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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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Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

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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Trend

Turkey sends humanitarian aid to war-torn Gaza

Turkey has sent $350,000 worth of humanitarian aid to the war-ravaged Gaza Strip, which has reeled under an Israeli offensive that has killed more than 2000 Palestinians and injured more than 10,000, Anadolu agency reported.

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Business Journal

Niche makes its debut at Pearl

It's become a destination boasting several one-name wonders - Lick, Cured, Green.

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Sheepshead Bites

Bosphorus Hair Salon Headed To Jerome Avenue

A new hair salon for men is slated to open at 1629 Jerome Avenue, just off of Sheepshead Bay Road.

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AME Info

Qatar Airways to ramp up flights to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport

Qatar Airways is responding to the increased demand for its services to Istanbul by announcing an addition of three weekly flights to Istanbul Sabiha GA kA en Airport making the route daily, commencing October 26, 2014.

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The Daily Star

Turkey summons German envoy over spying claims

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan addressing a press conference after meeting for talks at the chancellery in Berlin October 31, 2012.

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Xinhuanet

News Analysis: Turkey feels pressure from growing refugee crisis

Already home to well over one million Syrian refugees, Turkey has recently become a destination country for Iraqis who flee from violence, putting further strain on Turkey, analysts said.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Opinion: Acting like Putin is catching on

THE TWO world leaders look absurdly alike: their stature, their suits, their haircuts and hairlines.

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Tehran Times

New era in Turkey after new president

On August 10, for the first time in the country's history, Turkey elected a new president through a direct vote.

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The Daily Star

Gul frozen out of running for Turkish PM

Turkey's President Abdullah Gul , Sports Minister Cagatay Kilic and main opposition Republican People's Party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu pray during the funeral ceremony of Besiktas Sports Club honorary president Suleyman Seba in Istanbul August 15, 2014.

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