Monthly Archives: October 2018

CHP calls for investigation committee in parliament over Khashoggi’s disappearance

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Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has proposed that an investigation committee in parliament should be set up to follow the case of the missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. “All details about the missing journalist should be examined,” Kılıçdaroğlu told reporters in London. “If Turkey allowed … Continue reading

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Ara Güler’s ‘time machine‘

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After the death of Turkey’s internationally known photojournalist Ara Güler on Oct. 17, daily Hürriyet’s photojournalist Sebati Karakurt tells us about him. It was 1957. Istanbul’s Sultanahmet Square was filled with curious people. Meatball and sherbet sellers kept to the corners of the square. After all, they would … Continue reading

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CHP News: Local polls may bring end of Turkey’s main opposition: Erdoğan

The March 2019 local election may bring the end of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) with Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu at its helm, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Oct. 22.  from Hürriyet Daily News https://ift.tt/2NUBXPT via CHPEU

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Turkey’s defense, aerospace industry exports to hit $2 bln in 2018

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Turkey’s defense and aerospace industry exports this year are expected to top $2 billion, said the nation’s defense industries chief on Oct. 19. Speaking at Anadolu Agency’s Finance Desk, İsmail Demir said that Turkey’s defense and aerospace industry exports had already reached around $1.5 billion as of October, an annual … Continue reading

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CHP leader slams gov’t for letting Khashoggi murder suspects leave Turkey

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Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has criticized the Turkish government for conducting a belated search at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, while also accusing it of letting the suspects accused of killing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi leave Turkey. “The [Saudi] king made … Continue reading

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Top euro court orders Turkey to pay 35,000 euros over medical negligence

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The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Oct. 23 ordered Turkey to pay 35,000 euros in non-pecuniary damages to six applicants concerning three separate medical negligence cases. One of the cases was filed by a married Turkish couple who applied to … Continue reading

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Turkey’s fantasy war on inflation

Turkey’s fantasy war on inflation Mustafa Sonmez October 23, 2018 Article SummaryAnkara has declared an “all-out fight against inflation,” cajoling sellers into 10% discounts and sending municipal police to hunt hoarders, and while this bizarre strategy is unlikely to bear … Continue reading

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Two Turkish universities make top 200 of Times Higher Education’s list

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Two universities from Turkey, Koç University in Istanbul and Middle East Technical University (ODTÜ) in Ankara, have made it to the top 200 of the Times Higher Education’s (THE) first set of subject rankings releases for 2019. Koç University found itself in the range ranking from … Continue reading

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87 percent of Turkish women want to work in paid employment: ILO Turkey director

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Some 87 percent of women in Turkey want to work in paid employment, 17 percent above the world average, the International Labor Organization’s (ILO) Turkey director Numan Özcan has said. “Women in Turkey want to take an active role in the economy, more than other women in the world,” Özcan … Continue reading

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Commission asks Turkey to respect international agreements after new spat with Greece

The European Union remains committed to good neighbourly relations and respect of international agreements, an EU spokesperson told EURACTIV.com following tensions between Athens and Ankara on the expansion of territorial waters in the Aegean. from EURACTIV.com – Feeds https://ift.tt/2NZnAd7 via CHP Brussels

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