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21 October 2014 News Round-up

A new bill granting extensive powers to the police, dismissal of the parliamentary commission to investigate corruption allegations against the former government and discussions over the Kurdish resolution process with contradictory…
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9 September 2014 News Round-up

Photo credit: International Business Times, www.ibtimes.comThis week Turkey's new government has set out next 10 months' political agenda ahead of general elections next year. PM Davutoglu reaffirmed President Erdogan's priorities with…
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6 May 2014 News Roundup

Disputes over celebrating International Workers’ Day in Taksim Square led to strong police intervention against those gathered for May Day. Press freedom in Turkey dropped from “partially free” to “not free” category by the…
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