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Kaan Alper yazdı, bir bakın derim: “.tc alanadı ve Türkiye ilişkisi” NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Days, 5 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
“.tc alanadı ve Türkiye ilişkisi” İnternet dünyada yaygın olarak kullanılmaya başladığından beri alanadları (domain) varlığını sürdürmektedir. Son zamanlarda ülkemizde yaygın olarak konuşulmaya başlayan “.tc” uzantısın...
"Gender Equality and the EU’s Transformational Power in Turkey" by Kader Sevinc NEW
Social Europe 1 Year, 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 6 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Gender equality is the main pillar of a democratic society and economic stability. Today’s politicians, legislators, judiciary authorities, bureaucrats, teachers, academics, business executives and civil society leaders in Turkey should focus more...
In the mean time, Turkey is into a “show trial” on the Mavi Marmara case… a FP roundup… NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 4 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
  The Mavi Marmara was headed towards the Gaza coast when Israeli commandos boarded it Turkey seeks 18,000-year jail terms for flotilla raid from Yahoo news Turkey put four former Israeli military commanders, including the head of the army, on t...
Fitch Finds a Tough Crowd in Ankara NEW
New Europe - WSJ 1 Year, 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 7 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Turkey’s credit rating just got a long sought-after bump up to investment-grade, but the ratings firms still won’t get any love from the government.
Turkey Goes Cool on U.S. Election NEW
New Europe - WSJ 1 Year, 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 8 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Four years ago when Barack Obama won the U.S. presidency, Turkey was captivated by the election of a man with Muslim heritage that they believed would make a positive contribution to regional security. Many Turks now feel less enthused with this elec...
Cengiz Aktar: “Hayatta olup yaşamaktayız” NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 14 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
“Hayatta olup yaşamaktayız”   Ölümün lafzının ve kendisinin tükenmediği bir toprakta yaşıyoruz. Yüz yılı aşkın zamandır zamansız ve amansız ölümler diyarı burası. An itibariyle ölüm orucu tutuyor, ölümle hayat aras...
EFD Rights Watch: Tear gas strike at hunger strike protestors… Pressure on journalists still on the agenda… NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
A woman is helped by demonstrators as Turkish riot police fire water cannon and tear gas during a Kurdish demonstration in support of a widespread hunger strike by Kurdish prisoners, on November 4, 2012 in Istanbul (AFP Photo / Bulent Kilic) VIA Turk...
A Turkish politics roundup… as AKP is in power for a decade now… NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
Three leaders of AKP- a decade ago… Abdullah Gül, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Bülent Arınç Turkey’s Erdogan hails party’s decade of power from Yahoo news Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday hailed his AK...
Yeni Anayasa günlüğü: Komisyonun süresi yetmiyor… Başbakanın ümidi azalıyor… CHP biz yaparız diyor.. NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 14 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
AB’den Türkiye’ye ‘anayasa’ hatırlatması ntvmsnbc AB’den Türkiye’ye ‘anayasa’ hatırlatması. Türkiye’deki yeni anayasa sürecinden umutlu olduğunu belirten AB Komisyonu’nun genişleme...
Ayşe Özer: ŞAMİL’İN ŞÜMULÜ NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 7 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
ŞAMİL’İN ŞÜMULÜ Bu Pazar SKY Türk’te yayınlanan Renkler programının sunucusu Nürnberg’de Almanya’nın en büyük müzesini gezerken, “Merzifonlu Kara Mustafa Paşa olmasaydı, Nürnberg’de camilerde dolaşıyorduk şimdi” ded...
Turkey Will Gain Nothing from Criticizing the EU NEW
Judy Dempsey’s Strategic Europe 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 11 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Turkey is doing itself no favors if it wants to maintain what supporters it has left in the EU.
Turkey’s Kurdish policy: sleepwalking to crisis NEW
The EUDO Café 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 23 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Article by Bill Park published on openDemocracy.net on October 31, 2012 Turkey’s domestic Kurdish difficulties show no signs of abating. Indeed, they are worsening. Just one symptom is that more than 600 Kurdish prisoners are entering the eighth we...
