Gül meets with presidents at TCC’s Friendship Dinner

Turkish President Abdullah Gül was the main speaker and guest of honor at the Third Annual Friendship Dinner held on Thursday at New York’s Waldorf Astoria Hotel and hosted by the Turkish Cultural Center (TCC).

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September 27, 2008 at 7:40 pm Leave a comment

Turkish jets hit 16 PKK targets in northern Iraq

The General Staff announced yesterday that Turkish warplanes successfully attacked 16 suspected targets of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in northern Iraq.

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September 27, 2008 at 7:38 pm Leave a comment

ANKARA – Turkish Daily News

The ruling Justice and Development Party, or AKP, deputy leader defended himself against claims made by the main opposition Republican People’s Party, or CHP, parliamentary group deputy leader in a live debate yesterday.

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September 26, 2008 at 1:02 pm Leave a comment

Classical architecture and smiling people

The old city of WarsawPoland was partitioned in 1795 among Germany, Russia and the Austro-Hungarian Empire for around 123 years before regaining its territorial integrity in 1918, following World War I.

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September 26, 2008 at 12:58 pm Leave a comment

Press Roundup

Villagers from Kışladağ, Uşak, protest the Tüprag Metal Mining Company, which operates a gold mine in the region and has filed a lawsuit against activist Muammer Sakaryalı, seen in front of an Ankara courthouse yesterday.

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September 26, 2008 at 12:54 pm Leave a comment

Pakistan army says 1,000 militants killed in NW fight

Pakistani forces have killed up to 1,000 Islamist militants in fighting in the strategically important northwestern region of Bajaur this month, an army commander said on Friday. (more…)

September 26, 2008 at 12:47 pm Leave a comment

Sarıgül: CHP needs to be freed of Baykal’s ‘occupation’

The mayor of İstanbul’s Şişli district has once again called on main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Deniz Baykal and senior CHP management to resign, noting that even though they have been in the party administration for more than 35 years, they have been unable to achieve anything of note.

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September 26, 2008 at 9:06 am Leave a comment

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