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South Korea seeks more investment in Turkey

The South Korean ambassador to Turkey says the Asian nation wants to invest in its host's financial sector, but added that such investment is not without problems.

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Azerbaijani defence minister to visit Turkey

During his visit Hasanov will participate in a ceremony dedicated to the 99th anniversary of the Battle of Canakkale, according to a message from Azerbaijani Defense Ministry.

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Turkey wants discount from Russia for supplied gas

Turkey will try to obtain a discount from Russia for the gas supplied by this country, and this issue will be discussed with the management of Russia's Gazprom in coming days, Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Taner Yildiz said, the country's TRT Haber TV channel reported on April 21. The information about that Gazprom refused to ... (more)

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Kazakhstan, Turkey agree on increasing number of mutual flights

The aviation agencies of Kazakhstan and Turkey have adopted a decision to increase the number of flights to eight on Antalya -Almaty, Antalya- Astana and Antalya-Karaganda routes, Kazakhstan's Ministry of Transport and Communications said on April 21. The flights will be regular; they will be carried out in accordance with the approved schedule and ... (more)

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

International soccer matches have a reputation for occasionally rowdy fans, but on Sunday Police in Turkey were dealing with a fan uprising not related to the outcome of a game but to a new e-ticketing system.

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Turkish PM congratulates Christians on Easter

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has congratulated the Christian community of Turkey as it marks the Easter period, Anadolu agency reported.

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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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Norwalk Citizen News

4 French journalists home after long Syrian ordeal

In this photo made from video, two of the four French journalists who went missing in Syria last summer, Didier Francois, foreground, and Edouard Elias, right, leave a local hospital after a medical check, in Akcakale, Turkey, Saturday, April 19, 2014.

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TurkishPress.com

Wife-beater kills two soldiers in Turkey

A 46-year-old Turkish man murdered two soldiers on Friday night in Turkey's northwestern Canakkale city and then was shot dead on the run by gendarmerie forces pursuing him.

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Asia News Network

ANKARA,TURKEY: Build stronger economic ties, Asian nations urged

Asian countries must strive to build stronger and more lasting economic connections both within the region and outside it, said Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

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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Daily Times

Turkey looks to pistachios to heat new eco-city

Pistachios are already a key ingredient in Turkish baklava, but the country may now have found a new way to exploit the nuts known as "green gold" by using their shells to heat a new eco-city.

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In-depth Africa

Islamist Turkey Plans "Gay Prisons"

No sorry, nothing to see here. It's a Muslim government which means it can't be bigoted.

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MilitaryCity.com

For U.S. troops, European tours come with career, quality-of-life perks

A Slovenian soldier surveys a map as he and forces from U.S. Army plan an assault as part of a field training exercise in 2012.

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The Olympian

4 French journalists held hostage in Syria freed

President Francois Hollande's office said in a statement he felt "immense relief" after learning of the release of Edouard Elias, Didier Francois, Nicolas Henin and Pierre Torres - all said to be in good health despite "very trying conditions" of their captivity.

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Reuters

Kidnapped French journalists found on Turkey's Syrian border

Four French journalists held hostage in Syria since June were found by Turkish soldiers on its border with Syria on Saturday, Turkish media reported, and French President Francois Hollande said the four were in good health.

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Reuters

Kidnapped French journalists found on Turkey's Syrian border-media

Four French journalists were found by Turkish soldiers on the border with Syria on Saturday after being kidnapped by the rebel group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in Syria last June, Turkish media reported.

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Armenian Liberty

Sarkisian Again Defends Turkish-Armenian Accords

President Serzh Sarkisian on Friday again defended his administration's 2009 normalization agreements with Turkey against strong criticism that has been voiced in Armenia and especially its worldwide Diaspora.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

The Anzac evolution

Hanifi Araz, a big man from the city of Canakkale across the Dardanelles from the Gallipoli Peninsula, saw the future in the early 1980s, and he wanted to be part of it.

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GhanaSoccerNet.com

2014 World Cup: Ghana defender Jerry Akaminko steers into Turkish Cup final with Eskisehirspor

Ghana international Jerry Akaminko will be contesting for his first silverware after helping Eskisehirspor beat Antalyaspor 3-1 to qualify for Turkish Cup final on Thursday.

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