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2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | 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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EKathimerini

Gov't jet carrying Venizelos back from Turkey conducts emergency landing

A government jet carrying Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos back to Athens from Ankara where he had attended the inauguration ceremony of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was forced to conduct an emergency landing in Thessaloniki on Friday due to a technical problem.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

State Department

Collected Department Releases: Under Secretary Novelli Travels to Turkey and Germany

Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Catherine Novelli will travel to Istanbul, Ankara, and Berlin, September 1-5.

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Daily Times

Turkish plane to bring more Palestinians : August 28, 2014,

A Turkish plane left Ankara Thursday morning bound for Israel to collect 33 injured Palestinians and bring them to Turkey for medical treatment.

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ARMINFO news agency

Expert: Yerevan's refusal to participate in Turkish president's...

Armenian Turkologist Hakob Chakryan welcomes Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian participation in the swearing-in ceremony of the Turkish president-elect Recep Erdoghan.

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Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria's President Plevneliev: Turkey Is Very Important To Us

" Turkey is very important to us, because we have the strategic goal to diversify our energy supplies ," Bulgaria 's President Rosen Plevneliev told the Bulgarian National Radio.

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Russia Taday

a All's well that ends well: The new Turkey's PM rise to the top

Dr. Can Erimtan is an independent scholar residing in A stanbul, with a wide interest in the politics, history and culture of the Balkans and the Greater Middle East.

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Trend

EBRD opens new Turkish office

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is stepping up its engagement in Turkey with a new office in the south-eastern city of Gaziantep, the Bank reported on August 28. EBRD First Vice President Phil Bennett will officially open the Bank's third office in Turkey on 10 September 2014.

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Nanaimo Daily News

Strategic Ukraine town under rebel control; Poroshenko summons his security council

Ukraine's president called an emergency meeting of the nation's security council and cancelled a foreign trip Thursday, declaring that "Russian forces have entered Ukraine," as concerns grew about the opening of a new front in the conflict.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Turkey's Erdogan to be sworn in as president

Southern California is seeing the kind of epic surf usually associated with Hawaii or Tahiti.

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