Entries Tagged as 'Politics, Security, and Current Events'

Exclusive Interview with Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov

January 5th, 2010 · Comments Off on Exclusive Interview with Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov

By Chris Deliso Christian Science Monitor (May 22, 2009) Skopje, Macedonia– At first glance, being Macedonia’s president has never been better. With the opening of a grand villa residence surrounded by shady pines, high on the slopes of Mt. Vodno overlooking Skopje, banished forever is the former ignominious reality of presidents sharing space in the […]

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Turks Living in the Shadow of Iraq

January 4th, 2010 · Comments Off on Turks Living in the Shadow of Iraq

By CHRISTOPHER DELISO YUKSEKOVA, Turkey, Oct. 11, 2002 (UPI) — It is a confusing mix of thatched-roof huts and garish modern apartments, a town where sports cars compete with roaming chickens and cows for the dust-strewn road. In the farthest reaches of Turkey, nestled snugly between Iran and Iraq, is Yuksekova, unpretentious center of drug […]

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Feature: Turks Reinforce Border with Iraq

January 4th, 2010 · Comments Off on Feature: Turks Reinforce Border with Iraq

By CHRISTOPHER DELISO CUKURCA, Turkey, Oct. 10, 2002 (UPI) — Just over a mile from Iraq, in the little town of Cukurca, the sound of Western pop music and the click of billiard balls provide a pleasant distraction from the potential menace just over the next mountain ridge. If war against Iraq begins, more ominous […]

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