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Hotel tycoon Sol Kerzner brings billions back home

Hotel tycoon Sol Kerzner brings billions back home

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.

3.05.2009Gündem
Al-Sadr says resistance to continue against outside forces in Iraq

Al-Sadr says resistance to continue against outside forces in Iraq

ISTANBUL - Iraqi Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr delivered the message of continuing resistance against outside forces in his country during a meeting with 70 fellow countrymen in Istanbul, Turkey's biggest city, on Saturday.

3.05.2009Gündem
Another problem from hell

Another problem from hell

The other night I took a taxi from Istanbul’s crowded Taksim Square. On the way home, I started to chat with the young driver, asking him about business in this time of economic crisis.

1.05.2009Gündem
Symbol of struggle for labor: Taksim Square

Symbol of struggle for labor: Taksim Square

ISTANBUL -Celebrating Labor Day in Turkey began in 1909 but not especially among the Turks. The first workers to demonstrate were predominately Bulgarians and Serbs and a few Turks in Skopje. The first demonstration in Istanbul took place in 1912 and these first meetings served as a means of handing out pamphlets rather than demonstrations for labor movement solidarity

1.05.2009Gündem
’Police didn’t act in professional manner’

’Police didn’t act in professional manner’

ISTANBUL - Media and security experts have criticized the Istanbul police for failing to take the necessary precautions during Monday's anti-terror operation, which left three dead, including the suspected militant targeted by the raid, and nine injured. The raid on an apartment building in Istanbul’s Bostancı neighborhood turned into a six-hour shootout. A 16-year-old bystander was one of the three casualties.

28.04.2009Gündem
Apricobama latest wave of ’Obamania’

Apricobama latest wave of ’Obamania’

ISTANBUL- Two weeks have passed since U.S. president Barack Obama wrapped up his visit to Turkey, and still his picture hangs on billboards in quite unexpected places across the country.

24.04.2009Gündem
87,215 Iraqis killed since 2005, tally shows

87,215 Iraqis killed since 2005, tally shows

BAGHDAD - At least 87,215 Iraqis have been killed since 2005 in violence ranging from catastrophic bombings to execution-style slayings, a previously undisclosed Iraqi government tally shows. The numbers continue to rise with deadly bombings killing more than 140 people in two days of violence

24.04.2009Gündem
Cannes sobers up for low-frills film festival

Cannes sobers up for low-frills film festival

CANNES, France - Crisis or no crisis, the usual cast of A-list stars, hot directors and Hollywood studios are jetting in for the Cannes Film Festival on May 13-24, the world's biggest media event after the Olympic Games. Seventy percent have frozen their room rates compared to last year.

21.04.2009Gündem
Turkish police detain 37 al Qaeda members in broad operation

Turkish police detain 37 al Qaeda members in broad operation

ISTANBUL - Turkish police have detained at least 37 people suspected of being members of al Qaeda in simultaneous raids in four provinces, news agencies reported. (UPDATED)

21.04.2009Gündem
Tent school opens in quake zone

Tent school opens in quake zone

POGGIO PICENZE, Italy - Children toting knapsacks and notebooks entered three "classrooms" erected in a blue tent city yesterday, a symbolic return to normalcy for some of the youngest victims of Italy's quake.

16.04.2009Gündem
India votes, no clear winner seen

India votes, no clear winner seen

NEW DELHI - India starts its monthlong election that will see hundreds of millions of people cast their ballots in the world’s biggest democracy exercise and one likely to end in stalemate. As the insurgents launch attacks, the vote marks a pivotal time, with a once red-hot economy feeling the strain of the crisis and ties with Pakistan at a new low.

16.04.2009Gündem
GOOD MORNING--TURKEY PRESS SCAN ON APR 15

GOOD MORNING--TURKEY PRESS SCAN ON APR 15

These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in the Turkish press on April 15, 2009. Hurriyet Daily News Online does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

15.04.2009Gündem
Wine company seeks originality

Wine company seeks originality

ISTANBUL - A relative newcomer to Turkey’s wine scene finds it has to offer good quality wine and introduce novel blends in order to stand out. This is the reason why winemaker Franck Peluso has introduced new grape varieties in Idol’s vineyards, midnight harvesting and initiated organic viticulture. Some18 grape varieties have been planted in Idol vineyards

12.04.2009Gündem
Italian hopes for survivors fading away

Italian hopes for survivors fading away

L’AQUILA, Italy - Hopes faded yesterday of finding any more survivors from Italy's massive earthquake as the death toll rose to 260 and fresh aftershocks hampered the search for bodies. Meanwhile, Pope Benedict XVI said that he would visit the shocked and injured people of the area as soon as possible.

