Category: MURAT YETKİN
During a joint press conference in Paris with French President François Hollande on Oct. 31, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan used the acronym DA’ISH, instead of ISIL to refer to the fundamentalist organization of the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant.
Thousands have signed an online petition denouncing reported comments by an HSBC Holdings board member in which she likened Hong Kong protesters' demands for democracy to the emancipation of slaves.
Burkina Faso's embattled President Blaise Compaore announced on Oct. 31 that he was stepping down following violent protests demanding an end to his 27-year rule.
France and Turkey concur that anti-ISIL operations must extend beyond Kobane as President Erdoğan again demands a wider fight against al-Assad
Jazz sensation China Moses has kicked off the 24th Akbank Jazz Festival in style, treating fans in Istanbul to her multi-layered talents. The Hürriyet Daily News sat down with Moses to discuss the influences on her music
In a country whose national identity is so closely connected to its cuisine, France's hard right has seized on a growing appetite for kebabs as proof of cultural "Islamization".
The UN climate summit in 2015 will fail unless the United States sets "a concrete and ambitious" goal to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, EU climate commissioner Connie Hedegaard warned.
Former Total boss Christophe de Margerie, who died last week when his private jet crashed in Russia, was buried on Oct. 28 in a private family funeral in France.
The competition will award the city that 'listens to what their citizens want' on environmental issues
Armenian and Azeri leaders have agreed to pursue talks over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region after resuming direct contacts at a meeting in Paris on Monday, the French government said.
France’s President François Hollande hosts leaders Armenian leader Serzh Sarkisian and Azerbaijan leader İlham Aliyev as Europe makes a fresh push to end the conflict over Nagorno Karabakh
Category: TASTE OF THE PAST
TASTE OF THE PAST - At least 14 historical passages can be found off İstiklal Avenue, with such evocative names as Çiçek, Atlas, Aslıhan, Avrupa, Rumeli, Aznavur, Suriye, Hazzopulo, Markiz, El Hamra, Halep, Nil, Crespin, Tünel and Hristaki
European Union leaders agreed Oct. 24 what they hailed as the world's most ambitious climate change targets for 2030, paving the way for a new UN-backed global treaty next year.
Russian investigators detained four more staff members Oct. 23 at the Moscow airport where the CEO of French oil giant Total died when his plane collided with a snow plough.
Ben Bradlee, the hard-driving editor who reigned over the Washington Post with the style of a well-dressed swashbuckler and the profane vocabulary of a dockworker as the newspaper helped topple President Richard Nixon, died on Oct. 21 aged 93.
The driver of a snowplough involved in a deadly accident at a Moscow airport that killed Total CEO Christophe de Margerie was drunk, Russian investigators said Oct. 21.
Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, whose beautiful clothes defined American elegance for generations and were beloved by first ladies and Hollywood stars, died Monday. He was 82.
Swiss photographer Rene Burri, celebrated for his portraits of Che Guevara and Pablo Picasso, died Monday in Zurich aged 81, the Magnum agency said.
A Spanish nurse who became the first person outside Africa to be infected with Ebola on Oct. 19 tested negative for the virus, Madrid said
France's government is drawing up a new set of rules for theatres after Paris Opera ejected woman for wearing a veil during a performance, the institution's deputy director said Sunday.
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