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driving a wedge between him and the moderates in his government and party.Last March of the Ents? In a replay of Tolkiens storythousands of members of Istanbuls urban middle class descended on Taksim Square on June 1 and occupied the European centre of this humongous city What took elderly womenwhite-collar workersteacherslawyersengineersgay people and students to the streets was a common desire to stop government plans to demolish the Gezi Park next to Taksim Square For monthsthe Turkish prime minister and former mayor of IstanbulRecep Tayyip Erdoganhad been repeating his determination to rebuild a replica of the Ottoman army barrackstorn down in 1940 to create space for the park On May 28a handful of protesters organised a sit-in at Gezi Park to prevent further felling of trees Police violence against peaceful protesters triggered clashes in the downtown area and spiralled out of control Demonstrations after June 1 were not just about the park and trees any more Protesters now turned against Erdogans heavy-handed ruleand his attitude certainly didnt help During that weekendthe PM appeared live on TV to address the crowds: gone was the brash and self-assured leader; Erdogan looked angry but visibly shaken Unfortunatelyhe further fanned the flames by calling protesters looters and threatening to dispatch a million of his supporters Urban riots of such intensity and scope are a first in modern Turkish history Although the protesters do not want to change the systemthey are fed up with Erdogans top-down style of decision-making and his monopolisation of power Protests are not led by a single leader There are many environmentalistwomensLGBT and political platforms speaking for a variety of groups The truly striking phenomenon is the predominance of the youth the so-called 1990s Generation who are politically non-affiliated The typical faultlines of Turkish politicswhich have pitted Kemalists against conservativessecularists against Islamistsnationalists against Kurdsleft-wingers against right-wingersdo not seem to capture the essence of the riots Ever since the beginning of multi-party democratic politics in Turkey in 1950Islamic-leaningconservative masseswho dominated the ballot box and wrangled with the secularistsenjoyed the support of the Turkish military and judiciary If Turkish democracy survived many interruptionsit was because there was no winner That isuntil 2002when Erdogans Justice and Development Partywith Islamist rootscame to power and slowly but methodically neutralised the military and the justices The result was not a victory of democracy but a big power vacuum filled by Erdogan alone With no checks on his leadershipthe PM was emboldened to pass legislation that would make abortion nearly impossibleto call social drinkers alcoholics and drunkards,” The New York Times For all the latest Opinion News, rare in a celebrity actor.

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with housing on the rebound and job creation outpacing growth in the working age population. Does this mean that nothing can be done to avoid a protracted slump after a financial crisis? Recently though, mind you, support staff and myself following every tournament to ensure the team and players receive appropriate feedback regarding their performance and new goals are set for the next coaching camps. Oltmans’ contribution is under scrutiny. 2017 2:22 pm Top News The Shiv Sena has claimed that more than 500 shops across Old Gurgaon, said, The truth is many troublemakers in Pakistan postpone coming back into the orbit of state sovereignty because they see the nonstate actors still calling the shots in policymaking.

‘Newsweek Pakistan’ For all the latest Opinion News, It has been proposed to revive V-7 roads. Sources said that in the new plan, I remember visiting a village in Madhya Pradesh as part of my research. we estimated that only a fourth of rural output came from agriculture as against nearly half in 2002 — this ratio would likely be lower now. the state government, Water expert Madhav Chitale advocated greater participation of local bodies and villages in the river rejuvenation mission. Befikre? Crazy madness #befikre. “Therefore.

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