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3 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Twitter blocks two Turkey accounts

The social networking site Twitter blocked two accounts in Turkey on Sunday, after the users were accused of spreading corruption allegations about Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his aides.

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7 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

Azerbaijan Arrests Prominent Journalist For Espionage

Rauf Mirkadyrov, a commentator for the independent Russian-language daily "Zerkalo," was taken into custody by security personnel at Baku's Heydar Aliyev airport on April 19 after being deported from Turkey, where he had lived with his family for the past three years.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Groong

Turkish PM Erdogan: Biggest Loser In Syria 'Chemical Attacks' Hoax

TURKISH PM ERDOGAN: BIGGEST LOSER IN SYRIA CHEMICAL "ATTACKS" HOAX BY STAFF - POSTED ON APRIL 17, 2014 By APPO JABARIAN Obama's sudden climb-down in late August-early September 2013 on his threatened military strike against Syria was in part forced on him by a chemical analysis of samples of the sarin used in Ghouta, which showed that its signature ... (more)

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Erdogan inaugurates boring of Eurasia Tunnel

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has inaugurated the boring of the Eurasia Tunnel Project in Istanbul, saying the scheme will shorten the existing 100-minute cross-strait journey time to 15 minutes, Anadolu Agency reported.

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Jerusalem Post

Turkey vulnerable to rising Russian power in the Black Sea

With the annexation of Crimea, Turkey faces a stronger and bolder Russian naval power in the Black Sea.

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Turkey's deputy PM: Erdogan may announce presidential decision in mid-May

Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan may make his final decision on whether or not he will run for president in the upcoming elections in the middle of May, his deputy, Bulent Arinc, said on April 19, Hurriyet Dail news reported.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Re/code

Twitter's Turkey Headache That Won't End

Twitter wants to be a truly global company. That means dealing with its share of headaches, both foreign and domestic.

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Reuters

Soccer-Fenerbahce chairman faces jail time again after appeal rejected

The chairman of Turkish club Fenerbahce, Aziz Yildirim, faces a probable return to prison after his appeal against a conviction for match-fixing was rejected by a top court on Thursday.

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Switched

Turkish Activists Say Their Country Is Sliding Backward On Women's Rights

There are few things that shock Pinar Ilkkaracan, one of Turkey's most prominent women activists.

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Turkish president has no political plans for future

Earlier, the deputy head of the ruling Justice and Development Party, Mehmet Ali Sahin said that if the Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is elected the president, then the current President Abdullah Gul could take the prime minister's post.

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Today.Az

Erdogan oppresses Putin over security of Crimean Tatars

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to exercise caution so that Crimean Tatars are not hurt from the crisis in Ukraine, Today's Zaman reported.

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Groong

ANKARA: Akdamar Church Restoration Nears Completion

AKDAMAR CHURCH RESTORATION NEARS COMPLETION Cihan News Agency, Turkey April 16 2014 TR_ISTA - 16.04.2014 18:49:02 Officials have said the restoration of a 10th-century Armenian church located on Akdamar Island in eastern Turkey's Lake Van is about to be completed.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Malaysia-Turkey Successfully Sign Free Trade Agreement

By Noor Soraya Mohd Jamal KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 -- Malaysia and Turkey today successfully signed a bilateral Free Trade Agreement in Ankara, Turkey, that would serve as the catalyst to boost bilateral trade to US$5.0 billion in 2018.

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Groong

ANKARA: Armenian Bill Not To Affect Turkish-American Relations, Says Erdogan

AMERICAN RELATIONS, SAYS ERDOGAN World Bulletin, Turkey April 16 2014 The U.S. House Speaker John Boehner said the evaluation of the 1915 events should be left to historians.

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West Australian

Turkey still hopes Twitter will open local office

Turkey's government said on Thursday it still hopes Twitter will open an office in the country, a day after the social networking site ruled out any such move.

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Free Republic

Is Israel Really Isolated?

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says that 'if we do not resolve the issues between Palestinians and Israelis, if we do not find a way to find peace, there will be an increasing isolation of Israel.'

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Today.Az

Erdogan promises to use all presidential powers if elected

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told his lawmakers that he is still undecided as to whether he will pursue the presidency, but he vowed to use the full powers given by the Constitution if he is elected president in the popular vote, scheduled for August, Hurriyet Daily News reported.

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Kurds at odds over Syrian border moat

Kurds in northern Iraq and Syria have been divided by a 17-kilometer trench which was dug by the Kurdistan Regional Government , ostensibly to prevent the infiltration of militants and smuggling from the war-torn country Hurriyet Daily News reported.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

World briefs: Taliban kidnap, kill Afghan cops

A group of Afghan policemen were kidnapped Wednesday while traveling in civilian clothes, and the Taliban later claimed they had killed seven of them.

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Time

100: Egyptian Prime Minister Leads Reader Poll

Though the final TIME 100 list of the most influential people of the year worldwide is always ultimately chosen by the editors of TIME, the magazine seeks the input of reader's in an online poll.

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