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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkey is about to set sail in uncharted waters. Starting Aug. 29, we are going to have a directly elected president
On the plane to Sydney, Australia this week, I took to reading Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar’s “The Time Regulation Institute” (1961). I had time; the flight from Abu Dhabi to Sydney takes 12 hours.
Two things are happening at once. First of all, it is getting increasingly harder to send trucks down to Iraq. Secondly, Iraqi import demand is declining rather rapidly
Turkey is going to elect its 12th president this year, with the election’s first round to be held on Aug. 10.
Can you solve a problem by not naming it? That is how the Kurdish reconciliation process has been managed so far. Now, a new draft law on the issue was sent to the Turkish Parliament last week.
When Egyptians were flooding to Tahrir Square, I was fascinated with the Arab Spring. Like many others, I too wrote in praise of the movement at the time.
Do come and see the ultimate fakes of Ankara. There’s no such thing as bad publicity
The leaders of both Turkish and Greek communities in Cyprus recently signed a joint declaration committing themselves to a confederation of two federal states.
I have to thank Türk Telekom for reminding me yesterday morning that Turks, well at least 50 percent of them
Remember the old Misery Index of Arthur Okun and Robert Barro from the past? It is simply the sum total of the unemployment and inflation rates.
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