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Grammy Ödülleri'nin kazananları dün gece görkemli bir törenle belli oldu. ABD'nin Los Angeles kentinde gerçekleşen gecenin sunuculuğunu James Corden üstlendi. Beş ödül birden alan Adele, aralık ayında yaşamını yitiren İngiliz şarkıcı George Michaelın anısına 'Fast Love' şarkısını söyledi. Adele'e rakip gösterilen Beyonce ise iki ödül aldı. Peki, 2017 Grammy'da başka kimler ödül aldı? İşte, 59. Grammy kazananları!
Bu yılki Altın Küre Ödülleri'ne, İngiliz yönetmen Steve McQueen'in imzasını taşıyan ve Chiwetel Ejiofor'un başrölünü oynadığı "12 Years A Slave" (12 Yıllık Esaret) filmi damga vuracak gibi.
70 üniversiteli Boston’da bir bahar günü yapabileceğiniz pek çok şey var. Nehir kıyısındaki parklarda yürüyün, antikacılarda alışveriş yapın, restoranları keşfedin. Hepsinden önemlisi bedavaya Harvard’lı olun, fikir önderlerinin ücretsiz konferanslarını dinleyin, ufkunuz açılsın.
Dan Brown’ı eleştiren Vatikan’dan bir araştırmacı, Da Vinci’nin ünlü tablosu “Son Akşam Yemeği”nde yeni bir şifreyi çözdüğünü iddia etti. Buna göre kıyamet 1 Kasım 4006’da kopacak.
BAKU - While Azerbaijan experiences a religious revival, with soaring mosques and growing religious organizations, some raise concerns that the government is trying to tighten its grip on religion through new measures.
ISTANBUL - Aslı Erdoğan is an author in the field of contemporary literature and whose book 'Kırmızı Pelerinli Kent' was released in Europe as part of the prestigious 'Marg Series' by Norwegian Gylendal Publishing House. She was sexually harrased at 10 years old and this was a turning point in her life. Her tales are based on her painful experiences and collected in her new book.
TEHRAN - Iran's opposition vowed to defy on Saturday an order by the supreme leader to halt street protests over last weeks election as US President Barack Obama said the world was watching.
LONDON - Details of British MPs' expenses were officially published online for the first time Thursday, after the scandal, which has already forced a slew of resignations claimed a fresh victim.
SOFIA - During Nazım Hikmet’s years in exile, the most bitter moments are spent close to home on visits to Bulgaria. The similarities of the place drive him crazy: the smells, the food, the Turkish spoken by the minority. On the 46th anniversary of his death, one cannot help but salute his poetry.
ISTANBUL - Well-known theater actors, actresses, authors and directors, most of whom are popular TV personalities, gathered in Galatasaray yesterday to "defend the values of the Republic," which they believe are under threat.
ISTANBUL - Four books of erotic literature face an inquiry into whether or not they are obscene, sparking a debate about experts’ expertise after they decide that three of the books, including one by foremost French poet Apollinaire, are not literary works
ISTANBUL - ’Benim ve Roz’un Sonbaharı’ (Roz’s and My Autumn) is based on a story of a journalist who publishes a local newspaper with the support of a few acquaintances to save Hasankeyf, a 10,000 year old settlement, from being flooded to accommodate a dam that is being planned in the area.
Monday, May 3, is "World Press Freedom Day," an occasion that deserves notice. I am writing on the morning of May 1, an occasion that a few blocks from my house will soon transform into a test of wills over freedom of expression. So let me deal with both dates.
ISTANBUL - Istanbul Police Chief Celalettin Cerrah’s response in a newspaper interview that the the murdered 17-year-old Münnever Karabulut’s family should have paid more attention to the timing of the comings and goings of their daughter enrages the family and many social activists
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in the Turkish press on April 17, 2009. Hurriyet Daily News Online does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
MIAMI - Delsa Bernardo was ready to pop rolls in the oven at Yiya's Gourmet Cuban Bakery when she heard the news: After years of separation, she could finally visit her 80-year-old aunt in Cuba, any time she wanted.
