Poll could turn out to be electoral revolution 0

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Post Views: 4 By Jim Gibney “Is election literature junk mail?” was a question on the mind of a team of Sinn Fein leafleters, a group of which to date has delivered almost 15,000 leaflets in the Dublin constituencies where

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Turkey to enjoy increased Gulf investments 0

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Post Views: 4 MUSTAFA ÜNAL PARIS Economy Minister Ali Bacan Turkey is expected to attract more foreign direct investment (FDI) from the Gulf countries in 2011 than was invested from that area last year, Economy Minister Ali Babacan has told

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Mohamed ElBaradei: Muslim Brotherhood not radical 0

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Post Views: 8 CUMAL? ÖNAL EGYPT Mohamed ElBaradei Mohamed ElBaradei, a member of the Egyptian opposition known for his secular views, has said he does not see the Muslim Brotherhood as a radical organization. Speaking to Today’s Zaman, ElBaradei stressed

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Minister: Water war no longer a possibility in Turkey’s region 0

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Post Views: 5 ERCAN YAVUZANKARA Having sorted out water-related problems with neighbors to a great extent in past few years, Turkey expects no clash over water sources in its region. Contrary to the arguments of some international analysts that a

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Here we go again: Egypt to Bahrain 0

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Post Views: 6 US pledges for democracy may not extend to Bahrain, even if Obama finally supported Egypt’s rebellion Mark LeVine The US has been cautious in its statements on the repression of protesters in Bahrain, a key ally [GALLO/GETTY] It took until

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How Tunisia’s revolution began 0

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Post Views: 2 From day one, the people of Sidi Bouzid broke through the media blackout to spread word of their uprising Yasmine Ryan Regions like Sidi Bouzid – where the uprisings began – were neglected by former Tunisian president Ben

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Libya on brink as protests hit Tripoli 0

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Post Views: 5 Muammar Gaddafi’s son warns of civil war in state television address as regime tries to halt uprising Ian Black, Middle East editor Saif al-Islam Gaddafi on Libya’s state television station. He warned of civil war unless order

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Turkey’s few women’s shelters struggle to meet huge need for services 0

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Post Views: 18 SEFA KAPLAN ISTANBUL It seems that not a day goes by without news about women battered by their husbands and lovers or about women who are killed in the middle of the street. Women’s shelters open doors

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Fethullah Gülen: An Islamic sign of hope for an inclusive Europe 0

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Post Views: 3 by Paul Weller* As Europe heads deeper into economic recession, political crises and loss of social equilibrium, an increasingly diverse continent faces potentially serious challenges to cohesion, justice and equity.The Europe of history, rather than of ideology,

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Cyprus should be ruled by Cypriots 0

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Post Views: 3 by Orhan Kemal Cengiz We have an intensive education program in our organization, the Human Rights Agenda Association, in Ankara that is called the Human Rights and Democracy School. I would like to thank the Dutch Embassy

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