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18 November 2014 News Round-up

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  Re-start of the Peace Process, labour regulations on workplace safety and plans to regulate Syrian refugees’ work permits, fight against the ‘parallel state’ as well as re-surge of the Dersim massacre discussions occupied Turkish media this week. Turkey-US collaboration in the fight against ISIS and tension emerging from Turkey’s monitoring a Cypriot oil-and-gas exploration […]

28 October 2014 News Round-up

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  The ruling party’s policies regarding the conflict in Kobane and its implications for the peace process within Turkey have dominated headlines. The economic agenda was ripe with new data on the struggling health of the Turkish economy amidst the political instability. [tabby title=”ISIS – Kurdish Struggle and Turkey’s Peace Process”] Imprisoned leader of the […]

7 October 2014 News Round-up

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  Turkey’s agenda this week concentrated on the details and extent of its involvement in the conflict with Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria and Iraq. Domestically, whilst the country re-visited its dismal freedom of press record, the anticipation for the Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSYK) elections were coupled by talks of possible early […]

30 September 2014 News Round-up

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Photo credit: AFP Intensifying religious education at schools, especially the freedom for girls to wear headscarves in middle school have been discussed extensively in Turkey’s media over the last week. Foreign relations agenda was largely dominated with Turkey’s new position in the Western led coalition against Islamic State (ISIS). On the economic front, the TRY […]

23 September 2014 News Round-up

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Photo credit: www.express.co.uk Controversies regarding the education system have been the main focus of Turkey’s agenda last week. On the foreign front, how the Turkish government will shape its involvement in Syria and Iraq have become even more important after 49 Turkish hostages in Islamic State’s (IS) hands were freed. Meanwhile, as unemployment statistics were […]

16 September 2014 News Round-up

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  While attention has been focused on Turkey’s position within the international coalition against Islamic State (IS) in Iraq, numerous new and controversial laws have been passed by parliament. On the economic front, low growth rate for the second quarter, the renewed focus on combating inflation and the ever increasing worries over US Fed’s interest […]

Presidential Election 2014 Insights Special

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Turkey is electing its President for the first time in the history of the Republic in August 2014. Three candidates Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Selahattin Demirtas are running for presidency. Although much has been spoken about the candidates, CEFTUS Insights editors are looking what the candidates say about and promise for 10 of many issues that concern Turkey.

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The Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS), as a not-for-profit organisation, would like to organise future Debates and Community Gatherings where anyone interested in Turkey may benefit. CEFTUS is a civil society organisation and we would like to do more of what we have done so far; organise debates and community gatherings with keynote speakers from […]

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To host forums, round tables and panel discussions dealing with subjects related to the analysis of Turkey’s: Domestic politics, foreign affairs and economic development; Accession process to the European Union; Relationship with the UK, EU, Middle East and North Africa, Black Sea region, Central Asia and the Caucasus; Increasing geostrategic importance as energy conduit to […]