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in the Turkish press on April 14, 2009. Hurriyet Daily News Online does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in the Turkish press on April 8, 2009. Hurriyet Daily News Online does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
ISTANBUL - Great Union Party members believe that the suspicious helicopter crash that killed six people, including Muhsin Yazıcıoğlu, the party’s leader, should be investigated with an eye on assassination or sabotage. Yazıcıoğlu’s plans to meet with liberal intellectuals increase the intrigue
ISTANBUL - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan expressed opposition Friday to Danish counterpart Anders Fogh Rasmussen's candidacy to become the next NATO chief, saying he doubted the Dane could contribute to global peace. (UPDATED)
WASHINGTON - A documentary titled "Hillary: The Movie" was Tuesday the focus of a U.S. Supreme Court hearing on whether films critical of political candidates can be regulated during the campaign season.
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in the Turkish press on March 14, 2009. Hurriyet Daily News Online does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
ISTANBUL - The arrest of a journalist on suspicion of having ties to an alleged criminal gang mobilized Turkish media and readers yesterday, with many meeting at the newspaper’s Istanbul office to sign the jailed journalist’s books in a show of support.
At this point, the best summary we could offer of the "Clinton Show" over the weekend would be to put the name of the TV program on which she appeared in the past tense: "Hey, she came and she was with us." Or, "Haydi, bizimle geldi, bizimle oldu." U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton put a new communications ball into play with the intimate, chatty hour or so she spent among four prominent feminists on NTV in front of a cheerful studio audience. Then she went on to pop the surprise that her visit would be followed by one from her boss, President Barack Obama, in a few weeks.
ISTANBUL - Women’s rights activists say the rise of militarism in the country perpetuates patriarchal hegemony in Turkish society and that NGOs must work to reverse attitudes that restrict women's equal participation in social, economic and political life
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in the Turkish press on Feb. 23, 2009. Hurriyet Daily News Online does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
BAGHDAD - President Nicolas Sarkozy made the first-ever visit by a French head of state to Iraq yesterday, seeking to reassert French influence in the country even as the United States prepares to draw down its forces.
ISTANBUL - Turkey's publishing sector is deeply affected by the global economic crisis and many publishers are facing a threat of closing down. Tevfik Taş, secretary general of the Writers' Syndicate, said although expenses in the publishing sector are increasing, the costs for printing never go down.
WASHINGTON - Millions of people are expected to descend upon Washington, DC, for Barack Obama’s inauguration today as the 44th president of the United States of America. He rides into office on the biggest wave of popularity since Ronald Reagan in 1981
MUĞLA - Turks of African origin, brought to the country in late Ottoman times to work in cotton and tobacco fields in the western Aegean region, said they were very happy about Barack Obama becoming the new president of the United States.
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in the Turkish press on Jan. 15, 2009. Hurriyet Daily News Online does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
ISTANBUL - A play titled 'Yedi Tepeli Aşk' (The Love with Seven Hills), which has been staged at Istanbul City Theaters since May this year, has recently stirred a political debate because of the two controversial words.
Pakistan again said Saturday it did not want war with India, as the international community tried to defuse tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbors after Islamabad moved troops to the border. (UPDATED)
NOUAKCHOTT - The deposed president of the desert-encircled African nation of Mauritania was set free yesterday after 4 1/2 months under house arrest.
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in the Turkish press on Dec. 12, 2008. Hurriyet Daily News Online does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
BRUSSELS - Turkish diplomats had a rough time in Brussels during a foreign ministers meeting this week, with European Union President France refusing to call the process "accession" talks, which would imply the possibility of full EU membership for Turkey, as well as its harsh criticism of Turkey’s relations with Cyprus and the slow pace of its reforms.
Eric Holder, named Monday by president-elect Barack Obama as the next US attorney general, is a veteran lawyer with a reputation for fighting corruption
ISTANBUL - Taraf daily, despite being a young newspaper with limited circulation, has become a newspaper that sets the country’s agenda. It recently started a campaign calling on its readers to give advertisements to its pages so that it could rescue itself from its current financial problems.
There has been much discussion in recent days about a new public report by the CIA and its 15 junior partners that Turkey in 2025 will be sharply more religious and will be failing in its bid to join the European Union. Our reaction at the Hürriyet Daily News; Oh really?