Category: MELİS ALPHAN
I do not like the word “tolerance” at all because it contains some kind of a favor, a grant. It is a show of thinking of one’s self as superior and tolerating those who are inferior to you, the ones you actually cannot stand
Barış Sulu has made headlines as an openly gay individual running for parliament on the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) ticket in the June 7 parliamentary election
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott May 24 said his country would not follow Ireland's lead and hold a referendum on gay marriage, adding that any decisions would be made by parliament
Irish voters have resoundingly backed amending the constitution to legalize gay marriage, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum have declared
Ireland goes to the polls on May 22 to vote on whether same-sex marriage should be legal, in a referendum that has exposed sharp divisions between communities in this traditionally Catholic nation.
The world-renowned “Carmina Burana” was staged on May 18 without any scene cuts or censorship, following a planned staging in İzmir on May 2 which was postponed due to “technical reasons"
Ireland could become the first country in the world to vote for same-sex marriage in a historic referendum this week in this traditionally Catholic nation
The level of politics has sunk twenty thousand leagues under the sea…
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
Last week, a new political scandal was created in passing during a “political discussion” show on A Haber TV, one of the many pro-government propaganda channels
With only three weeks left to crucial parliamentary elections, the flames of Turkish politics have been fanned once again by claims that a high-level female official of an opposition party was blackmailed with an inappropriate video recording.
Al Jazeera America on May 6 shook up its top ranks with a new chief executive, after a week of turmoil at the U.S. channel operated by the Qatar-owned news organization
A group of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) protesters marched on May 3 in Turkey’s Aegean province of İzmir, after four transgender women were recently the targets of violence
The cancellation due to 'technical reasons' comes after prominent Turkish pianist and composer Fazıl Say said the piece contained sections about 'sex and wine'
The Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) of northern Iraq pays money to ISIL militants in order to save Yazidi women who were kept as slaves, KRG General Directorate of Yazidi Affairs Minister Hadi Doubani has told daily Hürriyet
French prosecutors and military authorities are investigating accusations that French soldiers in Central African Republic sexually abused children they were sent to protect.
A Chechen ISIL militant 'cleaned' 19-year-old Dalia with petrol before raping her... Daily Hürriyet interviews ISIL's Yazidi sex slaves in three refugee camps in northern Iraq, publishing their harrowing accounts.
Japan's leader Shinzo Abe risked Chinese and Korean ire April 21 by sending an offering to a controversial war shrine, and saying he may not repeat a formal apology for the country's World War II rampage
Whistleblower site WikiLeaks on April 16 put hundreds of thousands of emails and documents from last year's crippling cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment into a searchable online archive.
Move over, Cairo, Beirut and Casablanca. Dubai is on a mission to become one of the Arab world’s top centers for art, design, film and fashion - areas traditionally dominated by older Arab cities outside the Gulf.
Jean-Marie Le Pen, founder of France’s far-right National Front (FN), said April 13 he would not seek its ticket to stand in regional polls, taking some of the sting out of a damaging public row with his daughter Marine, the party’s current leader.
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