Turkey’s Erdogan Hints at ‘Lira Zone’ NEW
New Europe - WSJ 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
Turkish news outlets are fizzing with debate about the possibility of a lira currency zone, following an ambiguous comment from Turkey’s outspoken Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Not the best welcome for Tayyip Erdoğan in Germany… a FP roundup… NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 21 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
Merkel reassures Turkey on EU talks, Erdogan raps Cyprus from Yahoo news BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday the European Union (EU) would pursue accession talks with his co...
TESEV ANAYASA İZLEME ÇALIŞMASI’NIN İKİNCİ İZLEME RAPORU YAYINLANDI NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
TESEV ANAYASA İZLEME ÇALIŞMASI’NIN İKİNCİ İZLEME RAPORU YAYINLANDI   TESEV Demokratikleşme Programı’nın yeni Anayasa sürecini izlemek ve kayıt altına almak üzere başladığı Anayasa İzleme Çalışması’nın Şubat-Haziran...
Erdogan vill ha EU-medlemskap inom tio år NEW
Europabloggen 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
Turkiets premiärminister kan vänta maximalt 10 år till med ett EU-medlemskap.
Beyond enlargement, does Turkey matter? An EU neighbourhood policy perspective NEW
Europe 27etc 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 15 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
As the prospect of EU membership seems to fade away, EU leaders should not look away from Turkey, which is more than ever of precious help to the EU when taking up neighbourhood policy challenges. It’s not a good time to be a European or Turkish ne...
Whatever happened to the Turkish Republic NEW
Whose world order? – ECFR’s blog 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Today’s celebrations of Turkey’s Republic Day are a vivid reminder of the fractures tearing apart the body politic. Main opposition People’s Republican Party (CHP) said it would join the rally ofRead more…...
News of police intervention in Ankara against Republic Day marchers… to be updated… NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Google’s doodle for the Republic Day.   Thanks to AKP leadership’s provocative approach, Kemalists are becoming another victim of Turkish State… A few photos here. Even the main opposition party leader, Mr. Kılıçdaroğlu has...
"Why Turkey would still benefit from EU Accession" by Soli Ozel NEW
Social Europe 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 11 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
While the EU continues to work toward a solution to the eurozone crisis, Turkey has experienced a period of strong economic growth. Soli Özel argues that although Turkey’s interest in EU membership has declined in the wake of the crisis, the cou...
A video: Crowd whistling Turkish bureucrats in WTA Year-End Tennis Championships Istanbul 2012 NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Related posts: Istanbul in 1967. A BBC video and an Istanbul news roundup… Taken 2 (2012): Orientalising Istanbul… A video: A Traditional İstanbul Song: “Dondurmam Buz Gibi” by MEHTAP DEMİR 2012 Chess Olympiad in Istanbul be...
Orhan Pamuk: Europe is turning away from Turkey – and the rest of the world NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 6 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
Europe is turning away from Turkey – and the rest of the world | Orhan Pamuk from World news: Turkey | guardian.co.uk by Orhan Pamuk Whatever happened to liberté, égalité, fraternité? Fear of Muslims is putting Europe’s secular...
Europe is turning away from Turkey – and the rest of the world | Orhan Pamuk NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 1 Year, 5 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Hour, 56 Minutes ago
Whatever happened to liberté, égalité, fraternité? Fear of Muslims is putting Europe's secular tradition at riskI have spent my entire life at the borders of continental Europe. From the window of my home or office, I've looked out over the Bosph...
Conquistato il Nobel per la Pace, ma persa la Turchia NEW
Eurobull 1 Year, 5 Months, 4 Weeks, 23 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
La Turchia è un Paese emergente ed ambizioso. Negli ultimi dieci anni, la sua economia è cresciuta a ritmi superiori al 5% annuo, con punte del 9% ancora nel 2011. Istanbul ha raggiunto l'incredibile popolazione di 13.5 milioni, spesso migranti in...
A belated Fazıl Say trial roundup NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 5 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 1 Hour, 1 Minute ago
Renowned Turkish pianist’s trial postponed from Hurriyet Daily News Famous Turkish pianist Fazıl Say’s trial for remarks he made on Twitter allegedly supporting atheism.. Renowned Turkish pianist to appear on trial for insulting religion...
Bayram gift from CPJ to Turkish government: “Turkey’s Press Freedom Crisis” NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 5 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 6 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
Turkey accused of pursuing campaign of intimidation against media from World news: Turkey | guardian.co.uk by Simon Tisdall Two independent reports have found evidence of a pattern of harassment against writers and broadcasters Ankara is pursuin...
