Finnish peace mediator Martti Ahtisaari says he turned down the offer due to the Turkish government’s hesitance over foreign involvement in the Kurdish peace process
Nobel Peace Laureate Desmond Tutu and Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie backed an ambitious global campaign to end the plight of at least 10 million stateless people with no country to call home
The 33rd International Istanbul Book Fair will open at the TÜYAP Fair and Convention Center in Büyükçekmece on Nov. 8
Japanese writer Haruki Murakami has chided his country for shirking responsibility for its World War II aggression and the Fukushima nuclear disaster in an interview published Nov. 3
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
Two years after the second sequel to this column’s “headlines” series and having just commemorated the Republic’s 91th anniversary, here we go again with more headlines from the Istanbul press in the year 2023:
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 Spanish nurse who became the first person outside Africa to be infected with Ebola on Oct. 19 tested negative for the virus, Madrid said
Award-winning Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh told AFP Sunday that she has been barred from practising for three years and will hold a protest against the decision this week.
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Space enthusiasts planning a move to Mars may have to wait to relocate: conditions on the Red Planet are such that humans would likely begin dying within 68 days, a new study says.
The BBC's website was blocked in China Oct. 15, one day after a video of Hong Kong police beating and kicking a pro-democracy protester began circulating online
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.
French economist Jean Tirole won the 2014 economics Nobel Prize for his analysis of market power and regulation, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said on Oct. 13.
The Nobel Peace Prize went to Pakistan's Malala and India's Kailash Satyarthi
French writer Patrick Modiano has won the Nobel Prize for Literature, The Swedish Academy said on Oct. 9
A Turkish girl has won an international prize in physics, after competing with young people from around 70 countries
A German and two American scientists won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for smashing the size barrier in optical microscopes, allowing researchers to see individual molecules inside living cells
Two Japanese and a US scientist won the 2014 Physics Nobel for inventing a new energy efficient light source
Fans of Murakami, who is among Nobel favorites, prepare to spend the night camped on the pavement outside Waterstones bookshop in London. AP photo
The 'inner GPS' makes it possible to orient ourselves in space and help understand diseases like Alzheimer's
The violence took place just two days before the sentencing of prominent Muslim Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti, who was on trial on charges of separatism
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