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“Worship site”

Young CHP members did not like the above piece of art and attacked the exhibition, destroyed the artifact…

Young CHP members raid exhibition

Today’s Zaman
A group of young men, allegedly members of the Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) youth branches, raided an art exhibition in İstanbul’s Beşiktaş Square on

Lonely imam singular worshipper in Alevi village

from Hurriyet Dailynews
The imam is the only attendee of services in a mosque built four years ago in the Aegean province of Çanakkale?s Denizgüründü village, where the town is populated by Alevis.

Results Profile: Turkey

from Turkey | World Bank
Djibouti

Turkey?

Achieving Results for Turkey?s Future: Sustainable
and Equitable Growth

Turkish military drafting new plan for national service law

from Hurriyet Dailynews
Turkey?s General Staff is drafting a new version of a military service law that is different from the ‘unified’ conscription draft that was recently proposed.

FATMA DİŞLİ ZIBAK – Hopes for an abbreviated military service

One of the issues that is constantly in the spotlight in Turkey is compulsory military service, which is currently six months for university graduates and 15 months for all others.

Turkey ranks 26th on list of debt-ridden

from Hurriyet Dailynews
Turkey has placed 26th on a list of the 32 most debt-ridden countries by total foreign debt

Racist Guest Thrown Out of the Studio

from off the screen by feyza

This is a newspaper article about Esra Erol?s match making program. A female guest who attended the program to get married says that she doesn?t want to meet Kurdish men in the program. Esra gets angry with her and throws her out of the studio. The article is written by Sevilay Yukselir, and published in Sabah newspaper on October 8th, 2010. Yukselir congratulates Esra for the stance she took, out of respect for her father-in-law, Kurdish Idris,who was known as a roughneck  in Turkey.

Turkey?s dwindling Christians fear end is approaching

by AYLA JEAN YACKLEY
Andreas Zografos left Turkey in 1974 amid economic and political turmoil to find work in Europe, but he always knew he would return home.

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