Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
I was recently at the “Private Sector’s Role in Diminishing Poverty” conference organized by the UNDP and the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchange of Turkey, where Nobel Award winning American Joseph Stiglitz delivered a speech.
A total of 172 "suicide tourists" travelled to Switzerland in 2012, double the 2009 number, to die with medical assistance -- a practice prohibited in many countries, a study said Thursday.
Iranian mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani on Aug. 13 became the first woman to be awarded the Fields Medal, mathematics' equivalent to the Nobel Prize
The findings of a new survey suggest Turks are pround of their country’s achievements but don’t know exactly why. It also shows that despite the country’s elite’s global aspirations, ordinary citizens have remained parochial
Koç University’s Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations is hosting a new exhibition in which everyday objects are plucked from the intimate space of the museum and put back in Istanbul’s public space
A six-day world forum on AIDS got underway on Sunday to tributes to six campaigners killed on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
Showbiz has always had a thing for politics. Whether it was Hollywood and the White House, or Turkey’s celebrities showing up for Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s “Vision 2023” campaign launch
The İş Bankası Publishing House is preparing to mark the first anniversary of Turkish writer Leylâ Erbil’s death by publishing a compilation of her diaries
A collection of unusual items signed by anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela are to go under the hammer on Thursday, on the eve of the former South African president's birthday.
Twenty previously unknown poems by Chile's Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda have been discovered among sheaves of manuscripts in boxes and will be published this year
World renowned Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra Sinfonia Varsovia will play at the ancient theater of Ephesus for the opening concert of the 28th International İzmir Festival on June 14
Seventy years ago the price of European freedom was paid in blood with the sacrifice of brave young men on the beaches of Normandy
Israel's parliament on June 10 elected Reuven Rivlin, a far-right member of the ruling Likud party, to be the nation's 10th president when Shimon Peres steps down next month
'How do you sleep at night when people are dying in Turkey?' the Turkish professor asked Gül
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
The Central Bank of Turkey managed to surprise again by cutting its policy (one-week repo) rate from 10 to 9.5 percent, in its latest monetary policy committee meeting on May 22.
Political economist Zeki Ergas explains market economy and commons economy. "When the two are in imbalance or disequilibrium, then the economy is unhealthy and catastrophes like the one in Soma happen," he writes
As you may have heard, Prime Minister Erdogan allegedly called a shopper in Soma after the mine disaster “the spawn of Israel.”
Orhan Pamuk's Museum of Innocence 'inspires and establishes innovative, new paradigms for the museum sector,' according to European Museum Forum
Torture is rampant across the world and has become almost normalised by the "war on terror" and its glamorous portrayal in shows such as "24" and "Homeland", Amnesty International said on Tuesday.
May 9 was Europe Day. May 9 is celebrated to commemorate French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman’s 1950 proposal to create a “supranational community” of European states.
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