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The Story............................................... of Fear

Turkish Fairy Tales Turkish Translation



NATO helicopter had "hard landing" in Afghanistan on Tuesday. This accident injured four Turkish soldiers. "...the blades started falling apart and flying everywhere..." an eye witness stated after the helicopter landed today.
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/n.php?n=nato-helicopter-crashes-in-afghanistan-2010-03-23

Former Deputy Chief of Military General Ergin Saygun
Former Deputy Chief of Military General Ergin Saygun

In 2003 an alleged attempted coup led to 20 military officers being charged into this attempt in Feb. 2010. This is causing increased tensions between the different political parties in Turkey.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/from_our_own_correspondent/8534752.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/default.stm



Transnational Issues


  • Complex maritime, air, and territorial disputes with Greece in the Aegean Sea
  • Syria and Iraq protest Turkish hydrological projects to control upper Euphrates waters
  • Turkey has expressed concern over the status of Kurds in Iraq
  • Border with Armenia remains closed over Nagorno-Karabakh










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