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TURKEY-PRESS SCAN (1).

ANKARA, Dec 9, 2010 (TUR) -- These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in Turkish press on December 9, 2010. The Anadolu Agency does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

HURRIYET

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EGG SHIELD

Suheyl Batum of the Republican People's Party (CHP) and Burhan Kuzu of the Justice & Development (AK) Party, who attended a panel discussion at Ankara University's Political Sciences Faculty, were protested. Students prevented Batum from speaking, and threw eggs on Kuzu. Police used pepper spray to disperse students at the garden of the faculty. Batum started his speech by saying that CHP did not approve the police violence against students in Istanbul. Despite this, Batum became a target of protestors and a student yelled as, "CHP is also a facist party like the AK Party." Batum said, "if you do this to me and Burhan Kuzu, this is also fascism. If the prime minister (Recep Tayyip Erdogan) or (state minister) Egemen Bagis were here, you would already been hit. 25-30 people cannot prevent their friends from listening to us by a facist behaviour."

IT IS THE SAME INTRIGUE WITH ISTANBUL

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan commented on the protest at the Political Sciences Faculty. Erdogan said, "the intrigue plotted in Istanbul is the same with that in Istanbul. University management is guilty. How could they allow in the students carrying eggs? There were some people in the front lines who were not students. Our police will show its attitude in such a process."

MILLIYET

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EGG SHIELD

Suheyl Batum of Republican Peoples Party (CHP) and Burhan Kuzu of Justice & Development (AK) Party, two constitution professors, came to Faculty of Political Sciences in Ankara to attend a panel discussion on "Constitution Problem in Turkey". It was Batum who first entered the hall. He left the hall after discussing with the students who protested him.

The protests escalated when Burhan Kuzu entered the hall. Students started to throw eggs on Kuzu when he countered the protest of the students with an applause.

PRODUCTION IS AT ITS LEVEL BEFORE CRISIS

Industrial production increased 9.8 percent over the same period of last year. The rate is considered as record as only 6.6 percent increase was expected. Automotive made the biggest contribution to the increase with 31.9 percent.

SABAH

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THERE'LL BE SNOW ON SUNDAY

Rainy weather wave, which will come from Balkans, will drop the temperatures significantly as of today. Snow is expected in Istanbul on Sunday.

TURKEY CRACK IN ISRAELI GOVERNMENT

"Apology" talks between Turkey and Israel caused a crisis in Israeli government. Israeli Deputy Premier Silvan Shalom objected an apology for Mavi Marmara massacre, and said that Israel's apologizing to Turkey was unthinkable.

THE BALL IN TURKEY'S COURT IN AN IRAN-ISRAELI WAR

According to the documents leaked by Wikileaks web-site, a Syrian source gave an information to the U.S. as: "in case of an Israeli attack on Iran, it will be Turkey, Qatar and Syria which will try to settle a cease-fire." The same source also said that Iran was jealous of Turkey-Syria friendship.

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