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1 hr ago | Examiner.com

Learning how beautiful Turkish carpets are made on Louis Cristal cruise

Just watching her makes my eyes, back and fingers hurt. But what a beautiful creation she is weaving and what an historic tradition she is continuing.

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5 hrs ago | Forbes.com

On The RiskMap Radar: Summits for ASEAN and Africa, Elections in Turkey

Persistent security concerns over shipping lanes in the South China Sea promise to be a major topic of conversation at the ASEAN Regional Forum in Myanmar later this month.

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7 hrs ago | Canada.com

Harry Sterling: Women's rights on the line in Turkey

One more month of summer, one more month to plan a great vacation. Here are some very cool spots to cross off your bucket list.

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8 hrs ago | Newsday

Why Turkey's presidential election matters

All eyes are on outgoing Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan as the country prepares for its first direct presidential election on 10 August.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Nationalist Movement Party (Turkey)

9 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

Israeli officials thrown by Turkish ball bearings for Gaza

Israeli customs officials held a shipment from Turkey meant for the Gaza Strip for inspection at the Ashdod port on Thursday - and discovered hundreds of ball bearings that could be used to make particularly destructive bombs or shrapnel for rockets.

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13 hrs ago | Turkish Daily News

Turkish court considers wearing leggings as 'provocative' factor in domestic violence case

According to an opposition statistic, 129 women were killed in the first half of 2014, compared to 88 in the same period a year earlier.

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17 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

U.S. Senate to recess for August without confirming envoy to Turkey

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Armenian National Committee of America welcomed the U.S. Senate's decision to recess for August without confirming an ambassador to Turkey as a meaningful opportunity for both Senators and American civil society to review both Ambassador-designate John Bass' positions as well as the range of issues that are rapidly reshaping ... (more)

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Voice of America

Turkey Fears ISIL Radicalism Could Spill Over From Syria, Iraq

Fighters with the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant wave flags as they take part in a military parade in Syria.

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Wall Street Journal

Twitter Transparency Data: Accounts Targeted With Removal Requests More Than Double

Twitter agreed to 9% of those requests, in whole or in part. The largest number came from Turkey and France.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Defense/Security, 11:44 AMTurkish 'Humanitarian Aid' to Gaza: Ball-Bearings, Cement Mixers

Customs officials at southern Israel's Ashdod port discovered hundreds of ball-bearings and cement mixers in a Turkish shipment of "humanitarian aid" to Gaza on Wednesday, raising fears the cargo could have been used by Hamas to support its ongoing war against Israel, according to Channel Two .

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The Age

Death toll rises in Turkey tanker disaster

Twenty-six people died as a result of a horrific tanker truck explosion in southeast Turkey last week, with the toll rising drastically after more victims passed away at hospitals across the country.

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Today.Az

Over 6,000 Turkish citizens to living in Azerbaijan to join Turkish presidential election

The citizens of Turkey, living and temporarily residing in Azerbaijan, will be able to vote in the Turkish presidential election on August 3 at the country's embassy.

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ABC News

Expat Turks Begin Voting in Presidential Elections

Turks living abroad have begun casting votes in Turkey's first direct presidential elections.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Trend

Support for Erdogan hits 59% in Turkey: Gallup Poll

Majority of Turkish population has confidence in Turkish PM and presidential candidate Recep Tayyip Erdogan's leadership, a survey by US based opinion poll firm, Gallup World Poll revealed Anadolu Agency reported The Broadcasting Board of Governors, the U.S.' independent federal agency that oversees the U.S. civilian international media, released a ... (more)

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The Standard

Turkey arrests more police officers over wiretapping

Turkey's state-run news agency says an Istanbul court has ordered 11 more police officers formally arrested and jailed pending trial for allegedly illegally wiretapping Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other officials.

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The Daily Star

Turkish women laugh online to protest remarks

Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc poses ahead of the presidential elections in Ankara on July 24, 2014.

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Breitbart.com

Israel: Diplomacy Wins As Turkey Halts 'Freedom Flotilla' To Gaza

Turkey has agreed to cancel a second "freedom flotilla" which was set to break the Israeli naval blockade of Gaza.

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Switched

Erdogan's "Reassuring" Words To Turkey's Jews Are Anything But

When it comes to the safety of the Jewish community in Turkey, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan seems to think he can have it both ways.

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Jerusalem Post

Islamic State fighter: 'Turkey paved the way for us'

MEMRI report on interview of jihadi: 'We will build the Islamic state in the territories from Tigris to Jordan and Palestine and to Lebanon.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Poll: Turks divided on Erdogan before election

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura says he has mixed emotions about winning his defamation lawsuit in U.S. District Court.

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