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Coup allegations, Boğaziçi University and the real agenda of Turkey


Allegations of a coup dominated Turkey’s political arena before the Muslim headscarf controversy could be put to bed. From a journalist’s dream of “a great natural disaster” to top… .

2021-01-07 04:21:48

Bashar Assad regime auctions off land of displaced Syrians


Syrians forced from their homes by their country’s brutal, decadelong war are now shocked to discover that their family farms have been taken over by loyalists and cronies of t… .

2021-01-06 19:24:48

Entering the world of Ottoman poetry through Elias John Wilkinson Gibb’s translations


The 19th century was a period in which studies on Ottoman culture gained momentum in the West and rich Eastern literature was produced. Studies in the fields of Eastern philology,… .

2021-01-06 17:54:43

Beijing accuses US of ‘bullying’ over Trump order on Chinese apps


Beijing accused the U.S. on Wednesday of “bullying” after President Donald Trump ordered a ban on a series of Chinese apps in his last weeks in office, branding them a th… .

2021-01-06 17:51:48

End of an era as regulations, rules dim spotlight on Chinese football


In January 2017, Brazil international Oscar moved from Chelsea to Shanghai SIPG for an Asian-record 60 million euros ($74 million), prompting a warning from Arsene Wenger that Chin… .

2021-01-06 17:18:48

Caspian oil flow through Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline reaches 3.5B barrels at end of 2020


A total of 3.5 billion barrels of crude oil had been shipped to the global markets as of the end of 2020 from the marine terminal in the Ceyhan district of Adana province in southe… .

2021-01-06 17:03:48

In photos: One of the worst landslides in modern Norwegian history


Norwegian authorities said Tuesday that they had abandoned hope of finding survivors after a landslide swept away homes in a residential area almost a week ago, killing seven peopl… .

2021-01-06 16:07:48

Faces of Peruvians going through a hard year


Mesa Redonda is the main wholesale market in Peru’s capital and in 2020 it has been one of the main hotspots of the new coronavirus. .

2021-01-06 16:01:48

Yunus Emre Institute produces documentary on aftermath of Syrian civil war


The Yunus Emre Institute (YEE) has produced a new documentary titled “Azez: Umudun Adı” (“Azaz: The Name of the Hope”), shedding light on the hardships those living in Sy… .

2021-01-06 14:50:15

Somalia goes to polls: Reflecting determinants of past, present, future


Early this year, Somalia is to hold presidential and parliamentary elections despite the opposition’s allegations that the government has mishandled the election process and vi… .

2021-01-06 04:21:48