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· July, 2007

Stories about Turkey from July, 2007

Turkey Makes The Right Choice

Abdurahman believes that Turkey made the right choice by electing the AK Party. He writes that the “election was widely followed in the Middle East” and that “in the last...

Kurdistance: A Victory in the Turkish Elections

While the Turks have had some mixed reactions to the outcome of the recent Turkish parliamentary elections, Kurds have been rejoicing as potential Kurdish parliamentarians have exploited a loophole in...

Algeria: Reactions to the Turkish Elections

Algerian blogger Nouri gives us a round up of reactions to the Turkish elections here.

Turkey is Typing….Election Issue

The Turkish parliamentary elections were this last Sunday… and despite public protests in the last few months against the ruling party AKP, they still won with a resounding 47 per...

Tunisian blogger on AKP victory in Turkey's legislative elections

Of the AKP victory in Turkey tunisiendoctor writes (Fr): “Goodbye to secular military dictatorship in Turkey and best of luck to a democratic, and perhaps even European, Turkey.”

Algeria: On Iraq's Neighbours

Algerian Nouri comments on an op-ed written by former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Zalmay Khalilzad in the Washington Post.

“Welcome to Japan”? Kurdish refugee family leaves for Canada

Few people, including Japanese themselves, are aware of the dismal record of Japan's treatment of refugees, particularly its treatment of Kurdish refugees. After struggling for many years to make a...

Kurdistance: The Price of Oil

The oil control issue in the Northern Iraq/Southern Kurdistan city of Kirkuk is again at the forefront of Kurdish bloggers' fingertips. With large oil companies and the US pushing for...

Turkey is Typing…Moving: The Physical and Political

With six days until the parliamentary elections in Turkey, Turkish bloggers this week are avidly watching the news outlets; speculating on the political future of the republic. And while the...

Turkey: Evangelical Channels

Dr Assad Abu Khalil draws attention to the way in which Christian evangelical channels are spreading around the world.

Kurdistance: The State of Kurdish Activism

Some may be surprised to hear that coverage of the Kurdish blogosphere has been appearing on Global Voices for longer than coverage of the Turkish blogospheres. Whereas the Turkish blogosphere...

Turkey, Russia: Kars

Vilhelm Konnander writes about the Turkish city of Kars and “its multi-faceted historical heritage.”

Turkey: Cultural Crossroads

Vilhelm Konnander takes his readers on a tour to the Turkish city of Kars, a place of kaleidoscopic history and rich Turkish, Armenian, Russian and Kurdish heritage.

About our Turkey coverage

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