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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
What kind of image emerges if we take a representative sample of 100 people over the age of 18 living in Turkey?
At least 301 workers lost their lives on May 13, 2014 in a tragedy which took place at a coalmine in Soma, a district in the western province of Manisa
Chief Sergeant Ömer Halisdemir took an order over the phone on the night of the July 15, 2016 coup attempt from Special Forces Commander Zekai Aksakallı: “I am giving you a historic duty in the name of our country and nation. Brigadier General Terzi is a traitor, an insurgent. Kill him before he enters the headquarters. There is martyrdom at the end of this. Give your blessing.”
A coup, war, economic fluctuations, palace plots, international crises and a superyacht… This is roughly our story…
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, with almost unprecedented political agility, has somehow finally transformed himself into an opposition leader who actually sets the agenda.
“Disko” (short for disciplinary cell) in Turkish is the place where soldiers are sent when they are sentenced to solitary confinement in the Turkish military.
Our national football squad played its first game on Oct. 26, 1923, exactly three days before the republic was declared.
“Whatever happened, all of it happened to us. Nothing happened to anybody else. We have not even seen the ashes of our dear child; they did not show it to us, they did not… I live with the picture of my child,” a grieving mother said, as she was crying at the first hearing of a case - which was moved to the hall of the Chamber of Industry when the regular court room was inadequate - into a dormitory blaze.
The actors in commercials on TV represent a brand. They are supposed to be sweet, sympathetic, fun, full of love and respectful. They save cute animals trapped in a tree; they are the hope of old people who are alone during holidays; they carry the flag on national days, pumping pride into our veins.
In Istanbul, the sun is trying to find its way through cotton-like clouds that are all covering the sky. The sun is trying to find itself a path in the sky
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