Monday, January 18, 2021
On 29 October 2020, we celebrate the 97th anniversary of the foundation of the Republic of Turkey. Throughout this 97 year-long journey, Turkey, situated at the crossroads of Eurasia, a region facing multiple challenges, has become a source of peace, stability and prosperity in her neighborhood and beyond. A transit...
The ferocity of the 2020 presidential election in the United States is not about Donald Trump per se, but about what he represents: the racist structures of power that have persisted in America for centuries, though sometimes in mutated form. The long history of America’s state-sponsored racism will draw...
“The American president was the quintessential repository of stately virtue, democracy, legitimacy, wealth, elegance, majesty and freedom! Like the women of Jerusalem who cast down their garments on the highways for Christ’s motorcade, American presidents before Trump enjoyed such audacity of praise that even the angels coveted!” Since 1788 when...
Ending the US-China trade war will be nothing compared to the experience of her mother being kidnapped, according to one of the frontrunners to lead the World Trade Organization. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, 66, said the reforms she spearheaded as Nigerian finance minister led to her octogenarian mother Kamene Okonjo being abducted...
The European Union and the Government of Ghana (GoG) have signed a €92.9 million budget support financing agreement to assist the country in its response to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as beef up security operations in the northern part of the country. Out of this special emergency budget support,...
The British Prime Minister has called on nations to make ambitious commitments to secure the planet for the next generation as he addressed a UN Climate Action Roundtable hosted by the UN Secretary-General. Boris Johnson attended the virtual roundtable to push for action on climate change and to chart a...
The British Prime Minister has called on nations to make ambitious commitments to secure the planet for the next generation as he addressed a UN Climate Action Roundtable hosted by the UN Secretary-General. Boris Johnson attended the virtual roundtable to push for action on climate change and to chart a...
Since World War II, the global economy has performed beyond the wildest dreams of its post-war architects, yielding unprecedented gains in health, education, living standards, poverty reduction, and wealth. Central to this success was the growth and liberalization of international trade, which was made possible with US leadership in...
The Mediterranean has always been the cradle of civilisation as well as a basin of constant cultural and economic interaction. In this geography, our past, present and future are inextricably intertwined. Turkey and Greece have always had only two choices: lock horns in a way that hurts both of...
Julia Jackson, the mother of Jacob Blake, a young black man from Kenosha, Wisconsin, who was shot seven times in the back by police, got it right when she said, “America is great when we behave greatly.” Sadly, for the past four years, President Donald Trump has been leading...