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‘Dersim no material about political gain’

‘Dersim no material about political gain’

There is a great danger in converting the Dersim killings of 1938 into “material for political gain,” according to two filmmakers best known for making a recent documentary about the massacre.

Comment(s)11/28/2011

Nuclear plant work 6 months ahead of plan

Nuclear plant work 6 months ahead of plan

Turkey’s plans to build its first nuclear plant are coming together ahead of schedule, according to a company executive charged with building and operating the facility.

Comment(s)11/25/2011

Turkey could bypass Syria for regional trade: minister

Turkey could bypass Syria for regional trade: minister

Turkey plans to bypass Syria for regional trade if conditions in the neighbouring country deteriorate, the country's transport minister said today.

Comment(s)11/29/2011

France ‘supported protests at airport’

France ‘supported protests at airport’

The French Embassy in Tunisia supported protests at an airport run by a Turkish company in Tunisia’s capital city in a bid to even out fierce competition in post-revolt North African countries, according to a top executive of the Turkish operator.

Comment(s)11/25/2011

Turkey first to ratify COE convention on domestic violence

Turkey first to ratify COE convention on domestic violence

Turkey ratified late yesterday a Council of Europe (COE) convention on preventing and combating violence against women, becoming the first signatory country approving the convention in its parliament.

Comment(s)11/25/2011

US cooperating on PKK fight, says top commander

US cooperating on PKK fight, says top commander

Four US drones delivered to İncirlik have been operational since Nov 23 and there are no problems in sharing intelligence with the US, says Chief of General Staff Gen Özel.

Comment(s)11/25/2011

KCK suspects sent to court, PKK leader may be questioned

KCK suspects sent to court, PKK leader may be questioned

Forty-six suspects who were detained Nov. 22 in 16 different provinces across Turkey as part of the ongoing Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK) probe were transferred to a courthouse in Istanbul’s Beşiktaş district Nov. 25.

Comment(s)11/25/2011

Appeal stage over for debated rape verdict

Appeal stage over for debated rape verdict

The chief prosecutor of the Supreme Court of Appeals has not challenged an appeals court decision to approve minimum sentences for 26 convicts for raping a 13-year-old girl in the southeastern province of Mardin in 2002.

Comment(s)11/25/2011

Genie out of bottle on facing up the past

Genie out of bottle on facing up the past

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s apology for the killings in Dersim has let the genie out of the bottle, says an academic, adding that other dark periods of Turkish history will come under scrutiny. While the realities about Dersim have long been known, the wider public is now more aware of the event, says Ahmet Demirel

Comment(s)11/25/2011

Thousands protest thermal power plant

Thousands protest thermal power plant

Thousands of people protested the plan to construct a thermal and nuclear power plant in the Black Sea town of Gerze in Sinop province Nov. 26.

Comment(s)11/27/2011

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