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  1. Ten people intending to join PKK, detained in TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Trend

    The police in Turkey's southern Sanliurfa province detained 10 people near the border with Syria, Milliyet newspaper reported on Mar.30. Reportedly, the detainees intended to join the Syrian wing of the Kurdistan Workers' Party .

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  2. Iran summons Turkey's charge d'affaires over Erdogan remarksRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Trend

    Iran has summoned Barish Saygin, Turkey's charge d'affaires to the foreign ministry to express protest over Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's recent remarks on the Islamic Republic's regional policy. Following Erdogan's recent remarks, Iran summoned the Turkey's charge d'affaires in the absence of the ambassador to the foreign ministry and expressed protest over the "unusual and inappropriate" remarks, Iran's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Marzieh Afkham said.

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  3. At least twelve killed in multiple car accident in TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    At least twelve people, including nine Syrian refugees, are killed and seven others wounded in a multiple car accident in Turkey's southeast province of Sanliurfa. Editor-in-Chief: Nguyen Quang Thong 248 Cong Quynh St. , Distr.

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  4. ANKARA: Any journalists to slaughter?Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Groong

    Today's Zaman, Turkey March 29 2015 Any journalists to slaughter? GÃ`NAL KURÅ?UN March 29, 2015, Sunday In the cartoon, President Recep Tayyip ErdoÄ?an is seen asking whether officials at the new presidential palace in Ankara have prepared `any journalists to slaughter,' referring to ritual sacrifice in Islam, to mark his inauguration. This is a cartoon from the popular Turkish satirical weekly Penguin, a counterpart of France's Charlie Hebdo.

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  5. The concept of the Armenian state must be different from that of the diasporaRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Groong

    ... not make international recognition of the "genocide" the cornerstone of its foreign policy and should not confront Turkey with demands for recognition of "genocide", seeing it as an internal affair of the latter. Political scientist Arman Gevorgyan ...

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  6. 09:02 Kyrgyzstani Yuri Krakovetsky wins bronze at judo grand prix in TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | AkiPress

    The tournament was held on March 27-29 in the Turkish city of Samsun. 14 sets of medals in men and women were available.

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  7. Middle East, 4:46 AMIran Threatens to Cancel Erdogan's VisitRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... week after coming back from Nowrouz holidays." On Friday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif also urged Turkey to act responsibly in a bid to help restore calm and peace to the Middle East. "We attach great importance to our strategic ...

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  8. Traffic accident in southeast Turkey leaves 13 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Trend

    Thirteen people - most of them Syrian nationals - were killed in a traffic accident in the southeastern province of Sanliurfa on Sunday, Anadolu Agency reported. "The accident involved a minibus, a car and a concrete mixer truck, and might have happened due to rain and fog," Sanliurfa's Mayor Celalettin Guvenc said.

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  9. How China's Li Is Helping Push Railway Profits to Record LevelsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    ... the first high-speed rail project built overseas by Chinese companies was inaugurated between Ankara and Istanbul, Turkey -- nine years after CRCC won the joint bid with local companies, Xinhua reported. "Theoretically, we should see China's 'One ...

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  10. PKK chief calls for end to fighting in TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Click2Houston

    ... than three decades ago, an estimated 40,000 lives have been lost. It has been, some say, a battle by activists among Turkey's Kurdish minority for independence. It has been, others say, a guerrilla war by rebels who have punctuated their campaign ...

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  11. Letters to Editors - 03/29/2015Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Groong

    ... No denying Armenian genocide Re: "Armenian history disputed," by Ferhat Alkan, Tuesday Letters. No matter how hard Turkey tries to cover up the Armenian genocide or denies it, there are pictures, written resources and word-of-mouth details about ...

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  12. Two Czech women kidnapped in Pakistan in 2013 have been releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    ... (IHH) took part in the negotiations that led to the release. Its foreign relations coordinator, Izzet Sahin, told Turkey's state-run news agency Anatolian that the process had taken two months. Families of the pair approached IHH after previous ...

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  13. Turkey detains two policemen in Erdogan spying caseRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    ... accuse police of bugging Erdogan and other top officials at the behest of Gulen, whose extradition is being sought by Turkey. Since becoming president in August 2014, Erdogan has intensified his offensive against Gulen followers and the authorities ...

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  14. Early Data Suggests The 'Pope Francis Effect' May Be Affecting Catholic AffiliationRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Switched

    ... results to discern a real course 'correction' in the data," he said. "This survey could be an outlier." ISTANBUL, TURKEY - NOVEMBER 30: Pope Francis (L) and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople speak to the faithful after the Divine ...

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  15. Iran-Turkey: regional rivals with growing economic co-opRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Today.Az

    ... strikes on the Houthi militia forces in Yemen March 25, in a move to support President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi. While Turkey and some Arab states have accused Iran of supporting the Houthis, Tehran has denied the allegations. Now the Islamic ...

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  16. Iran says no change in Erdogan visit to TehranRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Trend

    ... official IRNA news agency reported March 29. The Turkish president earlier accused Iran o try to dominate the region. Turkey has supported Saudi Arabia's military operation against Houthi rebels in Yemen. In an implicit criticism of Erdogan's ...

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  17. Iranian MPs pursue to cancel Erdogan's visit to TehranRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Trend

    Baku, Azerbaijan, Mar. 29 By Fatih Karimov Trend: The upcoming trip of Turkey's President Recep Tayyep Erdogan to Iran should be cancelled due to his recent anti-Iran remarks, Iranian MP Esmaeel Kowsari said. Kowsari, who is a member of the parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission, said Erdogan should be notified that if he talks nonsense about Iran, he will be dealt with, Iran's Fars news agency reported on March 29. "Even if the foreign affairs ministry takes no step in this regard, we will oblige them to do it," Kowsari said.

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  18. Lights Out! In Many Global Cities, Power Outages Are Part of Everyday LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Global Voices Online

    ... on daily life: "It becomes unbearable to live indoors due to hot weather." Nihan Guneli , Author Location: Istanbul, Turkey Population: 18+ million Last power outage: Yesterday Frequency: Almost daily Effects on daily life: "If you don't have a ...

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  19. Turkey welcomes fall of key city in Syria's northRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... of the city, but they will not be able to reverse the situation," Observatory director Rami Abdel Rahman added. "Turkey is content that the opposition has captured Idlib. Our support for the FSA will continue," a Turkish official told daily Hurriyet ...

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  20. Turkey's parliamentary system in the waiting room, says President ErdoganRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Turkey's existing parliamentary system has been in the waiting room to be replaced by the presidential system since the last year's presidential election, President Recep Tayyip ErdoAYan has said, reiterating his demand for "400 lawmakers" in the June 7 general election to make this change possible. "We made our first step for the new term of our history as a Republic through the presidential election last year.

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