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KOCAELİ - Kocaeli hosted a ceremony for the memorial house of Prince Imre Thököly, an important figure in Hungarian history who sought asylum in the Ottoman Empire after losing a war.
Turkey’s press accreditation process belongs to another age, to a mindset of state control. It needs to be brought into compliance with the norms of the European Union and other democracies. This is the larger reality overlooked in the current controversy over accreditation to the Prime Ministry.
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in the Turkish press on Nov. 6, 2008. HotNewsTurkey does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Americans slashed spending and the country's business outlook weakened but there were signs of stabilization in global markets on Friday, with interbank rates falling and U.S. stocks posting their best week in 34 years.
The Turkish army piles pressure on the government demanding an increase in its authority in its fight against terror, a move that has heightened fears of a backtracking in freedoms as well as human rights.
While I was turning back home from that gorgeous Dali exhibition in Sakip Sabanci Museum (SSM), I was informed about the Prime Minister Erdogan’s call on his party to boycott the newspapers that he does not like and that he is at the odds.
The European Union on Monday froze talks with Moscow on closer ties until Russian troops withdraw from Georgia, as hundreds of thousands staged an anti-Russian rally in the Georgian capital.
South Korean and U.S. forces started annual military drills on Monday denounced by North Korea as a prelude to war, with Pyongyang previously saying they spoiled the prospects for nuclear disarmament talks.
Russia is fighting a war with Georgia, the president Mikhail Saakashvili said on Friday as the tension over South Ossetia exploded on Friday when Georgia tried to assert control over the region with tanks and rockets, and Russia sent forces to repel the assault. A South Ossetian minister said fatalities in the capital is "more than a thousand," Ria news agency reported. U.S. is sending an envoy to the region to work to secure ceasefire, a state department spokesman said. (UPDATED)
U.S. President George W. Bush and South Korean President Lee Myung-bak pressed North Korea on Wednesday to agree on a verification plan for its nuclear weapons program or continue to face international isolation.
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in the Turkish press on July 4, 2008. Hurriyet English does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Yves Saint Laurent, one of the great fashion designers of the 20th century who dressed some of the worlds most glamorous women, has died at the age of 71 after a long illness.
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Thursday rejected allegations from a former White House spokesman who says the Bush administration misled the American public into going to war with Iraq.
After starting out with radically opposing views, White House hopefuls Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama appear to be moving closer together on Iraq as the election draws nearer.
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in the Turkish press on April 13, 2008. Hurriyet English does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton urged President George W. Bush on Monday to boycott the Beijing Olympics opening ceremonies this summer unless China improves human rights.
Osama bin Laden warned Europeans of a "severe" reaction to come, condemning the publication of drawings insulting to the Prophet Muhammad in a new audio message posted late Wednesday. It was posted on a militant Web site that has carried al-Qaida statements.
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in Turkish press on March 10th, 2008. Hurriyet English does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in Turkish press on March 7th, 2008. Hurriyet English does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
They want to save Erbakan, who is accused of document falsification and transferring millions into his own bank accounts. But they don't know how to save him. Even if it looks easy, if they do save Erbakan Hoja, it'll be the AKP that goes on trial in people's minds.
White House authorities are saying that the meetings between US President George W. Bush and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan two days ago were an opportunity to change the direction of recent relations between Turkey and the US, but that they "were not enough to fully repair relations."
The one hour talks between Prime Minister Erdogan and President Bush yesterday focused noteably on the situation with the PKK, and Turkish fears of PKK infiltration into Turkey from Northern Iraq. At a press conference held for Turkish journlists in Washington's Willard Hotel, Erdogan said he had passed general Turkish discomfort with the situation on to Bush, and that Bush had assured him that he shared in this discomfort, and that Turkey and the US should have intelligence cooperation on this level.
The recently delayed "Ottoman Armenians During the Collapse of the Empire" conference, which caused a storm of critcism around it, is responsible for a parting in paths of Turkish writer Nihat Genc and the Turkish Iletisim (Communications) Publishing House. Genc, who used his weekly column in the Aksam Newspaper to join in the chorus of criticism against the conference organizers, received word from the publishing house following his column that they would no longer be publishing his books.
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in Turkish press on March 18th, 2005. The Anadolu Agency does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
The U.S. Administration warned Iran, Syria and Northern Korea to take a lesson from Iraq’s situation. The White House announced that: President Bush is pleased. Freedom reigns.
İstanbul'un yeni mekanlarından Underground'un 2 Şubat'taki konuğu 'The Cross Club London'ın resident DJ'i Commie. Progressive sevenlerin kaçırmaması tavsiye edilen gecede Quasar'dan DJ İlker ve Underground resident DJ'i İlkay, Commie'ye eşlik edecek.
Türkiye Sinema ve Audiovisuel Kültür Vakfı'nın düzenlediği Sinema Tarih Buluşması, sinemaseverlerle buluşuyor. "Hoşgörüsüzlük ve İnsan Hakları" temasını işleyen festival, 23 Kasım'a kadar sürecek.