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NICOSIA - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas voiced support to the Greek theses on Cyprus issue during his visit Greek Cyprus, local media reported. A day after Abbas’ remarks, Turkey’s Parliament Speaker Köksal Toptan said on Friday he wanted to believe Palestinian leaders’ comments stemmed from a misunderstanding.
ISTANBUL - A conference organized by Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture Agency, or ECOC, on Thursday was stormy as agency officials defended their progress and goals while protesters questioned the organization’s credibility and accused it of corruption.
BAGHDAD - A double suicide attack and two other bombings kill at least 41 people across Iraq in the deadliest day since US forces pulled out of towns and cities nationwide just over a week ago. The home of a senior security official and his brother is targeted in an attack in northern town of Tal Afar, which is populated mainly by Turkmen minority.
URUMQI, China - Thousands of angry Han Chinese armed with poles, meat cleavers and other makeshift weapons stormed through Urumqi on Tuesday as the flashpoint city riven by ethnic tensions descended into chaos.
ISTANBUL - As part of a project titled "Living and Working in Istanbul," prominent Spanish contemporary artist Antoni Muntadas has signed up to work with the Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture Agency.
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in the Turkish press on July 5, 2009. Hurriyet Daily News does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. (UPDATED)
ISTANBUL - A new game show claims there is entertainment value in asking men to guess which pair of women has managed to answer a simple trivia question. Women’s rights activists react after just two episodes, claiming the show is evidence of the discrimination against women in Turkish society. ’Its format is an attack on women,’ the activists say
ANKARA - Two boys and two girls from İzmir, accompanied by their guide teacher and school principal, go to Ankara determined to walk away the winners of the European Union Quiz National Championship, that involves more than 1,000 high schools in 16 cities of Turkey. And they do.
ISTANBUL - Hoping to win his record 15th Grand Slam title, Roger Federer starts his pivotal week in Wimbledon today. The fourth round game against Soderling may be a difficult one but the Swiss does not feel the pressure at all, thanks to having a weekend off.
ISTANBUL - It’s not so long since wearing jeans was an issue of contention among the country’s religious circles. Today, resorts are catering to the faithful with single-sex discos, complete with DJs and drinks - albeit with a non-alcoholic twist. People identified as religious appear to be leaving the periphery and merging with society as a whole, but not necessarily at the cost of their values.
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in the Turkish press on June 28, 2009. Hurriyet Daily News does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
TRIESTE - The G-8 foreign ministers deplore post-election violence in Iran and urge an immediate end to fierce crackdown on protesters during their meeting in Trieste. However, they refrain from issuing a harsh criticism as Russia warns that this might imperil cooperation with the Islamic Republic.
PESHAWAR - U.S. missile strikes killed dozens of people in a Pakistani tribal area controlled by Taliban chief Baitullah Mehsud, where the army is preparing an assault, officials said Wednesday. The attacks come as the United States prepares new orders for its troops in Afghanistan that will bar them from fighting with militants who are hiding among villagers. The orders aim to avoid any further civilian casualties.
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in the Turkish press on June 23, 2009. Hurriyet Daily News does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
TEHRAN - Iranian opposition leader Mirhossein Mousavi urged supporters to stage more protests against the re-election of hardline President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, a direct challenge to the Islamic Republic's leadership.
ANTALYA - Turkish mayors’ love-hate relationship with nude statues continued this week, with one mayor in the country’s east reportedly removing three sculptures while another in the south was said to have relocated one that he had removed earlier.
ADANA - As the Golden Boll International Film Festival continues apace in the southern city of Adana, the best films in each section are coming to the forefront. One of the most anxiously awaited films among the National Feature Films Competition is ’On the Way to School.’ An animated film was also among the most liked films in the festival.
ISTANBUL - The 16th Golden Boll (Altın Koza) Film Festival kicked off last night in the southern city of Adana with an opening ceremony welcoming its guests. Director of international fame and prestigious awards, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, will head the jury for the National Competition while his career will be remembered in a section devoted to him
ANKARA - Concerned with the increase in the number of violent crimes in recent months, Cevdet Selvi of the opposition Republican People’s Party prepares a report on the matter and wants Parliament to take urgent action in order to prevent lasting damage to society from such incidents
ISTANBUL - Nedim Gürsel, the author of the novel ’Allah’ın Kızları’ (Daughters of God), is on trial for insulting religious values under Article 216 of the Turkish Penal Code. ’The novel is dishonored in the hands of bigots,’ Gürsel says.
