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    NATO or Moscow..??

    NATO or Moscow.? Bulgaria torn between Russia and the West. Each year on March 3 Bulgaria celebrates "Liberation Day,” marking the end of Ottoman rule after the Russo-Ottoman War of 1877-78. The commemoration is a sign of the historically close ties between Bulgaria and Russia, which have now...
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    Child grooming shadow Secretary of State for women resigns

    What a sad state of affairs.... When a female MP who has championed the rights of women is forced to resign for speaking her mind in JC's selective PC world! A sad day for Women's rights a sad day for Democracy! "Jeremy Corbyn has forced one of his senior ministers to resign after she claimed...
  3. Yalides

    Next Prime Minister

    Who is it going to be ? :468bo:
  4. bal canavar

    Turkeys New Tourism & Culture Minister

    He has just started as Turkey’s new Culture & Tourism minister, but he has already declared war on foreign media and concert pianists who allow their audiences to drink wine and sit on cushions on the floor. He is supposed to be in this Interim government for only two months, but he has...
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    Japanese Prime Minister's grief.

    Japanese PM's 'profound grief' for WWII aggression - Al Jazeera English I think that this is the nearest we are going to get to an apology from this Japanese Prime Minister, for the suffering of many thousands, possibly millions,caused by...
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    Turkey's new Prime Minister

    The ascent of Turkey's Ahmet Davutoglu - Opinion - Al Jazeera English As I don't live in Turkey, I wondered if those who do, have any views on the new Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu. Bill.
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    Welcome your New Prime Minister
  8. suzyq

    Turkey mulls leaving World Wide Web, minister says

    Lütfi Elvan, Minister of Transport, Maritime and Communication, has said Turkey may leave the World Wide Web (www) to establish its own "ttt" protocol amid the Turkish government's efforts to rein in global websites including Twitter and YouTube. During an informal meeting with journalists in...
  9. bickern

    A large crowd gathered to listen to Prime Minister

    A large crowd gathered to listen to Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in an AK Party rally in Gündoğdu Square, Izmir. IZMIR – When Erdoğan took the stage the crowd chanted "Turkey is proud of you" at Gündoğdu Square in Izmir. Touching on the significance of adhering to national will and...
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    Ex Minister dies in Lebanon.

    BBC News - Beirut blast kills Sunni ex-minister Mohamad Chatah Surely there can't be any connection between this death and Assad. After all, he only criticized Assad. Bill.
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    Constitution, President and Prime Minister

    I have rather lost the thread on what is going on in Turkish politics on this issue. A year ago there were strong signs that there would be a Putin-style stitch up on this. RTE had run out of his PM time but wanted to swap the job for Pres. BUT only if the power structure changed so the Pres was...
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    Euan Blair marries former Turkish minister granddaughter

    Former UK PM Blair's son marries former Turkish minister's granddaughter the story is in todays zamman, sorry did not knwo how to do link
  13. Lez Zetli

    Prime Minister of Turkey speaks out against popular TV Series

    According to Turkish friends now watching the popular TV series about the Ottoman empire, "Muhteşım Yüzyıl", T ayip Recep Erdogan has spoken out against it because the harem depicts sex without love. So he didn't know before that's what the Sultans had harems for? And what's it got to do with...
  14. Yalides

    UK Prime Minister

    Who amongst the present batch of living politicians would you consider to be a good candidate for the next PM ? Aren`t any are there ? Dave is hamstrung by the Libdems, Boris is a joke and all the socialists are an anonymous bunch of nobodies. I would put myself forward but my ideas for world...
  15. Akasya

    Government Minister instigating Murder

    The news wires are carrying this story about one of the Pakistan Government's Minister calling for murder. Pakistani minister offers reward to kill film-maker - The Irish Times - Sun, Sep 23, 2012 The Government have " distanced " themselves from his comments , but have done nothing to rein...
  16. bickern

    Visa exemption in 3-4 years, says EU minister

    Visa exemption for Turkish citizens traveling to the European Union will take effect in about 3 to 4 years, EU Minister Egemen Bağış said in Brussels a day after the bloc authorized the EU Commission to launch talks with Turkey on the issue of visa exemption. The EU minister held a one-hour...
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    Child Grooming.

    BBC News - Rochdale grooming trial: Nine found guilty of child sex charges Let's hope this disgusting bunch go down for a long time. Bill.
  18. Firebrand

    Interior Minister Şahin

    I've just read this report on the Turkish interior minister, who makes Prince Philip look like a liberal: Painfully Funny! | Al Akhbar English And this story about an 'anonymous' style group who took his website down, in protest at his behaviour. SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY - Redhack takes down...
  19. tykatem

    Letter From Office of Prime Minister to the UK Citizens.

    Office of Prime Minister, 10 Downing Street, London, England Dear People of the United Kingdom, Due to the current financial situation caused by the slowdown of the economy your Government has decided to implement a scheme to put workers 40 years of age and older on early retirement. This...
  20. raven

    Man insulting Turkish Prime Minister on Facebook could serve 2 years

    Man insulting Turkish Prime Minister on Facebook could serve 2 years - Hurriyet Daily News Just crazy!
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