Turkey’s Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan leaves his seat to address the members of parliament from his ruling AK Party (AKP) during a meeting at the Turkish parliament in Ankara January 3, 2012. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Erdoğan: Between the past and the future

from Today’s Zaman, your gateway to Turkish daily news :: Columnists by YAVUZ BAYDAR
The spotlight yesterday was on Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. The public?s expectations had been raised concerning how he would clarify the disaster in Uludere and whether or not he would apologize for what he called an ?operational error,? which ended the lives of 35 civilians.

How will Erdoğan handle the Kurdish issue?

from Hurriyet Daily News
Turkish Parliament yesterday was dominated by the Kurdish issue over the argument…

 

No retreat in anti-PKK ops, Erdoğan declares

from Hurriyet Daily News
Speaking on an air strike that killed 35 villagers in a southeastern province, Erdoğan snow…

What will Uludere tragedy change in Turkey?

from Hurriyet Daily News
No government statement or military justification can explain the killing of 35 people…

 

Turkish government should have apologized

from Hurriyet Daily News
The first thing to express in the face of this tragedy is sympathy for the dead and condolences for their families.
 

Uludere Attack: Survivors Froze to Death

from Bianet :: English
Eight NGOs, including the Human Rights Association and the Turkish Medical Chamber, released a report about the Uludere operation that left 35 civilians dead. The report revealed that some victims froze or bled to death since official institutions failed to react on time.

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