Ali Mohammadian noticed his pupil was being bullied, and shaved his head to show his support
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Sunday 14 June 2009
Wednesday 15 April 2009
Friday 20 March 2009
Wednesday 25 February 2009
Turkish state television cut off live broadcasting when the head of the largest pro-Kurdish political party began addressing his parliamentary deputies in the Kurdish language.
Monday 23 February 2009
Thursday 08 January 2009
Launched on January 1st, Turkish television station TRT6 is the first state-run channel to be broadcast to the country 24 hours a day in Kurdish.
Tuesday 18 November 2008
Ibrahim Tekin's problems began when a friend lent him his wife's three gold bracelets to shore up his failing restaurant business. Two days later, the wife's family told him to hand them back: the bracelets were part of a dowry. Mr Tekin could not. He had pawned them. In the ensuing brawl, he stabbed one of his assailants in the heart.
Tuesday 26 August 2008
Tuesday 29 July 2008
Four female bombers have detonated explosives in the middle of crowds in Baghdad and Kirkuk, killing at least 57 people and wounding 300 in a double attack apparently geared towards stoking increased sectarian and ethnic divisions.
Sunday 22 June 2008
A 14-year-old Kurdish refugee has won her claim for asylum in the UK after the Government agreed to end attempts to deport her family to Turkey.
Saturday 17 May 2008
A dark pool of dried blood and a fallen red scarf mark the place where Ronak, who had fled to a woman's shelter in the Kurdish city of Sulaymaniyah when she was accused of adultery by her husband, was shot three times by a man hiding on the roof of a nearby building.
Monday 28 April 2008
Monday 07 April 2008
A blast in southeastern Turkey has killed one government-paid village guard and injured three others, according to Turkey's military.
Saturday 01 March 2008
The way has been cleared for the hanging of Ali Hassan al-Majid, the infamous "Chemical Ali", considered by many Iraqis to be the most bloodthirsty and cruel of Saddam Hussein's senior lieutenants. His execution will take place "in a matter of days", said an official in Baghdad.
Monday 25 February 2008
A suicide bomber detonated an explosive belt in a tent filled with Shia pilgrims walking to one of their holiest shrines south of Baghdad, killing at least 40 of them and wounding 60.
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