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  1. stone lionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | TrekEarth

    ... I built a caravanserai, or caravan way-station between 1229 and 1236. It is the largest Seljuk caravanserai in Turkey, and well worth a stop to see if you are traveling between Aksaray (or Cappadocia) and Konya.This detail in the photo is the lion ...

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  2. Turkey's Erdogan: Women are not equal to menRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Arkansas Online

    ANKARA, Turkey - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan set off a new controversy Monday, declaring that women are not equal to men and accusing feminists of not understanding the special status that Islam attributes to mothers.

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  3. Turkish President Says Men and Women Are Not EqualRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Time

    Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has caused a controversy by saying women and men are not equal-at a women's justice summit. "You cannot put women and men on an equal footing," Erdogan said .

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  4. Erdogan Tells Feminist Summit That Women Aren't Equal to MenRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Foreign Policy

    ... kiss my mother's feet because they smelled of paradise," he said. "She would glance coyly and cry sometimes." Though Turkey has a secular constitution, Erdogan's feelings on feminism don't exactly come as a surprise. He has a history of trying to ...

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  5. Turkeya s president says women are not equal to menRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | The Washington Post

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has sparked controversy with comments dismissing the idea of gender equality. Women's rights activists in Turkey are pushing back against new comments from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who declared women unequal to men and said that being a mother is a woman's primary role in society.

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  6. Turkey governor under fire over museum plan for synagogueRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | The Times of Israel

    ... denied any plans to alter the status quo, which prohibits Jews from worshiping at the site. The synagogue in Turkey - which served the Jewish community in Edirne until 1983 and a few years later suffered a roof collapse - is being restored as an ...

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  7. Erdogan Stirs New Controversy With Comments About WomenRead the original story

    43 min ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stirred new controversy Monday when announcing that women are not equal to men. He also accused feminists of not understanding the special status attributed to mothers by Islam.

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  8. Erdogan: women are not equal to menRead the original story

    44 min ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... have no such concern." Lawyer and women's rights activist Hulya Gulbahar said Erdogan's comments were in violation of Turkey's constitution, Turkish laws and international conventions on gender equality and didn't help efforts to stem high ...

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  9. Turkey's president says women are not equal to menRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Mashable

    ... woman as a man." It's not nature but Constitution: "Men and women have equal rights" #JusticewithEqualRights Women in Turkey say no to President's mentality Please sign and then RT if you want Erdogan to apologise to Turkish women, all women ...

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  10. Turkey's Erdogan Tells Women They Can't Be Equal With MenRead the original story

    59 min ago | Bloomberg

    Equality among men and women is against the "natural disposition" of humanity, Turkey 's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said at a gender conference in Istanbul. Women need equivalence, not equality, Erdogan told a room packed with members of a women's group.

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  11. President Erdogan and Islam: Piety and OttomanitasRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Russia Taday

    Dr. Can Erimtan is an independent scholar residing in A stanbul, with a wide interest in the politics, history and culture of the Balkans and the Greater Middle East. He tweets at @theerimtanangle Islam is currently going through a remarkable revival in Turkey.

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  12. Turkey's Erdogan disputes gender equality as 'against nature'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... view of a "much more fair, humane and conscientious way" of treating women than as the equal of men. It's rare for Turkey's dour Islamists of the ruling Justice and Development Party to provoke belly laughs, but Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc ...

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  13. Iraqi troops take 2 towns from Islamic State groupRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WDRB-TV Louisville

    The final weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday passed without a grand jury decision on whether to indict a Ferguson police officer, fueling new speculation about the timing as protesters demand justice for... Media outlets citing unidentified sources are reporting that the grand jury considering whether Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson should be charged in the death of Michael Brown has reached a decision. A 12-year-old boy has been fatally shot by Cleveland police after brandishing what turned out to be a replica gun, prompting a legislator to call for such fakes to be brightly colored.

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  14. Turkey rejects easing relations with EgyptRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Nerve News

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday that he rejected the reconciliation efforts for friendly relations with Egypt. Turkey does not accept the legitimacy of Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi's rule, and once again closed the door to possible negations to normalise their relations, Xinhua quoted Erdogan as saying at the International Women and Justice Summit here.

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  15. Turkey President Erdogan says women are not equal to menRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... have no such concern." Lawyer and women's rights activist Hulya Gulbahar said Erdogan's comments were in violation of Turkey's constitution, Turkish laws and international conventions on gender equality and didn't help efforts to stem high ...

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  16. Turkey, U.S. ease strains on Islamic State but differences remainRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AlertNet

    Turkey and the United States smoothed over some differences in the fight against Islamic State during a weekend visit by U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, but the talks heralded little in the way of deeper military cooperation between the NATO allies. Turkey has been a reluctant partner in the U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State, refusing to take a frontline military role despite its 1,200 km border with Iraq and Syria and thereby intensifying Western concern that it is a weak link in the struggle against the insurgents.

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  17. Turkey to host training for 2,000 Syrian rebels: officialRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... city of Kirsehir as part of the campaign against ISIS insurgents, a Turkish Foreign Ministry official said on Monday. Turkey had agreed in principle to train and equip Syrian rebel forces as part of the U.S.-led military campaign against ISIS, but ...

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  18. Good Morning, News: Hagel Resigns, ISIS Recruits Kids, and Juggalos Were Framed?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Pordland Mercury

    GOOD MORNING, BLOGTOWN! Right there, I see you lookin'. Sure hope that you're not tooken.

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  19. A Palestinian ICC gambit would reach far beyond parties to the conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... of people located outside either Israel or Palestinian territories. For example, senior Hamas operatives are based in Turkey and Qatar. Hamas's leader, Khaled Mashal, is based in Qatar. Hamas operatives in Turkey have been behind recent terrorist ...

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  20. Expert: Turkey may ratify one of the Zurich Protocols in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | ARMINFO news agency

    Turkey may ratify one of the Zurich Protocols in April 2015, the head of the "Modus Vivendi" centre, Ara Papyan, said at today's press-conference. He said that the Armenian-Turkish Protocols are like a Damocles's sword hanging above Armenia and a serious obstacle for international recognition of the Armenian genocide.

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