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56 min ago | WTVC

Turkey: police involved in graft probe detained

Turkish media reports say police have raided homes of police officers overnight and detained dozens who were involved in a corruption probe targeting four former government ministers.


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3 hrs ago | The Age

US needs help from unlikely allies to forge Gaza ceasefire

Cairo: US Secretary of State John Kerry has met UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as diplomatic efforts intensify to reach a ceasefire in the Gaza crisis.


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4 hrs ago | Trend

Turkey must pass to direct presidential rule

Turkey must pass from parliamentary to direct presidential rule, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in an interview with Turkish TV channel ATV.


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Mon Jul 21, 2014

NBC New York

CA Man Pleads Not Guilty to Terror

Adam Dandach, 20, who is accused of trying to board a flight to Istanbul, Turkey, with a fake passport so he could allegedly join Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, rebels, pleaded not guilty Monday, July 21, 2014, to federal charges.

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Hispanic Business

Zeugma: Ancient city in Turkey bridging east and west

The site has been looted already. One of the most important mosaics, "the Gypsy Girl," has 12 of its fragments exhibited as decoration at the Great's policy of mixing Greek people with indigeneous populations, Zeugma had a symbolic value - it was an allegory of cultural amalgamation.


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ABC News

Official: Turkish Soldier Killed in Clash

An official says Turkish soldiers have clashed with a group of suspected smugglers on the Turkish-Syrian border.


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WLNE-TV Providence

Turkey declares 3-day mourning over Gaza

Forecasters say calmer winds and cooler temperatures are headed for a fire-scorched region of Washington state, conditions that could help firefighters in their battle against wildfires that have charred hundreds... Calmer winds and cooler temperatures were allowing firefighters to go on the offensive Monday against a destructive wildfire that has ... (more)


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Al Bawaba

Turkish Airlines voted as the best in Europe for fourth consecutive...

As a world-recognized brand associated with air travel excellence in the 21st century by providing unique products to the world airline and airport industry through professional Audit and Service Benchmarking programmes of airlines, airline alliances, airports and related air transport product and service suppliers across the globe, Skytrax has ... (more)


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Turkey hatching plan to clear Syrian beggars off Istanbul streets

Authorities in Istanbul are working on plans to clear the streets of Syrian beggars and house them in camps like those on the border, as Turkey struggles with an influx of over a million refugees and the hospitality of locals starts to wear thin.


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The Peninsula

Two killed in Turkey canyon flood

ISTANBUL: Two Turkish tourists were killed when flood waters surged through a canyon that is a major tourist attraction in western Turkey, with the mayor of the area saying their deaths were "God's will", media reports said Monday.


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ANKARA: How Did It Happen In Turkey But Not Elsewhere?

HOW DID IT HAPPEN IN TURKEY BUT NOT ELSEWHERE? Hurriyet Daily News, Turkey July 19 2014 by GUVEN SAK On the plane to Sydney, Australia this week, I took to reading Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar's "The Time Regulation Institute" .


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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Turkey a reliable partner of CARICOM, says foreign minister

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .


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Turkey denies oil sales to Israel

The Republic of Turkey government has rejected claims it sold jet fuel or gas to Israel, Turkey's Energy Minister said on Sunday in Turkey's southern province of Adana, Anadolu Agency reported.


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Daniel Pipes

Forty Years after the Invasion of Cyprus

Today marks the gloomy 40th anniversary of the day that Turkish troops overpowered the tiny, almost undefended island of Cyprus in a brutal exercise of military might whose immorality only intensifies with the passing decades.


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The Daily Star

Netanyahu blasts Erdogan's 'anti-Semitic' Gaza rhetoric

Pro-Palestinian protesters shout slogans and hold signs during a demonstration against Israel's military action and violence in the Gaza strip, in Vienna July 20, 2014.


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Egypt summons Turkish envoy to protest Erdogan's remarks

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry on Sunday summoned the Turkish chargA© d'affaires to protest recent remarks by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in which he criticized Egypt.


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Fox News

Rare disorder causes 5 siblings to walk on all fours

This picture taken in 2005 shows a man from a family with 19 children walking on his hands and feet in southern Turkish province of Hatay.


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The Independent

Turkish Prime Minister says Israel is 'more barbaric than Hitler'

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The Wichita Eagle

Aiken professor creates art treasures abroad

This summer, the USC Aiken fine arts professor has returned from India with more art work - among them an amber fort and a lake palace in Jaipur, the Taj Mahal in Agra and the Lordi Gardens with the Sikander Lodi Tomb in New Delhi.


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Sat Jul 19, 2014

West Australian

Turkish economic duo key for markets as Erdogan eyes presidency

Markets are keeping a wary eye on the future of Turkey's two key economic policymakers if Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is elected president in August polls.


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