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2 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Dollar/euro rate to affect Turkish economy

File - People shop at a market in preparation for the holy month of Ramadan in Ankara, Turkey on June 27, 2014, ahead of the Muslim holy fasting month.

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6 hrs ago | Times of Oman

Turkey expand areas of cooperation with Oman, renews Victory Day pledge

The celebrations which mark the Turkish victory over their Greek opponents in the Battle of Dumplupinar on August 30, 1922.

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10 hrs ago | Common Dreams

NSA Docs Reveal US Hand in Tracking and Killing Kurdish Separatists

The United States has been inextricably involved in Turkey's surveillance and targeting of Kurdish rebel groups for years and even had a hand in a botched mission that resulted in the killing of 34 innocent people.

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13 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Turkey summons US diplomat over spying report

The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling begins to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel empties its hotel.

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13 hrs ago | EKathimerini

Erdogan visits Turkish-occupied Cyprus

Recep Tayyip Erdogan was on Monday expected in Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus in his first official visit as new Turkey President.

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17 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Turkey issues warrants for police in alleged plot

Turkey's private Dogan news agency says the warrants were filed Monday for the officers, including the former head of a financial unit, on charges that include espionage.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

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Turkey's new government to focus on EU and Kurdish bid

Turkey's 62nd government, led by Prime Minister Ahmet DavutoAYlu, is set to outline its program on Sept.

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Groong

Bohjalian: A Little Hope amidst the Monastery Debris

Bohjalian: A Little Hope amidst the Monastery Debris By Chris Bohjalian on August 29, 2014 The other day I watched an eight-year-old boy named Ulash spontaneously take a white plastic grocery bag and fill it with potato chip wrappers, cigarette butts, and crushed plastic water bottles.

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Deutsche Welle

PKK - from terrorist threat to ally?

The Kurdistan Workers Party is banned in Germany. The EU deems it a terrorist group.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Erdogan Shakes Israeli's Hand After Six Years

For the first time in six years, Turkey's new president and former prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has shaken the hand of an Israeli official.

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Jerusalem Post

Demand for Jewish condemnation elicits limited backlash in Turkey

Jewish academics, media figures and authors argue that they have no obligation to comment on "Israel's latest attack on Gaza."

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The Times of Israel

Impatience grows in Turkey over Syrian 'guests'

Cengiz, a street seller who plies his trade selling bread rings in the center of Istanbul, is usually a fervent supporter of Turkey's newly-elected President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Daily Times

Mamnoon visits tomb of Rumi, Tabrizi in Konya : August 30, 2014,

KONYA, Turkey President Mamnoon Hussain has said that the people of Pakistan have great love for the people of Konya and keep Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi in great reverence.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Groong

400-year old Armenian homes still standing in Turkey's Van

Mehmet Top, who is a lecturer at the Department of Art History of the University of Yüzüncü Yıl of Van, visited, together with specialists, Van's Isikpinar district, where these houses are located, reported IHA news agency of Turkey.

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The Independent

Weary? In need of some sun? Relax and unwind with a trip to... Iraqi Kurdistan

In spite of Islamic State, a Wigan travel agency reports a surge in demand for its trips to the region Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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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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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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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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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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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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