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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
It is sad to observe the tragic end of politics in the name of religion in the Muslim world
I have never been an enthusiastic supporter of Turkey’s EU membership due to various reasons, but if I knew that we would one day end up striving to join the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), I would have changed my mind.
The visit to Diyarbakır of Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) President Masoud Barzani
PM Erdoğan’s recent remarks on university students’ co-accommodation in dormitories and students’ flats is no joke
Thank God, four MPs in headscarves entered Parliament without causing tension as happened 14 years ago when Merve Kavakçı did the same and faced an uproar, ultimately leading to her being stripped of her Turkish citizenship.
First, it was Turkey’s regional politics which seemed to have drifted away from the politics of its longtime Western allies
The BDP and KCK expressed their disappointment with the latest “democracy package” and stated that this may be “the end of so-called peace process”
The political debate turned to be like reading coffee cups, from a long time ago, and it is also true for the case of the so called ‘democracy package’.
It was unexpected, and yet inevitable. Last week, two giant steps were taken by the U.N. and the U.S.
“It was difficult not to be moved. It was difficult not to be admiring,” says journalist Michela Wrong