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Selcan Hacaoglu

Selcan Hacaoglu

    Turkey: Erdogan loses stranglehold on power
    Turkey: Erdogan loses stranglehold on power
    Turkey’s governing party lost its majority in Parliament, dealing a blow to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ambition to consolidate power and...
    Turkey quake death toll rises
    Turkey quake death toll rises
    Rain and snow on Thursday compounded difficulties for thousands rendered homeless after the powerful earthquake that hit eastern Turkey, and the...
    Turkey escalates pressure on Gaddafi to leave
    Turkey escalates pressure on Gaddafi to leave
    Turkey has escalated the pressure on Muammar Gaddafi despite its long-standing ties to the Libyan leader, with its prime minister insisting Gaddafi...
    Conference on Somalia kicks off in Istanbul
    Conference on Somalia kicks off in Istanbul
    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon told an international conference on Somalia on Saturday that if the global community does not redouble its efforts...
    Masses protest against Turkey head-scarf proposal
    Masses protest against Turkey head-scarf proposal
    About 125 000 flag-waving Turks, mostly women, denounced the Islamic-rooted government on Saturday over its plans to lift a decades-old ban on...
    Gunman who shot pope in 1981 to be freed from prison
    Gunman who shot pope in 1981 to be freed from prison
    The Turkish man who shot Pope John Paul II in 1981 will be released on parole on Thursday, his laywer told The Associated Press on Sunday.
    Bird flu claims second teenager in Turkey
    Bird flu claims second teenager in Turkey
    A Turkish teenager whose brother died of bird flu also succumbed to the disease on Thursday, a Turkish doctor said, as authorities tried to...
    Nineteen die in Turkish tunnel fire
    Nineteen die in Turkish tunnel fire
    A fire that raged through a copper mine in northern Turkey killed 19 workers and injured 17 others on Wednesday. Rescuers were searching the...