1. suzyq

    Turkey to strengthen tourism amid Russia row

    Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has revealed new measures for the tourism industry, as tension between the country -a highly popular destination for Russian tourists- and Moscow remains high. Davutoğlu’s remarks came during a press conference to start a major national and international...
  2. B

    Poland/ Russia Row.

    BBC News - Poland-Russia row sours Auschwitz commemoration It would be a shame if a political row was to spoil this day, which should be all about the survivors of Auschwitz. Bill.
  3. MiddleEarth

    George Clooney row with Daily Mail

    George Clooney row with Daily Mail boils over as actor shuns apology "It takes a celebrity both brave and secure in their own status to first demand an apology from the media behemoth that is the Daily Mail empire and then reject that apology as insincere and deceitful. Unfortunately for the...
  4. Mushtaq

    Same sex dance ban plan sparks row

    A proposal which could prevent same-sex dance partners from competing against mixed-sex couples has caused a row in the world of ballroom dancing. The British Dance Council (BDC) is to debate a rule change which would define a partnership as being "one man and one lady... unless otherwise...
  5. shirleyanntr

    US Turkey row brewing

    im having a sup of vino so cant really enter into my own thoughts about this but ive been following BB in Hürriyet for some moths now as he writes about defense quite a bit ..and is on the ball. its seems that Turkey is buying stuff from China which the US disapproves of so what do you think...
  6. bickern

    Muslim beard row boys now banned from school

    Two Muslim schoolboys barred from classes because they would not shave off their beards have now been sent home from their school Muslim beard row boys now banned from school - Telegraph ------------------------------------------------ It is about time schools concentrated more on education...
  7. suzyq

    Row Over Property Sales To Foreigners Grips Panel

    A crisis over the issue of foreigners purchasing real estate in Turkey has occurred in Parliament’s Constitution Conciliation Commission. The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) and Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) asked for a limitation on foreigners purchasing real estate in...
  8. shirleyanntr

    ''sex bus'' row in İstanbul

    This incident could be funny if it wasnt a sign of things to come. The young couple on the bus were said to be just holding hands. The comments at the end of the article are also very interesting. ‘Sex bus’ quarrel results in violence, investigation in Istanbul - Hurriyet Daily News and...
  9. Mushtaq

    BT in privacy row after sending customer data to ACS:Law

    BT sent more than 500 customers' details, unencrypted, to law firm chasing illegal file sharers Josh Halliday, Wednesday 29 September 2010 18.44 BST BT, the UK's largest broadband provider, sent details about its customers to ACS:Law, the firm of London solicitors at the...
  10. james1873

    Aint got no Dough - But its 2 in a row.

    May I congratulate Glasgow Rangers Football Club on once again becoming Champions of Scotland for a World Record Breaking 53rd time. This achievement is all the more remarkable in that, due to gross financial mismanagement by the current and hopefully soon to be replaced, owner, zero signings...
  11. shirleyanntr

    headscarf row continues to be divisive

    The row over headscarves has been brought to the fore once again..this report is taken from Eurasia Daily Monitor. Mr. Erdoğan seems to have put his foot in his mouth ERDOGAN INADVERTENTLY REIGNITES HEADSCARF DEBATE By Gareth Jenkins Wednesday, January 16, 2008 An off-the-cuff response by...
  12. Pygmallion

    Cash row Brit killed

    Full Article from Voices Newspaper “Murdered by gay lover” – claims AN EXPAT antiques dealer found dead in his villa is alleged to have partied with his suspected killer moments before being murdered for £800. Archibald Murray is said to have been battered about the head before being left for...
  13. PhilCo

    French in Armenia 'genocide' row

    The French parliament has adopted a bill making it a crime to deny that Armenians suffered "genocide" at the hands of the Turks, infuriating Turkey. The bill, which provides for a year in jail and a heavy fine, still needs approval from the Senate and president. Turkey called the decision a...
  14. A

    Row over a till receipt

    I have just had a call from someone who is staying in our apartment in Altinkum and he said on their way back from Gima they have nearly got into a fight with a guy that kept trying to get into the shopping and he eventually got the till receipt and legged it. We do use a Gima card. Can anyone...
  15. PhilCo

    Turkey bank row worries investors

    Turkey has sought to reassure investors that its economic policy remains unchanged despite a row over the appointment of its central bank chief. President Ahmet Necdet Sezer rejected the Islamist government's choice for central bank governor on Saturday. Investors have criticised the...
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