An updated Customs Union agreement between Turkey and the EU would benefit both sides, Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci said on April 25.
Around 500 Australians and New Zealanders commemorated the fallen soldiers on the Gallipoli peninsula in the western province of Çanakkale early on April 25 with a dawn service, marking the 102nd anniversary of the landing of Allied troops during World War I.
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, the world’s oldest and longest-reigning monarch, celebrated her 91st birthday in a usual low-key fashion on April 21
Category: GWYNNE DYER
Martin McGuinness, who began as a terrorist and ended up as Deputy First Minister in Northern Ireland’s power-sharing government, died peacefully in hospital on Monday aged 66
Following a disappointing start to the World Cup 2018 qualifying campaign, Turkey needs to beat Finland at home to remain in the race
Martin McGuinness, the Irish Republican Army (IRA) commander who laid down his arms to become a key architect of Northern Ireland’s peace, died on March 21 aged 66, prompting tributes from allies and former enemies alike.
Britain said March 20 that it will trigger its exit from the European Union on March 29, nine months after the country voted to leave the European Union
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on March 13 demanded a new independence referendum to be held in late 2018 or early 2019, once the terms of Britain’s exit from the European Union have become clearer
There are currently a total of 5,531 arrested and convicted Turkish citizens in 147 countries, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has stated, responding to a parliamentary question from a main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy.
European Union member states on Feb. 27 approved visa-free travel for Georgia, after agreeing safeguards to prevent any upsurge in arrivals from the former Soviet satellite
The Louvre in Paris has gathered a third of 17th-century painter Vermeer’s canvasses, making it the Dutch master’s most ever shown in one place since his death
The number of countries with a top-notch sovereign credit rating fell to the lowest level in 13 years last year, the international rating agency Fitch said on Feb. 9.
Category: AHMET HAKAN
When U.S. President Donald Trump ordered a ban on citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries entering the U.S., you beautiful Americans took to the nearest airports as if to tell the guy off. “If you have presidential executive orders, we have the airport…”
The last time Turkey lowered its corporate tax rate was 2006.
British Prime Minister Theresa May must give parliament a vote before she can formally start Britain’s exit from the European Union, the U.K. Supreme Court ruled on Jan. 23, giving lawmakers who oppose her Brexit plans a shot at amending them.
Category: FORK & CORK
The year 2016 has been a year that we wish to forget in many ways, but I do try to look at the brighter side and remember fondly some of its memorable moments and morsels
Category: VERDA ÖZER
The tragic terrorist attack last Saturday in Istanbul was claimed by the outlawed Kurdistan Freedom Falcons (TAK), a subgroup responsible for organizing the suicide attacks of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). As such, the PKK is the true perpetrator.
Despite not attending the gala ceremony in Stockholm, Bob Dylan said in a speech read on his behalf that he was ‘honored’ to receive the award
Draws will be enough for Turkish clubs Fenerbahçe and Osmanlıspor to advance from their respective groups when they play in the Europa League on Dec. 8
“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
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