8.04.2009Gündem
Nerves fray in Italy quake zone, toll rises to 250

Nerves fray in Italy quake zone, toll rises to 250

L'AQUILA - Strong aftershocks two days after central Italy’s devastating earthquake jeopardized increasingly desperate search efforts Wednesday as the death toll rose to 250.

8.04.2009Gündem
Residents prepare for Obama traffic chaos

Residents prepare for Obama traffic chaos

ISTANBUL-While US President Barack Obama is getting ready to set foot in Istanbul today, local residents are also preparing for two days of traffic nightmares. Presidential visits in the past like Iranian Mahmoud Ahmadinejad last summer, as well as Thursday’s rehearsals to meet Obama, have blocked off roads in the city for hours.

5.04.2009Gündem
Obama due to arrive in Ankara for symbolic two-day Turkey visit

Obama due to arrive in Ankara for symbolic two-day Turkey visit

ISTANBUL - U.S. President Barack Obama's symbolic two-day visit to Turkey, during which detailed talks on various issues concerning both countries and the region, will start on Sunday. Protests against Obama's visit were held in the capital, Ankara and in Istanbul, just hours ahead of his arrival. (UPDATED)

5.04.2009Gündem
Film fest promotes rising Turkish scene

Film fest promotes rising Turkish scene

ISTANBUL - The 28th edition of the International Film Festival, the most famous cinematic event in the city, kicks off Saturday. Organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts, this year's festival will take place in seven movie theaters. 'Due to the crisis we just want to keep the audience number of last year,' says festival director Azize Tan.

2.04.2009Gündem
Turkish authorities probe corruption claims over Ankara mayor

Turkish authorities probe corruption claims over Ankara mayor

ISTANBUL - A Turkish Public Prosecutor's Office has launched an investigation into the mayor of the capital, Ankara, over five claims, including the sale of excessively priced natural gas meters to residents by the municipality, news agencies reported Thursday. (UPDATED)

2.04.2009Gündem
Ruling party brass prepare for purge

Ruling party brass prepare for purge

ANKARA - Election results inspire the ruling Justice and Development Party to consider changes to the party’s structure and behavior but when six ministers tell daily Sabah they are ready to resign from the Cabinet, the prime minister reacts harshly, saying the meeting about the reshuffle was closed and the daily should consider how its reporting affects the country.

1.04.2009Gündem
Syria moves beyond authoritarian shadow

Syria moves beyond authoritarian shadow

DAMASCUS -After years of tight isolation, Syria is eager to turn the page on the policies of the past that made the country unreachable as it seeks to improve its ties with the West. While many welcome the new direction of an old regime enthusiastically, others are more cautious.

1.04.2009Gündem
Suspected US missile kills many in Pakistan

Suspected US missile kills many in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD - A suspected U.S. drone fired two missiles yesterday at an alleged hide-out connected to a Taliban leader who has threatened to attack Washington, killing 12 people, officials said.

1.04.2009Gündem
Media refrains from harsh post-poll rhetoric

Media refrains from harsh post-poll rhetoric

ANKARA - Adil Gür, whose A&G Survey company predicted AKP’s voting rate with great accuracy, had three reasons for the party’s downward trend, which he had voiced before the elections: the economic crisis, poor choice of local candidates - as in Adana and Şanlıurfa, where the AKP lost municipalities - and its tough rhetoric on the Kurdish issue.

31.03.2009Gündem
Surveillance spooks Turks as wiretaps grow

Surveillance spooks Turks as wiretaps grow

ISTANBUL - A proliferation in wiretapping and bugging, bolstered by official investigations into people suspected of plotting against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s government, is generating waves of anxiety in Turkey. Retired generals and executives have found private conversations showing up in prosecutors’ indictments and the media.

