--"DNA" REFORM FROM GOVERNMENT
The government decided to make DNA reform within the scope of adjustment to the European Union (EU). "DNA data and Turkish National DNA data bank Law" was included in the renewed national program and 2009 became the target. Under the 53-article law that was submitted to the prime ministry within the scope of harmonization with the EU, all biological information of Turkish citizens will be collected in DNA bank, encoded, and recorded. The information will be kept secret.
Composer Tanju Duru, former guitarist of pop music group "Ezginin Gunlugu" died on
--INSURERS NOT AFRAID OF ECONOMIC CRISIS
The global economic crisis hit the insurance sector on the heels of the banking sector. Most insurers in
--WARM MESSAGES TO OPPOSITION
Turkish President Abdullah Gul approached the deputies of the Turkish main opposition with warm messages at the reception held in the Turkish parliament the other day. Gul talked with the deputies of the Republican People's Party (CHP) although these deputies did not applaud while Gul was entering the parliament. Being criticized by a senior official of the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) for visiting
--GALATASARAY CELEBRATES RAMADAN FEAST AT UEFA
Galatasaray soccer team of
--RIOT IN MILITARY PRISON: TWO DEAD
Murat Comez and Mecit Akkaya, two soldiers under arrest, died and four others who were also under arrest were injured in a riot that erupted in military prison in Hasdal district of Istanbul on Monday night.
--CABINET TO BE SHUFFLED
Sources told that the Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan is making plans to shuffle his cabinet. At least 4-5 ministers are expected to be changed. Turkish Finance Minister Kemal Unakitan and Health Minister Recep Akdag are expected to leave their seats to new ministers.
--PKK TERRORIST ARRESTED
A terrorist of PKK organization, Aslan Y. (40), has been arrested while trying to enter
Turkish economic experts sent a warning to the government. According to most economists, the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) is unaware of the economic crisis. "
The Turkish government's attention in the new legislative year would be heavily turned to the European Union (EU). Sources claimed that
--ERDOGAN TO GO ON CENTRAL ASIAN TOUR
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan will go on a tour to Central Asian countries on Friday covering
--SAD DAY OF MUSIC
Musician and mountaineer Tanju Duru died at
--STATE TO FLY NON-STOP
A private jet, ordered for the prime ministry and the presidency, is able to fly from
--SAD PAGE IN EZGININ GUNLUGU
Renowned guitarist and his five friends climbed on