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  1. Put the weapon downRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Economist

    ... biggest legal Kurdish party, as he read out Mr Ocalan's statement on television. Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has done more than any of his predecessors to improve the Kurds' lot. A Kurdish shift to peaceful politics would reverberate ...

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  2. Turkey seen as stoking crisis as lira hits a lowRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    ... seeking to assure foreign financiers about Turkey's sound economic management. Last week, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the central bank of treason for crippling economic growth by keeping interest rates too high. His comments sent the lira ...

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  3. Erdogan To Pay $4000 For Insulting MonumentRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Groong

    ERDOGAN TO PAY $4000 FOR INSULTING MONUMENT Vestnik Kavkaza, Russia March 4 2015 4 March 2015 - 2:35pm A court has fined Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan for calling a monument to Armenian-Turkish friendship a "monstrosity" and ruled that Erdogan must pay 10,000 liras to Mehmet Aksoy, the sculptor of 'Monument to Humanity', Hurriyet Daily News reports. When serving as Turkish prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan called the monument to Armenian-Turkish friendship "monstrous" during a visit to the Kars region in 2011.

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  4. Turkish prime minister in New York quest to soothe investor concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has sought to reassure some of the world's leading investors about political and economic stability in Turkey during his meetings in New York. His bid to brush off escalating concerns about the investment climate in Turkey follow a series of increasingly strident remarks from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan about the Central Bank's policies.

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  5. Turkey's first lady visits new refugee camp by Syrian borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's wife Emine Erdogan visited a refugee camp in Suruc, a town in the southeastern province of Sanl urfa, marking the official opening of the facility. The camp hosts Syrian Kurds who have fled their homes in Kobane on the Turkish border after attacks by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant , who seized the city for around five months.

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  6. Turkey-Armenia Peace Statue Case: Erdogan To Appeal Ruling Ordering...Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Groong

    ARMENIA PEACE STATUE CASE: ERDOGAN TO APPEAL RULING ORDERING HIM TO PAY A FINE FOR 'MONSTROSITY' INSULT International Business Times March 4 2015 By Lora Moftah Lawyers for Turkey's president plan to appeal a Turkish court's decision to fine him for criticizing a statue meant to promote peace between Turkey and Armenia, the local news site Today's Zaman reported. Recep Tayyip Erdogan had called the sculpture a "monstrosity" during a 2011 visit to the eastern city of Kars, prompting local authorities to remove the statue.

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  7. Greek-Turkish relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | EKathimerini

    ... radical modernization of the economy and the country entered the G20 club. In December 2014, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made it clear that he did not care whether the EU accepted Turkey as a member. The European A'ideaA' was pushed to the back ...

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  8. Security staff prevented from accompanying bug search at Erdogan's officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The third hearing into the case of illegal wiretapping at the offices of former prime minister, now President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has revealed that a senior adviser for Erdogan at the time prevented his security staff from accompanying a search by intelligence officials. Five fugitive suspects were absent at the hearing at the Ankara 7th Heavy Penal Court, while the other seven suspects, tried without arrest, were present.

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  9. Artist 'to party with' Erdogan's moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The artist who will be paid 10,000 Turkish Liras in compensation from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, after the latter called his sculpture to promote reconciliation between Turkey and Armenia a "freak" is planning to spend the money on a March 21, Nevruz holiday celebration with his friends. "I will invite friends on March 21 for Nevruz celebrations and will spend the money there.

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  10. Opposition leader claims group within Turkish gov't plotting to shut CHP downRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... reminded of news reports printed in pro-government newspapers last month, which claimed that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's daughter Sumeyye was being targeted by the movement of U.S.-based Islamic scholar Fethullah Gulen and also the CHP. The ...

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  11. Turkey's Thought PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | TheDailyBeast.com

    A 16-year-old high school student goes on trial in Turkey this Friday for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, while the editor of the country's leading opposition newspaper is facing up to nine years in jail for publishing an interview that angered the president. With additional powers for the security forces also in the pipeline, critics say Turkey is turning into a police state.

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  12. Turkish court 'blocks access to country's first official atheist website'Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... citing laws with vague expressions and trying to make a certain belief dominate the others." President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been criticised in the past over attempts to control internet freedom and faced protests across the majority Muslim ...

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  13. Suspicions of Turkey, Hamas alliance stoke fears in IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fox News

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is shown here hosting Hamas leaders Khaled Mashaal and Ismail Haniyeh in June, 2013. Since this meeting Turkey's ties to Hamas have increased.

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  14. Erdogan fined for 'insulting' Armenia peace statueRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Horizon

    A court has ordered President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to pay 10,000 Turkish Lira in compensation to an artist for calling his sculpture - meant to promote reconciliation between Turkey and Armenia a "monstrosity", reported Associated Press citing Turkey's state-run news agency. Erdogan expressed his dislike in 2011 of Mehmet Aksoy's giant "Monument to Humanity," which was being erected in the eastern city of Kars, prompting local authorities there to dismantle it.

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  15. Erdogan's meals tested for poison amid security fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Horizon

    Every meal that goes before the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is rigorously tested both at home and abroad for fear of assassination, his personal doctor said. And now a special food analysis laboratory will be built at Erdogan's controversial presidential palace to make sure all his food is safe to eat, Cevdet Erdol told the Hurriyet newspaper on Tuesday.

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  16. Erdogan fined for statue insultRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BBC News

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who was prime minister at the time, described the Statue of Humanity as a "monstrosity" and suggested it should be removed. The monument was designed to symbolise friendship between Turkey and Armenia, and featured two 30-metre-high human figures facing each other on a mountain above the eastern city of Kars, close to the border between the two countries.

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  17. 15:06 Ankara hosts high-level talks on Turkmen gas transit to Europe via TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AkiPress

    Turkey and Turkmenistan discussed the ways to transfer Turkmen gas to Europe through the territory of Turkey during president Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov's meeting with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on March 3 in Ankara. "Turkmenistan lies on a key location so as to connect Central Asia to international markets over the Caspian Sea," Erdogan said at the joint press conference with Berdimuhamedov, the Turkish media report.

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  18. What hampers Turkmen gas supply to Europe?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Today.Az

    ... gas to Europe was discussed during the talks between the presidents of Turkey and Turkmenistan, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov March 3. Today, Turkey is a key participant of the Southern Gas Corridor, which is meant to transport ...

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  19. Obama's Attitude Towards Iran- and Israel- an Existential Danger for Both NationsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Accuracy In Media

    With Benjamin Netanyahu's address to Congress to discuss Iranian nukes today, one need ponder President Obama's continuing rebukes of the Israeli Prime Minister for doing so. Unsurprisingly for Obama, in a Middle East where logic would suggest the Free World's leader develop a close relationship with a leader of a similarly minded democratic state, Obama has reserved that special status for the leader of a Muslim state-Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan-who seeks to undo democratic gains within his own country.

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  20. Turkish Police Drag 13-Year-Old Out of Class over Facebook Post Insulting PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Breitbart.com

    A 13-year-old boy in Turkey was swept out of class by police in an arrest his father was later informed was the result of a Facebook post in which his son allegedly insulted the nation's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The boy, described by various media as being in either seventh or eighth grade, told police that he did, indeed, write the Facebook post, though Turkish media have not identified what the boy said online.

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