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6 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Turkey's Erdogan mocks rival for 'not knowing national anthem'

A bitter row erupted Friday between Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his main rival in the presidential election after the premier accused his opponent of not recognising the Turkish national anthem.

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11 hrs ago | Canada.com

Harry Sterling: Women's rights on the line in Turkey

One more month of summer, one more month to plan a great vacation. Here are some very cool spots to cross off your bucket list.

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13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Who are Hamasa s friends these days?

Back in 2007, Palestinian supporters of Hamas and Islamic jihad movements marched through Gaza City to protest against a Middle East peace conference being held in the United States because it did not include representatives of those groups.

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18 hrs ago | Today.Az

Erdogan likens Israel to Adolf Hitler

Israel's perpetration of genocide against the Palestinians being carried out in Gaza is reminiscent of the Holocaust as Israel is acting with the same immorality as Adolf Hitler, Turkey's PM and presidential candidate Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Groong

ANKARA: US says Turkey favors Sunni Islam over other creeds

A US State Department report has claimed that the Turkish government is prejudiced in favor of its Sunni Islamic citizens and neglects the needs of members of the country's other minority religions, in addition to frequently employing anti-Semitic rhetoric.

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Groong

The Thug, the Professor, and 'Just Pain'

The Thug, the Professor, and "Just Pain" Editorial, 30 July 2014 It's natural for Arabs to feel nostalgic for the glories of the Omayyad's short rule in Iberia, but it takes a lunatic fringes like the ISIS to declare "Spain is the land of our ancestors and we will conquer it with the power of Allah."

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Wall Street Journal

Twitter Transparency Data: Accounts Targeted With Removal Requests More Than Double

Twitter agreed to 9% of those requests, in whole or in part. The largest number came from Turkey and France.

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Groong

That's not genocide, Mr. Erdogan. THIS is genocide.

THIS is genocide. By William A. Levinson 7/29/2014 Erdogan calls Israel more barbaric than Hitler quotes Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan as saying, `Since [Israel's creation] in 1948, we have been witnessing this attempt at systematic genocide every day and every month,' he said.

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Today.Az

Turkey eyes no step back against Gulen movement supporters

Turkey will continue its operations against the supporters of the movement of Fethullah Gulen [Islamic political figure currently residing in the U.S.], Turkish Haber7 TV channel quoted the country's Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag as saying on July 31. He stressed that despite the transparency of the operations against the supporters of Gulen ... (more)

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ABC News

Expat Turks Begin Voting in Presidential Elections

Turks living abroad have begun casting votes in Turkey's first direct presidential elections.

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Trend

Support for Erdogan hits 59% in Turkey: Gallup Poll

Majority of Turkish population has confidence in Turkish PM and presidential candidate Recep Tayyip Erdogan's leadership, a survey by US based opinion poll firm, Gallup World Poll revealed Anadolu Agency reported The Broadcasting Board of Governors, the U.S.' independent federal agency that oversees the U.S. civilian international media, released a ... (more)

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Standard

Turkey arrests more police officers over wiretapping

Turkey's state-run news agency says an Istanbul court has ordered 11 more police officers formally arrested and jailed pending trial for allegedly illegally wiretapping Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other officials.

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The Daily Star

Turkish women laugh online to protest remarks

Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc poses ahead of the presidential elections in Ankara on July 24, 2014.

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Jerusalem Post

Cold Turkey

Given the hostility of the administration in Ankara, average Israelis have only their pride to gain by standing firm and reevaluating the purchase of Turkish products.

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News9 Oklahoma City

Poll: Turks divided on Erdogan before election

Northern Colorado got the brunt of heavy rains that flooded streets and stranded drivers up and down the Front Range.

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The Miami Herald

Poll: Turks divided on Erdogan before election

An opinion poll shows Turks are divided on how they feel about Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of his bid to become president in an upcoming election, and about their country's direction.

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Jerusalem Post

Islamic State fighter: 'Turkey paved the way for us'

MEMRI report on interview of jihadi: 'We will build the Islamic state in the territories from Tigris to Jordan and Palestine and to Lebanon.

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Free Republic

After Anti-Israeli Comments, Erdogan 'Glad' to Return Jewish Award

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be "glad" to return an award given to him in 2004 by a prominent American Jewish group, Turkey's embassy in the US said Tuesday, amid a growing controversy over the premier's anti-Israel remarks.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

New Vision

Don't laugh loudly, Turkish deputy PM tells women

One of the most senior members of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government sparked an outcry on Tuesday after declaring that women should not laugh loudly in public.

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Mashable

Why Women Can't Get Enough of Turkey's Prime Minister

On a recent Friday evening, Turkey's Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, was met by hundreds of supporters at one of his first campaign events in Istanbul since announcing his bid to run for president.

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