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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
“My husband does not want me to work,” the wife of a religiously conservative man complained to her psychologist. “He insisted I see a women psychologist,” she added.
“If you are going to be hanged, be hanged with an English rope,” is a famous Turkish saying. Anything that has the act of hanging cannot really imply something positive, but this saying has a positive connotation in reference to the British.
Turks call northern Cyprus baby land, a term deriving from motherland.
Özgül Erdemli Mutlu is currently the director of corporate communications and environment policies at the Turkish Foundation for Combating Soil Erosion, for Reforestation and the Protection of Natural Habitats (TEMA).
There is a popular Turkish saying: “The fire burns where it falls.” It basically means that nobody other than the victim can truly understand the pain suffered.
The Research Center on Asylum and Migration (IGAM) recently released a report titled “Challenges and Opportunities of Refugee Integration in Turkey.”
By now, it should be safe to argue that the end of the solution process and the resumption of the armed conflict with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) right after the June 7, 2015, elections worked in favor of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) in the short/mid-term and the PKK in the short term.
“While the Turkish Ministry of Education is still expressing its openness to hear other views, it is not too late for Turks to consider the benefits the remarkably tolerant curriculum that exists today and to lobby for it,” ends an opinion article sent to me by the Institute for Monitoring Peace and Tolerance in School Education (IMPACT-se).
As Denmark’s new envoy was preparing to present his letter of credentials to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan last October, he wanted to inquire about the possible messages he might hear from Turkey’s top representative.
There is no doubt that terrorism is Turkey’s most important problem.
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