X. v. Turkey: Why a Ruling on the Basis of Discriminatory Effects Would Have Been Preferable NEW
Strasbourg Observers 1 Year, 5 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
A few weeks ago, the European Court of Human Rights released its judgment in X. v. Turkey. The case concerned a homosexual detainee who was put in an individual cell and under a very restrictive detention regime, after he complained about intimidatio...
Cengiz Aktar: Doğu’nun modernite paradoksu NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 6 Months, 5 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
Doğu’nun modernite paradoksu   Başbakan’ın Dışpolitika Başdanışmanı İbrahim Kalın nisanda Yeni Şafak mülâkatında şöyle diyor: “Klasik modernite paradigmasının yerini küreselleşmeye bırakması ve Soğuk Savaş’ın so...
Civil Society Dialogue between the EU and Turkey - III Program (CSD-III) to be launched in Autunm 2012 NEW
DARE Network 1 Year, 6 Months, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
Strengthening the social and cultural dialogue between the EU and Turkey is a component of the accession process which is equally crucial as the reform process in Turkey and the framework for accession negotiations. The social and culture dialogue be...
Syria: Why NATO Stands Aside NEW
Judy Dempsey’s Strategic Europe 1 Year, 6 Months, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Surely, despite all the reasons for justifying no intervention of any kind in Syria, it is time for NATO to stop sitting on the sidelines.
Call to the PM Erdogan: Stop your government’s proposed “Death Camps” for stray animals! NEW
Turkish social democratic view - Brussels 1 Year, 6 Months, 2 Days, 16 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
I just signed the following petition addressed to: The Prime Minister of Turkey Mr Recep Tayyip Erdogan. —————- Stop Turkey’s proposed Death Camps for stray animals! Dear Mr Prime Minister We have been shocked and outr...
Erkan’s Berlin/Germany trip starts tomorrow (22-28 October) NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 6 Months, 2 Days, 22 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
I will attend a workshop that I am really excited about. The first part took place two years ago in Istanbul, Boğaziçi University and now comes the part 2 at Humboldt University at Berlin, Department of European Ethnology and Collaborative Research...
Taken 2 (2012): Orientalising Istanbul… NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 6 Months, 3 Days, 13 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
After all debates on Orientalism, not much progress in American blockbusters. Istanbul that is represented in Taken 2 looks like somewhere from 1970s. Check out the police cars. Such old cars…. and you will throw grenades in one of the most cro...
Cengiz Aktar: Yeni siyasî tutuklu tanımı NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 6 Months, 4 Days, 2 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Yeni siyasî tutuklu tanımı 3 Ekim’de Avrupa Konseyi Parlamenterler Meclisi (AKPM) yeni bir siyasî tutuklu tanımında uzlaştı. Amaç koloni döneminde Namibya için tarif edilmiş siyasî tutuklu halini güncellemek ve bazı üye ülkelerdeki...
Istanbul's criminal, cosmopolitan activity to sit outside bars NEW
Babelblogs 1 Year, 6 Months, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
The local council of Beyoglu, an area sandwiched in between Taksim and the waters of the Golden Horn, closed off all outdoor seating on bar terraces in the popular neighbourhood of Istanbul in June 2011. Over a year later, the ban is announced to be...
Turkey and the EU (13 November 2012) NEW
The Federal Union blog 1 Year, 6 Months, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
An event kindly hosted by the Ambassador of Turkey on the future of relations between the EU and Turkey.  More details will follow soon.
Alternatif Bilişim’in TTNET ve Phorm aleyhine yaptığı Suç Duyurusu NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 6 Months, 5 Days, 17 Minutes ago
18.10.2012 Sayın basın mensubu Phorm firmasının Türkiye’de faaliyetlerinin yasaklanması için enphormasyon.org adresinde kampanya başlatan Alternatif Bilişim Derneği TTNET ve Phorm firması hakkında suç duyurusunda bulundu. Alterna...
Erasmus students in Izmir discuss Turkey-EU accession NEW
Babelblogs 1 Year, 6 Months, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
The French head of state is to honour the invitation to Istanbul made by his Turkish counterpart this summer. Among the joyous topics for discussion will be Syria, the crisis and Europe – but only a little. Once a declared candidate for membership...
