Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Tech innovations set to change the way we drive
The pace of change in the automotive industry has never been faster than it is now. While advances are being made in engine and transmission development, body construction and every other aspect of car design and manufacture, the biggest strides are being made in connectivity, electric powertrains and autonomous tech.
Free your mind, body and soul with Istanbul festival
Leading figures and experts in the field of mind, body and spirit from across Turkey and the world will meet at Istanbul's Happy Human Mind, Body and Spirit Festival in May
Trump pledges to fight anti-Semitism
U.S. President Donald Trump promised to fight anti-Semitism on Tuesday, seeking to put behind him a series of missteps over the issue that have dogged his presidency.
War On Terror
Turkish air forces hit PKK targets in Iraq's Sinjar as forewarned
Having warned the PKK about its presence in the Sinjar region of northern Iraq, Ankara has taken firm action against the terrorist group in Sinjar, launching multiple military airstrikes for the first time
24k gold Darth Vader mask goes on sale for $1.4M
A solid gold Darth Vader mask is going on sale in Japan, with a $1.4 million price tag for a one-of-a-kind likeness of science fiction's most famous villain.
Top court head: High voter turnout sign of mature democracy
Zühtü Arslan, head of Turkey's Constitutional Court, has lauded the high turnout rate in the recent referendum as he identified it as a sign of "great democratic maturity."...
Google to weed out fake news, offensive content from top results
Google on Tuesday announced changes to how it delivers and ranks internet searches, the latest effort by the tech giant to weed out "fake news" and offensive content.
Turkish humanitarian aid becomes lifeline in Somalia
Turkish aid is becoming the lifeline for people in Somalia, with aid organizations like the Turkish Red Crescent, the IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation and the Turkey Diyanet...
'The Scream' may have been inspired by weird clouds'
The psychedelic clouds in Edvard Munch's iconic "The Scream" have alternatively been interpreted as a metaphor for mental anguish or a literal depiction of volcanic fallout.
'Daesh apologized to Israel for attacking IDF'
Former Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon stated Saturday that Daesh terrorists once issued an apology over an attack targeting Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers in...
Al-Qaeda-linked group claims St. Petersburg metro bombing
A group called the Imam Shamil Battalion has claimed responsibility for a metro bombing in the Russian city of St. Petersburg that killed 16 people and said the bomber was...
By targeting Turkey, Europe shoots itself in the foot
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) voted Tuesday in favor of reopening the monitoring procedures regarding Turkey, citing the state of emergency, which...
US 'deeply concerned' Turkey conducted airstrikes in Syria, Iraq
The United States is "deeply concerned" by Turkish air strikes in Iraq and Syria, the State Department said Tuesday.
"We are very concerned, deeply concerned that Turkey...
US judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city funds
A federal judge in San Francisco has blocked a Trump administration order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.
'Turkey to take steps on PACE decision'
Turkey will take necessary steps regarding the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE)'s decision to reopen a political monitoring process against the country,...
Turkey-EU relations hit historic low after controversial PACE decision
Turkey-EU relations are likely to further strain after PACE took a decision against Turkey on reopening the political monitoring process. Ankara strongly condemned the decision, calling it a politically motivated move and the result of an imprudent mind-set lacking strategic vision
Turkey donates medical equipment for children in Seychelles
Turkey's aid agency Tuesday donated critical medical equipment to the largest hospital in the East African island nation of Seychelles to help modernize and improve its pediatric...
Foreign interest in Borsa Istanbul peaks in April, hits 1.5-year-high
While interest from foreign investors in the Borsa Istanbul stock exchange has reached its highest level in one-and-a-half years, the BIST 100 index peaked to an all-time high yesterday
Colors, spirits fly high at Mardin kite festival
An international kite festival, the first such event in Mardin, a historic southeastern city long beset by terrorism, has brought together professional kite runners from Turkey...
'Poland Now' brings award-winning productions to Istanbul screen
Istanbul Modern Cinema presents a program bringing together examples of recent contemporary Polish cinema with the ‘Poland Now' program awaiting film lovers from April 27 to April 30
Atlantic Council Istanbul summit begins tomorrow
The Atlantic Council will this week host world leaders for the 8th time in Turkey at the Istanbul Summit which will focus on regions from Syria to Africa and the Black Sea...
Dawn fades: Low turnout marks service for fallen ANZAC troops
Descendants of Australian and New Zealand (ANZAC) troops, killed in a battle against the Ottomans in World War I, held a dawn service at the battlefield in Turkey yesterday. Interest in the event dedicated to the fallen soldiers was visibly low this year while Turks overwhelmingly attended another event for their war dead