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Turkey celebrates 90th anniversary on Republic Day

ANKARA, Turkey, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Turkey kicked off its 90th anniversary Tuesday with a ceremony at the mausoleum of the country's founder, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.
NATO needs to talk Turkey

NATO needs to talk Turkey

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 29 (UPI) -- It is time to "talk turkey" about Turkey's role in NATO.
JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator
Many Turkish protesters refuse to meet with Erdogan

Many Turkish protesters refuse to meet with Erdogan

ISTANBUL, Turkey, June 12 (UPI) -- Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan met Wednesday with leaders of the protests that have roiled Istanbul for more than two weeks, officials said.

Turkey's late-night alcohol ban sends mixed signals

ANKARA, Turkey, May 24 (UPI) -- As widely expected, Turkey's ban on late-night alcohol sales sent mixed signals about its perceived link to the politics of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, May 19, 2013.
By United Press International

Iraqi Kurds 'close energy deal with Turks'

ERBIL, Iraq, May 14 (UPI) -- Iraq's Kurds are reported to have reached a secret deal with Turkey under which the Kurds' semiautonomous enclave will ship oil to Turkey for export.

Analysis: The danger of 'losing Turkey'

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Is it possible to lose something you haven't yet found? That is a question being asked by two scholars from the Brookings Institution in Washington, and what would happen in the event that Turkey got tired of waiting to be accepted as a full partner by the West.
CLAUDE SALHANI, UPI Contributing Editor

Turkish officials ban Web sites

ANKARA, Turkey, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Turkey has banned access to 853 Web sites in what critics say is an affront to freedom of speech rights of Turks.

Analysis: Al-Qaida to attack Turkey?

Experts are worried that Turkey will soon be hit by an al-Qaida-orchestrated terror attack.
STEFAN NICOLA, UPI Correspondent

Thousands protest Turkey's Islamist tilt

ANKARA, Turkey, April 13 (UPI) -- An estimated 20,000 protesters demonstrated in Ankara against the Islamist agenda of Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party, police said.

Polls open in crucial Turkish election

ANKARA, Turkey, July 21 (UPI) -- Polls opened at 7 a.m. Sunday in eastern Turkey for a general election called because Parliament could not agree on a new president.

Turkey blocks YouTube access over clip

ANKARA, Turkey, March 9 (UPI) -- A Turkish court has blocked access to the YouTube Web site after a derogatory video on the founder of modern Turkey was found on the site.

Turkey bans YouTube over insults

ISTANBUL, Turkey, March 8 (UPI) -- The Turkish government has banned YouTube in an effort to quell an escalating dispute between Greek and Turkish users of the Web site.

Publisher cleared of anti-Turkish crime

ANKARA, Turkey, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Four Turks were acquitted of insulting "Turkishness" Wednesday in their translation of a book by prominent U.S. linguist and media critic Noam Chomsky.

Turkish author aquitted after insult

ANKARA, Turkey, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Turkish author Ipek Calislar was acquitted for allegedly insulting Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, considered the founder of modern Turkey. The BBC reported that prosecutors claimed Calislar had insulted Ataturk in a biography of Ataturk's wife Latife, in which Ca
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