Transport is a key contributor to economic growth, prosperity and to societal well-being. Physical links across Asia and the Pacific have increasingly improved through years of steady investments in the Asian Highway, a project endorsed by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) commission at its 48th session in 1992 to promote intergovernmental agreements to develop a regional highway network, and the Trans-Asian Railways, as well as through the fac
Category: SELİN NASİ
Despite the recent tensions between Turkey and the European Union, efforts have been undertaken to stabilize the turbulence and establish constructive dialogue between the parties.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
The 22nd United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP22) took place last month in Marakesh.
Wintry conditions and already-eliminated opposition will be all that stand between Beşiktaş and a date with destiny in a maiden trip to the knockout round of the Champions League when the Black Eagles head to Ukraine to take on Dynamo Kyiv on Dec. 6
Turkey’s largest business organization has called on all stakeholders to achieve sustainable development goals in line with the United Nations’ 2030 agenda.
Models were on the runway during the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show at the Grand Palais in Paris. Performances by Lady Gaga and Bruno Mars accompanied the show
French President Francois Hollande dramatically announced Dec. 1 he would not seek re-election next April at the end of his five-year term as he bowed to historic low approval ratings.
Pirelli, which stopped using nude shots for its calendar three years ago, unveiled its 2017 calendar with a galaxy of Hollywood stars. The 15 women featured in the calendar range in age from 28 to 71
The U.N.’s aid chief Stephen O’Brien warned Nov. 30 that Aleppo risked becoming a “giant graveyard” after more than 50,000 people were reported to have fled intense fighting between government and rebel forces.
The photo-sharing site released its year-end data Dec. 1 showing the 24-year-old pop star has the most followers of any celebrity (103 million) and was responsible for nearly all of the most-liked celebrity posts in 2016
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
It’s everybody’s opinion that the relationship between Turkey and the EU is at a crossroads, especially after the European Parliament last week voted in favor of temporarily freezing accession negotiations.
Donald Trump’s victory upended the predictable anti-Russian focus of Hillary Clinton’s foreign policy, which would have featured a strong presence in the Balkans to preserve her husband’s legacy and push the remaining states into the EU and NATO.
Pi Artworks Istanbul is hosting Paris-based artist Maude Maris’ first solo exhibition in Turkey
Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
It was one year ago – November 2015 – when Alexis Tsipras, freshly re-elected as prime minister, paid a two-day official visit to Istanbul and Ankara.
The Turkish government’s fuel support for charter flights will be extended in 2017 amid a continuing loss in foreign tourist arrivals, Turkish Culture and Tourism Minister Nabi Avcı has said
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has slashed its 2016 growth forecast for Turkey to 2.9 percent in its latest outlook, down from 3.9 percent in its previous estimate.
Category: GÜVEN SAK
The European Parliament has recommended to the European Commission a temporary freeze of accession negotiations with Turkey.
Five men arrested in France for preparing an attack in the Paris area were directed from the Islamic State group’s heartland, a prosecutor said on Nov.25.
Turkish Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar visited Kilis on the border with Syria on Nov. 23, as Turkey hit 17 Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) targets as part of Ankara’s Euphrates Shield Operation.
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump signaled Nov. 22 his campaign trail dismissal of the threat of climate change may have been hot air after all, saying he was “open minded” on supporting global accords.
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