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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).



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.


September 27, 2008 at 7:38 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.


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.


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

Parliament duel fails to live up to expectations

Justice and Development Party (AK Party) Deputy Chairman Dengir Mir Mehmet Fırat and Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) parliamentary group deputy chairman Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu met in front of hundreds of thousands of television viewers across the nation to settle an argument over mutual corruption in a debate broadcast live on television, but neither admitted to allegations put forth by the other. (more…)

September 26, 2008 at 8:56 am Leave a comment

EU ombudsman urges Turkey to review its secularism

P. Nikiforos DiamandourosTurkey should take a second look at its understanding of secularism, as Turkish secularism is the most rigid form in Europe, European Ombudsman P. Nikiforos Diamandouros has said.


September 26, 2008 at 8:54 am Leave a comment

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