THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS Bar Bodega, Wellington 17 May They Might Be Giants are not like any other band. The core duo has been together for more than 30 years, have released 16 albums – the most commercially successful, 1990’s Flood, which featured the stupidly catchy Birdhouse In Your Soul – and are known to the masses for the theme song for Malcolm In The Middle, Boss of Me.
TAKEN 2 (20th Century Fox) Director: Olivier Megaton Starring: Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace, RadeSerbedzija Let’s get something out of the way now: Taken 2 is essentially a remake of Taken. The question, then, is why bother with the sequel if you’ve already seen the original
You could call it poetic justice.
Sirri Sureyya Onder is neither a Kurd nor a politician. Yet, when the popular filmmaker and writer was approached by Turkey’s Kurdish party to run for an Istanbul parliamentary seat in Sunday’s elections, he felt he could not refuse.
A German man accused of stabbing to death a pregnant Muslim woman in a Dresden courtroom goes on trial Monday — in the same court and amid tight security.
Police clashed with protesters for a second day outside a meeting of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank, CNN’s sister network, CNN Turk, reported Wednesday. Demonstrators threw paving stones and vandalized parked cars, according to CNN Turk
Sevket Sahintas works the night shift driving his taxi around Istanbul Turkey from midnight until dawn. His route takes him past symbols of wealth old and new: the ornate carved stone gates of a 19th-century Ottoman sultan’s palace, the gleaming high rises in the city’s rapidly growing financial district
A protester threw a shoe at the IMF director at the end of a question-and-answer session Thursday at a university in Istanbul.
Banks round the world have still to reveal about half of their likely losses resulting from the financial and economic crisis, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday, warning that there was still a “significant” risk of another downward lurch in the global recession. The IMF described credit risks as remaining “elevated” even though financial conditions have improved significantly since spring.
It’s a common sight in the traffic-clogged streets of Istanbul, a city that straddles two continents. A taxi driver, enraged by perpetually gridlocked traffic, stepping out of his car and yelling “Maniac!” at the man driving the public bus behind him