Will Europe wake up?

Commenting on the results of the European Parliament elections in the Guardian on May 26, British historian Timothy Garton Ash concluded by declaring: “I have a dreadful feeling in my bones that future historians may write of the May 2014 elections: ‘This was the wake-up call from which Europe failed to wake up.’”

Timberlake dedicates song to Soma victims

American R&B singer Justin Timberlake dedicated one of his songs, “Until the End of Time,” to the victims of Soma mine blast during his concert on May 26 in Istanbul.

Some 301 miners died two weeks ago in Turkey’s worst ever industrial disaster, where an explosion in the Soma coal mine, located in western province of Manisa, caused an underground fire.