Turkey Upgrade Talk Spurs Banks, Companies to Bond Market NEW
New Europe - WSJ 1 Year, 6 Months, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Banks in Turkey are spearheading bond issuance in the international markets this week, with a trio of banks testing the waters ahead of the first-ever Turkish investment-grade corporate bond, spurred on by expectations that the government's rating ma...
Hundreds of Prisoners in Turkey go on Hunger Strike…EFD Rights Watch… NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 6 Months, 6 Days, 21 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
Turkey: Hundreds of Kurdish Political Prisoners go on Hunger Strike from Global Voices Online by Ruwayda Mustafah Rabar Hundreds of Kurdish political prisoners have entered an indefinite hunger strike, challenging Turkey’s treatment of Kurdish...
“LA, Istanbul top most-congested cities lists” NYT blog post on Istanbul Biennial… Istanbul news roundup… NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 6 Months, 1 Week, 3 Hours, 1 Minute ago
An image from the proposed Taksim Square plan…via People Powered | Istanbul Design Biennial New York Times (blog) There are few places more perfect to weigh the value of imperfection than Istanbul. And imperfection is the theme of the Ista...
Today at 17 at RadyoVesaire, the first live Kurdish radio program at a university station begins… NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 6 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
the program is called Pine. the programmers: Denız Gündüz ve Mehmet Yeşilmen Listen to Radyovesaire here: http://radyovesaire.bilgimedya.org/ Related posts: Erkan’s new attaction: Radio. Today his very first program begins: Metalkafa [Metal...
Ottoman was Geeky. Berk Sentürk’s gallery. Super heroes in Ottoman style… NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 6 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 21 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
Click here to see in details Related posts: Life in Turkey. A photo gallery: Houshamadyan: A project to reconstruct Ottoman Armenian town and village life. FP asks: “Is the U.S. doomed to a Greek-style meltdown? Heroes are back. “Some Ott...
Açık Toplum Vakfı: “Türkiye’de Muhafazakarlık” ve “Türkiye’de Orta Sınıfın Profili” araştırma sonuçları açıklandı. NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 6 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 21 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Açık Toplum Vakfı olarak, Boğaziçi Üniversitesi ile birlikte destek verdiğimiz, Boğaziçi Üniversitesi  Siyaset Bilimi Bölümü Öğretim Üyesi Prof. Dr. Hakan Yılmaz’ın yürüttüğü “Türkiye’de Muhafazakarlık”  ve  “Tü...
Turkey now angry with UN. New drama at the Turkey vs. Syria story… NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 6 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 17 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
Turkey condemns UN for inaction in Syria from turkey – Yahoo! News Search Results (Images) As fighting continues to rage in Syria, Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan labels the UN Secutity Council as ‘unjust’ for its inaction ove...
Europeiska dialoger i Bodrum NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 1 Year, 6 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 22 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
BODRUM: Här i det sydvästra hörnet av Turkiet, med Greklands övärld väl inom synhåll, brukar några tankesmedjor på hösten samlas för att diskutera inte minst Europas framtid. Och plågsammare platser att tillbringa en hösthelg på går de...
Turkey, Syria and vicious circles NEW
Whose world order? – ECFR’s blog 1 Year, 6 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 20 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
  Hardly a day passes without a new development in the Turkey-Syrian saga. Last evening, as I was flying from Istanbul to Sofia, Turkish airforce intercepted a Syrian Air passenger plane overRead more…...
Grounding Syrian Plane. Looks like another governmental stunt for domestic purposes, but endangering neighbourly relations… NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 6 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 21 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
  Turkey denies accusations over held Syria plane: Foreign ministry from Hurriyet Daily News Ankara took all measures to ensure the safety of the passengers of a Syrian plane intercepted..   Syria accuses Turkey of ‘hostile’ beh...
Turkey’s long effort to join EU deferred NEW
i on europe 1 Year, 6 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 3 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
    By DON MELVIN BRUSSELS — Turkey’s longtime goal of joining the European Union, like a mirage in the desert, seems to fade further into the distance as time goes by. On Wednesday, the goal receded a little further as the EU issued a repo...
European Commission’s Turkey Report 2012 NEW
Blogactiv 1 Year, 6 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 20 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
CHP has been defending a comprehensive agenda of democratic reforms for Turkish people’s rights, and freedoms as well as regulatory reforms in view of EU membership. The EU Commission highlights significant deficits of the actual Turkish govern...
