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Secret plan to deport troublesome Cypriot 18 avril 2012

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The Times (UK) 18 April 2012, p. 13

Jack Malvern

Britain drew up a secret plan to deport a troublesome archbishop from Cyprus months before peace talks broke down, according to files released at the National Archives today. (suite…)

Britain and Turkey: a new special relationship 22 novembre 2011

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The Daily Telegraph (UK) 22 Nov 2011                                       Türkçe

By William Hague *

The case for a strong bilateral partnership between Britain and Turkey has never been stronger, writes William Hague. (suite…)

Turkey moved out of Europe – by Post Office travel insurance 31 août 2011

Posted by Acturca in Economy / Economie, Turkey / Turquie, Turkey-EU / Turquie-UE.
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The Independent (UK) Wednesday, 31 August 2011, pages 12-13

By Simon Calder, Travel Editor at Large

As Turkey moves closer to the EU, the Post Office in Britain has deemed that the nation lies entirely beyond Europe. Last month, at the start of the school summer holidays, the Post Office moved the boundaries used for its travel insurance policies to exclude Turkey from European cover. (suite…)

A new Sykes-Picot Agreement 15 mai 2011

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Weekly Sunday Times (Pakistan), May 15, 2011

M. D. Nalapat *

Ninety-five years ago, Britain and France got together to divide the Arab world. The 1916 Sykes-Picot agreement formalised the division of the region into spheres of influence controlled by London and Paris. Gone were the promises of freedom that had been given to the Arab peoples at the start of the campaign against Turkey. (suite…)

Professor Geoffrey Lewis 24 février 2008

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The Times (UK)

February 20, 2008

Scholar who introduced Turkish studies to Oxford and worked tirelessly to foster friendship between Britain and Turkey (suite…)