“This is a guy who has worked across both sides of the divide, in places where there is intense conflict, in South Africa, in Northern Ireland, and in Iraq,” Charles Sennot, the Boston Globe’s former Middle East Bureau Chief, says of Padraig O’Malley
Category: CANSU ÇAMLIBEL
At a time when elected chairpersons and members of Turkey’s Kurdish issue-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) are locked in jail without indictments, at a time when almost all Kurdish newspapers and TV stations are shut down, at a time when anybody who spells the word “peace” is automatically named and shamed for harboring terrorists, intellectual efforts in the opposite direction might seem absurd. But as Einstein once said, “If at first the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it.
Turkey’s Fenerbahçe can advance to the round of 32 in the UEFA Europa League with a game to spare with the right combination of results on matchday five when it welcomes Ukraine’s Zorya Luhansk, while Osmanlıspor can also make it to the next round if it beats Romania’s Steaua București away
It’s that time of the year again, when one of Turkey’s oldest film festivals, the Festival on Wheels, gets ready to take on the road for two weeks
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan invited newly elected U.S. President Donald Trump to Turkey on Nov. 12, daily Hürriyet has reported.
Category: FORK & CORK
As American as apple pie, Halloween is generally perceived as a truly American invention, and often blamed as an invasion of American culture spreading rapidly across the world
Category: GWYNNE DYER
President Juan Manuel Santos was not obliged to hold a referendum to ratify the deal to end 60 years of war between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).
Israel on Oct. 5 intercepted a boat carrying women activists seeking to break the country’s decade-long blockade of the Gaza Strip, saying it was boarded without incident and taken ashore.
The Eighth Congress of the European wing of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), which Ankara accuses of being an offshoot of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), was held in Brussels on Sept. 24
With spats over Apple and Deutsche Bank and squabbles about Airbus and Boeing, approaching elections on both sides of the Atlantic are exacerbating strains in U.S.-European economic relations
Months of simmering tension between U.S. and European officials on tax and other issues have boiled over as the EU’s top competition regulator stood by her decision to demand more than $14 billion in tax repayments from Apple, tweeting that she may investigate other major U.S. companies on Sept. 17, ahead of meetings with officials in Washington
Turkey ranked as having the worst environment for social entrepreneurs, scoring poorly in most of 12 indicators used to measure political, economic, regulatory and cultural factors, according to Thomson Reuters Foundation survey of almost 900 social enterprise experts in the world’s 45 biggest economies
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Apple is expected to unveil a new iPhone and maybe even a second-generation smartwatch at a special event in San Francisco on Sept. 7
The Turkish Exporters’ Assembly (TİM) has called for some 181 envoys and civil servants from 73 countries across the globe to talk about Turkey’s devotion to democratic rule and robust economy in their countries and to boost cooperation with Turkey
Some of the most precious thoroughbred horses of the world have been transferred to Istanbul for the debut “Longines International Racing Festival Istanbul,” which will be held on the course over the weekend
Category: ERSU ABLAK
Two days ago, I felt really good when I saw Deputy PM Mehmet Şimşek’s tweet to Apple.
Apple expects to repatriate billions of dollars of global profits to the United States next year, Chief Executive Tim Cook said in a radio interview on Sept. 1, but did not specify exactly how much would be returned
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek has sent Apple an open invitation via Twitter to move its international operations to Turkey
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Many will see a bitter irony in the way Turkey has welcomed the peace accord between the Columbian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), which has been waging a war against the Columbian state over the past 52 years leaving over 220,000 dead
The European Union on Aug. 30 said U.S. tech giant Apple must repay a record 13 billion euros ($14.3 billion) in back taxes after ruling that a series of Irish sweetheart tax deals were illegal
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