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Women receiving a lower share of inheritance than men is normal, considering men’s responsibilities according to Islam, Sümeyye Erdoğan, the daughter of the Turkish president and the deputy head of the Women and Democracy Association (KADEM), has stated.
Giving women less inheritance than men normal, Sümeyye Erdoğan says in Islamic lecture
A massive power outage affected more than 76 million people in 80 out of 81 Turkish provinces for as long as nine hours on March 31, and its cause is still a matter of debate. Here is an explanation of the crisis in four questions, including suggested causes.
Explained: How 76 million people were hit by Turkey’s worst blackout since 1999
Security forces have shot two assailants during an attack on the police headquarters in Istanbul in which two policemen were injured
Two assailants shot in attack on Istanbul police HQ
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has vowed that the government will not tolerate demonstrations in the street “whoever they are and whatever their intent is,” while slamming elements of the media and the opposition over the March 31 killing of a prosecutor.
Turkish PM vows to prevent all ‘unauthorized street protests’
“The Stanford Global Studies Division, in conjunction with the Handa Center for Human Rights, the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (CREEES), and the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies
The Armenian diaspora’s dilemma: Go to Turkey or Armenia?
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Turkey between nationalism and globalization
On March 31, a rare thing in our century happened in Turkey. A major power outage hit most cities in the country. It was a day to remember.
Thoughts on a day without electricity
When there was an attack on the Council of State in 2006 and a judge was killed, this is what I wrote: “This is the Sept. 11 of the regime.”
Who will benefit from this murder?
Since the end of the Cold War, the international system has been fluctuating. While the bipolar system has ended, no equivalent is in place yet.
The realignment of the world
The murder of Istanbul criminal prosecutor Mehmet Selim Kiraz in a raid on his office in the Istanbul Courthouse by two militants of the outlawed Revolutionary People’s Liberation Party-Front (DHKP-C) on March 31 triggered waves of trauma at a time when Turkey is heading for critical parliamentary elections on June 7.
Finding the balance between freedoms and fighting terrorism
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