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  1. Two dead in Turkey's southeast as Islamists, Kurds clashRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | AlertNet

    ... on our website. By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. DIYARBAKIR, Turkey, Dec 27 (Reuters) - Two people died and three others were wounded on Saturday in clashes between Islamists and Kurdish youths in ...


  2. Hamas: We will liberate Palestine and JerusalemRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Ynetnews

    Hamas political chief Khaled Mashal praised Turkey and its leader Saturday, saying that a "strong Turkey means a strong Jerusalem, a strong Palestine," and voiced hopes to "liberate Palestine and Jerusalem," state-run Anatolia news agency reported. According to local media, Mashal's brief speech was interrupted by chants of "God is great" and "Down with Israel".


  3. Mashaal in Turkey: We hope to liberate Palestine with youRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | The Times of Israel

    Hamas chief Khaled Mashaal answers journalists' questions during an interview in the Qatari capital of Doha, on August 10, 2014. On a surprise visit to Turkey Saturday, Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal hailed the country's leaders and said he hoped to "liberate Palestine and Jerusalem" with them.


  4. Tension escalates in Turkey southeast, two killed: official : December 27, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Times

    DIYARBAKIR Two people were killed and three injured on Saturday in clashes between Kurdish rebels and Islamic State militant group in southeast Turkey near the Syrian border, a local governor's office said. Tensions have escalated in the town of Cizre since Friday night when the Muslim Huda-Par group attacked tents belonging to rebels of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party , a security source told AFP.


  5. Hamas chief lauds Turkey as 'source of power' for Musli...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Peninsula

    Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal on Saturday praised Turkey as a "source of power" for all Muslims in gratitude to Turkey's leaders for supporting the Palestinian cause. "A democratic, stable and developed Turkey is a source of power for all Muslims," Meshaal said in an address to the ruling Justice and Development Party annual congress in the conservative central Anatolian city of Konya. 1 comment

  6. Author Asks Why WWI Genocide Still Splits Turks And ArmeniansRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WGBH

    ... and Turks to this day. In her new book, There Was and There Was Not , Toumani recounts her attempts to understand Turkey and the Turkish people - people she was always taught were her bitter enemy. She also explores what she calls the Armenian ...


  7. Turkey: 2 killed in clashes between rival Kurdish groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ANKARA: Turkish authorities say a group of Kurdish youths have clashed with supporters of a Kurdish Islamist party in southeast Turkey. Two people were killed.


  8. Erdogan says Turkey 'has freest press in the world'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Turkey has the freest press in the world, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday, Dec 26, brushing off accusations that media freedoms were being eroded under his rule. "Nowhere in the world is the press freer than it is in Turkey.


  9. Turkish teen freed; arrested for insultRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Recordpub.com

    A high school student who was jailed for allegedly insulting Turkey's leader was released from custody on Friday after his arrest caused uproar and intensified fears that Turkey under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is lurching toward more authoritarian rule.


  10. ANKARA: Turkey Still Wants To Be In Europe's 'First Division,' PM's Adviser Mahcupyan SaysRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Groong

    TURKEY STILL WANTS TO BE IN EUROPE'S 'FIRST DIVISION,' PM'S ADVISER SAYS Hurriyet Daily News, Turkey Dec 26 2014 ISTANBUL - Agence France-Presse Prime Minister Davutoðlu's Chief Adviser Etyen Mahcupyan. Turkey's leaders are committed to EU membership and still aim to play in the "first division" of Europe despite a bitter row over a crackdown on the media, a top adviser to Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoðlu has said.


  11. Turkey, Armenia Should Shelve Genocide Row: Turkish OfficialRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Groong

    TURKEY, ARMENIA SHOULD SHELVE GENOCIDE ROW: TURKISH OFFICIAL The China Post Dec 26 2014 By Stuart Williams, AFP December 27, 2014, 12:02 am TWN ISTANBUL, Turkey--Turkey and Armenia should not expect to resolve a long-running dispute over the mass killing of Armenians in World War I on the 100th anniversary of the tragedy in 2015, a top adviser to the prime minister said. Armenia and its diaspora want Turkey to recognize the mass killings of Armenians in the final years of the Ottoman Empire from 1915 as genocide, something Turkey has so far vehemently resisted.


  12. Europe should first find a solution for Islamophobia and racism: ErdoganRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Trend

    Europe should cleanse itself from Islamophobia and racism within its own borders before trying to give Turkey democracy lessons, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Anadolu Agency reported. "We are not a country that deserves scolding from Europe," Erdogan said during a speech at a symposium by the Confederation of Public Servants' Trade Unions in Ankara.


  13. Lesson learned? High-school student student arrested for "insulting" Erdogan releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    ... Gok told the Hurriyet daily. Others joined in criticising the arrest of the student. Kemal Kilicdaroglu, the head of Turkey's main opposition party Republican People's Party (CHP), welcomed the boy's release. "It is not right for a 16-year-old to ...


  14. Tremendous Work Ahead Of Armenian Genocide Centennial - Armen MarukyanRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Groong

    ARMEN MARUKYAN 14:30 * 26.12.14 Tremendous work is being done, especially in the legal field ahead of the centennial of the Armenian Genocide, Armen Marukyan, Head of the Armenian Cause and History of the Armenian Genocide Department, Institute of History, Armenian National Academy of Sciences, stated at the conference "International legal grounds for submitting claims against the Republic of Turkey for the Armenian Genocide." "Quite much work has recently been done ahead of the Armenian Genocide centennial.


  15. Russia Will Go On Selling Weapons To Armenia And Azerbaijan On A Parity Basis In 2015Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Groong

    ... in the light of the global confrontation between Russia and the West. What can this progress bring to Russia and Turkey and also to Armenia and Azerbaijan? The Russian-Turkish relations have been gaining the nature of the strategic partnership, ...


  16. Analysis: Why this teenager is a threat to ErdoganRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

    Following a media uproar, a 16-year-old Turkish high school student was released by authorities two days after he was arrested for "insulting" Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. For critics, the initial move to detain the teenager was yet another sign of the authoritarian streak of Turkey's leader.


  17. World briefs: Ukraine, rebels swap prisonersRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    ... in Peshawar, the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, and killed 148 people - most of them children. ANKARA, Turkey - A high school student who was jailed in central Turkey for allegedly insulting Turkey's leader was released from custody on ...


  18. Dutch link in mafia killings in Istanbul: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Turkish Daily News

    Two separate targeted hits in one day in upscale Istanbul neighborhoods that left three people dead late Dec. 24 were part of Amsterdam-based mafia wars over drug trafficking, according to Dutch media. The killings in Istanbul might be related to mafia wars in the Netherlands which are related to drug trafficking, the BBC Turkey service cited Dutch television station NOS as saying.


  19. Turkey's Central Bank Holds Rates Steady for Fourth Straight MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Wall Street Journal

    A money changer counts Turkish lira bills at a foreign-exchange office in Istanbul on Dec. 16, when the currency fell to a record low against the dollar. ISTANBUL-Turkey's central bank on Wednesday held interest rates steady for a fourth consecutive month, as policymakers maintain a tight stance due to stubbornly high inflation and following the recent selloff in the currency.


  20. YouTube: 5 Reasons Why NetBeans Should be in Every Developer's ToolkitRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Oracle

    New NetBeans Dream Team member Mark Stephens, from IDR Solutions in the UK, did an excellent overview of key NetBeans features during the recent Google Dev Fest in Istanbul, Turkey.