Erdoğan ‘closely following’ judicial process against Gülen movement, shows off with Putin and Qatar leaders…

Putin praises Erdoğan as ‘tough man’ for defying EU over pipeline decision Russian President Vladimir Putin has described Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan as a “tough man” Erdoğan: Best buddy of Putin and ally of Obama? Hurriyet Daily News Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is known as one of the toughest leaders on earth calls, him a … Read more

A social fabric roundup: Turkish Deputy PM promotes marriage, even at early ages…

Turkish Deputy PM promotes marriage, even at early ages Deputy PM Bülent Arınç emphasized the importance of conjugal unions for society *********** Turkey became first case for new UEFA rules, says analyst The decision of UEFA to ban two Turkish football clubs comes after Europe?s football governing body approved last May stricter sanctions against match … Read more

in the mean time… UEFA ban on Fenerbahçe and Beşiktaş… A social fabric roundup..

What we see here is that Turkish authorities did not event care to defend these two clubs. Galatasaray is the favored club of AKP times…       Fenerbahçe, Beşiktaş set to appeal against UEFA ban Turkish football clubs Fenerbahçe and Beşiktaş are to appeal against a UEFA decision to bar Turkey aims to reach … Read more

An infographic: 10 days of resistance. A video: Istanbul uprising. And a roundup. #OccupyTurkey

    inforgraphic source: http://roarmag.org/2013/06/turkey-ten-days-protest-infographic/ An energy drink, rather than the opium of the people It is difficult to imagine fiercer football rivalries than the ones between ?The Big Three? of Istanbul ? Galatasaray, Fenerbahçe, Beşiktaş. The clashes between their supporters ? often violent, always noisy ? are legendary. Yet many of the (mainly foreign) media … Read more

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