Monthly Archives: November 2018

CHP leader criticizes gov’t over death of two soldiers

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The main opposition leader has slammed the government after two soldiers died of hypothermia while keeping the night guard in the eastern Anatolian province, demanding a full-scale probe into the incident. “Why are two of our troops martyred in the 21st century? … Continue reading

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Europe’s top rights court fines Turkey over inaction on newspapers targeting two former academics

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The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Oct. 30 fined Turkey over local courts’ inaction on various newspapers targeting two former academics, İbrahim Özden Kaboğlu and Baskın Oran, over a report on minority rights. In 2004, the general meeting of the Advisory Board, a public body … Continue reading

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Turkey’s lira firms, extends recovery

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Turkey’s lira firmed nearly 1 percent on Oct. 29, extending its recent rally after investor worries were partially eased. The lira, which slumped in August and at one stage was down 47 percent since the start of the year, has … Continue reading

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Monument in İzmir receives two awards from England

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The Monument of Atatürk, His Mother and Women’s Rights Monument in İzmir’s Karşıyaka Square, which was renewed this year and reached a height of 41.7 meters, received two grand awards at the International Property Awards held in England. Professor Tamer Başoğlu, who made the monument in 1972, received the … Continue reading

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