Sub Categories: » HOMEPAGE
/ OPINION/ BURAK BEKDİL
Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The curious reader asked: “If Russia said, ‘We don’t like the location of our U.S. embassy – the area is too dangerous’ and they sent out 500 troops to seize a piece of land in a better area of Washington, what would the world call this?
About 120 weeks after (then foreign minister) Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu accurately predicted that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s days in power were numbered and (then prime minister) President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan promised that “we shall soon have prayers of gratitude in Damascus” (after Mr. al-Assad’s downfall), the Turkish military, in alliance with its Kurdish nemesis, heroically crossed into Syria to move the tomb of a 12th century Turkish sheik – Suleyman Shah - to a spot by the bo
How awful! A psychopath stabs to death a 20-year-old female student because she had resisted his rape attempt. He then chops off her hands and burns her, all while ringing his father and a friend who arrive at the scene to “help” him. The next day, nearly 80 million Turks are shocked! How shocking one of us committed such a monstrous act
The question in the title is no doubt too late and futile to ask. A quick, but realistic answer, is probably “the Turks themselves,” or, related to this, “it was destined to get lost.”
In 2012, the infant mortality rate in Turkey (for children under 1 year of age) was 0.12 percent. Between 2002 and 2012, child labor accounted for 2.6 percent of the labor force (UNICEF)
Opinion polls sometimes reveal the unknown, but more often confirm the empirically known. The pollsters in MetroPOLL’s “Turkey’s Pulse – January 2015: Religion, Violence and Freedom” fall into the second category
His admirable resume in parliament’s book of profiles says he is a professor of constitutional law; he did research at the Sorbonne and has served as chairman of parliament’s constitutional committee for the last three terms.
Time flies... It was nearly a decade ago that Turkish and Spanish leaders institutionalized their efforts to build interfaith dialogue and peace between the Islamic and Western worlds.
Everything and everyone in Turkey has come up roses after Greece’s new, maverick leader, Alexis Tsipras, won what looks like a landmark election victory
Here is a simple chronology of events that will eventually make Turkey one of the few most advanced countries in the world that can build their own fighter jets.
Daily News - Follow us on