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2 hrs ago | Star Phoenix

Extra-long summer next year for Martensville high students

Teenagers in Martensville are already pondering their plans for the summer of 2015 after learning their school will let out nearly a month early.

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5 hrs ago | Mashable

Twitter Won't Open an Office in Turkey, Refusing Government Demands

Twitter will not open an office in Turkey, rejecting the Turkish government's demands to do so, forcing the company to pay taxes in the country.

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Related Topix: Middle East, World News, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

6 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

Crimean Tatar Leader Receives Turkey's Highest State Order

The veteran leader of Crimean Tatars, Mustafa Dzhemilev, has received Turkey's highest state award.

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10 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

Syrian refugee family in Turkey 'trying to leave this miserable life'

Salwa Hannan sits on a torn, brown plaid couch beside her daughters Roqyyah, 8, and Ameena, 12, and she cries.

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12 hrs ago | Trend

Turkey intends to offer Russia a new route for laying of 'South Stream'

Turkey intends to offer Russia a laying option for the "South Stream" gas pipeline not on the bottom of the Black Sea as expected, but onshore, the Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yildiz, said.

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13 hrs ago | Russia Taday

a Searching for casus belli: The assault on Turkey's Kassab?

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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Tue Apr 15, 2014

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Greece offers assistance in search for crashed Turkish jet

Greece is to assist in the salvage operation of a Turkish fighter jet which crashed with its pilot in 1996 in the Aegean Sea, the Greek foreign ministry spokesperson Konstandinos Kutras said Tuesday, Anadolu Agency reported.

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Trend

Armenian bill not to affect Turkish-American relations: PM Erdogan

The latest U.S. draft resolution that supports Armenian allegations regarding the 1915 incidents was discussed on Tuesday in Ankara in a meeting between Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner, Anadolu Agency reported.

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Examiner.com

Istanbul, Turkey named number 1 on Top 25 world destinations list

Istanbul is one of the world's greatest cities and resides in two continents: Europe and Asia.

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Related Topix: World News, Travel, Istanbul, Turkey Travel, Turkey Travel, Middle East Travel

Voice of America

Tensions Rise Between Turkey's Government and Courts

Recent court decisions could signal a new political confrontation. Turkey's constitutional court has dealt the ruling AKP party a series of legal blows in the past few weeks.

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Related Topix: Middle East, World News, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Groong

MI6, The CIA And Turkey's Rogue Game In Syria

MI6, THE CIA AND TURKEY'S ROGUE GAME IN SYRIA World View: New claims say Ankara worked with the US and Britain to smuggle Gaddafi's guns to rebel groups Patrick Cockburn Sunday 13 April 2014 Gas source: A US intelligence officer claims a chemical attack that killed at least 213 people in Damascus last August was planned by Ankara The US's Secretary ... (more)

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AlertNet

Turkish central bank meeting eyed for signs of political meddling

An annual meeting of Turkey's central bank on Thursday will be closely watched for signs that Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's government, strongly opposed to high interest rates, is trying to boost its influence over monetary policy.

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Tehran Times

Turkish university hangs posters by graphic designer Onish Aminollahi

A poster by Iranian graphic designer Onish Aminollahi, whose works are currently on display in an exhibition at Hacettepe University in Ankara TEHRAN A collection of posters by Iranian graphic designer Onish Aminollahi was put on display in an exhibition at Hacettepe University in the Turkish capital Ankara on Tuesday.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Mustapa On Working Visit To Turkey

By Mohd Iswandi Kasan Anuar KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 -- International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed will undertake a two-day working visit to Turkey beginning April 16 in conjunction with the signing of the Malaysia-Turkey Free Trade Agreement .

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Al Bawaba

Jazeera Airways Launches Five Flights a Week to Istanbul's AtatA1 4rk Airport Starting May 2nd

The airline will increase the number of return flights to the touristic Turkish city from three return flights a week to five return flights a week Jazeera Airways today announced it will begin serving Istanbul through the city's primary airport, Istanbul Ataturk Airport , with five flights a week starting from May 2nd, 2014 instead of the Sabiha ... (more)

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

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'Progress made' in talks between Twitter, Turkey

"Progress has been made" in the highly-anticipated meeting in Ankara between senior executives from Twitter and officers from Turkey's information technologies authority, according to information received by Anadolu Agency from the Prime Minister's Office, Anadolu agency reported.

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MMAFighting.com

Tyron Spong says surgery to repair horrific leg break 'went perfectly'

Spong suffered a horrific shin injury on Saturday in Istanbul, Turkey, during his GLORY 15 kickboxing match against Gokhan Saki .

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Sydney Morning Herald

'Provocative' Russian jet buzzes US ship in Black Sea: Pentagon

Satellite images of Russian SU-27/30, SU-24 and MiG-31 fighter jets sitting on the tarmac at Buturlinovka Air base, 150 km from the Ukainian border.

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The Georgia Straight

Gwynne Dyer: Seymour Hersh claims false-flag poison gas attack in Syria

But he's getting old , and he's a freelancer, and he won't even disclose the name of his key informant.

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Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Prison, US Military, US Army, Abu Ghraib

Horizon

Armenian Christians and Syria Crisis: Turkey is a Dangerous Shadow under Erdogan

Turkey is a dangerous shadow under the leadership of Prime Minister Erdogan. This notably applies to the intrigues being played out in Syria by Turkey and how Erdogan sides with the Muslim Brotherhood throughout a vast region.

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