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· October, 2006

Stories about Turkey from October, 2006

Albania, Italy, Turkey: “My First Hijacking”

Our Man In Tirana links to the story of a man who was a passenger on the hijacked Tirana-Istanbul flight – over at The Chronicles of Chris: Travel Recollections, written...

Malaysia: Human Capital Development in Ottoman Empire

Nik Nazmi in Malaysia reads a book on Ottoman ruler Suleiman and discovers the Ottoman people's desire to develop the talents of any exceptional person they encounter.

Turkey: OpenSource Radio Discussion on Turkey

Open Source Radio will be having a dialouge on their show tonight about recent events in Turkey with the awarding of the Nobel Prize for Literature to Turkish author Orhan...

China: Where my Nobels at?

When one of the best writers in the country flees, is asked not to come back and then wins a Nobel prize in literature while in exile, would it be...

Turkey is Typing…

Two things have been the subject of debate this week in the Turkish blogosphere…Orhan Pamuk being awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature and the passing of a Armenian genocide law...

Armenia: Genocide Bill Fallout

Blogrel outlines some of the impacts and consequences of the passage of France's law against denying the Armenian genocide. While the author is happy the bill passed, he hopes that...

Turkey: End of Student Festivals

Metroblogging Istanbul announces the Istanbul's Governor's Office decision to ban all student festivals as a means of combatting separatist group formation. “I wish they could find other ways of beating...

Kurdistance

I choose to begin this week's article with a disclaimer which is spawned in response to comments I received on last week's edition of Kurdistance: the contents of my articles...

Turkey: Insulting Turkishness

Confronting old Greek and Turkish historical tensions crosses the Atlantic as Amerikan Turk illustrates.

Turkey is Typing: Food Blogs

Welcome to the Turkish food blogs edition. Today I would like to cover what I see is the top 10 of Turkish Food blogs in Turkish and English. As of...

Kazakhstan: Diaspora in Turkey

Kazakhstan's diaspora in Turkey recently celebrated its fiftieth anniversary there, and Özgecan of neweurasia reports on the celebration and the community's history.

Kurdistance

Welcome back to this week's edition of Kurdistance! Hiwa gives us a wonderful link to a amatur video about the Kurdish community in Leeds, UK that is featured on the...

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