Ankara’s patience has its limits: Turkey’s EU bid NEW
Babel in Brussels 1 Year, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 2 Hours ago
By Anika Gatt Seretny Turkey’s long and controversial negotiation process seems to have taken a new turn. The EU’s most patient bidder seems to be losing its’ interest in Membership. For decades EU-Turkey relations, although not easy, were...
Cengiz Aktar: [Kıbrıs'ta] Çözümler er veya geç gündeme gelecek NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 39 Minutes ago
 Çözümler er veya geç gündeme gelecek   Hükümetin 2023-2071 ufkunda Kıbrıs yok. Geçen hafta oradaydım. Kuzeyde CTP’nin kadrolarını gençleştirmeye çalıştığını, hükümet partisi UBP’nin hızla AK Parti’n...
Nobody seems to have believed Al Arabiya claims… A FP roundup… NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 1 Hour, 22 Minutes ago
Turkish pilots killed by Syrian intelligence, Al Arabiya claims from Hurriyet Daily News “Two Turkish pilots were captured by the Syrian Air Force Intelligence after their jet was shot down in coordination with the Russian naval base in [the Syrian...
No EU, No opposition in AKP congress, PM Erdoğan hosts Hamas leader, Iraqi leaders, calls on Germany, France to take action against Islamophobia… NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 22 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Turkey’s Prime Minister and leader of ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) Tayyip Erdogan holds carnations as he enters the hall during his party congress in Ankara September 30, 2012. REUTERS/Murad Sezer Erdoğan calls on Germany, France...
Hayvan Hakları yürüyüşü öncesi görseller… NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 1 Hour, 1 Minute ago
    [View the story "Hayvan Hakları yürüyüşü öncesi görseller... " on Storify] Related posts: Yarın 1 Mayıs- yeni görseller… Deniz, Yusuf, Hüseyin’in idamlarının 40. yıldönümü yürüyüşü… @140journos b...
AKP Kongresiyle ilgili birkaç twit… NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 1 Hour, 39 Minutes ago
Basbakan: Ak parti 75 milyon demek. Ama cumhuriyet, sozcu, birgun, aydinlik, yenicag salonda yok. Ne farkiniz kaldi Genelkurmaydan. about 3 hours ago via Twitter for iPhoneReplyRetweetFavorite @mehmetbaransu mehmetbaransu Ak Parti kongresine tarihi d...
Early images from AKP congress (English/Turkish) NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 2 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
  [View the story "Early images from AKP congress (English/Turkish)" on Storify] Related posts: Images from #france2012 as the Sarkozy, the narcissus, loses…. #Syntagma Burns. Images from Twitter… AKP “historical” congres...
AKP “historical” congress today… 6 newspapers not accreditized… NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 3 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
I hope to report the news as much as possible while working on my article at the office on this sunny Sunday:) Supporters of Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) applaud as their leader Tayyip Erdogan (not pictured) makes a speec...
Serhatcan Yurdam derledi: Hıdır Geviş ve Cüneyt Özdemir’in Twitter Söyleşisi NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 22 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
  [View the story "Hıdır Geviş ve Cüneyt Özdemir'in Twitter Söyleşisi" on Storify] Related posts: Serhatcan Yurdam: Hıdır Geviş ve RedHack’in Twitter Söyleşisi Serhatcan Yurdam derledi: Hıdır Geviş ve Ertuğrul KürkçüR...
Cengiz Aktar: Biat, itiraz, terk NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 31 Minutes ago
Cengiz Aktar mentioned.  Biat, itiraz, terk ‘İlkokul için beş buçuk çok erken’… ‘Çocuklarımızı erken evliliklere kurban etmeyelim’… ‘İçişleri Bakanı’nın istifasını talep ediyoruz’… ‘Şekerbank’ın doğa düşm...
Turkey’s Leader May Face Ally as Presidential Contender NEW
New Europe - WSJ 1 Year, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 20 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Turks love their president. That’s potentially a problem for Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the eve of a party congress where he’s expected to outline a vision that will make him the head of state for the next decade and beyond.
Where Does NATO’s Turkey Go? NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 1 Year, 6 Months, 4 Weeks, 10 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
By Arthur Dunn This October it’s the 60th anniversary of joining Turkey to NATO. In the heat of the “co...
