Turkey

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 18th, 2014
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Dana Wagner, huffingtonpost I recently wrote an article criticizing two Canadian Cabinet ministers and the absolute privilege of irreverence struck me yet again. I didn’t have to spend a week sleeping anywhere but home to avoid thugs, or worry about my family losing their jobs, or alert my frie...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 28th, 2014
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by Richard Falk The Meaning of a 98.1% Vote In mid-January, there was a vote in Egypt as to whether to approve a constitution drafted by a 50-person committee appointed by the interim government put in place after the military coup carried out on July 3, 2013. The constitution was approved by 98.1% o...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 23rd, 2013
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Chelsea and Nigerian international midfielder, Mikel Obi has been advised to stick to Chelsea and avoid a potential switch to either France or Turkey as has been required by FC Monaco and Galastasaray respectively. Mikel Obi has been source for by both France and Turkey, after rumors that the arrival...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 17th, 2013
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By Jamal Ali In an etiological analogy, Somalia’s current state-building detractors resemble like the mythical Medusa’s head.  It appears that Perseus had cut them all off exhaustingly, except his blade slashed the last head before it hid in a ruble. Hence, a mysterious Oedipus like showed up and too...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 15th, 2013
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Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Saturday met with Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and President of the autonomous region of Somaliland Ahmed Mahamoud Silanyo in the second round of talks mediated by Turkey in capital Ankara. Davutoglu met Somali President Mohamud before the two joi...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 13th, 2013
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ANKARA, Turkey – Turkey has hosted direct talks between the presidents of Somalia and the breakaway Somaliland region to encourage dialogue between the two. No statement was released after Saturday’s meeting between Somalia’s Hassan Sheik Mohamud and Ahmed Silanyo of Somaliland. Som...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 2nd, 2013
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The scenario has changed with Turkish involvement in Somalia, in a way that prompts me to ask what it is that the Turks have done differently, to win over the hearts of the people of Somalia. The battle of Mogadishu in 1993 between the United States forces and the Somali militiamen loyal to the self-...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ghana
Mar 23rd, 2013
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The Flying Eagles will be one of the four African representatives to the World Cup. Saturday’s 3-1 victory recorded by Nigeria’s Flying Eagles over their DR Congo counterparts did not only see them qualify for the semi final of the ongoing Africa Youth Championship, it has also secured a World Cup ti...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 1st, 2013
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“More than ever, foreign policy is economic policy. The world is competing for resources and global markets.” John Kerry By Abukar Arman Considering the positive trend of the past eighteen months, Somalia is en route to recovery, and, in due course, to re-engineer a better state from the ground up. T...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Jan 27th, 2013
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Nicolas Anelka is set to join Juventus on a short-term deal, according to the club’s director general Giuseppe Marotta. Anelka will reportedly undergo a medical on Monday to allow the Shanghai Shenhua striker to sign a five-month deal, coinciding with the Chinese off-season. Marotta told Sky Italia: ...