1. S

    Day of reckoning for leaders re Covid

    Judgement from their nations will be made in the comming weeks as to how governments have performed on Covid https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jun/06/no-european-leader-is-safe-as-public-lose-faith-in-coronavirus-responses
  2. B

    Islam and leaders.

    Does the Muslim world have the leaders it needs? - Al Jazeera English I think that this is a question that only the followers of Islam are experienced enough to answer. I just hope that they can come up with the answer in Istanbul...
  3. K

    Leaders' lack of humour

    It's often said that people like Hitler lacked a sense of hunour, and we all find life can be easier if we can laugh about things. The true spirit of a rounded personality may also include the ability to laugh at your self, so where does this place President Erdogan? Be warned, this story...
  4. S

    Turkish 1980 Coup leaders sentenced

    The leaders of 1980 coup given life sentences BBC News - Turkey gives life sentences to surviving 1980 coup leaders
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    Turkey: Opinion of World Leaders

    On another thread AntalyaIstanbul made the bold claim, without evidence, that you could not find an Obama supporter in Turkey but very many people were impressed with Putin. Rather than divert that thread further off topic I thought I'd start a new one. I tried to find evidence for public...
  6. mollag

    Our leaders in action!

    Hate to keep popping the Yanks but this is how i recieved this, i dont rate our politicos any higher to be honest, which they arent! A DC 'airport ticket agent' offers some examples of why the agent believes the United States is in so much trouble! 1. I had a New Hampshire Congresswoman...
  7. shirleyanntr

    1980 coup leaders trial begins

    The trial of the two remaining generals of the 1980 coup and part of the 5 man junta that took over the country until 1982, began in Anakara today in 1980 turkey was in a dreadful state and at first the general public welcomed the intervention of the military but the oppression and brutality...
  8. tykatem

    Egypt Crisis Has Nine Arab Leaders Worried

    Egypt Crisis Has Nine Arab Leaders Worried (c) Sky News 2011 The protests in Tunisia and now Egypt have several Arab leaders concerned about the prospect of dissent spreading to their country. YEMEN President Ali Abdullah Saleh came to power in 1978. He rules over the poorest country in the...
  9. Squeaky

    Erdoğan, the ‘survivor,’ ranked 17th in Time’s top leaders list

    Good afternoon: Reported in ZamanToday: Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has made his way onto Time’s 100 most-influential people list and placed 17th in the leaders section of the magazine’s 2010 ranking. - ErdoÄŸan, the ‘survivor,’ ranked 17th in Time’s top leaders list I think...
  10. teosgirl

    Alevi leaders in court for teaching religion..

    Alevi leaders in court for teaching faith to children in southern Turkey - Hurriyet Daily News and Economic Review This is a bizaare story. There's a village near Izmir which has a high population of Alevi followers, and doesn't have a mosque at all. I can't understand what law it is they've...
  11. ceemac

    Cyprus conflict closes leaders' eyes to water shortage

    Water has been rapidly disappearing in Cyprus since the 1970s, but conflict between Turkish and Greek communities means fixing the problem is not high on the political agenda. The BBC's Alex Bell finds that Cypriots are now struggling for control of land that is slowly dying. Here C
  12. merlin

    Cultivating leaders in the Mediterranean....

    Miami Herald Bodrum - In this beautiful Aegean port, on a piece of land with a view across the wine-dark sea from Turkish cliffs to the Greek islands, Akin Ongor envisions establishing an international institute for emerging leaders of the Eastern Mediterranean. For Americans, ''Eastern...
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