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GOOD MORNING--TURKEY PRESS SCAN ON FEB 26

GOOD MORNING--TURKEY PRESS SCAN ON FEB 26

These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in the Turkish press on Feb. 26, 2009. Hurriyet Daily News Online does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

26.02.2009Gündem
Int’l media keeps eye on Doğan case

Int’l media keeps eye on Doğan case

ISTANBUL - German daily Die Welt says the fine was meant to silence the Doğan Group and it would eventually lead to an end of ’the media criticizing the government.’ The article retraced the friction between the media and gov’t

24.02.2009Gündem
No US demand for base in Turkey, Middle East envoy to arrive on Wed

No US demand for base in Turkey, Middle East envoy to arrive on Wed

The U.S. administration has not asked the Turkish government to use any military bases in Turkey or to deploy more troops to Afghanistan, Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Tuesday adding that the special U.S. Middle East envoy was due in the country on Wednesday. (UPDATED)

24.02.2009Gündem
Hefty tax fine ups fears over media freedom in Turkey

Hefty tax fine ups fears over media freedom in Turkey

Turkey’s opposition has backed the country’s leading media group in protests over a massive tax fine, which they suggest is a bid by the government to muzzle the country’s press.

23.02.2009Gündem
Asia delays projects

Asia delays projects

SINGAPORE - The global credit crunch hits Asia’s big real estate projects, as many companies shelve or cancel plans to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on luxury hotels or residences

23.02.2009Gündem
GOOD MORNING--TURKEY PRESS SCAN ON FEB 22

GOOD MORNING--TURKEY PRESS SCAN ON FEB 22

These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in the Turkish press on Feb. 22, 2009. Hurriyet Daily News Online does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

22.02.2009Gündem
Dressing up for carnival in Istanbul

Dressing up for carnival in Istanbul

ISTANBUL - Masks and wild costumes aren’t just for Halloween anymore. It’s carnival time. Though Turkish people do not traditionally celebrate carnival, similar costume balls are part of the entertainment culture especially in Istanbul. There are even few shops in Istanbul offering out of the ordinary attire

20.02.2009Gündem
Turkish army says no demands yet from U.S. for local military base

Turkish army says no demands yet from U.S. for local military base

The U.S. has not knocked on Turkey's door to set up a military base on the Black Sea coast after the Kyrgyzstan decision to close a key base for Afghanistan operations, a spokesman for the Turkish army said Friday.

20.02.2009Gündem
Criminal charges for display of racial sign

Criminal charges for display of racial sign

ISTANBUL - A prosecutor has sought a one-year prison term for a man who has been charged with racist behavior, a newspaper reported Tuesday.

19.02.2009Gündem
A confession of my deal with the devil at the Daily News

A confession of my deal with the devil at the Daily News

Some years ago, I found myself at a small Washington gathering of veteran American reporters and one Algerian, a guest on a Fulbright Scholarship or something. The conversation took a patronizing turn, one of those cultural faux pas situations for which my countrymen are famous and often so blissfully clueless.

13.02.2009Gündem
Nineteen killed in Taliban attacks on government buildings in Kabul

Nineteen killed in Taliban attacks on government buildings in Kabul

Taliban militants attacked three government buildings in the Afghan capital with suicide bombs and gunfire on Wednesday, killing at least 19 people and sowing panic across the city.

11.02.2009Gündem
Mom frowns on son’s sudden asceticism

Mom frowns on son’s sudden asceticism

İZMİR - One mother was left furious yesterday after her son left a bag full of money, gold and land deeds in a taxi in Ankara, asking the driver to take it to the Treasury for distribution among the poor.

10.02.2009Gündem
Turkey to investigate Silivri prison holding Ergenekon suspects

Turkey to investigate Silivri prison holding Ergenekon suspects

The Turkish Parliamentary Human Rights Commission is launching an investigation into Silivri prison, where suspects in the controversial Ergenekon case are currently held, the head of the Commission said on Thursday.(UPDATED)

5.02.2009Gündem
Israeli raid hits Gaza as Hamas mulls cease-fire

Israeli raid hits Gaza as Hamas mulls cease-fire

GAZA CITY - Israel carries out a deadly air raid in Gaza after warning of a harsh response to renewed fire from the besieged enclave, as the Hamas rulers say they favour a conditional one-year truce.

