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By Dimitris Kontogiannis


As Bulgaria braces for the first snowfall scheduled for Friday, the Road Infrastructure Agency warns about the shortage of funds for seasonal road maintenance.

Changes to the public sector wage structure are at the heart of a dispute within the coalition that has raised concerns about whether the government will be in a posit

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Erdoğan has to be honest about the peace process

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has often expressed pride over what he says is his brain child, namely the peace process that is meant to solve Turkey’s age old Kurdish problem and end the violence by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).

Bolivia and Brazil

To nobody’s great surprise, Bolivia’s President Evo Morales has won a third 5-year term by a landslide majority.

Bust of Heracles emerges from ancient city

Archaeologists herald the discovery of a bust of Heracles in the ancient city of Kibyra depicting the mythological hero vanquishing a lion as part of his 12 labors

The power of Turkey

Whenever I listen to Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, I separate the words he utters with his academic mind from the polemical language he uses as a politician.

Turkey’s space ambitions may be too ambitious

Turkey might set too ambitious space goals to reach under the slogan of ‘not even space was the limit’ due to a number of technical limitations

Bluefish holiday in Istanbul

A festivity was held over the weekend in Istanbul, in one of the city’s older settlements, Kuzguncuk, at the shore of the Bosphorus, the “Bluefish [lüfer] Holiday.”