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2012-03-30 23:01:04

With Turkey turning more pages of its history with the launch of their 48th annual Library Week, self-improvement software developer — eReflect — announces its full support of the festivities. Canberra, Australia (PRWEB) March 30, 2012 eReflect, a US-focussed developer of self-improvement software packages today announced its full support of Turkey´s 48th annual Library Week. The company is making it clear that all Americans are behind the initiative, held annually in the...

2009-01-29 18:11:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC called today's vicious verbal assault on Israeli President Shimon Peres by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan "a public disgrace that may well encourage further outrages against Israel and Jews." "When it comes to killing, you know well how to kill," Erdogan yelled at Peres, a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, during a panel on Gaza at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Erdogan then stormed off the stage. "Prime Minister Erdogan's...

2008-10-08 12:00:32

Text of report in English by Turkish semi-official news agency Anatolia Ankara, 8 October: Turkey's Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan welcomed the energy agreement signed [on] Wednesday [8 October] between Czech Cez and Turkey's Akenerji companies, expressing his hope that it would contribute to relations between the two countries. Following delegation and tete-a-tete meetings, Erdogan and his Czech counterpart Mirek Topolanek held a joint press conference in Ankara. Erdogan thanked Czech...

2008-09-14 12:00:17

Text of report in English by Turkish semi-official news agency Anatolia Istanbul, 14 September: Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Michael Mullen has come to Istanbul. Admiral Mullen will be received by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan later in the day. Originally published by Anatolia news agency, Ankara, in English 1108 14 Sep 08. (c) 2008 BBC Monitoring European. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-14 12:00:16

Text of report in English by Turkish privately-owned, mass- circulation daily Hurriyet website on 13 September [Unattributed report: "International Press Instutite condemns Turkish PM's threats"] The International Press Institute (IPI) condemned the threats made against the Dogan Media Group by the Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan. IPI, the global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists in over 120 countries, called Erdogan to retract ultimatum against Dogan...

2008-08-15 00:00:34

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived Thursday in Istanbul for his first visit to Turkey as president of Iran. During a meeting, Ahmadinejad and his Turkish counterpart, Abdullah Gul, failed to agree on the details of a proposed pipeline to carry natural gas from Iran to Turkey, Hurriyet reported. The visit was moved to Istanbul because Ahmadinejad angered many Turks by refusing to visit the mausoleum in Ankara of Kemal Ataturk, the founding father of the secular Turkish state. Turkish leaders also...

2008-07-14 09:00:20

A Turkish prosecutor says 86 people are involved in a plot to topple the country's pro-Islamic ruling party. Prosecutor Aykut Cengiz Engin declined to reveal the names of the alleged plotters, who were served with indictments Monday, but the move came after a wave of arrests of that included two retired senior generals, leading businessmen and journalists, the BBC reported. The broadcaster said Engin filed the charges at an Istanbul court. Nearly 50 of the 86 indictees are in custody....

2008-07-11 03:00:13

The prime ministers of Turkey and Iraq signed an agreement Thursday on border security and trade relations. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki as he began a two-day visit to Baghdad, CNN reported. The agreement they signed creates a high-level strategic cooperation council aimed at building a long-term strategic partnership. The agreement did not mention by name the group that has aggravated the relationship between the two neighbors, the PKK...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'