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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

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KWQC-TV Davenport

Turkey's Erdogan to be sworn in as president

ANKARA, Turkey - Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to take the oath of office as Turkey's first popularly elected president on Thursday, a position that will keep him in the nation's driving seat for at least another five years.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Muhyiddin Arrives In Turkey For Inauguration Of New President

From Abdul Muin Abdul Majid ANKARA, Aug 28 -- Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has arrived in the Turkish capital Ankara to represent Malaysia at the inauguration of Turkey's new president.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Trend

Iranian, Turkish cultural institutes to cooperate

Deputy Director of IranESs Book City Institute and Chairman of Ataturk Higher Institute of Culture, Language and History called for expansion of cultural cooperation between Tehran and Ankara, IRNA reported.

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The Daily Star

Turkey is becoming a key player in medical tourism

File - Fahad Ali, a 27-year old medical tourist from Britain, is prepared for hair transplant at a clinic of Esteworld, an aesthetic private hospital group, in Istanbul March 30, 2013.

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Barron's

As Turkey Transitions, Central Bank Keeps Interest Rates On Hold

Turkish president-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan , to be inaugurated as president Thursday, told his party that the birth of a new Turkey is taking shape.

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Newswise

University of Utah Biologist Wins Turkey's Top Science Prize

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 27, 2014 - University of Utah biologist A aAYan AzekercioAYlu, who campaigns to save wetlands in his native Turkey, has won that nation's highest science prize, which is similar to the U.S. National Medal of Science.

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Russia Taday

ISIS numbers 100,000 and growing quicker than ever - expert

Militant Islamist fighters in military vehicles parade along the streets of Syria's northern Raqqa province June 30, 2014.

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KSWO

Turkish party to confirm Erdogan's successor

It was supposed to be a pleasant lakeside picnic for a 42-year-old mother, her 25-year-old daughter, teenage son and 3-year-old grandson.

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Mashable

The Dangerous Drug That Has Taken Hold of Turkey

ISTANBUL, Turkey-The body of Volkan Senyurt was found slumped against a tree on a hill in Istanbul, one morning this summer.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Middle EastAnalysis: New Turkish PM's 'Pan-Islamic' Foreign Policy

Turkey's new premier and outgoing foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu leaves his successor a troubled legacy after a bold policy to expand Turkish influence across the ex-Ottoman empire left the country painfully exposed to the Syria and Iraq crises.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Age

US campaigns to enlist Australia and other allies to attack Islamic State in Syria

"Barbaric terrorists": An image from a propaganda video released this year by Islamic State, formerly known as ISIL or ISIS.

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