When Barack Obama took the podium before Turkey's parliament in April 2009, in his first overseas trip as president, he delivered a speech that echoed much of the happy talk that has characterized U.S.
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ANKARA, Turkey —In a report about Erdogan and the AK Party after two years in power, U.S. Ambassador to Turkey Eric Edelman notes that the study of history in the country is subject to “to rigid taboos, denial,
Summary: During February 18 "Shared Vision and Structured Dialogue" meetings in Ankara, Turkish MFA Undersecretary Sinirlioglu: -- Appealed for "simultaneity" between Armenian Protocols ratification and the
Hundreds of Lebanese of Armenian descent clashed with army troops during a protest Thursday over a visit to Beirut by the Turkish prime minister. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan was on a two
Turkey PM warns Lebanese leaders that Israel may be planning an attack, calls on 5 permanent members of the UNSC to pressure Israel over its nuclear program. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan
You've got to admire this kind of inventive thievery – you know, as well as thinking it's a very bad thing, and something-what-should-not-have-been-done, but the fact remains, could you nick a sheep from the back
In his first visit to Turkey after being elected to the trilateral presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bakir Izetbegovic met with President Abdullah Gül, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdo?an and Parliamentary Assembly
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Parts of the Turkish Constitution regarding secularism "restrict" the right to religious freedom in the country, according to a report released by the U.S. State Department on Wednesday. The department's
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Raffi Hermon Araks appointed vice-mayor in Turkey. Mustafa Farsakoglu, the Mayor of islands adjacent to Istanbul broke with Turkish tradition appointing member of city council Raffi Hermon Araks, Armenian
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EuropeNews 17 November 2010
By Henrik R. Clausen
In Denmark and elsewhere, there has been a lot of discussion about so-called 'ghetto areas', where out-of-control crime, unemployment and disrespect for the authorities makes for some interesting challenges. Unfortunately, we do not seem to quite understand the nature of the problems yet. This essay presents some alternativ views of their nature.
In Denmark, the government as well as the left-wing opposition parties have launched ambitious plans for dealing with the "ghetto problem". These proposals seek to spend a lot of taxpayer money on a wide variety of initiatives, including tearing down what is deemed 'excessive' apartment blocks, assuming that this will eliminate the other problems.