2.02.2009Gündem
A faulty description of Ignatius

A faulty description of Ignatius

ISTANBUL - The prime ministerial walkout from the Davos summit last Thursday generated a lot of blame, directed explicitly at the moderator, David Ignatius, and implicitly at his identity, Jewish and Armenian. Except that Ignatius is not.

2.02.2009Gündem
Government allies see gains in Iraqi elections

Government allies see gains in Iraqi elections

BAGHDAD - Although initial results from Iraq’s provincial elections are not expected for days, allies of the Iraqi prime minister look to be leading. Barack Obama hails the vote as a crucial step toward Iraqis taking responsibility for their future.

1.02.2009Gündem
Debate moderator takes flak for actions

Debate moderator takes flak for actions

ANKARA - The moderator of the panel discussion in Davos has been harshly criticized for being biased by not giving Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan the right to reply. Criticism was made of David Ignatius for being prejudiced against Turkey and the Arab world, citing his well-known book and other articles he had written.

30.01.2009Gündem
GOOD MORNING--TURKEY PRESS SCAN ON JAN 28

GOOD MORNING--TURKEY PRESS SCAN ON JAN 28

These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in the Turkish press on Jan. 28, 2009. Hurriyet Daily News Online does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

28.01.2009Gündem
Turkish PM rules out sending military force for Mideast monitoring

Turkish PM rules out sending military force for Mideast monitoring

Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan signaled Sunday Turkey would consider sending only civilian forces to monitor the border crossings in Gaza, as Hamas proposed to Egyptian mediators that European and Turkish monitors be present at the Rafah Gate.

26.01.2009Gündem
CHP eyes local ballot comeback

CHP eyes local ballot comeback

ANKARA - With Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu’s candidacy, the Republican People’s Party is likely to increase its votes in Istanbul while Ankara Mayor Melih Gökçek is likely to lose support he traditionally commanded from the Nationalist Movement Party and right-wing parties in March elections, experts say.

25.01.2009Gündem
Hurricane-force winds lash Spain and France killing fifteen

Hurricane-force winds lash Spain and France killing fifteen

Hurricane-force winds lashed Spain and France Saturday, killing at least 15 people including four children when part of a sports hall collapsed, while over a million were left without power, AFP reported.

25.01.2009Gündem
Turkey’s ISE denies reports of plans to acquire Izmir based bourse

Turkey’s ISE denies reports of plans to acquire Izmir based bourse

Turkey’s benchmark Istanbul Stock Exchange (ISE) on Thursday denied reports claiming that it was planning to acquire the Izmir-based Turkish Derivatives Exchange (VOB) and move its headquarters to Istanbul.

22.01.2009Gündem
Caroline Kennedy withdraws Senate bid

Caroline Kennedy withdraws Senate bid

Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of slain President John F. Kennedy, on Thursday withdrew her bid to fill the U.S. Senate seat for New York vacated by Hillary Clinton. Kennedy cited personal reasons in a brief statement.

22.01.2009Gündem
Around 30 detained in new wave of Ergenekon probe in Turkey

Around 30 detained in new wave of Ergenekon probe in Turkey

Turkish police detained Thursday nearly 30 people, including eight army officers, in several provinces and searched the offices of a private TV channel and a union under the latest wave of the controversial Ergenekon investigation. (UPDATED)

22.01.2009Gündem
Joyous crowds bear witness to Obamas historic inauguration

Joyous crowds bear witness to Obama's historic inauguration

Joyous cheers echoed around the heart of Washington Tuesday as a crowd estimated at more than two million people warmed by the excitement of Barack Obama’s historic inauguration welcomed the dawning of a new era. (UPDATED)

20.01.2009Gündem
Milan’s Kaka considers City mega bid

Milan’s Kaka considers City mega bid

LONDON - AC Milan's Brazilian star Kaka will examine the megadeal which Premiership big-spender Manchester City is dangling in front of him before deciding if he wants to make the most expensive move in footballing history, The Times reported on Friday.

