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  1. Kurdish rebel leader in Turkey calls for disarmament congressRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Reuters

    Jailed Kurdish militant leader Abdullah Ocalan calls on followers to lay down their arms, a crucial step in Turkey's drive to end a 30-year insurgency. Mana Rabiee reports.

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  2. Yasar Kemal, Turkey's literary giant, dies aged 92Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Yasar Kemal, who was one of Turkey's most celebrated writers, a traditional storyteller with a social conscience and an outspoken champion of the Kurdish cause, died on Saturday at the age of 92, state media reported. Turkish author Yasar Kemal talks with the media during a demonstration to support Turkish sociologist Pinar Selek at the entrance of a courthouse in Istanbul, on February 9, 2011 Kemal died in an Istanbul hospital where he was being treated for pulmonary complications, respiratory problems and cardiac arrhythmia since January 14, the official Anatolia news agency said.

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  3. Missing London schoolgirls 'spotted on CCTV'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Metro UK News

    The girls, believed to be Shamima Begum, 15, Kadiza Sultana, 16, and 15-year-old Amira Abase, can apparently be seen at a bus station in Istanbul, Turkey, in the footage. The trio were then seen at Gatwick airport, where they boarded a flight to Turkey and are since thought to have crossed over into northern Syria.

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  4. R.I.P. Anthony Mason, Soul of the '90sBy Robert SilvermanRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

    ... the rotation of a contender, even if it meant grueling trips to far-flung, remote basketball outposts in Istanbul, Turkey; Caracas, Venezuela or obscure minor league squads in Tulsa and even the Long Island Surf along the way. He was a howling, ...

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  5. Jailed Kurdish leader urges PKK to lay down armsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    The jailed leader of the Kurdistan Workers' Party on Saturday urged the separatists to take a "historic" decision to lay down arms, a key step in efforts to end Turkey's long-running Kurdish insurgency. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan welcomed the call as "very, very important" but cautioned that earlier calls made by the Kurdish rebels had failed.

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  6. Turkish author Yasar Kemal dead at 91FILE - " In this Thursday, Dec....Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

    Yasar Kemal, one of Turkey's best-known novelists with worldwide readership, has died, his doctor said on Saturday.

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  7. One of Turkey's best-known novelists, Yasar Kemal, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    Kemal, best known for his first novel, "Ince Memed" or "Memed, My Hawk," also turned his pen to promoting Marxism during his early years and defending the rights of minorities in Turkey, including the Kurdish minority of which he was part. Kemal died at Istanbul's Capa Hospital where he was admitted on Jan. 14 and being treated in its intensive care unit for multiple organ failure, Dr. Mehmet Akif Karan said.

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  8. Turkey, the Legacy of Silence - New Documentary needs your supportRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Groong

    Turkey, the Legacy of Silence – New Documentary needs your support Posted by Garo Kotchounian February 23, 2015 A documentary and a web-series about four Turks discovering their Armenian origins… and breaking silence. BREAKING THE SILENCE To DONATE or Support this Project Click HERE For the past two years, driven by a desire to give voice to the Armenian survivors, we have been working on Turkey, the Legacy of Silence.

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  9. 'Turkey's president is not acting like the Queen - he is acting like a sultan'Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Groong

    'Turkey's president is not acting like the Queen - he is acting like a sultan' Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he isn't a sultan - rather he wishes to be like the Queen in a constitutional monarchy - but his actions suggest otherwise Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stands inside the new Ak Saray presidential palace on the outskirts of Ankara, Turkey Photo: AFP/Getty Around the world in 190 destinations Whether you fancy laid-back Kunming or a party on Phuket, Cathay Pacific will ensure that you live well at any of its 190 destinations Sponsored by Cathay Pacific By Raziye Akkoc 8:00AM GMT 02 Feb 2015 He lives in the world's biggest residential palace that cost £384 million but according to Recep Tayyip ErdoÄ?an, the model of democracy he seeks to follow is the UK's very own.

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  10. SIS Compatriotic & cultural Society Hosts Annual St. Sarkis Name Day CelebrationRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Groong

    PRESS RELEASE SIS COMPATRIOTIC & CULTURAL SOCIETY Contact: Boghos Patatian Tel:626-818-9004 Email: bpatatian@gmail.com February 25, 2015 SIS COMPATRIOTIC & CULTURAL SOCIETY HOSTS ITS ANNUAL ST. SARKIS NAME DAY CELEBRATION Nearly 100 Members, Guests, Friends and Supporters Attend the Annual Event PASADENA, CA - Close to 100 enthusiastic Sis Compatriotic & Cultural Society members, guests, friends and supporters gathered in Pasadena, California on the evening of Sunday, February 8, 2015 to collectively observe and celebrate the Feast and Name Day of St. Sarkis the Warrior.

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  11. Turkey: Erdogan slams Austria's controversial Islam lawRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Trend

    ... Europe, "The incidents are shifting to a different ground. We have to stop these biases." About the needs of a new Turkey, he said, "We want a new Turkey, a new constitution, and presidential system to defend the rights of our brothers and sisters, ... 4 comments

  12. Egypt court declares Hamas a terrorist groupRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Jurist

    ... JURIST news archive ] party. Last Saturday an Egyptian court considered a lawsuit urging the court to declare Turkey to be a "state that supports terrorism" [JURIST report] following statements by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that ...

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  13. Lawmakers may end tax break on jet fuel, to Delta's dismayRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    ... ate, lawmakers in Maine are considering legislation that would allow adults to opt out of wearing seat belts. ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Yasar Kemal, one of Turkey's best-known novelists with worldwide readership, has died, his doctor said on Saturday.

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  14. Judge: Man competent for trial in killings of 3 at meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

    ... ate, lawmakers in Maine are considering legislation that would allow adults to opt out of wearing seat belts. ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Yasar Kemal, one of Turkey's best-known novelists with worldwide readership, has died, his doctor said on Saturday.

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  15. Youth hockey players escape injury in Canton rink roof collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Home

    ... ate, lawmakers in Maine are considering legislation that would allow adults to opt out of wearing seat belts. ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Yasar Kemal, one of Turkey's best-known novelists with worldwide readership, has died, his doctor said on Saturday.

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  16. Baker pick to lead MBTA review quits over unpaid taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Home

    ... ate, lawmakers in Maine are considering legislation that would allow adults to opt out of wearing seat belts. ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Yasar Kemal, one of Turkey's best-known novelists with worldwide readership, has died, his doctor said on Saturday.

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  17. Wrightsville Borough Municipal Authority adds approximately $30 fee for debt serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

    ... ate, lawmakers in Maine are considering legislation that would allow adults to opt out of wearing seat belts. ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Yasar Kemal, one of Turkey's best-known novelists with worldwide readership, has died, his doctor said on Saturday.

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  18. Emergency responders sent to fatal crash in Carroll TownshipRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

    ... ate, lawmakers in Maine are considering legislation that would allow adults to opt out of wearing seat belts. ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Yasar Kemal, one of Turkey's best-known novelists with worldwide readership, has died, his doctor said on Saturday.

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  19. Yemen, Iran sign agreement to open direct flight routesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... ate, lawmakers in Maine are considering legislation that would allow adults to opt out of wearing seat belts. ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Yasar Kemal, one of Turkey's best-known novelists with worldwide readership, has died, his doctor said on Saturday.

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  20. Our Opinion: Temptation is great to claim heroics at warRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    ... ate, lawmakers in Maine are considering legislation that would allow adults to opt out of wearing seat belts. ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Yasar Kemal, one of Turkey's best-known novelists with worldwide readership, has died, his doctor said on Saturday.

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