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· April, 2007

Stories about Turkey from 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...

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...

Armenia: Rally Video

Armenia Blog posts video from the rally held outside the Turkish consulate in Los Angeles to mark the anniversary of the Armenian genocide.

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....

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

Turkey and My Foreign Perspectives compares two recent school-related tragedies: the killing of 30 at Virginia-Tech University and the death of 33 elementary school students in a bus accident in...

Turkey: A Disconnect in Turkish Class

Carpetblogger recounts some of her learning adventures in her Turkish class: “I have been spending four hours a day, five days a week in a small room with two Korean...

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...

Turkey: Friendship Concert Cancelled by Armenian Threats

Amerikan Turk notes the cancelled Turkish-Armenian Concert because of threats to the musicians by the local Armenian community.

Turkey: Pastries and the Ottomans

What do the pastries Kipfel and Krapfen have to do with Ottoman history? Turkish blogger Mavi Boncuk fills us in!

Turkey: Batman and Robin

Start the morning off light with the Turkish version of Batman and Robin given to us by the Turkish blog The Thinking Blog.

Turkey: Istanbul Tattooed

Metroblogging Istanbul has now started a Flickr account to document the graffiti art of Istanbul “some of them are great works of art, out of reach of the general public...

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...

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