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Dr. Ahmet Is k brings hope to patients with advanced cancer in Gaziantep, Turkey

Gaziantep is a small city with a big resume that doesn't quite connect. The arid dusty landscape that makes the sky appear almost beige during the day, the grit that coats everything; hair, clothes, the inside of the nose, the corner of the eyes along with the over 100 degree temperatures are in stark contrast to the slick advertisements.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Foreign Policy

Lying Down With Dogs

Turkey's support for Hamas agents who tried to topple Mahmoud Abbas's Palestinian Authority is putting Erdogan in a pickle.

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Big News Network.com

Turkey's Erdogan May Be Changing His Attitude Toward Jihadists

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The First Post

Kurds to the rescue: here's what the West needs to do in return

The advance of Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria has put the spotlight on the Kurds, and in particular the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government in northern Iraq.

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Armenian Liberty

Yerevan Reacts To Azeri-Turkish-Georgian Defense Talks

Azerbaijan - Defense Ministers Irakli Alasania of Georgia, Zakir Hasanov of Azerbaijan and Ismet Yilmaz of Turkey address the press after talks in Nakhichevan, 19Aug2014.

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Trend

Kazakh President to attend inauguration of Turkey's President

It was announced by Kazakh Foreign Ministry Aug.20 following a regular meeting chaired by Kazakh Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov "Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev plans to participate at the meeting of heads of member states of the Customs Union and Ukraine in Minsk on Aug. 26, as well as in the inauguration of the newly elected President of ... (more)

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Jerusalem Post

Israel lets wounded Palestinians fly from Ben-Gurion to Turkey for medical aid

Foreign Ministry issues statement that a second group of 17 Palestinians wounded in the recent fighting will be flown to Turkey, each patient to be accompanied by family member.

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Daily Times

Turkey reassures Ocalan on Kurdish peace talks to end conflicts : August 20, 2014,

Turkey's spy chief assured the imprisoned leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party in a secret meeting last week that the state will press ahead with the peace process to end 30 years of conflict, media reports said on Wednesday.

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Medical News Today

Turkish man pleads guilty to importing illegal cancer drugs

Sabahaddin Akman, owner of the Istanbul, Turkey, firm Ozay Pharmaceuticals, has pleaded guilty to charges of smuggling misbranded and adulterated cancer treatment drugs into the United States.

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Groong

BAKU: Turkey Rejects As Baseless Reports On Opening Border With Armenia

TURKEY REJECTS AS BASELESS REPORTS ON OPENING BORDER WITH ARMENIA AzerNews, Azerbaijan Aug 19 2014 19 August 2014, 14:37 By Sara Rajabova Armenia, which is in a state of isolation in the region because of its aggressive policy against its neighbors, is desperately looking for different ways to get out of this situation.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Groong

Turkey's History Is A Study Of Paradoxes

TURKEY'S HISTORY IS A STUDY OF PARADOXES Joplin Globe, Missouri Aug 18 2014 By Dr. Allen H. Merriam Joplin Globe Editor's note: Missouri Southern State University will celebrate the Turkey semester this fall with 40 events scheduled on campus.

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Voice of America

Leading Fight Against Islamic State, Kurds Question Iraqi Future

Western countries including the United States have begun arming the Kurdish Peshmerga forces in northern Iraq to aid their battle against extremist Sunni militants from the Islamic State.

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EurActiv.com

South Stream 'Plan B' opts for route through Greece and Turkey

A Russian newspaper has published an article suggesting that the Kremlin-favoured South Stream gas pipeline could drop Bulgaria, Serbia, Hungary, and Slovenia for its route, and instead reach its final destinations, Italy and Austria, through Turkey and Greece.

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GlobeNewswire

Photo Release -- Xerium Announces New Plant in Corlu, Turkey

Xerium Technologies, Inc. , a leading global provider of industrial consumable products and services, announced a new rolls and mechanical services facility located in Corlu, Turkey.

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Al Bawaba

Kurdish protester killed in Turkey by security forces

Demonstrators had gathered outside a cemetery where Turkish police attempted to remove the statue of a Kurdish rebel who founded the PKK A Kurdish protester has reportedly been killed and two others wounded during violent clashes with Turkish security forces in the southeastern province of Diyarbakir.

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The Daily Star

Turkey detains 25 police in new eavesdropping probe raid

Riot police block a street leading to Presidential Palace of Cankaya as members of Turkish Youth Union protest against president-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara August 11, 2014.

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Reuters

Kurd shot dead in clash over statue with Turkish forces -rights group

A Kurdish protester was shot dead and two others were wounded in southeastern Turkey on Tuesday in clashes with security forces dismantling a statue of a prominent Kurdish militant, a local rights group said.

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Groong

Number Of Psychological Patients Triples In Turkey In Four Years

NUMBER OF PSYCHOLOGICAL PATIENTS TRIPLES IN TURKEY IN FOUR YEARS 15:26 * 18.08.14 The number of people who have applied to undergo psychological treatment has tripled in Turkey between 2009 and 2013, the Hurriyet Daily News reports, citing official figures.

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Groong

ANKARA: Gunman Shoots At Turkish Embassy In Moscow

GUNMAN SHOOTS AT TURKISH EMBASSY IN MOSCOW Daily Sabah, Turkey Aug 18 2014 Daily Sabah and Agencies ISTANBUL - Russian police on Monday arrested a man who fired shots at the Turkish embassy in Moscow, Russian news agencies reported.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Trend

Turkish opposition calls on Gul to appoint deputy PM to end controversy

Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party has insisted President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan can no longer legally hold the title of Prime Ministry, calling on the outgoing president to resolve the issue, which is illegal under the Constitution, Hurriyet Daily News reported.

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