“Istanbul tempts new wave of property investors” but prices never seems to fall… Istanbul news roundup… NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 6 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
Istanbul tempts new wave of property investors   Reuters ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Perched on the edge of a wasteland earmarked to become a financial district on Istanbul’s Asian side, the curved facades of five massive luxury tower block...
Photo: Turkish soldiers at the transfer point… NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 7 Months, 4 Days, 13 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
via This is how unarmed soldiers wait in the transfer points… This photo was shared by a journalist, Özden Erkuş The photo appeared after the PKK latest attack on unarmed soldiers’ bus convoy to be transferred… Related posts: Bloo...
Blood politics today:( at least 10 killed in PKK ambush… A politics roundup.. NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 7 Months, 5 Days, 10 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
A photo from the attacked bus convoy carrying soliders… PKK hits unarmed soldiers returning from leave: 10 killed, 60 injured from Hurriyet Daily News Ten soldiers were killed and 63 were injured today after a Turkish military convoy transporti...
Greece and Turkey do not need the EU to improve their relations NEW
EUROPP - European Politics and Policy 1 Year, 7 Months, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
The idea that European Union accession can serve as a catalyst for conflict resolution has been generally accepted by scholars and practitioners alike. However, can conflict resolution processes that began with the prospect of eventual EU accession s...
A Turkish tale of cafebabel.com and borders: an insider/outsider story NEW
Babelblogs 1 Year, 7 Months, 6 Days, 5 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
I am not a journalist. I sometimes practice journalism, extensively study journalism, and mostly hang out with journalists, but I wouldn’t identify myself one. However, when Café Babel team asked me to join their project briefly this summer, I kne...
After all, like Fazel Hawramy says “Turkey would rather jail journalists than address the Kurdish question. A Turkish politics roundup NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 7 Months, 6 Days, 13 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Turkey would rather jail journalists than address the Kurdish question | Fazel Hawramy from World news: Turkey | guardian.co.uk by Fazel Hawramy The state has too long shaped the Kurdish issue as one of terrorism. About 100 journalists are...
Hatay’da göstericilere polis müdahalesi.. [Police violence against anti-war demonstrators in Hatay] #HatayAyakta NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 7 Months, 1 Week, 7 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
  [View the story "Hatay'da göstericilere polis müdahalesi.. [Police violence against anti-war demonstrators in Hatay] #HatayAyakta ” on Storify] Related posts: Geçen haftaki KESK eylemlerinden… [KESK demonstrations and police vio...
In the mean time, Turkey’s economy seems to run out of steam.. A FP roundup… NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 7 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 21 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
Turkey’s economy runs out of steam from FT.com – World, Europe Growth of just 2.9% in the second quarter is a marked contrast with rates of more than 8% in both 2010 and 2011, and its effects are being felt by Turks Paradoxes of Turkish Pride...
Yarın (15 Eylül) “Özgür Yazılım Günü” Türkiye kutlamaları NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 7 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 16 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Mustafa Akgül hocadan gelen epostadaki bilgilendirme notu: Özgür Yazılım Günü Tüm Dünyada eylül ayının 3. cumartesi “Dünya Özgür Yazılım Günü” olarak kutlanıyor. Bu yıl, 15 Eylül Cumartesi günü, Ankara, İstanbul,...
Cengiz Aktar: El yordamıyla iltica politikası NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 7 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 17 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
                                                 El yordamıyla iltica politikası Mülteci konusu sayıları 90.000’e dayanan Suriyelilerle yeniden gündemde. Hükümet başından itibaren sorunu siyasî varsayımlar ve ye...
Social fabric roundup- The photo that symbolizes the new education system: NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 7 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 14 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
New students are expected to read a letter from the Prime Minister whose large image occupies half of the letter space…  School year begins amid confusion and protests from Hurriyet Daily News The new school year, the first in which the new
Turkey Government Can Do No Wrong on Economy, Even When It’s Unfair NEW
New Europe - WSJ 1 Year, 7 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 15 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
In Turkey, the government can do no wrong as far as the economy is concerned even if the population overwhelmingly believes the spoils aren’t shared fairly, a new poll shows.
