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  1. Erdogan aims to turn Turkey into major defence industry powerRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Daily Times

    ANKARA: For years Turkey has boasted NATO's largest army, bar only the United States, and now President Tayyip Erdogan wants a defence industry to match. Erdogan's dream that Turkey will make all its own military equipment within a few years reflects his ambition to play a greater role in a turbulent region and achieve independence from long-time allies in the West.

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  2. Erdogan's war on critical media heats up ahead of electionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Star

    ... Erdogan is constitutionally barred from party politics as head of state, but has been making podium speeches across Turkey ahead of the June 7 polls in the hope the ruling AK Party will win a big enough majority to hand him greater powers. "Hey New ...

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  3. Turkey and the Islamic State: Clash of interests feeds suspicionsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | McClatchy

    "Turkey's policy is either a double or triple game," a senior official in Jerusalem said recently, speaking, like most officials in this story, on condition of anonymity because of the sensitive diplomatic and intelligence matters involved. And in Amman, the capital of Jordan, a former top Jordanian intelligence official was more direct.

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  4. Georgia man pleads guilty to seeking to join Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A 37-year-old Georgia salesman pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges that he supported terrorists, saying he bought a one-way ticket overseas to join the Islamic State group. Leon Nathan Davis of Augusta told a U.S. District court judge he planned last fall to fly to Istanbul, Turkey, where he said, "I was to be smuggled into Syria and at that point in time join ISIS."

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  5. Texas Resident Charged with Conspiracy to Provide Material Support to ISILRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Family Badge

    ... Southern District of Texas today. The criminal complaint alleges that Khan and a friend devised a plan to travel to Turkey and on to Syria for the purpose of joining and waging jihad on behalf of ISIL. Khan had allegedly asked a Turkish-based ...

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  6. Syria's Assad Links Armenian Genocide With ISIS AtrocitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

    Syria's President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday reportedly drew parallels between the Ottoman Turks who massacred Armenians a century ago and Islamist militants targeting innocent civilians in their bloody war against his regime. Assad, whose own human rights record has been denounced by international watchdogs, again accused neighboring Turkey of sponsoring these "terrorists" as he met with Armenia's visiting Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian in Damascus.

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  7. NATO Needs a Nuclear Strategy UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    North Atlantic Treaty Organization ministers meeting in Antalya, Turkey earlier this month heard from the alliance's supreme military commander that Russia is using threatening rhetoric about nuclear weapons to intimidate the West. It's designed "to give pause to NATO's decision making," said Gen.

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  8. Turkey's presidential palace illegally built, court saysRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | UPI

    The Turkish President's newly-built, $615 million, 1,150-room palace was declared illegally constructed by the country's highest administrative court. The "White Palace," into which President Recep Tayyip Erdogan moved in 2014, was built on protected land, the environmentally protected nature preserve known as the Ataturk Forest Farm.

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  9. BUB Shoes: Upscale Men's Shoe Retailer Purveys Sophisticated Craftsmanship With Affordable PricesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Market Wire

    ... to perfection for the pleasure and satisfaction of our customers around the world." Originally founded in Istanbul, Turkey, with new Los Angeles headquarters now in operation, BUB Shoes is unique in that it handles all aspects of design, ...

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  10. Armenian Church Sues Turkey for Return of Seized MonasteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Voice of America

    People attend a commemoration ceremony to mark the centenary of the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks at the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex in Yerevan, Armenia, April 2015. The Armenian Apostolic Church has filed a case in Turkey's Constitutional Court for the return of land and the iconic Kozan monastery in Adana.

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  11. Netanyahu knocks NYTimes coverage?Read the original story

    Tuesday | Jerusalem Post

    That the paper was engaged in meddling in Israel's affairs with a critical editorial, angrily telling the US daily to "know your place"? Did he blast an "impolite" editorial in the New York Times last week which he said "literally gave orders to the United States"? Did he say in a televised speech in Jerusalem, "As a newspaper, you [the New York Times] should know your place"? And "You are meddling in Israel's affairs by writing something like this. By publishing this editorial, you are overstepping the limits of freedom"? President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday accused the New York Times of meddling in Turkey's affairs with a critical editorial, angrily telling the US daily to "know your place".

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  12. Dramatic rise in perceptions on role of president in Turkey's foreign policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... reflecting Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu's previous position as foreign minister. Some 45.5 of respondents defined Turkey as an "Islamic state," an increase from 37 percent in 2013. While 26.4 percent described Turkey as a "European country," 20.3 ...

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  13. Turkey's top imam as the 'Muslim world's pope'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Having increased the tone of "Muslim solidarity" in his speeches with 10 days to go until the general elections, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has finally come to the point of comparing Turkey's top religious official to the pope, the spiritual leader of the world's Catholics. Turkey's Religious Affairs Directorate, or Diyanet, and its chair, Mehmet Gormez, have been in the middle of a political debate since an official car, which is estimated to have a value of 1 million Turkish Liras , was bought for Gormez.

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  14. The limits of social engineering in TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    'Nation-Building in Modern Turkey: The People's Houses, the State and the Citizen,' by Alexandros Lamprou In Turkey it is widely thought that whoever sits in government has the authority to reshape society however they wish. The country's politicians are encouraged to see themselves as omnipotent Gods molding society like putty.

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  15. Has the Religious Affairs head become our religious leader?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan recently referred to the head of the Directorate of Religious Affairs as "our religious leader." Immediately after he said this, some crazy questions came to my mind.

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  16. Do people transmit happiness by smell?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Philly.com

    ... said study co-author Gun Semin, a research professor in the department of psychology at Koc University in Istanbul, Turkey, and the Instituto Superior de Psicologia Aplicada in Lisbon, Portugal. The researchers noted that prior research has already ...

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  17. Cargill to acquire majority stake in Turkish feed companyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | World-Grain

    Cargill's animal nutrition business has agreed terms to acquire a majority stake in Ekol Gida, a company operating in premix and feed additives markets in Turkey, Cargill said on May 27. The deal, which is subject to regulatory approvals, is expected to close in summer 2015. "Customers will gain access to Cargill's extended product portfolio and technical expertise for an enhanced experience," said Mark Poeschl, vice-president and group director of Cargill's animal nutrition business.

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  18. Erdogan's war on critical media heats up ahead of Turkish electionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    ... Erdogan is constitutionally barred from party politics as head of state, but has been making podium speeches across Turkey ahead of the June 7 polls in the hope the ruling AK Party will win a big enough majority to hand him greater powers. "Hey New ...

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  19. INTERVIEW-Kurdish party committed to peace talks whatever Turkish ...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | AlertNet

    Turkey's Pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party said on Wednesday June elections would lack legitimacy if a threshold for parliamentary representation deprived it of representation, but it would remain a partner in peace talks with militants. The fate of the HDP, which hopes to cross the 10 percent national vote threshold to enter parliament on June 7, will be critical not just for the Kurdish minority but also for the political future of President Tayyip Erdogan.

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  20. Teen arrested on terror offence in connection with Dewsbury boys disappearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Dewsbury Today

    ... Talha Asmal - the 17-year-old Dewsbury teens who are thought to have fled to the war-torn country after travelling to Turkey on March 31. The spokesperson did confirm that the teenager arrested was not Hassan or Talha and has been bailed pending ...

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