New photo from Facebook April 24, 2017 at 10:56AM

In Uncategorized on April 24, 2017 at 10:02

Son 7 yılda gerçekleşen küresel silah ticareti verisi görselleştirilmiş. Reddit’in yalancısıyım. via Facebook Pages

#Europe agenda: “Macron and Le Pen ‘through to run-off’ in French elections…

In Uncategorized on April 23, 2017 at 22:56

Projections see centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen facing off on 7 May.
Who are Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron?

The far-right female National Front leader will go head-to-head with the 39-year-old favourite to win the presidency.
What do the voters of Marseille think about the race to choose the next French president?

Russia-linked fake news floods French social media

One in four of French social media users are sharing links to anti-EU fake news that promote candidates such as Le Pen, amid marked Russian influence, a new study says.

Debate: The mood in France before the elections

Just a few days before the first round of the presidential elections in France the outcome appears more open than ever. The far-right candidate Marine Le Pen has dropped in the opinion polls, while the leftist candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon has gained support. That brings the number of candidates who could reach the second round up to four: Macron, le Pen, Fillon and Mélenchon. The press examines the mood in France shortly before the elections.
Support for Germany’s opposition Greens has fallen to its lowest level in almost 15 years, a Forsa poll showed on Wednesday (19 April), dimming prospects for a left-leaning coalition snatching power from Chancellor Angela Merkel in the September election.

Network quality vital for Europe’s move to ‘Gigabit Society’

While capacity and speed will always be important, European companies need networks that are exceptionally reliable and adaptable to launch new technologies across Europe, writes Richard Swinford.

Corbyn vows to ‘change UK election’s course’

The Labour leader says the general election is about “the establishment versus the people”.

Le Pen takes aim at EU flag

The National Front’s presidential candidate has made a symbolic scapegoat of the European flag during her campaign. Yet, the flag is not an official symbol under EU law. EURACTIV France reports.

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R.I.P John Freely, ‘the memory of Istanbul,’ #istanbul news roundup

In Uncategorized on April 21, 2017 at 15:16

John Freely, the well-known author of many history and travel books on Istanbul, Turkey and Greece, passed away on April 20 at age of 90.

R&K Insider: Inside Istanbul edition

Our woman in Istanbul took a tour through four neighborhoods in Istanbul with four very distinct views on President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s

In Istanbul’s ‘Little Syria,’ refugees want more from US

Hussein Esfira, centre, cuts the meat of a sheep inside the butchery in so called ‘Little Syria’, the nickname for Istanbul’scentral Aksaray

Istanbul: A city divided ahead of Turkey referendum

With days to go until the vote, Istanbul is covered in referendum propaganda. The ruling AK Party’s “Evet” (“Yes”) campaign banners are plastered on …
Istanbul’s Topkapı Palace Museum is undergoing the most comprehensive restoration project in its history. The ongoing 24 projects are expected to cost 220 million Turkish Liras, Culture and Tourism Minister Nabi Avcı has said in a statement

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