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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

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.

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


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