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Turkeyâs leading business club has drawn attention to the urgent need to write a brand-new civilian Constitution and make significant reforms in the judicial system. The group has also regretted the absence of fair representation in Parliament, which it says is vital for preserving stability in the country.
Young Ozan Tufan scored a long-range shot in stoppage time to give Turkey a 2-1 win over Denmark in an international friendly game in Odense on Sept. 3.
Bursasporâs 19-year-old midfielder scored from about 30 meters in the second minute of additional time, giving Turkey victory in only his fourth international appearance.
PRISTINA - Jennifer Brush, former Director of the Office of South Central European Affairs at the US Department of State, has been appointed as Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in Kosovo.
The decision to appoint Brush was announced by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday, UNMIK said in a statement.
Semantics are crucial in the functioning of the European Union. I learned this in one of the EU summits in the mid-1990s, which were a source of tension between Greece and Turkey at the time.
As a foreigner, one of the first things you have probably noticed about Turkish people is that we donât do much ourselves. We like to work with handymen instead of using our own hands to build and fix stuff. This is partly because of the culture and partly because of the fact that labor is very cheap in our country.
Attention in Turkey will now focus on the Sept. 12 elections for members of the Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSYK), which oversees appointments and dismissals and conducts investigations in the judiciary.