Greece confirmed it would fail to make a key IMF repayment due on June 30, fanning fears of a chaotic eurozone exit on the same day the country's international bailout expires
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi called on her party June 21 to push for a landslide victory at crucial elections expected later this year as she celebrated her birthday with supporters
Britain has been forced to remove some of its spies after Russia and China accessed the top-secret raft of documents taken by former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, British media reported.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai on June 8 urged Myanmar leaders to take "immediate action" to prevent the persecution of the country's Rohingya Muslims, most of whom are considered by the government to be illegal immigrants
Myanmar brought ashore more than 700 "boat people" it had kept at sea for days aboard a seized vessel, as the United States on June 3 called on the country to help solve a migrant crisis by recognising the rights of its Muslim Rohingya minority.
President Barack Obama has urged Myanmar to end discrimination against its ethnic Rohingya minority if it wants to succeed in its democratic transition from decades of junta rule
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
Seasoned journalist Akif Beki argued on May 8 that “objectivity and impartiality are an old media deception,” urging newspapers and columnists to openly declare the political party they are supporting.
Category: GÜLSE BİRSEL
As you know, “Game Theory” is the theory for which mathematician John Nash, who passed away a couple of days ago, won the Nobel Prize in 1994.
The Dalai Lama has urged fellow Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to do more to help Myanmar's persecuted Muslim Rohingya minority amid a worsening migration crisis.
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
Like everybody else, I was astonished when the finance minister commented on the armored Mercedes allocated to the head of the Religious Affairs Directorate by saying, “The money spent on vehicles for public institutions is 3.3 billion Turkish Liras, peanuts in Turkey’s budget.”
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Nobel prize-winning US mathematician John Nash, who inspired the film "A Beautiful Mind," was killed with his wife in New Jersey in a car crash, police said May 24
I did my first election forecasting for Turkey during the 2007 general election, when I was working as a market economist at Citi’s Turkey headquarters
A signed first edition of Nobel Prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s masterpiece “One Hundred Years of Solitude” has been stolen at the Bogota International Book Fair, police said May 4
Turkey cannot become an energy hub if it continues to pursue contentious relations with its neighbors, according to an energy expert. Turkey needs to have energy-focused policies so that it does not miss opportunities provided by the big changes that are taking place in global energy trends, says Professor Volkan Ediger of Kadir Has University
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Mecca, the Hajj of 1954, September... Two pilgrims took a ride on the bus carrying 21 Soviet Muslims to the Kaaba
A court in Pakistan April 30 sentenced 10 men to life imprisonment for attempting to kill Nobel-prize winning teenage activist Malala Yousafzai in 2012, officials said, though the chief suspect remains at large.
Nigeria's military on April 28 claimed the rescue of 200 girls and 93 women from a notorious Boko Haram stronghold, but said there was no confirmation the hostages were those kidnapped from Chibok a year ago.
Prof. Oktay Sinanoğlu, one of Turkey’s most prominent scholars who was known for his books on the Turkish language and became Yale University’s youngest professor of the 20th century, died early April 20 in the United States
CHP head Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has called Finance Minister Mehmet Şimşek’s bluff shortly after the latter said he would vote for the CHP if it could prove its ability to find the financial sources
The 19th Aydın Doğan Award was presented to Turkey’s Nobel laureate writer Orhan Pamuk on April 16 at the Istanbul Hilton Hotel
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