Women Rights In Turkey

In its less visible, more subtle forms, gender-based violence threatens the physical and emotional integrity of millions of women living in Turkey, and billions globally


Turkish and Chinese people have historical relations since the periods of the Hun Empire and Göktürks. These relationships are driven, sometimes friendly and sometimes went to war in the history

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Dubai crisis jolts markets, but early fears ease

"Dubai's debt crisis rattled world financial markets Friday, raising concerns that some banks could further tighten lending and stall the global economic recovery."

By The Associated Press STEVENSON JACOBS (AP Business Writer)

EU President takes office as Lisbon Treaty enters into force

"The EU's first president, Herman Van Rompuy, officially took office Tuesday as the bloc's reforming Lisbon Treaty entered into force, giving the European project a human face as it enters a new era."

Nabucco or South Stream?

"The Eastern European gas crisis last January clearly indicated that the year 2009 will be full of big geopolitical debates and decisions in the energy politics for Europe. These expectations were completely fulfilled. Consortiums, big powers, but also small states have not been so active in energy issues for years. European Union surprisingly managed to revive its main energy project – the Nabucco pipeline – which was broadly considered dead."
This is a good article that shows a political drama unfolds by Matus Samel from The Global Politics Magazine.

The FP Top 100 Global Thinkers

"From the brains behind Iran's Green Revolution to the economic Cassandra who actually did have a crystal ball, they had the big ideas that shaped our world in 2009. Read on to see the 100 minds that mattered most in the year that was."