South African archbishop Desmond Tutu is expected to be discharged from hospital by the end of next week, his daughter said Aug. 27, as his health improves under treatment for a persistent infection
Turkish Nobel laureate novelist Orhan Pamuk has been named the recipient of this year’s Erdal Öz Literary Prize.
Former US president Jimmy Carter said Aug. 12 that recent liver surgery has shown he has cancer, and that it has spread
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
As recently as five years ago Turkey had a happy story to tell – and sell.
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
Economics is based on a hypothetical rational (wo)man – or at least was until behavioral economics came along.
The end of peace process will have disastrous effects on Turkey’s political system and economy, said world renowned economist Daron Acemoğlu, in an interview with the Anadolu Agency
Three years after impressing critics with his debut film, ‘Beyond the Hill,’ Turkish director Emin Alper is returning to the Venice Film Film Festival with ‘Frenzy’
Economist Daron Acemoğlu, who is a Turkish economist of Armenian descent living in the U.S., has topped the most influential economists list of the Research Papers in Economics (RePEc) for his last 10 years’ of publications.
The business communities of the two sides of Cyprus have for the first time agreed to make their cooperation official by setting up the “Cyprus Business Forum,” in a sign displaying optimism for a solution which will reunite the divided island in the near future.
“Innocence of Memories,” a documentary film about Turkish Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk’s book “Museum of Innocence” and its complementary museum in Istanbul, will have its world premiere at this year’s Venice International Film Festival.
The International Monetary Fund plans to name White House economic adviser Maurice Obstfeld as its chief economist
Malala Yousafzai, the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, celebrated her 18th birthday in Lebanon on July 12 by opening a school for Syrian refugee girls and called on world leaders to invest in "books not bullets".
The 14th Istanbul Biennial will be held between Sept 5 and Nov 1 in over 30 venues on the European and Asian sides of the Bosphorus
Greek voters headed to the polls on July 5 to vote in a historic, tightly fought referendum on whether to accept worsening austerity in exchange for more bailout funds, in a gamble that could see it crash out of the euro.
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
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