31.03.2009Gündem
Turkeys ruling party AKP hit by its own strategy, poll results show

Turkey's ruling party AKP hit by its own strategy, poll results show

ANKARA - The drop in support for the country’s ruling party is thanks to the party’s stumbling on its three chosen fronts -- corruption, poverty and bans -- instead finding scandal and public backlash for its efforts. The results of the local elections may mean greater change in the Cabinet than in the cities as multiple ministers fail to carry their own constituencies

30.03.2009Gündem
International press watches Turkey’s polls

International press watches Turkey’s polls

ISTANBUL - International press reports on the local elections emphasize the fall of support for the ruling Justice and Development Party. The ruling party loses to secularists and Kurdish rivals, say the international media

30.03.2009Gündem
Sydney power blackout causes chaos

Sydney power blackout causes chaos

SYDNEY - A severe power blackout brought chaos to downtown Sydney yesterday, causing peak-hour traffic jams as traffic signals failed and leaving dozens of workers stranded in lifts as they tried to make their way home.

30.03.2009Gündem
Turkeys ruling party AKP wins local elections but loses ground

Turkey's ruling party AKP wins local elections but loses ground

ISTANBUL - Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party, or AKP, won the local elections held on Sunday but public support for the party fell to lowest level since it was established.

30.03.2009Gündem
Incest cases rock Colombia and Italy

Incest cases rock Colombia and Italy

BOGOTA/ROME - Colombia and Italy have been rocked by two separate incest cases in which fathers allegedly abuse their daughters for years, prompting comparisons with the high-profile case of Austria's incest father Josef Fritzl.

29.03.2009Gündem
Crisis spawns loan defaults in Dubai

Crisis spawns loan defaults in Dubai

DUBAI -The unthinkable is happening in once-booming Dubai, where just a few months ago credit was flowing as easy as the lifestyle. Now, however, the world financial crisis is spawning a rising number of loan defaulters.

29.03.2009Gündem
Life in prime ministerial bull’s-eye

Life in prime ministerial bull’s-eye

ANKARA - Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s anger lately has been focused on Hürriyet columnist Bekir Coşkun, who is known as Turkey’s greatest opposition writer. Not surprisingly, Coşkun has not been intimidated and has been criticizing what he sees as the government's wrongdoings . Through humor and his skill with words, Coşkun has held his ground firmly and has provided his readers with many fun-to-read articles.

27.03.2009Gündem
Israel town caught up in violent clashes

Israel town caught up in violent clashes

UMMEL-FAHM, Israel - Israeli riot police fired tear gas to break up clashes yesterday in Umm El-Fahm, a bastion of Israeli Arab nationalism where far-right Jewish extremists held a court-sanctioned march.

24.03.2009Gündem
Injured actress Natasha Richardson flown to US

Injured actress Natasha Richardson flown to US

MOTREAL - Acclaimed actress Natasha Richardson suffered a serious head injury while skiing in Canada and was transferred Tuesday to the United States, hospital officials and media said.

18.03.2009Gündem
Konya police chief turns into a successful author

Konya police chief turns into a successful author

ISTANBUL - Konya police chief, Ercan Taştekin offers an inside view into the police force through biting dialogue and stories with his colleagues, in his book. ’Ezber Bozan Polis-lik’ is the first in a series of books Taştekin plans to publish in the same style.

13.03.2009Gündem
World’s richest on shaky ground

World’s richest on shaky ground

ISTANBUL - The global crisis does not turn a blind eye to the wealthy who manage billions of dollars around the globe, shows the annual Forbes list. Along with many global counterparts, Turkey’s wealthy also lost a big chunk of their income last year, says the ’World's Billionaires 2008’ report.

12.03.2009Gündem
Social democrats go on Ankara charm offensive

Social democrats go on Ankara charm offensive

ANKARA - Accompanied by a media horde and the party’s top cadre, Baykal and Karayalçın tour Ankara’s busy city centers: Sakarya Street and Ulus; as well as Ankara’s outskirts, Altındağ and Mamak, where they receive a warm welcome

12.03.2009Gündem
Seventeen dead in German school shooting, including Turkish student

Seventeen dead in German school shooting, including Turkish student

A teenager in black combat gear went on a bloody rampage at his former school in Germany on Wednesday, slaying at least 16 people before dying in a shootout with police, AFP reported. A Turkish-origin student, identified as 15-year-old Ibrahim, is among the dead, broadcaster NTV said. (UPDATED)

11.03.2009Gündem
From book to film: Land of shadowless

From book to film: Land of shadowless

ISTANBUL - Novelist Hasan Ali Toptaş’s cult novel ’Gölgesizler’ (The Shadowless), which won the prestigious Yunus Nadi Novel Award in 1994, turns into a movie gem in the hands of experienced and award winning writer/director Ümit Ünal.

