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Freedom in the digital age

By banning ideas that seem insulting to the dominant way of thinking we risk missing out on useful ones. We risk social stagnation and decline.
Paschos Mandravelis: May 6, 2014

Turkish PM accuses German president of “dishonesty”

German President Joachim Gauck had official talks with his Turkish counterpart Abdullah Gul and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday, as part of his four-day visit to Turkey which started on Saturday.
World Bulletin: April 29, 2014

Turkey expands secret service powers

A law has come into force in Turkey giving the secret services greater powers of surveillance and extending immunity for its agents.
BBC: April 26, 2014

Syriza regional election candidate resigns over Turkish ultra-nationalist contacts

Ahmet Kurt, a candidate for the position of regional councillor in Eastern Macedonia and Thrace, resigns after photographs emerge of him with Turkish nationalist Devlet Bahçeli, whose party has links with the Grey Wolves
Enet: April 23, 2014

Turkey offers condolences to Armenia over WWI killings

Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan has offered condolences for the first time for the mass killings of Armenians under Ottoman rule during WWI.
April 23, 2014

Cyprus accord 'possible this year'

A deal to end the 40-year-old Cyprus conflict could happen this year, the Turkish Cypriot leader has said.
The Courier: April 22, 2014

Easter marked across Turkey

Easter, one of the main holidays in the Christian world, was celebrated yesterday across Turkey and Northern Cyprus.
Daily Sabah: April 21, 2014

Greece offers assistance in search for crashed Turkish jet

Greece is to assist in the salvage operation of a Turkish fighter jet which crashed with its pilot in 1996 in the Aegean Sea, the Greek foreign ministry spokesperson Konstandinos Kutras said Tuesday.
April 16, 2014

Erdogan slams court rejection of Twitter ban

Turkey's prime minister says he does not respect a Constitutional Court ruling that lifted a two-week old ban on Twitter, but will nonetheless comply with the decision.
April 4, 2014

Turkish PM touts apparent elections win, warns foes

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned his political foes they will "pay the price" for accusing him and his party of corruption.
March 31, 2014