Erkan's Field Diary

Blog URL:http://erkansaka.net/
Blog Tags:turkey, european union, cyberculture, politics, news
Country:Turkey
Location:Istanbul

“Erkan’s Field Diary” evolved from a dissertation project on Turkish journalism and the European Union (EU). In addition to the original topic, the blog monitors socio-cultural happenings and cybercultural emergences in Turkey. E



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NATO chief apologizes to Erdoğan over drill incident NATO chief apologized to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Nov. 18 after a civilian Norwegian official depicted the Turkish leader as an “enemy collaborator” during a bloc exercise i...

Turkish capital Ankara bans all gay rights functions  BBC News | Europe | World Edition   The governor’s office says the move has been taken on security grounds and to protect public order. Turkish capital bans all LGBT screenin...

Turkey prosecutors open probe of former, acting US attorneys Associated Press News ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish prosecutors launched an investigation Saturday of two United States prosecutors involved in putting a Turkish-Iranian businessman on trial fo...

The full report is here *********** Thirty countries use ‘armies of opinion shapers’ to manipulate democracy – report World news: Turkey | guardian.co.uk by Alex Hern Governments in Venezuela, the Philippines, Turkey and elsewher...

Turkish President Erdoğan slams US-Russia deal on Syria Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has slammed an apparent consensus between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump on Syria, in which the two leaders said “no...

Massive stampede occurs while arriving to book fair in Istanbul  Hurriyet Daily News A massive stampede occurred on the road of book fair in Istanbul on Nov. 11 as fair-goers broke the barriers and stopped the traffic on one of the main highway of...

    Bonobos, Nicest Primates on the Planet, Make Humans Look Like Monsters  Inverse mong the countless shitty things humans have done in the past year, we’ve revived Nazism, attempted to cover up egregious sexual abuse, and resurrecte...