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.
Malaysia Airports Holdings has announced it will acquire the remaining 40 percent stake in the Sabiha Gökçen International Airport
Malala Yousafzai, the child rights activist and youngest ever recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, received the Liberty Medaand pledged her $100,000 award to education in her homeland Pakistan
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
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.
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