nod for best drama motion picture, is an Oscar favorite. In the film, Nicole Kidman portrays a woman who is the mother of an adopted child
Over 3 million Russian tourists are expected to visit Turkey in 2017, with the tourism sector already experiencing some relief after the normalization of ties between the two countries, according to a leading tourism representative.
Saudi Arabia’s largest telecommunications firm STC plans to buy a 10 percent stake in car booking firm Careem, the company said on Dec. 18
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