ISTANBUL - The bodies of eight murder victims were discovered early yesterday in an apartment in the southern province of Adana. The younger brother of one of the victims was detained and confessed to the killings, officials said.
ISTANBUL - Turkish police detained Tuesday a man suspected of killing eight of his relatives, including three children, after their bodies were discovered in an apartment in the southern province of Adana. (UPDATED)
ISTANBUL - Twenty local and international artists, brought together by Filipino curator and artist Rowena Martinez Ulayan, are showing their work at Beylerbeyi Palace on Istanbul’s Asian shoreline. Hailing from Cuba, Mauritius, Russia, South Africa and the United States, as well as Turkey, all the artists brought together by Ulayan have made Istanbul their home. The exhibition, ’Creative Euphoria,’ is on view until June 4
TEHRAN - An Iranian official accused the United States on Friday of involvement in a mosque bombing that killed more than 20 people in volatile south-eastern Iran, two weeks before the Islamic Republic's presidential election.
LAHORE, Pakistan - Pakistan is caught in the crossfire as a suicide attack on a police building and a spy agency office kills nearly 30 people in Lahore amid an ongoing offensive in the Swat Valley. The government brands deadly attack in Lahore revenge for punishing attacks against the Taliban in Swat, pointing to a widening net of extremist violence
ESSEN – The position of the Turkish media in Germany was discussed in a panel in Germany’s Essen city Sunday.
SEOUL - Former South Korean president Roh Moo-Hyun, who was at the centre of a multi-million dollar corruption probe, plunged to his death off a mountainside Saturday in an apparent suicide.
MADRID - Police arrested at least 17 people in the northern city of Bilbao on suspicion of helping to fund an Islamic terrorist group in North Africa, media reports said.
ISTANBUL - While it is still ambiguous whether Turkey’s Düsseldorf consul general was forcefully sent on leave or not, Turkish organizations in Germany reacted against the allegations that Hakan Kıvanç was sent on leave due to German pressure.
ISTANBUL - A well-deserved big victory over Fenerbahçe in the Fortis Turkish Cup final is good, but not enough for Beşiktaş, coach Mustafa Denizli says. The Turkish coach tries to prevent his players from getting carried away with the cup win and says they must focus on the league
ANKARA - An investigation into the 32 weapons used in the Mardin massacre has yet to be concluded, Interior Minister Beşir Atalay said yesterday.
BRUSSELS - The European Union fined Intel a record 1.06 billion euros ($1.44 billion) yesterday over sales tactics it said the world's biggest computer chip maker used to block smaller rival AMD.
CHENGDU, China - China confirmed its first mainland case of swine flu yesterday and launched a search for the patient's fellow air passengers to prevent the virus spreading in the world's most populous nation.
CHENGDU - China confirmed Monday its first case of swine flu on the mainland, underlining the outbreaks global spread, as the United States reported hundreds more cases and warned of further deaths.
BERLIN - The German arts academy, planned to open in Istanbul, will be located in renovated buildings that are part of the huge complex of historical consulate buildings and summer residences owned by the German Embassy in Tarabya.
ISTANBUL-First Lady Hayrünnisa Gül says being the wife of a president entails more responsibility and that being in political life requires personal and familial sacrifices. She says conditions at orphanages in the country have improved
ANKARA - The opposition argues that the village guard system, supported by the government, and the feudal system were the real instigators behind the tragedy. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan calls it a result of hostility between family members who bear the same surname and calls on everyone to act responsibly and ensure such incidents are not repeated in the future
ISTANBUL - Istanbul Modern Cinema will present a selection from 60’s black and white Turkish cinema from May 7 to 14.
ALANYA - Long gone are the days when Alanya did not have a single movie theater of its own. Now this tourist town in the Western city of Antalya has its own documentary film festival, where movie enthusiasts can see real-life stories from all over the world. The eighth Alanya Documentary Film Festival starts today and will continue until Saturday
ISTANBUL - An Iraqi cleric who led bloody rebellions against U.S. troops but stayed out of public view in the last two years has made an unusually visible appearance in Turkey, which is raising its own profile as a mediator in the region.
Cape Town - After building mega-resorts from the Bahamas to Dubai, tycoon Sol Kerzner is back home in South Africa with a posh new 100-million-dollar hotel, 15 years after pulling up his stakes here in a cloud of controversy.