In the new Turkey, TRT censures Lennon song at Olympic ceremony, Deputy PM advises minorities to multiply, there are desperate Housewives (!)


TRT refuses to imagine world without religion, censures Lennon song at Olympic ceremony

from Hurriyet Daily News
A presenter for Turkish state broadcaster TRT omitted part of iconic British musician John Lennon’s lyrics that call for ?no religion.


Multiply, Arınç tells minorities

from Hurriyet Daily News
Turkey?s recognized minorities should work to bring their birth rate up so that they can increase their population, Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç said Aug. 7


AKP moves to ban sperm donors

from Hurriyet Daily News
Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) is looking to ban women from having children through sperm donors abroad.

Survey shows majority of Turks are devout believers

from Hurriyet Daily News

Some 84 percent of Muslims in Turkey say they abstain from eating or drinking in the daytime

ÖSYM clouded by another exam crisis

from Hurriyet Daily News
After disputes of cheating and claims that test questions were leaked erupted last year around the Public Personnel Selection Examination


Religious officials to fight domestic violence in Turkey

from Hurriyet Daily News
According to the Family and Social Policies Ministry?s ‘National Action Plan,’ 100,000 religious officials will be trained for the struggle to counter violence against women.


298,000 deaths in 57 years

from Today’s Zaman, your gateway to Turkish daily news :: Columnists by MARKAR ESAYAN
Last Saturday 24 people died in four traffic accidents across Turkey. Two of the accidents involved vehicles carrying seasonal laborers in Iğdır and Kırklareli. In Iğdır 13 people perished, while six people died in Kırklareli. It is really very pathetic. All over the world, traffic accidents cause deaths; however, I expect Turkey leads the pack of countries that suffer from this issue the most.


Turkey’s estimated 2050 population revealed

from Hurriyet Daily News
Turkey’s estimated population in 2050 will be around…


Desperate Turkish Housewives?

from Hurriyet Daily News
A report from Ankara-think tank TEPAV made a big splash a couple of weeks ago.


When Turkey’s Weirdest Televangelist Met Sean Ali Stone :: Gatestone Institute

Orhan Pamuk’s Museum of Innocence | REORIENT – Middle Eastern …

Turkish Nobel Prize Winner Orhan Pamuk brings his latest novel, The Museum of Innocence to life in Istanbul’s Cukurcuma district.

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