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1 April 2014 News Roundup

Photo credit: RT.com /AFP Photo/Bulent Kilic The crucial local elections finally took place on 30 March after a turbulent week. An intelligence meeting on Syria was leaked on YouTube which was consequently banned by the government. Economy,…
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18 March 2014 News Roundup

 Funerals of Berkin Elvan, Burakcan Karamanoglu and a police officer, election rallies in several cities and releases of Ergenekon suspects occupied this week’s news. The deepening political polarisation that Turkey is suffering has…
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11 March 2014 News Roundup

PM Erdogan’s wiretappings, reforms into the judiciary, continuation of Gezi protests formed the background of this week’s media coverage. International Women’s Day protests received high level attention, highlighting the dire need…
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