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  1. bickern

    UK govt forced Guardian to destroy files

    Where does the need to know and the need to keep secrets lie. İt is a very thin line I suppose and depends on the needs of the person requiring the information. I am all for openness but I also see the need to deny potential enemies information that could help them harm us or our allies...
  2. shirleyanntr

    guardian articles on Turkey

    it seems criticism is now growing but is it all too little too late...i know many Turks who feel it is memo to smiler dont read if you dont like doom Recep Tayyip Erdogan: Turkey's elected sultan or an Islamic democrat? | World news | guardian.co.uk Turkey accused of pursuing campaign of...
  3. giglets

    Shock/Horror - I agree with the Guardian!

    At last, a bit of common-sense from the leftie rag! Even the Guardian has occasional moments of balance! The National Secular Society campaign to force Bideford town council to scrap prayers before meetings is not a case of the underdog fighting the dominant prejudice - But communities...
  4. Aleynasdad

    Troubling news in Guardian about the police

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/dec/06/turkey-human-rights-police-brutality With the fake police news this is quite worrying..... Turkish press watch recently suggested that the governement was concerned about the issue especially since the recent prison deaths but this suggests otherwise...
  5. X

    Guardian Article...worth a read

    Lessons learned the hard way have left Turkey's banks relatively robust as their western peers topple, with loans well covered by deposits, limited debt rollover pressure and solid foreign exchange reserves. The sector has not escaped the global financial turmoil unscathed. Istanbul's index of...
  6. G

    Interesting article in Guardian - Selcular State

    In todays Guadian, article about Selcular states future http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/aug/29/turkey.islam One of Turkey's most senior army commanders has warned the Islamist-rooted government that it will face a powerful military backlash if it seeks to alter the country's secular...
  7. Gill

    Olympos/Cirali article in today's travel Guardian

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/2007/jun/02/saturday.hotels1 This is a bit curate's egg - I haven't been to Cirali/Olympos for three or four years but I can't picture it as "...something of a Turkish Ibiza" neither can I see how he can say " I also wonder why peole ever go to Magaluf and the...
  8. shirleyanntr

    another guardian article for tourists

    Saturday January 21, 2006 The Guardian Miles away ... Turkey's Turquoise coast. Photograph: Nik Wheeler/Corbis This time last year, Turkey was being tipped as a holiday hotspot, up there with Mozambique, Puglia and north-east Brazil. Its reputation for only providing grotty bucket-shop...
  9. C

    Guardian artical ...The principled pilgrim

    Turkey. Turk-ey. As those two syllables traipse off the tongue, what springs to mind? A fattened bird on the Christmas table, or an adjective that means duff, dud, no good? Not me. I think of Turkey the country; beautiful, unexpected and largely unexplored. Yes, unexplored. For while hundreds...
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