Thousands of women all around Turkey celebrated International Women's Day, giving voice to their demand for equality and freedom. Seventy-year-old Hanım Çiçek in Şanlıurfa added her voice to
An application from the opposition Republican people's Party (CHP) for a parliamentary inquiry into relations between politics and the media was rejected by the ruling Justice and Development
With marches, concerts, panel discussions, exhibits, film festivals and more, Turkey's women gather today to celebrate freedom and solidarity. International Women's Day is a single day, but the
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In Ankara yesterday, the new leadership of the Turkish Businessmen and Industrialists Association (TUSIAD) met with main opposition CHP leader Deniz Baykal.
Here are just some of the highly odd but very typical realities one can come across within Turkish politics
Qatari Foreign Minister Hamad bin Jasim bin Jabir al-Thani is scheduled to visit Turkey on Mar. 7-8th, reported the Anatolia news agency
We believe development of the country is directly linked to ridding our society of gender discrimination, says the prime minister
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will leave for Azerbaijan on March 8 to attend the First Forum of World Azerbaijani and
A strange, unique country, Turkey that is.
INSIGHT TURKEYPolice department has new chiefFormer İzmir Governor Oğuz Kağan Köksal was appointed as the new chief of police on Tuesday with Adana Governor Mustafa Cavit Kıraç taking over Köksal's old job. 2Erdoğan slams gender biasTurkey's development
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan phoned Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday to discuss the Arab peace plan to end the Israel-Palestinian conflict. But he first invited him to the
Turkish Daily News photojournalist Selahattin Sönmez won two awards from the Turkish Photojournalists Association (TFMD) on Monday.The TFMD board met at the Ankara
CHP leader Baykal says if Parliament ignores the majority presence rule in the first round of presidential elections, they would apply to the Constitutional Court to get the elections annulled
We need solar, not nuclear, powerRegarding Ali Külebi's article "The global rules for nuclear power" (2007-01-26), there is absolutely no need for nuclear power anywhere in the United States, Europe, North Africa or the Middle East because there is a
In the troubled atmosphere just before the November 2002 general elections, "getting rid of the International Monetary Fund" was probably the major expectation of the Turkish public from any
An investigation committee, composed of Turkish, Jordanian and Palestinian experts for Al Aqsa, is expected to go to Jerusalem in March, said Turkish diplomatic sources. Ankara is trying to put together
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday issued a reply to the main opposition CHP's recent claims that Erdogan would be taking the presidential elections to the Constitution Court for a decision, noting "However these elections have occured in the past is how they will occur now."
Efforts to stop the imminent execution of three Iraqi women seem to have had an effect, as according to a March 2 statement, the executions of Wassan Talib, Zainab Fadhil and Liqa Omar
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