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  1. Turkey hostage drama ends in deadly shoot-out : April 01, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Times

    ... both to his head and his chest. His breathing and heart had stopped," the statement said. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, arriving on a visit to Romania, said the attackers had entered the courthouse disguised in legal robes. He said Kiraz had ...

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  2. Prosecutor shot dead after being taken hostage by band leftist groupRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Metro UK News

    ... head during the standoff and rushed to hospital where doctors tried to save his life, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said earlier. Private news agency Dogan reported police special forces had entered the building, which was evacuated. It was ...

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  3. ANKARA: Armenian Diaspora Calls On Turkey To Open Border And ArchivesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Groong

    ... (damages incurred whether pecuniary or non-pecuniary) and relevant rights." On March 19, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan slammed the Armenian diaspora, saying: "Oh, Armenian diaspora, oh, Armenian administration, our archives are here. We have ...

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  4. ANKARA: Australia Decides Not To Attend 1915 Commemorations In YerevanRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Groong

    ... diaspora continue to campaign for the incidents to be recognized as genocide. In 2014, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a letter expressing condolences for the 1915 events in an unprecedented move. Turkish officials consistently urge for the ...

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  5. Cornell U Grows As Hub For Ottoman And Turkish StudiesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Groong

    CORNELL GROWS AS HUB FOR OTTOMAN AND TURKISH STUDIES Cornell Chronicle March 31 2015 By Linda B. Glaser Turkish election posters show candidates dressed in Ottoman Empire clothes. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declares that Ottoman Turkish study should be mandatory for all schoolchildren.

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  6. Hostage Prosecutor Dies After Istanbul ShootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KNEK-FM Lafayette

    ... head during the standoff and rushed to hospital where doctors tried to save his life, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says.Kiraz was the prosecutor investigating the death of a teenager who was hit by a police gas canister fired during ...

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  7. Bloody end to Turkey prosecutor hostage crisisRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... as he went to buy bread during mass demonstrations that began in Istanbul and spread across Turkey. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, now Turkey's president, inflamed passions shortly after the teenager's death when he said the boy had been carrying a slingshot ...

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  8. Turkey Seen Taking Harder Stance Against Militant KurdsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appears to be taking an increasingly hard line toward militant Kurds with continued strikes against PKK military bases in Turkey. That stance comes as the president is being seen as moving closer to his generals.

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  9. Turkey to build three nuclear power plants - ErdoganRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Trend

    Three nuclear power plants will be built in Turkey, Anadolu news agency reported April 1 referring to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The Grand National Assembly of Turkey has approved an agreement with Japan on the construction of a second nuclear power plant in the province of Sinop on the Black Sea coast.

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  10. Prosecutor killed in Turkey's bloody hostage drama laid to restRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... the hostage-takers threatened to kill him if their demands were not met. Despite the deaths, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan congratulated the security forces after the operation, also noting that Kiraz was shot five times during the episode, with ...

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  11. Prosecutor shot during Istanbul siege dies in hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... head during the standoff and rushed to hospital where doctors tried to save his life, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said earlier Tuesday. Speaking in Ankara, Davutolgu said the hostage takers have been identified and had dressed up as ...

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  12. Turkish prosecutor freed from extremists diesRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    The Turkish prosecutor who was freed from extremists on Tuesday succumbed to his injuries sustained while he was held hostage, according to media reports. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that the prosecutor, Mehmet Selim Kiraz, was hit by three gunshots in his head and two in his body, according to a Xinhua report.

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  13. Two hostage-takers and hostage killed in shootout in TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    ... head during the standoff and rushed to hospital where doctors tried to save his life, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said earlier. Private news agency Dogan reported police special forces had entered the building, which was evacuated. It was ...

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  14. Prosecutor Held Hostage in Istanbul by Armed Members of Banned Socialist Group Has Died: PMRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

    ... the gunshot wounds he sustained in a police shootout with the hostage takers, who also died. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan earlier Tuesday said the prosecutor had been shot in the head and several other parts of his body and was in surgery. ...

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  15. PM: Prosecutor wounded in Istanbul hostage standoff has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... head during the standoff and rushed to hospital where doctors tried to save his life, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said earlier Tuesday. Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and hospital officials later announced he had died. Speaking in ...

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  16. Turkey growth slackens to 2.9% in 2014, worrying gov't ahead of general electionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The China Post

    ... The government is eyeing a growth spurt ahead of the June 7 legislative elections, with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pressuring the nominally independent central bank for aggressive rate cuts. The economic performance of Turkey - which has lagged ...

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  17. International News Digest: International News DigestRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Artforum Intl.

    ... Louvre in Abu Dhabi?" Two Turkish caricaturists have been fined because their work depicted president Recep Tayyip Erdogan as being gay, according to Artnet 's staff. The artists, Bahadir Baruter and Ozer Aydogan, portrayed Erdogan on a cover of ...

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  18. Militants take prosecutor hostageRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    ... canister fired by police in the mass protests of early summer 2013 against the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan who was then premier. He was aged 15 at the time of his death, which was followed by mass nationwide protests that were also ...

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  19. Power restored in Turkey after blackout: Energy MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Trend

    Electricity supplies have been restored throughout Turkey and an investigation launched into the causes of the hours-long outage, Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz has said, Anadolu agency reported. Yildiz, who was speaking in Bratislava as he accompanied Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the Turkish president's official visit to Slovakia on Tuesday, cut short his visit and said he would share any kind of information on the causes of blackout such with the public.

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  20. Hostage drama at Istanbul courthouse ends with two captors dead, prosecutor injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... the negotiation," Istanbul Police Chief Selami Alt nok said after the operation. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan congratulated the security forces for the operation, noting that Kiraz was shot five times during the episode, with three bullets ...

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