From the columns: Turkish columnists yesterday wrote about the main opposition leader commenting on presidential elections, the likelihood of the current prime minister being elected president, a proposal vetoed by the president and the significance of
Republican People’s Party parliamentary group deputy leader Kemal Anadol said on Monday that his party wanted early elections, before May 2007,
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will visit the tomb of the late Lebanese prime minister, Rafik Hariri, in Lebanon as part of official talks there this week, the Anatolia news agency said yesterday.
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan leaves tomorrow evening for Beirut, Lebanon, where he will meet with Lebanese Prime Minister Nejip Mikati. Following his meeting with Mikati, PM Erdogan will visit the grave of former Lebanese Prime Minister Refik Hariri, who was assassinated earlier this year. Later in the evening, PM Erdogan will attend a dinner in his honor given by PM Mikati. PM Erdogan will return to Turkey on Thursday.
The controversy started by a statement made to CNN International by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan during his trip to the US continues. In an interview, PM Erdogan said "My daughters have to study in the US because of their turbans," to which Republican People's (CHP) Party MP leader Kemal Anadol responded in Turkey "Does his son also have to be in the US because of the turban?"
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called "ridiculous" the proposals by the central opposition Republican People's (CHP) Party that there be early elections prior to the selection of the new President of the Turkish Republic, scheduled for May, 2007.
Our Prime Minister, Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has proved his adaptability to new circumstances and pragmatism in changing lanes when faced with difficulty in international affairs. Until a short while ago, he was considerably unhappy with the US presence in Iraq and this superpower’s pressure on neighboring Syria and Iran
High school entrance exams held:Close to 800,000 students faced a grueling set of questions on Sunday in order to enter science, social sciences, language and health vocational high schools. The examination took place at schools nationwide and eight
The highlight of Turkish newspapers yesterday was the statements made by the prime minister regarding his talks at the White House last week. The press featured the minister's views on Turkish-American ties as well as domestic policies. PM Erdoğan: Anti-Americanism isn't advantageous to Turkey Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said anti-Americanism would not bring benefits to Turkey, Milliyet reported. On his return from the United States, the prime minister evaluated his official talks in Washington. “What will anti-Americanism bring to Turkey? What is important is to improve bilateral ties and foster solidarity based on common interests. This will bring b
NY Times: Turks turning to US: ANK - Turkish Daily NewsNervous about prospects of becoming a member of the European Union, Turks are increasingly turning to the United States, the New York Times has said.?With the European Union in political disarray
The prime minister says common interests with the United States are vital 'no matter if you like it or not, if you are happy with its president or not'
Tüzmen expects 23 percent increase in exports: ANK - Turkish Daily News State Minister Kürşad Tüzmen said yesterday the government works hard to increase exports. Tüzmen was in Gaziantep to hold talks with local Justice and Development Party (AKP)
Democratic Left Party (DSP) leader Zeki Sezer in retaliatory action against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, questioned why he was educating his son in the United States.
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TDN editorial by Yusuf KANLI
CHP leader notes there was no legal impediment against a woman wearing a headscarf from becoming president, but warning if this took place, Turkey would suffer a serious identity crisis
Debate on the possible election of a president wearing a headscarf evolves into an issue about early elections
During his US visit, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a meeting with the executive editors on the board of the New York Times (NYT) over the rejection of reports prepared on the so-called Armenian genocide. Erdogan met with the executive editors to ask them why they had rejected the publication of a declaration prepared by 36 nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) against the Armenian genocide allegations and at the same time criticized the paper for its "paradoxical and erroneous" justifications.
In an interview with Italian newspaper "Il Sole 24 Ore," Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said this about Turkey's prospective entry into the EU: "Either we enter the EU directly into its first league, or we don't enter at all. We cannot play in the second league."
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