Article Scan – March 28th: Turkish tomb in Syria becomes flashpoint for conflict

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Turkish tomb in Syria becomes flashpoint for conflict (by Fehim TAŞTEKIN) “When I was a child, Turkish soldiers guarding the Tomb of Suleiman Shah in the foothills of Jabel Fortress used to carry their water from the Euphrates River on donkey back to their base. They were putting the water in tin cans without lids. We used to throw pebbles at the More...

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By admin On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
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An article about Berkin Elvan’s death: Berkin & the exception murder (by F. Geerdink)

Berkin, and: the exception murder Published on: Tuesday 11 Mar 2014, 11:59 by Fréderike Geerdink in Blogs, Human Rights How devastating to again wake up to a state murder. The victim this time is Berkin Elvan, More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
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Article Scan – March 11th: Erdoğan disowns trials that helped him tame military

Turkish Leader Disowns Trials That Helped Him Tame Military (By TIM ARANGOFEB) A series of sensational trials that shook the Turkish military in recent years achieved what many regard as the most important legacy More...

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By admin On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
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Article Scan – March 03rd: Whatever is the matter with Erdogan?

Whatever is the matter with Erdogan? (Mahir ZEYNALOV) A revolutionary and popular Turkish leader who catapulted Turkey in the past decade by reforming its economy and significantly improving its democracy has become More...

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By admin On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
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Article Scan – February 19th: Turkish PM Erdoğan’s state of mind

Turkish PM Erdoğan’s state of mind (by Serkan Demirtaş) Share Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan revealed public opinion polls yesterday, suggesting that his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) is going More...

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By admin On Saturday, February 1st, 2014
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Does Turkish Prime Minister deserve criticism from int’l press?

“Turkey’s prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, was in Brussels last week seeking to repair relations with Europe, but the first place to look for a solution is within himself. Once hailed as the leader More...

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By admin On Saturday, January 25th, 2014
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Article Scan – January 25th: The collapse of Erdoğan’s way

The collapse of Erdoğan’s way (Ihsan YILMAZ) Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has won elections for four major reasons. First, he and his friends proved themselves to be effective and hardworking politicians More...

By admin On Sunday, January 19th, 2014
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Article Scan – January 19th: Turkey, from a democracy to an AKP state

Turkey, from a democracy to an AKP state (Mahir Zeynalov) We are all aware that Turkey is not even close to a consolidated democracy but its rising profile in the past decade was touted as the best model for Arab More...

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By admin On Friday, January 17th, 2014
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Article Scan – January 17th: Turkey remains blind to foreign policy criticisms

Turkey remains blind to foreign policy criticisms (Tülin DALOĞLU) Let’s note two events held in Ankara this week: the sixth annual Ambassadors Conference with a theme of “strong democracy, dynamic economy, More...

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By admin On Sunday, January 12th, 2014
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Article Scan – January 12th: Turkey’s Leaders May Be Losing Their Tight Grip on Media

In Scandal, Turkey’s Leaders May Be Losing Their Tight Grip on News Media Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, whose government is being investigated amid allegations of corruption. Prime Minister Recep More...

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