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2 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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4 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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5 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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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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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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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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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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Tri-cityherald.com

2 teenagers leave Austria, seek to fight in Syria

Police spokesman Thomas Keiblinger says two identical letters left by the 15- and 16-year olds say "we have gone to Syria to fight for Islam.

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Mass protests held in Turkey against death sentences in Egypt

Mass protest actions are taking place in several Turkish cities against the death sentences in Egypt, Turkish Anadolu agency reported on April 14. The protests are going on in the cities of Bursa, Hatay, Mardin, Istanbul, Antalya, Bingol and Malatya, according to the agency.

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Turkey's President and PM on poll for TIME 100 list

TIME Magazine nominated Turkish President Abdullah Gul and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan for its '100 Most Influential People' List for 2014 Anadolu Agency reported.

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