Turkish lira at historic low… Dispatches from Turkey…

Stakeholder Reactions to Öcalan’s 10 Measures to Resolution  Bianet :: English Several stakeholders of Turkey’s resolution process reacted to PKK leader Abdullah Öcalan called for a PKK congress in spring to decide on quitting arms and 10 measures. Here is a compilation by bianet English. Interior minister addresses intelligence service for leaking Oslo talks Interior Minister Efkan … Read more

Rubens’ Three Graces is in trouble in Turkey! Barbarians at the Gates news from Turkey…

Turkey’s media watchdog goes into racy details for kiss scene RTÜK has done it again, raising eyebrows this time by going into the ‘erotic’ details of a TV drama kiss scene WorldViews: Why Turkey’s military wants to ban ‘Game of Thrones’  Yahoo news New regulations for military schools in Turkey reportedly prohibit the screening of shows like … Read more

Not much hope but still “Advocates for News Media to Meet Turkish Officials

Advocates for News Media to Meet Turkish Officials  NYT > Turkey by By RICK GLADSTONE Two advocacy groups left for Turkey to meet with the officials, who may include Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. ************* Turkey: Journalists targeted with altered imagery Mapping Media Freedom in Europe – Ankara, Çankaya, Ankara, Central Anatolia Region, Turkey, 174.52 Kms … Read more

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