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3 hrs ago | Trend

Turkey's new government to focus on EU and Kurdish bid

Turkey's 62nd government, led by Prime Minister Ahmet DavutoAYlu, is set to outline its program on Sept.

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6 hrs ago | Groong

Bohjalian: A Little Hope amidst the Monastery Debris

Bohjalian: A Little Hope amidst the Monastery Debris By Chris Bohjalian on August 29, 2014 The other day I watched an eight-year-old boy named Ulash spontaneously take a white plastic grocery bag and fill it with potato chip wrappers, cigarette butts, and crushed plastic water bottles.

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10 hrs ago | Deutsche Welle

PKK - from terrorist threat to ally?

The Kurdistan Workers Party is banned in Germany. The EU deems it a terrorist group.

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14 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

Erdogan Shakes Israeli's Hand After Six Years

For the first time in six years, Turkey's new president and former prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has shaken the hand of an Israeli official.

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17 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Demand for Jewish condemnation elicits limited backlash in Turkey

Jewish academics, media figures and authors argue that they have no obligation to comment on "Israel's latest attack on Gaza."

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21 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

Impatience grows in Turkey over Syrian 'guests'

Cengiz, a street seller who plies his trade selling bread rings in the center of Istanbul, is usually a fervent supporter of Turkey's newly-elected President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Yesterday | Daily Times

Mamnoon visits tomb of Rumi, Tabrizi in Konya : August 30, 2014,

KONYA, Turkey President Mamnoon Hussain has said that the people of Pakistan have great love for the people of Konya and keep Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi in great reverence.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Groong

400-year old Armenian homes still standing in Turkey's Van

Mehmet Top, who is a lecturer at the Department of Art History of the University of Yüzüncü Yıl of Van, visited, together with specialists, Van's Isikpinar district, where these houses are located, reported IHA news agency of Turkey.

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The Independent

Weary? In need of some sun? Relax and unwind with a trip to... Iraqi Kurdistan

In spite of Islamic State, a Wigan travel agency reports a surge in demand for its trips to the region Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Daily Times

Erdogan appoints divisive aide as economic adviser : August 30, 2014,

ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has appointed his close aide Yigit Bulut to be his chief economics adviser, his office announced on Saturday, a move likely to alarm investors already concerned over the management of the country's finances.

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RTE.ie

Major operation under way in Iraq to break seige

Iraqi security forces, Shia militiamen and Kurdish fighters have launched a major operation to attempt to break a more than two-month long jihadist siege of a Shia Turkmen-majority town, officials said.

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Real Clear Politics

Turkey's Imperial Fantasy

According to Mr. Davutoglu, the nation states established after the breakup of the Ottoman Empire are artificial creations and Turkey must now carve out its own Lebensraum - a phrase he uses unapologetically.

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Groong

Armenia Invites Turkey's Erdogan to Attend Genocide Commemoration Ceremony in Yerevan

Armenia Invites Turkey's Erdogan to Attend Genocide Commemoration Ceremony in Yerevan Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan may take part in Yerevan's commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the 1915 Armenian Genocide by the Ottoman Empire RIA Novosti.

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Sofia News Agency

UNHCR: Syrian Refugees Top 3 Million

Refugees who fled from Syria and Aleppo sit on a street outside a public park at the Fatih district in Istanbul, Turkey, 18 July 2014, where hundreds of Syrian refugees gathered to stay.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

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Turkey encourages the construction of new hotels - 53 new properties in the development

The tourism in Turkey continues to grow, considering the increasing number of visitors, the Turkish government is now encouraging the construction of new hotels.

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Stars and Stripes

Hagel going to Turkey as US tries to build 'coalition of the willing' against the Islamic State

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will visit Turkey as the U.S. government tries to build a "coalition of the willing" take on Islamic militants in Syria, the Pentagon announced Friday.

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Groong

ANKARA: Assyrians of Turkey to open their own school

Daily Sabah, Turkey Aug 28 2014 ASSYRIANS OF TURKEY TO OPEN THEIR OWN SCHOOL Erhan Ã-ztürk ISTANBUL ' Turkey's Assyrian community regain right to start a school, 86 years after their sole school was closed.

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Horizon

What's Next for the 'Hidden Armenians' of Diyarbakir/Dikranagerd?

The historic first trip to Armenia of Diyarbakir's "hidden Armenians" is coming to an end and it is time for us to assess its impact, consequences, and next steps.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Turkey's Davutoglu announces new government

Turkey's new President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stands in respect as he visits the mausoleum of modern Turkey's founder, Kemal Ataturk, before a ceremony where he formally took charge of the presidency from his predecessor, Abdullah Gul, at the Cankaya Palace in Ankara, Turkey, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

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Yahoo!

Turkey unveils new cabinet of Erdogan allies

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan approved a new cabinet stacked with loyal allies just a day after he moved from premier to head of state, with former Europe minister Mevlut Cavusoglu promoted to foreign minister.

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