16.01.2009Gündem
Director Çağatay Tosun takes his governor

Director Çağatay Tosun takes his governor

ISTANBUL - Director Çağatay Tosun takes his governor Faruk Yazıcı from his popular TV series onto the big screen in ’Vali’ (The Governor). Tosun’s debut feature chronicles the events leading to the suspicious death of the fictional governor, openly inspired by the late Recep Yazıcıoğlu

16.01.2009Gündem
Trial opens for US suspect in Italy

Trial opens for US suspect in Italy

PERUGIA - An American college student and her Italian former boyfriend went on trial Friday accused of sexually assaulting and murdering her roommate in a slaying that shocked Italy. Amanda Knox from Seattle and her ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito appeared in front of an eight-member jury in the tiny courthouse in Perugia, central Italy, for the first session of what is expected to be a long trial.

16.01.2009Gündem
U.S. plane ditches in New Yorks Hudson River, all 155 safe

U.S. plane ditches in New York's Hudson River, all 155 safe

A U.S. Airways plane carrying 155 passengers ditched in the frigid Hudson River off Manhattan after apparently hitting a flock of geese late on Thursday and officials said everyone was rescued.

16.01.2009Gündem
UN chief in Israel as hosts bomb UN’s HQ

UN chief in Israel as hosts bomb UN’s HQ

GAZA CITY- Israeli forces shelled the United Nations headquarters, media buildings and a hospital in the Gaza Strip yesterday, engulfing the buildings in fire, as U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon was in the region on a mission to end Israel's offensive that has killed at least 1,100 people.

15.01.2009Gündem
Turkey says Israel attacks to last as long as world extends support

Turkey says Israel attacks to last as long as world extends support

Israel would continue its operation against Gaza as long as it received support from some countries, Turkey's Foreign Minister Ali Babacan said on Thursday. (UPDATED)

15.01.2009Gündem
Israel apologizes for UN refugee agency strike, as army advances

Israel apologizes for UN refugee agency strike, as army advances

Israeli defense minister apologized to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday after Israeli forces shelled the main U.N. aid compound in the city of Gaza, as te troops moved further into Gaza City amid ongoing truce talks. (UPDATED)

15.01.2009Gündem
Magnitude 5.3 earthquake rattles southern Greece, no casualties

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake rattles southern Greece, no casualties

An earthquake of 5.3 magnitude struck southern Greece, rattling Crete and the Cycladic islands but causing no damage or injuries, Greek authorities said on Tuesday. (UPDATED)

13.01.2009Gündem
Vilnius, Europe’s new capital of culture

Vilnius, Europe’s new capital of culture

VILNIUS-Founded in the early 14th Century by the Grand Duke Gediminas, Vilnius quickly became a cultural center in north-eastern Europe, seeing the creation of its university in 1579. In the year ahead Vilnius promises 900 special events, 60 percent of which will be free of charge and open to the public

9.01.2009Gündem
UN aid agency suspends operations in Gaza after Israel kills its driver

UN aid agency suspends operations in Gaza after Israel kills its driver

U.N. aid agency said Thursday it suspended operations in Gaza after Israeli forces fired on a truck on a U.N. aid mission and killed the driver, (UPDATED)

8.01.2009Gündem
GOOD MORNING--TURKEY PRESS SCAN ON JAN 6

GOOD MORNING--TURKEY PRESS SCAN ON JAN 6

These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in the Turkish press on Jan. 6, 2009. Hurriyet Daily News Online does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

6.01.2009Gündem
NYTimes plan to sell building may disappoint

NYTimes plan to sell building may disappoint

NEW YORK - As the USproperty market suffers from a long and painful downturn, New York Times Co.’s plans to cash in on its Manhattan headquarters is in jeopardy. The company is planning to raise up to $225 million from the sale

