“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
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
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