6.03.2009Gündem
Turkish journalist at art event in NY

Turkish journalist at art event in NY

ISTANBUL - Photographer Mehmet Demirci is the only Turkish participant in the PooL Art Fair, an independent event held in New York. Among other work, Demirci is presenting photos taken during Obama’s presidential campaign

2.03.2009Gündem
COLLECTION - Hurriyet stories on crash of Turkish Airlines flight

COLLECTION - Hurriyet stories on crash of Turkish Airlines flight

Here are the stories published on Hurriyet Daily News website on the Turkish Airlines plane crash in Amsterdam on Wednesday.

28.02.2009Gündem
Berlusconis sister dies at 65

Berlusconi's sister dies at 65

MILAN - Maria Antonietta Berlusconi Beretta, the sister of Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi, died yesterday at age 65, rescue officials said.

26.02.2009Gündem

Yazar Sonuçları

May Day

The government has finally made the right decision and declared May Day a holiday for Turkish labor once again. After 29 years, Turkish labor has got back the May Day International Labor Day holiday, which was canceled by the 1980 military coup administration. This decision by the ruling Justice and Development Party, or AKP, government has to be appreciated.

10.04.2009

Call of duty

Can you believe it? Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was telling the Alliance of Civilizations gathering in Istanbul that there was a need to nourish tolerance and goodwill among the people of the world and put a full stop to the alienation of the "other."

7.04.2009

People are not dumb, election results say

During Turkey’s "post-modern coup" of 1997, one of the powerful generals, Çevik Bir, said something remarkable. "What we are doing," he pompously argued, "is to do some fine-tuning to democracy." One of his colleagues, Gen. İsmail Hakkı Karadayı, is also reported to have explained the need for this military intervention in politics. "The problem," he said, "is that the people in this country are ignorant."

1.04.2009

The will of the nation

Étells us that 61 percent of Turks are discontented with Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s governance. Is that good news for the main opposition? Well, not exactly. The will of the nation also tells us that 77 percent of the Turks do not think the Republican People’s Party, or CHP, could be a reasonable alternative.

31.03.2009

Elections that crushed Mr. Prime Minister

It is appropriate to say that the loser of the March 29 local polls is Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for turning the elections into his personal fight. As people in the streets are preoccupied by the bread-and-butter issue Mr. Prime Minister surrendered to the election results! I hope someone will be able to teach him the science and power of economy.

30.03.2009

The Sultan and the Lord Mayor of Ankara

It was one of the most recent days when Hürriyet detailed how the City of Istanbul had channeled funds to the tune of 3.7 million euros to a party loyalist under the cover of "consultancy services for asphalting" that Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan admitted at a loyalist TV interview that the tax inspectors who landed our media group with a $500 million fine had first brought the dossier to him - apparently for a final nod.

24.03.2009

Gül in Baghdad

President Abdullah Gül embarked on a long-overdue visit to neighboring Iraq on Monday. The two-day trip, the first by a Turkish president in 33 years, will not include any other Iraqi city except the capital, Baghdad, where Gül is expected to hold extensive talks with both President Jalal Talabani, an Iraqi Kurdish leader, and Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on a variety of issues, from cooperation on border security and the separatist Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, presence in Iraq to Turkey’s contributions to Baghdad after the withdrawal of U.S. troops.

23.03.2009

Istanbul Water Forum and dams

Who believes me if I say the foreign press rather than the Turkish press is more interested in the 5th World Water Forum, which started in Istanbul at the beginning of the week? Has the forum become a victim of the upcoming local elections?

20.03.2009

What is this yearning for the "Ottomans" in Turkey?

The word "Ottomans" has been dominating the agenda in recent days. You see examples such as that of a journalist that visited Palestine recently and who exaggerated a remark made by a semi-educated Arab in Gaza who said, "I wish the Ottomans hadn't left this region and we could have continued to live in peace."

4.03.2009