Under pressure from allies, U.S. President Donald Trump backed a pledge to fight protectionism on May 27, but refused to endorse a global climate change accord, saying he needed more time to decide.
In our first review we spoke about two films at Cannes this year (“Sea Sorrow” and “Jupiter’s Moon”) focusing on one of the main themes of this year’s festival: The migration crisis. This is only part of the overall crisis in today’s Europe, which includes the degeneration of the political and economic system as well as of human values.
As probe deepens into the suicide bomb attack on a concert hall in Manchester, which claimed at least 22 lives, the UK is furious by repeated leaks of material shared with the US police
Asmiling Donald Trump offered European Union chiefs assurances on security in Brussels on May 25 but EU officials did not conceal lingering differences with the U.S. president over Russia, trade and climate change
Soldiers were deployed to key sites in Britain on May 24 to prevent possible attacks after the terror threat alert was raised to its highest level following a suicide bomb in Manchester that killed 22 people, including children.
Pope Francis urged Donald Trump to use his U.S. presidency to promote peace around the world as the two leaders swapped sparring for smiles in their first face-to-face meeting, at the Vatican yesterday.
NATO allies should show more solidarity in the fight against global terror, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, stressing that the alliance’s role in the anti-terror struggle will constitute one of most important items of the May 25 Summit in Brussels
Leaders from around the world joined together to condemn an apparent ISIL suicide attack in Manchester that killed at least 22
A bronze sold for $57.37 million in New York on May 15, setting a new auction record for Romanian-born sculptor Constantin Brancusi and fetching more than twice its lowest pre-sale estimate, Christie’s said.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
I first watched them on May 11 as they were performing their art at the entrance to the Arsenale where a number of works are being exhibited or performed at the 57th International Exhibition in Venice, or the Venice Biennale
Emmanuel Macron was inaugurated as France’s youngest ever president on May 14, saying the country had chosen “hope” and that he would relaunch the flagging European Union
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
President-elect Emmanuel Macron will be sworn in as France’s new head of state on May 14 for a five-year mandate after a clear victory against the anti-EU National Front leader Marine Le Pen
French President-elect Emmanuel Macron’s party on May 11 unveiled more than 400 candidates who will stand in parliamentary elections in June, with half of them newcomers to politics and half of them women
In an era of unemployment hovering at 10 percent and a string of terror attacks, Le Pen’s France-first message has proven seductive in parts of the country
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
It is no secret that Turkey is very - and rather positively - intrigued by Brexit. There is nothing surprising about this, as it is no longer a secret that the Turkish government wants an “a la carte relationship” with the EU.
The European Union is in a bind in terms of how to act on Turkey, according to the secretary-general of TÜSİAD, Bahadır Kaleağası. Because the EU cannot further punish Turkey for the disappearance of democracy, it has ‘to accept the paradox and manage it with wisdom and pragmatism,’ he says
In the first half of the 19th century, Giacomo Meyerbeer was perhaps the world’s most successful opera composer, pioneering on-stage theatrics as he worked comfortably across European cultures
French authorities took a hard line May 6 on what presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron called a "massive" hacking attack on his campaign, warning on the eve of the vote that anyone spreading the information could be committing a crime.
Category: GÜNEŞ KÖMÜRCÜLER
The year 2016 was a year of loss for tourism, a key sector in bringing in robust income for Turkey. Nothing will recover the sector overnight, but we could see a gradual recovery if the sector takes some crucial steps in several areas
Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘The Great Questions of Tomorrow’ by David Rothkopf (TED Books/Simon & Schuster, 128 pages, $8)
Daily News - Follow us on