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24 June 2014 News Roundup

 Photo credit: Star Gazetesi, www.stargazete.com Turkey’s media has closely watched the advancement of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) in Iraq, while following the developments regarding the upcoming presidential…
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13 May 2014 News Roundup

A new draft bill on violence against children and women, the possibility of a joint presidential candidate from the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) and the Republican People’s Party (CHP) and transparency crisis in the Turkish…
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22 April 2014 New Roundup

While the discussions about Presidential elections and who will serve as Turkey’s next PM intensify, parliament approved the controversial Intelligence Law. Disputes and clashes between unions and the government over permission to…
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15 April 2014 News Roundup

Democracy in Turkey is being fundamentally questioned: the ban on YouTube continues; the workers are not given permission to celebrate May Day in Taksim Square; the Gezi Report claimed that using excessive tear gas was legitimate…
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