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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kılıçdaroğlu has continued to slam the Supreme Election Board (YSK) over the recent disputed referendum results, saying its judges should be investigated.
ANKARA - Anatolia News Agency
The head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in northern Iraq, Masoud Barzani, will arrive in Turkey today for an official visit.
ISTANBUL- Hürriyet Daily News
Turkey is performing poorly in terms of education quality and the rate of women’s employment, according to the United Nations’ annual Human Development Report, which was released yesterday.
PARIS - Anatolia News Agency
French police detained 24 people who allegedly supported the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Paris late Nov. 1 ahead of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s visit to the country.
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
Parliamentary Speaker Cemil Çiçek has outlined the steps that will be taken to draft a new charter during a meeting with editors-in-chief of newspapers and television stations this morning in Istanbul.
Göksel Bozkurt - ANKARA / Radikal
The Culture Ministry has expressed concern that future earthquakes may damage centuries-old monuments such as the Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque despite efforts to reinforce historical sites.
ANKARA – Hürriyet Daily News
The continued incarceration of lawmakers ‘is disrespectful to the will of the people,’ says Deputy PM Arınç, while also criticizing long detention periods
The government issued five statutory decrees yesterday to reshape some institutions and create new ones, just one day before its six-month mandate of legislative power expires.
The Turkish government opened the door to the much-opposed employment of foreign medics in Turkey as part of a fresh batch of statutory decrees issued shortly before its six-month legislative mandate was to expire yesterday.
New York City-based Columbia University has opened its sixth international Global Center in Istanbul for encouraging academic partnerships and assisting in student and alumni affairs with Turkey.
Massoud Barzani is visiting Istanbul as part of Turkey’s diplomatic initiatives with international circles following the attack of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Çukurca on Oct. 19 that killed 24 soldiers and wounded 18.