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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The Turkey of 2014 is very reminiscent of the Turkey of 2010. Again, the government, especially President Tayyip Erdoğan, is slamming a “treacherous” power that has allegedly conspired to overthrow his government.
On Sunday, yet another weird episode was added to Turkey’s endless hall of shame: About three dozen people were detained, including many journalists.
This week, the Turkish media reported the creation of something called “the shadow government.”
Turkey just hosted a controversial “National Education Council.” This is a body in which many educators take part in order to make suggestions to the Education Ministry about future strategies in the national education system.
Turkey’s political lunacy is not likely to end anytime soon. Its latest episode is the condemnation of the Constitutional Court as the headquarters of yet another 'coup attempt' against the AKP
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has just issued in a landmark decision about religious freedom in Turkey
Dear Pope Francis, As I as writing these lines, your plane was about to land in Ankara. As an ordinary Turk, and a Muslim, I just wanted to wish you welcome, and share some thoughts about Turkey, Islam, and, if you don’t mind, even about your mission.
On Nov. 21, Dursun Ali Şahin, the governor of Edirne, a province in Turkey’s northwestern edge, initiated controversy with his appalling remarks.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan, as you might have probably heard, argued last week that Muslims discovered the Americas some three centuries before Christopher Columbus.
After 12 years in power, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan by now has established a good record of initiating unexpected controversies.
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