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2010-09-10 19:59:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- In a forthcoming novel of ideas mirroring the breakneck paradigm shifts of the 21st century, Los Angeles writer Armen Melikian engages in a direct conversation with Turkish author Orhan Pamuk's Snow.

2006-07-27 10:05:32

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - In a ruling sure to please the European Union and human rights groups, a Turkish court on Thursday acquitted an author and journalist of charges that she tried to deter people from doing their military service.

2006-04-30 12:00:12

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Bush, Turkish writer Orhan Pamuk, Chinese environmentalist Ma Jun, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and hip hop renaissance man Sean "Puffy" Combs have made Time magazine's list of the year's 100 most influential people.

2006-02-07 06:09:18

By Daren Butler ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A Turkish court on Tuesday began hearing the case of five prominent journalists who face possible jail sentences in a trial which is seen as a fresh test of curbs on freedom of expression in the European Union candidate nation.

2006-01-23 06:52:41

By Ercan Ersoy ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A Turkish court dropped criminal charges against best-selling author Orhan Pamuk on Monday, a defense lawyer said, in a move which the European Union described as "good news" for freedom of speech in Turkey.

2006-01-23 06:35:51

By Ercan Ersoy ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A Turkish court dropped criminal charges against best-selling author Orhan Pamuk on Monday, a defense lawyer said, in a case which has raised questions about freedom of speech in Turkey.

2006-01-22 14:59:02

ANKARA (Reuters) - The case against best-selling writer Orhan Pamuk for insulting Turkish identity was dropped by Istanbul's Sisli court following a statement from the Justice Ministry, CNN Turk TV said on Sunday.

2005-12-22 12:56:29

By Selcuk Gokoluk ANKARA (Reuters) - An Istanbul court on Thursday fined a writer for insulting the Turkish state in a book on the evacuation of Kurdish, Armenian and Syriac Christian villages and a publisher for an article on Turkey's policy on Iraq.

2005-12-17 06:39:01

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan accused the European Union on Saturday of trying to influence the country's judiciary over the trial of novelist Orhan Pamuk, charged with insulting Turkish identity. "The EU is now trying to put pressure on our judiciary. This is wrong.

2005-12-16 06:17:46

By Ercan Ersoy ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The trial of best-selling Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk was adjourned on Friday in a case that has raised concern in the European Union over freedom of expression in Turkey and its bid for EU membership.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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