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Happy new year!

In Erkan's habitus on December 31, 2008 at 17:39

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“Czechs to work on ‘three Es’ in EU presidency

In EU Foreign Policy, Islam in Europe, State of Europe on December 31, 2008 at 11:59

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“Turkey cancels New Year party in Taksim Square over Israeli attacks

In Turkish foreign policy on December 29, 2008 at 18:15


Galatasaray fan website, Ultraslan, has this support banner in its home page…. 

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“Pinter remembered for work on Kurdish rights in Turkey

In Lines of thought on December 28, 2008 at 23:43

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“Academic blogs attract growing audience

In Academia news, Cyberculture on December 28, 2008 at 23:41

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[updated] Official Kurdish TV channels starts test broadcasting…

In Journalism, Turkey and Kurds on December 28, 2008 at 23:05

New TV channel uses Kurdish usage of some words in which W or X letters are used. Some Kurdish originated Turkish citizens were tried and imprisoned in the last two decades just because they had used those  words…  Use of Kurdish itself was forbidden back in 1980…. A major positive development on the Kurdish question by AKP in an otherwise banally nationalistic political context…

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More than 200 Palestinians murdered by Israeli attacks…

In Announcements on December 27, 2008 at 21:31

World Leaders React to Israeli Airstrikes on Gaza Voice of America

A few thousand demonstrators protested Israeli attacks in Istiklal Street, Taksim this evening…

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“Photo Ed: Christians celebrate Christmas in Istanbul

In Turkish Society, Turkish women on December 27, 2008 at 14:46

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“Turkey discussing

In Academia news, Turkey in Europe, Turkish politics on December 27, 2008 at 14:42

Turkey discussing

For a week now, Turkey has been the scene of debates regarding three texts.
These are: the "Apology to Armenians" campaign, "Being Different in Turkey: Alienation on the Axis of Religion and Conservatism," a joint study by the Open Society Institute (OSI) and Boğaziçi University, and the Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV) report, "A Roadmap for the Solution of the Kurdish Question: Policy Suggestions to the Government from the Region."

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“Top 10 most annoying Americanisms

In Uncategorized on December 27, 2008 at 14:41

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