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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Under normal circumstances, in a normal news cycle, the resignation of Istanbul Mayor Kadir Topbaş should have been in the headlines throughout all subsequent days.
The historic referendum that will take place in northern Iraq’s Kurdistan region is what Turkey has been denying for decades. Now that the decision is at the door, Turkish officials are halfheartedly making angry statements about a possible independent Kurdish state.
It started long before Turkey’s July 15, 2016 military coup attempt. Slowly but steadily, young professionals, entrepreneurs, engineers, academics and new graduates started leaving their home country in search of a better future.
This long holiday and vacation period has given time for politicians to re-establish relations with their party base and listen to the masses.
Another Band-Aid solution to the crippling tourism in Turkey’s coastline was to extend Eid al-Adha to 10 days.
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?
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