Tag archive for ‘democracy’
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By Editor On Sunday, October 30th, 2016
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Turkey continues to receive criticism from European Union over press freedom issue

Following the failed coup attempt the Turkish Government has introduced many measures to gain full control against any act to threaten its existence and tightened several democratic rights to the extent of receiving More...

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By admin On Saturday, November 1st, 2014
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Article Scan: Turkey’s problems with neighbours (The Economist)

Recent actions push Turkey away from the West and the European Union. THE fallout from Turkey’s relations with Islamic State (IS) knows no end. Its global image is in tatters amid persistent claims of secret More...

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By admin On Friday, February 8th, 2013
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Critical comments from the U.S. Ambasssador disturbs government

It is a known fact nowadays that Turkey and the United States disaccord in regards several major foreign policy issues and have been experiencing sort of tension between administrations, from time to time. Now, More...

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By admin On Friday, January 11th, 2013
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NGOs draw Obama’s attention to human rights in Turkey

A very interesting development has been reported in regards to the practices of the current government in Turkey. It has been on the agenda for a while that the Turkish government has been receiving criticism from More...

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By admin On Wednesday, August 15th, 2012
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Does Turkish government deserve strong criticism?

Turkey which received a real strong applause from western democracies for a long time – until a short while ago – has been attracting criticism for a while  from some major unbiased sources in those More...

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By admin On Saturday, July 21st, 2012
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Will “Witness Protection Law” shield women in Turkey?

Female victims of domestic violence and their children will receive new identities under the Witness Protection Law, but rights activists say the new measure will be useless unless police actually implement the More...

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By admin On Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
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Court denies elected deputies freedom despite judicial reform

An Istanbul court dashed hopes yesterday that two arrested main opposition deputies would be freed following a judicial reform package, but the MPs could still win their release within a week. Relatives, journalists More...

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By admin On Wednesday, June 20th, 2012
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Erdoğan and Obama discuss Syria issue in Los Cabos

Obama and Erdoğan discuss Syria US President Barack Obama and Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan met at the G20 summit Tuesday to discuss the need for a political transition in Syria. Erdoğan More...

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By admin On Wednesday, June 13th, 2012
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A secure island or a country troubled with problems of democracy

It is amazing to see that a country with heavy debts to IMF only several years ago, can now be shown as a model economy with a couple of billion dollars of debts left and a growing economy despite the merciless More...

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By admin On Friday, June 8th, 2012
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Parliamentary commission visits Demirel over 1960 coup

Turkey’s ninth president and former Prime Minister Süleyman Demirel has reportedly told a parliamentary commission tasked with investigating past coups that he regrets the 1960 military coup and that Turkey More...

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