The fixtures for the 2011/2012 season in Spor Toto Super League have been announced in Istanbul on Thursday.
First Istanbul derby of the year will be played between Besiktas and Fenerbahce in Day-8. Besiktas will host another Istanbul side Galatasaray in a Day-11 game. Galatasaray and Fenerbahce will face in a Day-14 game in one of the world's most anticipated derby games.
According to fixtures drawn at studios of Lig TV, official broadcaster of the Turkish first division league, Day-1 matches to start on September 9 are as follows:
Medical Park Antalyaspor vs Gaziantepspor
Ankaragucu vs Mersin Idmanyurdu
Eskisehirspor vs Besiktas
Bursaspor vs Kayserispor
Kardemir Karabukspor vs Sivasspor
Samsunspor vs Genclerbirligi
Istanbul Buyuksehir Belediyespor vs Galatasaray
Manisaspor vs Trabzonspor
Fenerbahce vs Orduspor
Turkey's Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will take over as the Prime Minister of the country and chairman of the ruling AK Party from outgoing president-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Davutoglu has played a crucial role in Turkish foreign policy for more than a decade
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Today's newspapers covered claims that Germany's foreign intelligence agency has been spying on Turkey, further speculation on Turkey's future prime minister and President Barack Obama's comments on the killing of American journalist James Foley.
A spokesman for the Turkish Foreign Ministry urged the United States to respect press freedom.
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Turkish dailies reported Wednesday clashes over the demolition of a statue to a PKK founder, indications that Turkey's foreign minister could take over the prime ministerial post and protests over the death of an unarmed black teen in Missouri, the U.S.
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Turkey's year-end growth forecast increased to 2.7 percent, senior economist says.
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One person has been confirmed dead after clashes broke out when security forces arrived to remove an illegal statue of a PKK leader.
Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz called for the lifting of an Israeli blockade so power can be delivered to Palestinians.
Currently it is estimated that there are almost a million Syrian refugees in Turkey, about 70 percent of whom live outside the refugee camps.
Turkish dailies on Tuesday reported on the claims that Germany's foreign intelligence agency has been spying on Turkey and protests over the death of an unarmed black teen in Missouri, U.S.
Twenty out of 32 suspects accused of conducting illegal wiretapping detained in Izmir, Istanbul and Yalova.
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