4.01.2009Gündem
Hollywood’s happy, even without record

Hollywood’s happy, even without record

LOS ANGELES - Hollywood historically survives recessions better than many businesses because movies remain relatively cheap compared to sporting events, live theater and other forms of entertainment. The list of 2008 blockbusters is a sign of a healthy business

1.01.2009Gündem
Turkish PM meets Syrias Assad, calls immediate end to Gaza violence

Turkish PM meets Syria's Assad, calls immediate end to Gaza violence

The unacceptable status quo in Gaza must end immediately, Turkish prime minister told reporters on Wednesday in Damascus where he met the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to discuss the Israeli offensive. Turkish president telephoned his Israeli counterpart regarding the Gaza crisis. (UPDATED)

31.12.2008Gündem
Priests attacker sentenced to jail time

Priest's attacker sentenced to jail time

ANKARA - A Turkish court sentenced a man to four years in prison on Monday for stabbing an Italian Catholic priest in 2007 in a case that highlighted attacks against Christians in Muslim and secular Turkey.

30.12.2008Gündem
Unveiling a simple matter, or hidden in cultural codes

Unveiling a simple matter, or hidden in cultural codes

ISTANBUL - How do the religious and secular communities regard women in public who remove their veils? A few public examples prompt the question about what it is like for a woman to remove her veil, especially those without support to do so at home. The Daily News canvassed female sociologists and columnists on all sides of the debate.

26.12.2008Gündem
Russia warns of likely unrest due to meltdown

Russia warns of likely unrest due to meltdown

ISTANBUL - Russia may face an upheaval due to the global crisis, the interior ministery warns, in Moscow's clearest admission yet on how badly it has been hit. Underlining the finacial woes, an official says Russia would run a budget deficit in 2009.

24.12.2008Gündem
’Pressure’ report divides media

’Pressure’ report divides media

ISTANBUL - People who write about the issues Binnaz Toprak undertook research on, have long been subject to criticism in Turkey or excommunicated from liberal, intellectual circles, writes Ece Temelkuran, a columnist for daily Milliyet. Some have questioned the credibility of the report.

24.12.2008Gündem
GOOD MORNING--TURKEY PRESS SCAN ON DEC 23

GOOD MORNING--TURKEY PRESS SCAN ON DEC 23

These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in the Turkish press on Dec. 23, 2008. Hurriyet Daily News Online does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

23.12.2008Gündem

Yazar Sonuçları

Relativity...

A disaster for one might be a fortune of some other. What is bad, terrible or deplorable for some, might be good, welcome development and even something to applaud for some others. It all depends on how one perceives what is good and bad for him, where he stands, from which angle he sees a development and of course what’s in it for him in that particular happening.

19.02.2009

The corruption malady

If there hadn’t been the media, no one could have been able to hear corruption claims?! Of course it should be free and independent media!

19.02.2009

Is it northern Iraq or Kurdistan?

The question "Is it Northern Iraq or Kurdistan?" must have put a mark on the first day of the Abant Platform met in the northern Iraqi city of Arbil.

17.02.2009

Anti-Semitism in Turkey: Myths and facts (I)

My column neighbor Burak Bekdil was writing about anti-Semitism in Turkey yesterday. And he was presenting not just a stance against this wicked trend, but also a blame he carefully put on one specific camp in Turkey. He, as you would have expected if you read him regularly, was accusing the "Islamists." He wrote:

11.02.2009

Bu kadar yabancı neden geliyor?

Büyük bir elektronik şirketinin genel müdüründen dinledim. Teknoloji perakendecisi şirketler, ürünü bu şirketten satın alıyor, bayideki fiyata yakın piyasaya sürme sözü veriyor.

21.01.2009

Ankara wars in the AKP

As many people expected, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan disclosed this week that his Justice and Development Party, or AKP, has decided to nominate incumbent Kadir Topbaş for the prestigious mayoral post of Istanbul. Mayoral candidates of the AKP for many cities are already decided, however, the prime minister and his party are still going through pains to make a decision who to nominate for the mayoral seats in some 46 other cities headed by Ankara.

22.12.2008