Futurist James Wallman talked to us about his book ‘Stuffocation’.
Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros’ civil society organisation announced on Monday the end of its activities in Turkey, saying ‘groundless claims and speculation’ have made its work impossible.
Top EU officials rebuked Turkey on Thursday over its arrests of journalists and academics and the long pre-trial detention of a Kurdish politician, holding a forthright press conference with Turkey’s foreign minister in Ankara that swiftly turned tense.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that the European Court of Human Rights’ (ECHR) ruling on the jailed former co-chair of Turkey’s pro-Kurdish opposition amounted to support of ‘terrorism’.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Tuesday urged Turkey to swiftly process the legal case of the ex-head of the pro-Kurdish opposition, saying his pre-trial detention had gone on longer than could be justified.
Germany’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Heiko Maas announced that 18 Saudi nationals believed to be connected to the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi have been banned from entering Europe’s border-free Schengen zone.
US President Donald Trump has refused to listen to the audio tape of the murder of Saudi dissident and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi while saying the killing was ‘vicious’.
Turkish authorities released yesterday (November 17) 11 people who were detained on Friday under an investigation into jailed rights activist Osman Kavala.
Police in Istanbul detained 13 academics, businesspeople and journalists as part of an investigation launched into an association, Anadolu Kultur, that was headed by Osman Kavala, a jailed prominent businessperson, and activist.
President Tayyip Erdogan accusing the youth, who demand that their student-loans be waived, of being ‘freeloader’ has amplified the concerns on student-loans.