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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Politics in Turkey is entering a highly stressful two years this fall. Since the referendum, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan seems to be running a one-man show in decision-making and Ankara’s bureaucracy seems to be looking to his Beştepe residence for every small paper to be signed.
Occasional flare-ups and passionate statements are trademarks of the ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AK Party) politics, and last week was no exception
By the time you read this article, another critical meeting in Ankara will have started. One year after the bloody coup attempt, this year’s Supreme Military Council meeting seems to hold more importance than ever. The scenarios are limited but the signs are many.
After a long time, we had a chance to see our colleagues from daily Cumhuriyet
Since the bloody coup attempt of July 15, are we a better nation?
“As always” my friend Zeynep said on the phone, tired but in an incredibly excited voice, “there is a bit of chaos here at the [main opposition Republican People’s Party] CHP’s final rally in Istanbul.
Turkey is talking about justice thanks to the main opposition Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) 480-km march from the capital Ankara to Istanbul. But it is not the only high-profile political case that prompted the march
Once a bestselling novel about spiritualism, the title of this short article is now Turkey’s search for religiosity vs. secularism and personal beliefs vs. political triumphs.
“I find myself alone when each day is through / Because you’re mine, I walk the line” (Johnny Cash)
Nuriye Gülmen and Semih Özakça have been on hunger strike for 90 days for their jobs.
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