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By Metin Heper and Nur Bilge Criss

The 3rd variation of the ancient Dictionary of Turkey explores the historical past of this interesting nation via a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and 1000s of cross-referenced dictionary entries on very important individuals, areas, occasions, and associations, in addition to on major political, fiscal, social, and cultural elements.

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S. ambassador Robert Komer’s car burnt by leftist students. 9 February: Alparslan Türkes¸ elected chairman of newly established Nationalist Action Party. 3 May: Extreme rightists disrupt xxxvi • CHRONOLOGY funeral ceremony of the late president of High Court of Appeals. 31 May: Istanbul University closed, following student siege. 1970 31 January: Pro-Islamic National Order Party formed. 15–16 June: Workers demonstrate in Istanbul and Kocaeli; martial law proclaimed. 22 July: Turkey and European Community sign agreement after Ankara’s completion of the first phase of preparation for future membership.

6 October: Government announces a 10-day ultimatum: if Syria does not curb its support of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), the military will start cross-border operations to PKK targets in Syria. 6 November: Turkey imposes new navigation rules for Bosporus Strait, including the ability to stop traffic when currents are unfavorable, stop any ship on legal grounds, and require more ships to use local pilots. 8 November: Military pursues PKK rebels into northern Iraq. ” 23 November: True Path Party and Motherland Party cooperate to save their leaders, Çiller and Yılmaz, respectively.

12 March: After an unidentified group CHRONOLOGY • li opens automatic gunfire on a neighborhood coffeehouse, riots by Alevite community break out in poor districts of Istanbul, leading to clashes with police; life and property lost; army units step in and curfew imposed. 18 March: Germany bans all Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) activities within its borders and starts to deport illegal activists back to Turkey. 20 March: Government forces numbering 35,000 enter northern Iraq to conduct operations against PKK rebels, with armored battalions.

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