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3 hrs ago | Medical News

Researchers propose 'microbiome cloud model' to understand...

The Human Microbiome Project is a global initiative to identify and characterize the microorganisms present at multiple sites in the human body.

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8 hrs ago | Horizon

Erdogan Launches New Attack on Israel with Hitler Comparison

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday launched a fresh virulent attack against Israel over its actions in Gaza, comparing the mentality of some in the Jewish state to Adolf Hitler.

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12 hrs ago | Groong

Armenia's Issue In Customs Union Suspended By Turkey

Armenia's Issue In Customs Union Suspended By Turkey Hakob Badalyan, Political Commentator Comments - 21 July 2014, 17:36 The Russian minister of economy Alexey Ulyukayev announced after the meeting of G20 ministers of economy that Turkey is interested in the establishment of a free economic zone.

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16 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany

Turkey: police detained for 'spying' and wiretaps

The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of restarting stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinian authorities as a... The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of ... (more)

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16 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

Turkey: police detained for 'spying' and wiretaps

By JULIE WATSON Associated Press The two Americans killed in fighting in the Gaza Strip followed in the footsteps of scores of Jews from around the world who have volunteered to fight for Israel.

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17 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

1 killed, 65 hurt in Turkish tanker truck blast

Turkey's state-run news agency says a tanker truck carrying liquefied petroleum gas, or LPG, has overturned and exploded on a highway in southeast Turkey, killing one person and injuring at least 65 others.

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18 hrs 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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18 hrs 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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18 hrs ago | Trend

Result of Turkey's expensive gas complaint against Iran to be announced in six-months

An Iranian official has announced that the international court of arbitration will announce the result of Turkey's suit against Iran on the price of supplied gas in the next six months.

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19 hrs ago | WTVC

Turkey: police involved in graft probe detained

Turkish media reports say police have raided homes of police officers overnight and detained dozens who were involved in a corruption probe targeting four former government ministers.

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21 hrs ago | The Age

US needs help from unlikely allies to forge Gaza ceasefire

Cairo: US Secretary of State John Kerry has met UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as diplomatic efforts intensify to reach a ceasefire in the Gaza crisis.

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22 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

NBC New York

CA Man Pleads Not Guilty to Terror

Adam Dandach, 20, who is accused of trying to board a flight to Istanbul, Turkey, with a fake passport so he could allegedly join Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, rebels, pleaded not guilty Monday, July 21, 2014, to federal charges.

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Hispanic Business

Zeugma: Ancient city in Turkey bridging east and west

The site has been looted already. One of the most important mosaics, "the Gypsy Girl," has 12 of its fragments exhibited as decoration at the Great's policy of mixing Greek people with indigeneous populations, Zeugma had a symbolic value - it was an allegory of cultural amalgamation.

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ABC News

Official: Turkish Soldier Killed in Clash

An official says Turkish soldiers have clashed with a group of suspected smugglers on the Turkish-Syrian border.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Turkey declares 3-day mourning over Gaza

Forecasters say calmer winds and cooler temperatures are headed for a fire-scorched region of Washington state, conditions that could help firefighters in their battle against wildfires that have charred hundreds... Calmer winds and cooler temperatures were allowing firefighters to go on the offensive Monday against a destructive wildfire that has ... (more)

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Al Bawaba

Turkish Airlines voted as the best in Europe for fourth consecutive...

As a world-recognized brand associated with air travel excellence in the 21st century by providing unique products to the world airline and airport industry through professional Audit and Service Benchmarking programmes of airlines, airline alliances, airports and related air transport product and service suppliers across the globe, Skytrax has ... (more)

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Reuters

Turkey hatching plan to clear Syrian beggars off Istanbul streets

Authorities in Istanbul are working on plans to clear the streets of Syrian beggars and house them in camps like those on the border, as Turkey struggles with an influx of over a million refugees and the hospitality of locals starts to wear thin.

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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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Groong

ANKARA: How Did It Happen In Turkey But Not Elsewhere?

HOW DID IT HAPPEN IN TURKEY BUT NOT ELSEWHERE? Hurriyet Daily News, Turkey July 19 2014 by GUVEN SAK On the plane to Sydney, Australia this week, I took to reading Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar's "The Time Regulation Institute" .

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