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· April, 2007

Stories about Turkey from April, 2007

28 April 2007

Turkey is Typing: The Killings in Malatya

"A handful of monsters walked into a Bible publisher in the Turkish city of Malatya the other day," writes one blogger, describing one of the tragedies which stunned Turkey this...

27 April 2007

Kurdistance: A Week Like Any Other

The news coming out of the Kurdish blogs this week is as varied as the landscape of Kurdistan itself. From predictions on Syrian Kurd alliances with Israel, to censorship in...

19 April 2007

Kurdistance: A New Front in Northern Iraq?

Oh dear, not again. While it is unusual for me to outwardly state my opinions on a subject, I can say in this instance....I am not alone in my sentiment....

17 April 2007

Turkey is Typing…Presidential Protests

As the Turkish Presidential race begins to gear up, the Republic of Turkey once again finds itself torn between the ideals of a secularist or Islamist state. This week was...

Turkey: Comparable Tragedies

10 April 2007

Turkey: A Disconnect in Turkish Class

Turkey is Typing…Keeping up with the Komşuluk

Komşuluk means "the neighborhood" in Turkish, and today we are going to stroll through the streets of the Turkish blogosphere. We begin with the topic of insulting Turkishness, to the...

3 April 2007

Turkey is Typing…Film and Other Arts

Pursuits of the artistic type seemed to be on the fingertips of the Turkish bloggers this week from film reviews to art galleries and music. Film Athanasia's Daily gives us...