Wood fashioned into lace and sculpted into evening dresses: The Hanae Mori Manuscrit label led the way this Tokyo Fashion Week in showing the world the original craftmanship that helps set Japan apart from the crowd.
Basharat Peet speaks to HDN about ‘A Question of Order: India, Turkey, and the Return of Strongmen,’ his new book drawing parallels between Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Turkey and Narendra Modi’s India
Category: FATİH ÇEKİRGE
In the western province Muğla, the local tourism managers and hotel owners association, DOKTOB, took matters into their own hands after realizing that the doors of Europe were shutting down. They turned their eyes to other and distant regions.
Russia on March 24 denied allegations by the commander of NATO that Moscow may be assisting the Taliban as the insurgents fight U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan.
Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘A Question of Order: India, Turkey, and the Return of Strongmen’ by Basharat Peer (Columbia Global Reports, 160 pages, $13)
Approximately one in four children worldwide will live in regions with extremely scarce water resources by 2040, UNICEF said in a report on March 22.
Category: ÜNAL ÇEVİKÖZ
Donald Trump’s election as the new President of the United States has put many international deals at risk. Previously agreed multilateral agreements are being revised, and bilateral relations between countries are facing new challenges. Many perceive the approach of the new American president as one of the main factors of instability in international relations.
Category: FORK & CORK
Everybody in Turkey must have seen the scenes of the insanely surreal slaughter of oranges recently.
Turkish home appliances maker Arçelik is working on acquisitions to speed up its international expansion, particularly in Asia, its chief executive said on March 20.
The victory of good over evil! That is the core of the holy Hindu festival of India, the Holi. Famed as the most colorful of all festivals, today is the day to paint the world as bright as possible.
In this column I once wrote a recipe for “hindi tandır,” which is turkey tandoori. It was a piece on Thanksgiving inevitably tackling with the etymology of turkey and how as a country we got doomed with being forever associated with that American bird
The French and German flag carriers have urged the European Commission to counter what they say are unfair practices by Gulf airlines, seeking to influence the drafting of a new EU law.
Asian nations must spend $26 trillion by 2030 on infrastructure to battle poverty, boost economic growth and fight climate change, the Asian Development Bank warned on Feb. 28.
There were a total of 82,000 millionaire migrants that left for greener pastures in 2016, with Turkey one of the five countries witnessing the greatest such outflow, according to a fresh survey by New World Wealth.
The Louvre in Paris has gathered a third of 17th-century painter Vermeer’s canvasses, making it the Dutch master’s most ever shown in one place since his death
A New York-based musician has become a social media sensation by covering songs such as Michael Jackson’s “Smooth Criminal” and the theme song of “Game of Thrones” while using the oud
Category: MURAT YETKİN
If you change the word “parliament” with “congress,” it could also be applicable to the United States under Donald Trump and if you like, you could add the word “courts” as well for all strong leaders.
The worldwide arms trade has risen to its highest level since the Cold War over the last five years due to demand from the Middle East and Asia, a study said on Feb. 20
Eight of the 10 cities with poor air pollution in Europe are from Turkey, according to data prepared from the World Health Organization on ultra-fine particles of less than 2.5 microns (PM2.5s)
India successfully put a record 104 satellites from a single rocket into orbit on Feb. 15 in the latest triumph for its famously frugal space agency
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