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3 hrs ago | Reuters

Turkish foreign minister set to be Erdogan's new PM

Turkish president-elect Tayyip Erdogan named Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu as his future prime minister on Thursday and said a power struggle with a U.S.-based cleric, a Kurdish peace process and a new constitution would be his top priorities.

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4 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

'Terrorists' help U.S. in battle against Islamic State in Iraq

Washington has acquired an unlikely ally in its battle against Islamic State militants in Iraq - a group of fighters it formally classifies as terrorists.

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5 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Turkey's Davutoglu nominated new premier

Police records show that 163 arrests have been made in the Ferguson protest zone since the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, but just seven are residents of the St. Louis suburb.

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5 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

Turkey's Davutoglu nominated new premier

The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus will hold a news conference to discuss their discharge.

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5 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Turkey's Davutoglu expected to be a docile premier

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will answer questions about the state of his marriage when his public corruption trial resumes in federal court in Richmond.

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6 hrs ago | Horizon

German-Turkish director Fatih Akin's latest film raises furor in Turkey, draws threats from nationalists

The documentary film by the German-Turkish film director Fatih Akin, "Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul" , was one of the most beautiful love songs ever created for and about Istanbul.

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7 hrs ago | Horizon

Turkey Intelligence Chief Assures Ocalan that Peace Process Will Continue

RUDAW The head of Turkish National Intelligence has met the jailed leader of the Kurdistan Workers' Party and reassured him that the peace process with Ankara would continue.

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8 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Turkey denies 'tomb for hostages' report

The Turkish foreign ministry on Thursday angrily denied a newspaper report that Ankara was in talks with Islamic militants to hand over a historic tomb it controls in Syria in exchange for dozens of nationals held hostage in Iraq.

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11 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Dr. Ahmet Is k brings hope to patients with advanced cancer in Gaziantep, Turkey

Gaziantep is a small city with a big resume that doesn't quite connect. The arid dusty landscape that makes the sky appear almost beige during the day, the grit that coats everything; hair, clothes, the inside of the nose, the corner of the eyes along with the over 100 degree temperatures are in stark contrast to the slick advertisements.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Foreign Policy

Lying Down With Dogs

Turkey's support for Hamas agents who tried to topple Mahmoud Abbas's Palestinian Authority is putting Erdogan in a pickle.

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Big News Network.com

Turkey's Erdogan May Be Changing His Attitude Toward Jihadists

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The First Post

Kurds to the rescue: here's what the West needs to do in return

The advance of Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria has put the spotlight on the Kurds, and in particular the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government in northern Iraq.

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Armenian Liberty

Yerevan Reacts To Azeri-Turkish-Georgian Defense Talks

Azerbaijan - Defense Ministers Irakli Alasania of Georgia, Zakir Hasanov of Azerbaijan and Ismet Yilmaz of Turkey address the press after talks in Nakhichevan, 19Aug2014.

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Trend

Kazakh President to attend inauguration of Turkey's President

It was announced by Kazakh Foreign Ministry Aug.20 following a regular meeting chaired by Kazakh Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov "Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev plans to participate at the meeting of heads of member states of the Customs Union and Ukraine in Minsk on Aug. 26, as well as in the inauguration of the newly elected President of ... (more)

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Jerusalem Post

Israel lets wounded Palestinians fly from Ben-Gurion to Turkey for medical aid

Foreign Ministry issues statement that a second group of 17 Palestinians wounded in the recent fighting will be flown to Turkey, each patient to be accompanied by family member.

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Daily Times

Turkey reassures Ocalan on Kurdish peace talks to end conflicts : August 20, 2014,

Turkey's spy chief assured the imprisoned leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party in a secret meeting last week that the state will press ahead with the peace process to end 30 years of conflict, media reports said on Wednesday.

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Medical News Today

Turkish man pleads guilty to importing illegal cancer drugs

Sabahaddin Akman, owner of the Istanbul, Turkey, firm Ozay Pharmaceuticals, has pleaded guilty to charges of smuggling misbranded and adulterated cancer treatment drugs into the United States.

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Groong

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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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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