Articles by Selcan Hacaoglu



Turkey to Send Troops to Lebanon

  • 07 September 06
  • The Associated Press
Its parliament authorizes the deployment of Turkish troops as part of a UN peacekeeping mission.

Turkey's High Court Under Fire

  • 18 May 06
  • The Associated Press
A gunman stormed into a meeting at Turkey's highest administrative court on Wednesday and opened fire, wounding five judges, the governor's office said.

Turkey Drops Case Against Novelist

  • 24 January 06
  • The Associated Press
A Turkish court on Monday dropped charges against internationally acclaimed novelist Orhan Pamuk, his lawyer said, ending a high-profile trial that outraged European Union officials and sparked questions over Turkey's commitment to free speech.

62 Spanish Troops Die in Air Crash

  • 27 May 03
  • The Associated Press
A Ukrainian airplane crashed and exploded into flames Monday while trying to refuel in Turkey, killing all 74 people aboard.

Iraq Finds Buyers for Illicit Crude

  • 03 September 02
  • The Associated Press
Tamer Yildirim shifts the gears of his tanker truck, which is carrying 16 tons of Iraqi crude into Turkey. He speeds up and passes another tanker truck also filled with contraband Iraqi crude.

Activists Wary of Backlash in Turkey

  • 19 March 01
  • The Associated Press
The Chechen hijacking of a Russian plane from Istanbul was the third such attack in recent years and evidence of the strong sympathy that the rebels are finding in Turkey.

U.S., Russia Back Rival Oil Pipelines

Turkish Premier Vows Tighter Building Codes

Rescuers Fight to Save Thousands Still Missing

Kurd Rebels Kill 5 as Violence Rises

Turks Celebrate Controversial Verdict

Ocalan's Charisma Fueled Brutal Rebel Movement

Kurds Decry Ocalan Death Sentence

Turkish President Rejects Welfare's Bid for Power