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13 min ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Turkey arrests dozens of top police officers in new swoop

Turkish authorities on Tuesday arrested dozens of senior police officers in a criminal probe over alleged illegal wire-tapping and forgery, the latest crackdown on opponents of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of presidential polls.

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13 min ago | AkiPress

16:09 Turkey arrests 55 police officers on charges of spying, fraud

Turkey has detained more than 50 police officers, including former high ranking officials who were led away in handcuffs, in one of the biggest blows to date against a corruption inquiry the government depicts as an attempted coup, Hurriyet Daily News reports July 22. The detentions which local reports said were based on suspicion of illegal ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | Trend

Turkey must pass to direct presidential rule

Turkey must pass from parliamentary to direct presidential rule, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in an interview with Turkish TV channel ATV.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Turkey declares 3-day mourning over Gaza

Speaking to reporters after a Cabinet meeting Monday, Deputy Bulent Arinc voiced concern over the increasing Palestinian civilian death toll and said Turkey was supporting efforts for a cease-fire between Hamas and Israel.

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The Peninsula

Two killed in Turkey canyon flood

ISTANBUL: Two Turkish tourists were killed when flood waters surged through a canyon that is a major tourist attraction in western Turkey, with the mayor of the area saying their deaths were "God's will", media reports said Monday.

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Bloomberg

Istanbul Seeking Finance Hub Status Grapples With Delistings

Turkish companies with small free floats are applying to delist from the stock exchange as the government says it's switching to an emphasis on quality over quantity in its ambitions to make Istanbul a financial center.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Nerve News

Egypt summons Turkish diplomat over Gaza remarks

The Egyptian foreign ministry summoned the Turkish charge d'affaires Sunday to protest Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's recent statements.

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The Times of Israel

Erdogan tells United States to engage in 'self-criticism'

ANKARA, Turkey - Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday called on its NATO ally the United States to engage in "self-criticism" after it labeled his comments on Israel's Gaza assault "offensive."

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

West Australian

Turkish economic duo key for markets as Erdogan eyes presidency

Markets are keeping a wary eye on the future of Turkey's two key economic policymakers if Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is elected president in August polls.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

ADL Raises Alarm Over Turkish Anti-Semitism

The Anti-Defamation League expressed alarm at the increasingly hostile environment toward Israel in Turkey Saturday, warning that the escalation of anti-Semitism against the Turkish Jewish community is rising and calling on Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to address the situation.

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Groong

Erdogan Slams Egypt'S Sisi As 'Illegitimate Tyrant'

ERDOGAN SLAMS EGYPT'S SISI AS 'ILLEGITIMATE TYRANT' Arutz Sheva, Israel July 18, 2014 Friday by Elad Benari, Canada Turkish Prime Minister says Egypt cannot be relied upon to negotiate a truce with Israel.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

CNN

Mideast: Israel, Hamas fighting lights up Gaza skies

The death toll in Israeli military operations in Gaza rose to 307 people on Saturday, a Palestinian health official said.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Katz Hits Back at Erdogan: What About the Armenian Genocide?

Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz hit back at Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday, after the latter accused Israel of attempting a "systematic genocide" of Palestinian Arabs in Gaza, in his strongest attack yet on the Jewish state over self-defense campaign Operation Protective Edge.

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Groong

Erdogan Will Continue Policy Of Denial, Expert Says

ERDOGAN WILL CONTINUE POLICY OF DENIAL, EXPERT SAYS 15:38 17/07/2014 >> POLITICS Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is likely to win the presidential elections, Turkish studies expert Gevorg Petrosyan told reporters on Thursday.

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Trend

Turkish opposition disagree on single candidate in presidential elections

Several members of the opposition Republican People's Party in Turkey will vote for the incumbent Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the upcoming presidential election, the Turkish "Sabah" newspaper said.

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Ynetnews

Turkish anti-Israel protests grow violent

Turkish riot police fired tear gas and water cannon on Friday to disperse protesters who pelted the Israeli consulate in Istanbul with stones in protest at Israel's ground offensive on Gaza, local media reported.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Erdogan accuses Israel of attempting a 'systematic genocide'

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan continued his harsh criticism of Israel on Thursday, accusing the Jewish state of attempting a "systematic genocide" of Palestinians in Gaza.

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Horizon

Armenians back Turkey's Presidential Challenger Demirtas

An Armenian organisation, Nor Zartonk , calling itself the self-organisation of the Armenian community in Turkey, has declared its support for Selahattin Demirtas in the presidential elections to be held on 10 August.

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Groong

ANKARA: Senate Hearing For New US Ambassador To Ankara Sparks 'Authoritarianism' Debate

SENATE HEARING FOR NEW US AMBASSADOR TO ANKARA SPARKS 'AUTHORITARIANISM' DEBATE Hurriyet Daily News, Turkey July 16 2014 Tolga TanıÅ~_ John Bass, who has been nominated by the Obama administration as new U.S. ambassador to Ankara, has said Turkey is "drifting in the direction" of authoritarianism, following persistent questions at a ... (more)

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Groong

Calling A Spade A Spade

CALLING A SPADE A SPADE Treppenwitz July 15, 2014 Tuesday 4:39 PM EST by David Bogner Jul 15, 2014 , both sides should win and nobody should lose.

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