Praxis Perform, an İzmir-based group of actors, takes on censorship, sexual violence and resistance in a one-woman play on the French Revolution and the death of Marat.
Category: ERTUĞRUL ÖZKÖK
It is high time we talk about the mood of much of the country - perhaps not all Turkish citizens but at least those who are well-educated, who live a Western lifestyle, and who want to continue to do so.
Category: MUSTAFA AYDIN
The international community took its breath 10 days ago when Colombians took to the polls in a nationwide referendum to have their say on a negotiated peace deal to end the longest-running insurgency in Latin America.
Nobel prize-winning Italian playwright, director and political activist Dario Fo, an acclaimed satirist who poked a finger in the eye of the church and state, has died aged 90, officials said on Oct. 13
American music legend Bob Dylan on Oct. 13 won the Nobel Literature Prize, the first songwriter to win the prestigious award and an announcement that stunned prize watchers
The Colombian government and the country’s second-largest rebel group, the leftist National Liberation Army (ELN), announced Oct. 10 they would launch negotiations on Oct. 27 in Ecuador’s capital, with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos predicting “total peace.”
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Aziz Sancar, the winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, has said he would “give my everything, all of my scientific successes” for peace in Turkey
Israel on Oct. 5 intercepted a boat carrying women activists seeking to break the country’s decade-long blockade of the Gaza Strip, saying it was boarded without incident and taken ashore.
Three European scientists won the Nobel Prize in chemistry on Oct. 5 for developing the world’s smallest machines, work that could revolutionize computer technology and lead to a new type of battery.
British-born scientists David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz were awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in physics on Oct. 4 for studies on exotic matter that could result in improved materials for electronics or quantum computers.
Colombia’s government and Marxist FARC guerrillas seek to scramble to revive a plan to end their 52-year war after voters rejected the hard-negotiated deal as too lenient on the rebels in a shock result that plunged the nation into uncertainty.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
There were of course people who might have used some nasty words about Shimon Peres, who passed away at the age of 93, leaving behind a monumental life story mostly devoted to the creation and advancement of the Israeli state as well as defending the need to make a costly peace with the Palestinian nation.
Shimon Peres was laid to rest on Sept. 30 in a ceremony attended by dozens of world leaders, including Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas, in a final tribute to former Israeli President and Nobel Peace Laureate Shimon Peres in Jerusalem.
Poets and writers from various countries will be hosted in events in various venues of Istanbul during the Istanbul Poetry and Literature Festival to start on Sept 28
Israeli ex-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres died on Sept. 28, some two weeks after suffering a major stroke, triggering an outpouring of grief for the beloved elder statesman
U.S. President Barack Obama moved to restore trade benefits to Myanmar, saying broader sanctions would soon be scrapped as he hosted the country’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi at the White House on Sept. 14
Badly conceived and economically wrong, the euro is at the heart of most of the eurozone’s problems such as stagnation, unemployment and the rise of the far-right, Nobel-prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz told AFP on Sept. 13
About 40 prominent academics and authors from around the world are urging Turkey’s government to end what they say is the persecution of the country’s own writers and professors voicing a differing point of view
Category: GWYNNE DYER
Geology moves very slowly, and so do geologists. The Working Group on the Anthropocene was set up in 2009, but only presented its recommendation to the International Geological Congress in Cape Town last Monday
It is possible to encounter beautiful flavors in every corner of Turkey, which has such a rich cuisine
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