NPR piece: Istanbul, A City Of Spies In Fact And Fiction… Istanbul news roundup… NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 7 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 19 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Istanbul Patriarchate purchases world’s third oldest church from Hurriyet Daily News The world’s reputedly third oldest church, the Byzantine Başmelekler Church, or Taksiyarhon Church, was purchased by the Istanbul patriarchate . Istanbu...
A Tour of Recent Turkish Cinema… A cinema roundup NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 5 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Turkish film big winner in Montreal from Hurriyet Daily News Turkish director Ismail Güneş’s film “Ateşin Düştüğü Yer” (Where the Fire Burns) won the Grand prix des Americas, the top prize, at the 36th edition of the Montreal World Film...
EBRD Sounds Upbeat Tone on Turkey NEW
New Europe - WSJ 1 Year, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 10 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
When the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development looks at Turkey, it sees great business optimism, a slowing but resilient economy, and most importantly, an opportunity to invest.
EFD Rights Watch: 44 Kurdish journalists in KCK trial… NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 12 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Kurdish women protest against the trial of 44 journalists in Istanbul. Photograph: Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images   Dozens of Kurdish journalists face terrorism charges in Turkey from World news: Turkey | guardian.co.uk by Constanze Letsch,...
German diplomat: Turkey has no illusions about its EU bid NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 1 Year, 7 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 3 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
video Turkey is not moving away from Europe but it is diversifying its international relations, Wolf-...
TESEV’den Anayasa İzleme sitesi: ANALİZ …. yeni anayasa gündemi haberleri.. NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 7 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 6 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
http://anayasaizleme.org/   ANA[L]İZ Hakkında ANA[L]İZ, TESEV Demokratikleşme Programı’nın Türkiye’deki yeni Anayasa yapım sürecini izleme, kayıt altına alma ve raporlama çalışmasıdır. Çalışma boyunca, meclis ve siyasi par...
Notorious online advertising company, Phorm in Turkey operating with ISP monopoly, TTNET… NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 7 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 16 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
From Wikipedia: Phorm, formerly known as 121Media, is a digital technology company known for its contextual advertising software. Phorm is incorporated in Delaware but announced plans to incorporate in Singapore in 2012.[2][7] Founded in 2002, th...
Bu gece @sosyalkafa S02-E01: NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 14 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Reeder & Selekt Bilgisayar Hizmetleri CEO’su Uygar Saral. Türkiye e-reader piyasasının hakimi Reeder’ı yakından tanıyalım… http://www.reeder.com.tr/ En ünlü gezi blogcularıdan Sevil Mert (@elmayra) de bu gece konuğumuz: http:...
Istanbul World Chess Olympiad news roundup: NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 16 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
2012 Chess Olympiad Istanbul: Final round clashes – Chessbase 2012 Chess Olympiad Istanbul: Final round clashes 08.09.2012 – Sunday is the big showdown, with the chess equivalent of blood and gore to be expected. Despite finishing 21st, Pinoy...
Turkishness, minorities and women - Istanbul's nationalist taboos NEW
Babelblogs 1 Year, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 16 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
The concept of ‘defending Turkishness’ allowed the atrocities committed on the country’s tiny Armenian population and repression of its other main community, the Kurds, to be minimised as the years went by. Artists, writers, directors and stude...
haftaya @sosyalkafa konuğu olacak Hıdır Geviş’in (@hidirgevis) Ahmet Hakan (@ahmethc) Twitter söyleşisini Serhatcan Yurdam (@syurdam) derledi: NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 7 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 19 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
[View the story "Hıdır Geviş ve Ahmet Hakan'ın Twitter Söyleşisi" on Storify] Related posts: Serhatcan Yurdam: Hıdır Geviş ve RedHack’in Twitter Söyleşisi Serhatcan Yurdam (@syurdam) derledi: “Taksim’de Özgür Basın Eme...
6-7 Eylül albümü. [6-7 September Istanbul Pogrom Album] NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
BACKGROUND: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Istanbul_riots A historical evidence to what populists and angry political leaders lead to… Burada bir sürü foto var Related posts: photos of the last 7 years before the 12 September 1980 coup by Kadir...
Red Hot Chili Peppers was in Istanbul. A few photos. A few complaints NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
  [View the story "Red Hot Chili Peppers was in Istanbul. A few photos. A few complaints" on Storify] Related posts: 12 Nisan – Metalkafa – Red Hot Chili Peppers özel- playlist: Happy news for Istanbulites. Red Hot Chili Peppers wil...
