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· January, 2006

Stories about Turkey from January, 2006

Turkey is Typing…

28 January 2006

This week's post will be shorter than normal, please bare with me…. Turkish Torque celebrates his 1000th post this week, congratulations! Ugur has translated an excellent article about how the media and entertainment world is destroying Turkish culture and comments on rumors of Muslim reformation. He also writes about the...

Travels in the Kurdish Blogosphere

  25 January 2006

As reported by the Kurdistan Blog Count several new Kurdish blogs in English were found. The first of which Talk about the Passion is actually written by an American going to teach for the next six months in Northern Iraq/Southern Kurdistan. While he has just started teaching there, he has...

Turkey is Typing….

  21 January 2006

Two weeks and no “talking Turkey”, I apologise dear readers. Let's just jump in shall we? The best thing to come out of the Turkish blogs in the last two weeks is the creation of the Amerikan Turks Yahoo Group. Started originally by Murat from Amerikan Turk, with the creation...

The Kurdish Blogs-The 3 Week Update

  18 January 2006

I have been remiss in my duties to you, dear Global Voices readers, in not posting about the Kurdish Blogosphere for three weeks. Today I will try to catch you up in the ongoings of the Kurds in this new year. As to why I missed my articles, let's just...

Turkey: Bird Flu

9 January 2006

After all that talk about maintaining the unity of the State against outside influences, if there were any moment for the state to exhibit its stately-ness it is now, Litmus said.

Turkey is Typing…

7 January 2006

The first week of the new year brings with it another death of bird flu to Turkey. Erkan's Field Diary has reported that cases of bird flu have been found in both rural and urban areas, information that rejects a possible Kurdish connection that Amerikan Turk discusses. Coming up on...

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