Mexico bid farewell to its beloved adopted son, Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez, with thousands of fans filing past his ashes in a music-filled tribute to the Nobel laureate
Egypt's presidential election has turned into a contest between the ex-army chief lauded by millions for ousting an Islamist government and a leftist who claims to represent the ideals of the 2011 uprising
British Prime Minister David Cameron was accused on Monday of sowing sectarianism and division after stressing in an Easter message that Britain was still a "Christian country".
Known affectionately as 'Gabo,' the author of 'One Hundred Years of Solitude' was the godfather of a literary movement that witnessed a continent in turmoil
The 18th Aydın Doğan Award has been bestowed on photography artist Ozan Sağdıç due to its contributions to the field
Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez is in "very fragile" condition, his family said Monday.
An Iraqi politician claimed his application for Öcalan's nomination to the Nobel has been accepted
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
I am part of the generation that used to celebrate the “week of local products.” It was aimed to encourage the purchase of locally produced products.
The signatories include Desmond Tutu, Noam Chomsky, Immanuel Wallerstein, Gaspar Miklos Tamas, Claudia Roth, Murathan Mungan and Aslı Erdoğan
A group of European opinion makers has urged an immediate change in Turkish-EU relations, calling for 2014 to be the year that the sides begin traveling in a new direction
Colombia's Nobel Prize-winning writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez was being treated at a Mexico City hospital for a lung infection but he was doing well, his son said
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
Daron Acemoğlu is an Istanbul-born economy professor at one of the most respected universities in the world
Leading writers from around the world have called on Turkish authorities to respect freedom of expression in an open letter
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Russian mathematician Yakov Sinai won the prestigious Abel mathematics prize for his work in dynamical systems and mathematical physics
US First Lady Michelle Obama promoted ethnic equality, the civil rights movement and religious freedom in China on Tuesday, raising the sensitive issues on a tour meant to avoid politics.
Best-selling Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami next month will publish his first compilation of short stories in nine years, including one new offering, his publisher said Monday.
The latest wave of releases from prison in the Ergenekon coup plot case marks the last straw in the ongoing rift within the Turkish judiciary
World-famous Polish composer Zbigniew Preisner will take the stage at the Istanbul Congress Center on May 8 with the accompaniment of Australian singer Lisa Gerrard
Syria has shipped out about a third of its chemical weapons stockpile, including mustard gas, for destruction abroad, the global chemical arms watchdog said on Tuesday.
Global warming will reduce the world's crop production by up to two percent every decade and wreak $1.45 trillion of economic damage by the end of this century
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