Serhatcan Yurdam (@syurdam) derledi: “Taksim’de Özgür Basın Emekçileri için Eylem NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 13 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
    [View the story "Taksim'de Özgür Basın Emekçileri için Eylem" on Storify] Related posts: Serhatcan Yurdam derledi: Beşiktaş’ta “Harçlar Kaldırılsın” Eylemi Serhatcan Yurdam derledi: #cerkessoykirimieylemi |...
Turkey-EU Relations at Critical Crossroad NEW
The New Federalist 1 Year, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 16 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
No other country aspired membership to the European Union for such a long time as Turkey. It's been twenty-five years since EU-Turkey negotiations began. During this time, the EU was able to exert much positive influence on the country. The social, e...
Social entrepreneurs, social media: how to innovate in Istanbul NEW
Babelblogs 1 Year, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 15 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
In Turkey, the third largest country on facebook, words like 'blonde' are banned in domain names, and after midnight, its twitter streams flow with 2.0 sonnets of love. The country is on the cusp of a paradigm shift. Young changemakers in Istanbul ar...
‘Big Game’ heating up on Caspian gas with Turkey’s Turkmen move NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 1 Year, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 3 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Top ranking representatives from Turkey, Turkmenistan, Azerarbaijan and the European Union sat at the table yesterday to discuss adding Turkmenistan, reportedly the holder of world’s fourth largest natural gas reserves, to a...
Construction of Istanbul new Bosphorus bridge starts with many old trees killed… Istanbul Design Biennial… An Istanbul news roundup.. NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 9 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
news in Turkish here and here. Istanbul: A shock to the system Scholars and Rogues Istanbul, Turkey has been a shock to my system. It all started when our plane arrived 45 minutes early (but curiously took off 10 minutes late) into Istanbul’s A...
NY Times: “Turkey’s Kurdish Problem Morphs But Remains NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 17 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdigan addresses his party members in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012. Erdogan said Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime is engaged in “state terrorism” an criticized the world...
Haluk Şahin (@wiseoldturk)’den Poyrazaltı yazısı: ADA İLE İDA NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 19 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
POYRAZALTI HALUK ŞAHİN ADA İLE İDA Tuhaf şey, dağlar beni seviyor: Hayatım dünyanın en ünlü dağlarından Ağrı’nın (Ararat) eteklerinde başlamış, bir başkasının eteklerinde sonbaharını yaşıyor. Elbette, İda’dan ya da Kaz...
Turkish social fabric roundup. AKP’s most ambitious social engineering project starts with the new education system while “bedroom watch” continues… NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 29 Minutes ago
 Also this article has a very timely content: Leman, Penguen or Uykusuz: Turkey’s comic books vs. Erdogan from cafebabel.com by Marie Jackson Utter the names of these satirical comic magazines in the presence of any Turk, and their eyes wil...
As an expert in uncovering state terrorism cases Turkey now states Syria “a terrorist state”, before it was Israel… NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 3 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
  Turkey Warns Syria Is ‘A Terrorist State’ from Yahoo news Turkey’s prime minister has said neighbouring Syria is a “terrorist state” that is massacring its own people, just hours after the new UN-Arab League envoy...
Feyza Akınerdem (@zfeyza): Leyla ile Mecnun’da 3. Sezon Başlarken: “Mecnun’un Yolu” (spoiler içerir) NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 16 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Leyla ile Mecnun’da 3. Sezon Başlarken: “Mecnun’un Yolu” * (spoiler içerir) via   Leyla ile Mecnun 3. sezonunun ilk bölümünü, Kireçburnu’nda, açık havada, yönetmen, oyuncular ve 600′den fazla izleyiciyle ber...
It is now official: the Turkish Minister states their intention “to intervene” social media services…#SosyalMedyadaSansüreHayır NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 14 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
…and he is very upset because this might be called as “censorship” According to Turkey’s Binali Yıldırım who is the minister in  charge of Transportation and Communication, communal tension between Turkish-Kurdish citizens...
Leman, Penguen or Uykusuz: Turkey's comic books vs. Erdogan NEW
Babelblogs 1 Year, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 8 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Utter the names of these satirical comic magazines in the presence of any Turk, and their eyes will light up with recognition. Yet these publications are a serious thorn in the side of the government. Despite tough conditions and government repressio...