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Eurosphere agenda: Merkel rules out Greek debt relief as Greece shuns debt talks with troika… NEW
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Greece shuns debt talks with troika BBC News | Europe | World Edition Greece’s new finance minister snubs his main eurozone counterpart, saying Athens will not negotiate over debts with the EU-IMF troika. Merkel rules out Greek debt r...
an Infographic about Turkey’s human rights record in ECHR rulings… Dispatches from Turkey… NEW
Erkan's field diary 2 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Infographic: Turkey’s human rights record in ECHR rulings Turkey still heads the notorious list of countries sued or convicted at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), but the number of applications against Ankara has recently been fa...
Zeki Müren, Turkey’s first gay icon remembered…. NEW
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You can watch 40 of his songs here.  Zeki Müren in Wikipedia Crowds flock to remember Turkish singer  BBC News | Europe | World Edition Turkish singer who kept his trousers backstage VIDEO: Turkey’s first gay icon Zeki...
10 favorite Kebap places in İstanbul… Grand Bazaar haggling for survival… İstanbul news roundup… NEW
Erkan's field diary 16 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
  İstanbul Ocakbaşı Rehberi ve Şişin Kebabın Akıl Uçuran 14 Adresi ListeList by Engin Özer Kurtuluş Adana Ocakbaşı   Japanese art comes to Istanbul Japanese art of pain...
Erdoğan likens himself to Britain’s Queen as Turkish government suspends metal workers’ strike in the name of NATIONAL SECURITY NEW
Erkan's field diary 16 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
Turkish President Erdoğan says UK is semi-presidency dominated by Queen In a bid to justify his support for a change to the political system in Turkey, President Erdoğan has suggested that the United Kingdom is run as a semi-presidenti...
As Facebook caves in, Turkey’s authoritarian march continues: “Specially authorized courts to be reintroduced NEW
Erkan's field diary 20 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
Zuckerberg’s free-speech rhetoric proves empty as Facebook censors Charlie … International Business Times UK “In comparison with Twitter and YouTube, Facebook cooperates with the Turkish authorities much better,” Yaman Akdeni...
Literati roundup: Orhan Pamuk looks at sources of inspiration for “The Museum of Innocence” NEW
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A look at the sources of inspiration behind “The Museum of Innocence” open Democracy News Analysis – by Orhan Pamuk In a famous article in the “Paris Review”, Hemingway made a list of the literary figures who h...
Eurosphere agenda: “Europe’s Jihadi Generation… “The middle-class voters who can’t resist Marx… NEW
Erkan's field diary 21 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
MAIN FOCUS: Syriza forms coalition with right-wing party | 27/01/2015 euro|topics Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras was sworn in as new Greek prime minister on Monday, just 21 hours after the voting booths closed, to lead a coalition with the Eurosce...
Journalism agenda: BBC report on the Future of News… NEW
Erkan's field diary 21 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Future of News: News v Noise In this digital age where information inequality is growing, the news industry is having to rethink the way it will keep everyone informed. Continue reading the main story By the BBC’s director of news and current a...
The 2nd day of 15K Metal Workers… #MetalİscisiGrevde #MetaldeGrevVar NEW
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Turkish metal workers begin strike for better wages A group of metal workers began a strike on Jan. 29 around Turkey to protest poor wages in the sector and demand a better collective bargaining agreement with employers in the industry. Another...
Cyberculture agenda: reddit’s first transparency report…. NEW
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  Meet Vivaldi, a new browser from the former CEO of Opera  The Next Web by Owen Williams Hot on the heels of Microsoft announcing its newest browser, Project Spartan, we’ve got another brand new contender in the browser wars: Vi...
Filiz Taylan Yüzak (@ftaylanyuzak): Üçüncü Sayfaya Hayır Diyelim! NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Day, 1 Hour, 38 Minutes ago
Üçüncü Sayfaya Hayır Diyelim! Ne zamandır İngiltere’de medyadan bahsedememiştim. Geçen gün favori dergilerimden Stylist’te gördüğüm bir makalenin üzerine...
Turkey’s $7.9 Billion Money Vanished “mysteriously” while Presidential system tops AKP’s election campaign… NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Day, 1 Hour, 38 Minutes ago
Turkey’s $7.9 Billion Mystery Money That’s Simply Vanished Bloomberg – Onur Ant – Jan 28, 9:18 PM – Something bizarre is happening on Turkey’s accounting books, and nobody’s quite sure why. Turkey attracted $...
More than 3 thousand university students are in prison in Turkey… Dispatches… NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Day, 18 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Opposition party (CHP) deputy  Veli Ağbaba in a press meeting today pointed out that more than 3 thousand university students are in prison. Most of them are due to non-violent crimes like commemorating a revolutionary leader of 1970s&helli...
As domestic education system collapses, Erdoğan keen to replace Gülen schools abroad with Turkish ministry schools… NEW
Erkan's field diary 2 Days, 22 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Erdoğan vows to replace Gülen schools abroad with Turkish ministry schools The Turkish president has again called on foreign countries to shut down schools operated by supporters of Fethullah Gülen Turkey to send medical aid...
Cengiz Aktar (@AktarCengiz): HDP: Bu zamanda o risk alınmaz NEW
Erkan's field diary 3 Days, 17 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
HDP: Bu zamanda o risk alınmaz   HDP Selâhattin Demirtaş önderliğinde seçim kampanyasına başladı. Memleketin eski, yeni her sorununa çözüm önerileri var, politika üretiyo...
Turkey vs. Facebook over some pages allegely insulting Prophet Mohammad. Erkan also quoted… NEW
Erkan's field diary 3 Days, 17 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Facebook blocks Turkish users from viewing pages deemed offensive to Prophet … National Post This comes on the heels of an ongoing government crackdown on critical political expression in Turkey. “There is a continuous, routine crackdown...
Cyberculture agenda: 10 major tech conferences in 2015….. Ethan Zuckerman pieces on Global Voices Summit NEW
Erkan's field diary 3 Days, 19 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
  10 tech conferences around the world to attend in 2015 The Next Web by Ashley Hefnawy Ashley Hefnawy is an associate editor for Shutterstock’s blog. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted...
Favorite pizza places in İstanbul..!f İstanbul 2015’s eclectic program… NEW
Erkan's field diary 3 Days, 23 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Çağla Gillis has listed 10 favorite pizza places in Istanbul: İstanbul’un Pizzacıları Arasında Favorimiz Olmuş 10 Adres [in Turkish ] 1. 400 Derece   3rd Istanbul airport to have wor...
For the record, 241 children killed in 11 years under AKP rule… NEW
Erkan's field diary 3 Days, 23 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Turkish main opposition: 241 children killed in 11 years under AKP rule In the last 11 years, 241 children have been killed in Turkey, deputies from the CHP have said PM greets thousands chanting for Hizbullah in Charlie Hebdo protest in so...