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Sunday, July 30, 2006

The Hindu News Update Service

"Turkish feminist writer Duygu Asena dies at 60

Aankara, July. 30 (AP): Duygu Asena, a best-selling writer and crusader for women's rights in Turkey, has died after a two-year battle with a brain tumor. She was 60.

Asena, author of the book ``Woman Has No Name,'' died in Istanbul's American Hospital early Sunday where she had been admitted on July 27 with a high temperature and respiratory problems, the hospital said."

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