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DYP curious about number of employed women in Turkey: ANK - Turkish Daily News Opposition True Path Party (DYP) Hatay deputy Mehmet Eraslan yesterday asked Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan about the number of working women in Turkey, the Anatolia
Turkish newspapers reported yesterday on the police department releasing the photos of unidentified bodies in an attempt to find their survivors; the Foreign Ministry's response to claims made by an internationally renowned author; a controversial circular issued by the Health Ministry; an increase in the number of building inspection violations by construction firms; a funeral for a politician's wife; and the content of a monthly European Union report about Turkey. More than 500 bodies in virtual morgue: The police department aired the photos of 555 unidentified bodies on the Internet in the hope that their next of kin
From the columns: Turkish columnists wrote yesterday about a police search on the influential Higher Education Board (YÖK) chairman in Van; a complaint that the government did not send a representative to an award ceremony in Germany at
A deputy of the ruling Justice and Development Party yesterday denied media reports that quoted him as saying the arrested rector of a university in the eastern province of Van was of Armenian
The foreign minister defends government’s stance in the arrested rector affair and notes that no individual is above the law
Ankara is looking ahead to Iraq’s upcoming parliamentary elections after it was officially confirmed yesterday that a constitution for the war-torn country has been approved in a referendum held earlier this month.
Erdoğan calls for $1 bln in trade with Kuwait:ANK - Turkish Daily NewsPrime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said during a Turkey-Kuwait business forum held in Kuwait that there is no discrimination against foreign investors, stressing that both
Reverberations continue regarding the recent arrest of Van's Yuzuncu Yil University Rector Yucel Askin on charges of corruption. Following the arrest of Rector Askin, the Board of Higher Education (YOK) rushed to his support, with many rectors from different universities across Turkey flying to Van the weekend following Professor's Askin's arrest, to visit him in jail. Speaking with reporters on this issue on the first day of his trip to Kuwait, Yemen, and England, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan answered questions connected with the topic:
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who often mentions the fact that he himself was once imprisoned for reading a controversial piece of poetry, has taken out a lawsuit against a Turkish citizen for a sign she held up during a ceremony. At a September, 2005 ceremony marking the opening of the Bahcesehir University academic year, Aynur Saydam held up a sign saying "You are the one who so wants the Armenian conference to happen, so whose Prime Minister are you?" during PM Erdogan's speech at the ceremony.
The prime minister kicks off a Gulf tour, eyes meetings with Berlusconi, Karamanlis, Merkel and Putin
Turkish Cypriot President Mehmet Ali Talat is to arrive in Ankara today to exchange views with Foreign Minister Abdullah Gül, ahead of key talks in Washington with US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice later this week that are widely expected both in Turkey and Turkish Cyprus to yield concrete results for the easing of the international isolation of the Turkish Cypriots.
The controversy over the arrest of Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Rector Yücel Aşkın for alleged corruption dominated the columns on Monday. Aşkın affair: Hürriyet's Tufan Türenç criticized Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's stance in the matter, noting
A censure motion filed by the opposition Republican People’s Party against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Transportation Minister Binali Yıldırım and Finance Minister Kemal Unakıtan
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is right to criticize the Bar Association Union for not supporting him when he was put on trial and jailed for reciting a poem.
Dubai International Properties, in cooperation with the municipal government of Istanbul, plans to build a $500 million pair of glittery office towers in the city’s premier business district, the partners announced at a press conference in Istanbul on Monday.
Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Deniz Baykal said yesterday that the Justice and Development Party did not act with objectivity in dealing with the detention on corruption charges
300-meter towers would change the city’s skyline
Turkey’s top advisory body, the National Security Council, met on Monday, chaired by President Ahmet Necdet Sezer, to discuss recent domestic and international developments and efforts
McEldowney: US gov't never meets with terrorists:ANK - Turkish Daily NewsU.S. Chargé d'Affaires in Ankara Nancy McEldowney said yesterday that ?the United States government never meets with any terrorists and will never meet [with them],? while
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