The European Parliament overwhelmingly backed the recognition of a Palestinian state 'in principle' on Dec 17
Former Arsenal and French striker Thierry Henry announced Dec. 16 he was retiring from football after a glittering two decades long career and will become a TV analyst for Sky Sports in England.
France's upper house of parliament on Dec. 11 urged the government to recognize Palestine as a state, following a similar and highly symbolic vote in the lower house.
The gap between the rich and poor in a range of countries has reached its widest in 30 years and the trend has harmed growth, the OECD said Dec. 9.
Israel denounced as unhelpful on Nov. 19 a vote by the Spanish parliament, hours after a deadly Jerusalem synagogue attack, calling on Madrid to recognise a Palestinian state.
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.
Foreign jihadists from more than 80 countries have flocked to fight in Iraq and Syria on an "unprecedented scale", according to extracts of a UN report published by Britain's Guardian newspaper on Oct. 31.
Category: İSMET BERKAN
Turkey is a country that prefers to postpone issues rather than solve them. Not that any of our problems have truly been solved, but those we sweep under the rug and tend to forget are many times worse than the ones we’ve solved.
Turkey ranks 55 out of 189 countries in the World Bank’s latest annual Ease of Doing Business report, dropping four spots from last year mainly due to the rise in company registration fees
Daylight-saving time in Turkey will end on Oct. 26 and clocks across the country will be turned back one hour at 4:00 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 26.
Fans of the "Game of Thrones" fantasy TV series are flocking to the historic Spanish town of Osuna, where part of its fifth season is being filmed, fuelling hopes the show will deliver a lasting tourism boost.
The OECD has stated that it remains seriously concerned about Turkey’s low level of foreign bribery law enforcement, as well as certain aspects of its corporate liability legislation.
Category: GWYNNE DYER
It’s a slow process, this business of getting recognized as an independent state, but the Palestinians are making progress.
A British metal-detecting enthusiast has unearthed the most significant Viking treasure hoard ever found in Scotland, shedding light on the warriors' links with the rest of Europe.
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
I am in London again, to watch my beloved Beşiktaş against the Spurs this time (that’s Tottenham, not San Antonio, Yanks).
Britain's interior minister on Tuesday proposed measures to ban extremist groups and curb the activities of radical Islamist preachers even if they have committed no crime
A week ago, the 'Kurdistan Times' warned that 'the British dampen the aspirations of Scottish people who want to vote Yes [to independence].' And lo!
Category: MUSTAFA AYDIN
Since the end of the Cold War, the number of sovereign states in the international system has increased, and state borders have changed significantly
Scotland rejected independence in a referendum that left the centuries-old United Kingdom intact
London's Wembley Stadium will host the final and semi-finals of the 2020 European football championship, which will exceptionally be held in 13 different countries, UEFA boss Michel Platini announced Friday.
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