Category: ÖZGÜR KORKMAZ
As absurd as the question in the headline sounds, this is what a Turkish minister said in 2009 when a main opposition party lawmaker criticized the practice of widespread wiretapping in the country.
Adidas will stop selling World Cup products that used sex appeal to promote host Brazil, a move that came after a formal complaint from the local government on Tuesday.
A Ugandan newspaper listed 200 people it accused of being gay, a day after the president called homosexuals 'mercenaries' and signing one of the world's toughest anti-gay laws
Category: BLIND SPOT
It’s a concept; I don’t know if it’s unique to Turkey. In Turkish, it’s 'mahalle kızı,' literally meaning 'neighborhood girl,' but it also means the bitch of all bitches: Extremely manipulative, never to be trusted and pretentious
The UN has urged states to remove 'unnecessary restrictions on abortion' and provide access to safe abortion services
Category: ERTUĞRUL ÖZKÖK
It is not an easy life to be a Jew in Turkey. The other day, I felt that once more while I was going to the Jewish school in Istanbul’s Ulus neighborhood.
A transgender Italian ex-lawmaker said she had been detained by Russian police for about three hours for trying to stage a gay rights protest at Sochi
They both have the same problem. Let me explain. Oh, I hope prosecutors do not prosecute me for this.
A federal judge in Virginia ruled Thursday that the state's ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional, on the heels of two similar rulings in other US states.
Belgium faced fresh protests Wednesday as its parliament prepared to extend a ground-breaking euthanasia law to terminally-ill children
Bahçeli slammed the recently revealed telephone recording that displayed PM Erdoğan's direct intervention in private broadcaster Habertürk
The moon defines the mood! No doubt about that. We sometimes feel moody and down - it could be the moon descending; we sometimes feel hyped and bright - it could be the full moon shining...
Actor Shia LaBeouf hit the Berlin Film Festival in memorable style, wearing a paper bag over his head at the red carpet premiere of 'Nymphomaniac Volume I'
The US is set for a 'rainbow revolution' as Attorney General Eric Holder is set to announce a new move that will enhance equality between same-sex and heterosexual couples
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
James Madison, one of the founding fathers of the United States, had a good observation. “Of all the enemies to public liberty,” he noted, “war is, perhaps, the most to be dreaded.”
The Vatican on Friday criticised a damning UN report on the Catholic Church's handling of child sex abuse cases
Category: FRANCE 24
France’s Foreign Ministry has denied media reports that a French international school in Qatar has agreed to teach Islamic sharia law and separate boys and girls into different classrooms.
The Vatican was denounced in a devastating report Wednesday for failing to stamp out child abuse and called on the Church to remove all clergy suspected of raping or molesting children.
Category: OPEN BUFFET
‘It Felt Empty When The Heart Went At First But It Is Alright Now’ is on stage at the CKM
An Italian court sentenced U.S. student Amanda Knox in absentia to over 28 years in prison in what she condemned as an 'unjust verdict'