Tag archive for ‘politics’
NEWSPAPER-COFFEE
By Editor On Saturday, April 16th, 2016
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News Scan for Turkey, April 16th 2016

Turkish women celebrate establishment of Turkey’s first women’s organization This week marks 92 years since the establishment of Turkey’s first women’s organization, which is nearly as old as the Republic More...

NEWSPAPER-COFFEE
By Editor On Saturday, March 19th, 2016
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News Scan for Turkey – March 19th, 2016

Suicide bomber kills 4 people in central Istanbul Five people (including suicide bomber) were killed and at least 36 others were injured in a suicide bomb attack on March 19 in central Istanbul, on the busy İstiklal More...

NEWSPAPER-COFFEE
By Editor On Wednesday, January 6th, 2016
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News Scan for Turkey – Jan 6th, 2016

CHP leader vows to strengthen parliamentary system Despite delivering a message of hope for the New Year, Turkey’s main opposition leader has argued that the country’s governance is “bankrupt” and called More...

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By admin On Monday, September 8th, 2014
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Will Switzerland extradite Snowden?

Switzerland will most likely guarantee safety to National Security Agency whistle-blower Edward Snowden, if he comes to testify against the NSA’s spying activities, Swiss media said. In the document, titled “What More...

TURKISH PRESS
By admin On Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
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News Scan – March 31st: Top bosses warn against polarization in Turkey

Top bosses warn against polarization Turkey’s top business organization, the Turkish Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association (TÜSİAD), has said political polarization in Turkey has reached “alarming More...

CRIMEA-MEDVEDEV
By admin On Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
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Crimea to be special economic zone with tax breaks

Moscow will make Crimea a special economic zone with tax breaks to attract investors, Russian Prime Minister has announced at a government session in Crimea’s capital Simferopol. “We made a decision to make More...

TURKISH PRESS
By admin On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
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News Scan – March 26th: UN urges Turkey, Syria to refrain from further military actions

UN urges Turkey, Syria to refrain from further military actions The United Nations urged Turkey and Syria to avoid taking steps that could increase tensions along the Turkish-Syrian border, saying abrupt acts may More...

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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...

TURKISH PRESS
By admin On Monday, March 3rd, 2014
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News Scan, 03rd March: Turkey deserves clean politics, says prominent businessman Mustafa Koç

Turkey deserves clean politics, says prominent businessman Mustafa Koç Mustafa Koç, Chair of the Executive Committee of Koç Holding, has told daily Hürriyet that Turkey and its people deserve the highest standards More...

TURKISH PRESS
By admin On Friday, February 7th, 2014
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News Scan, 7th Feb: Opposition accuses gov’t of trying to block graft probe with new bill

Opposition accuses gov’t of trying to block graft probe with new bill A draft bill for a judicial package submitted with fanfare by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party), on Thursday to Parliament More...

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