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  1. Mounting toll of Turkey's 'martyrs' stirs controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Yahoo!

    It has become a familiar scene in Turkey over the past month. Another soldier is laid to rest, parents grieving as the coffin is draped with the Turkish flag under the merciless glare of television cameras.

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  2. LOT and Turkish Airlines will launch strategic partnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AME Info

    ... its designator code to some selected flights of each other's beyond Istanbul and Warsaw to domestic destinations in Turkey and Poland, as well as to points in Africa, the Middle East and Asia, benefiting from the global networks of Turkish Airlines ...

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  3. Turkey: Growing 'Peace bloc' resists regime's war driveRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Green Left Weekly

    A broad campaign by the left-wing Kurdish-led People's Democratic Party won a breakthrough 13.12% and denied President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party a majority in parliament in the June 7 elections. The HDP's success combined with the ongoing example of the progressive Kurdish-led Rojavan revolution across the border in northern Syria has prompted Erdogan's regime to push a strategy of war and conflict against Turkey's long-oppressed Kurdish population.

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  4. Turkey's interim government approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday, Aug 28, approved an interim government that will lead Turkey into a new election in November, paving the way for two legislators from Turkey's pro-Kurdish party to take up ministerial posts for the first time, the Associated Press reports. Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu was tasked with forming a caretaker government until an election scheduled for Nov 1, after he failed to form a coalition government following an inconclusive vote on June 7. Two opposition parties refused to participate in the 26-member power-sharing Cabinet, forcing Davutoglu to fill ministries allocated to the opposition with independent figures.

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  5. .com | British journalists detained in TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | News24

    Two British journalists were detained along with their fixer while reporting from the main city in Turkey's mostly Kurdish southeast, where renewed fighting between the security forces and Kurdish rebels has killed scores of people, officials and reports said on Friday. A Vice News spokesperson confirmed that two of its journalists and their fixer were detained in Diyarbakir city late on Thursday.

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  6. UN wants to scrub Black Pete's faceRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Herald

    The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination has released its report on discrimination in the Netherlands following a meeting with the Dutch delegation in Venice, Italy, last week. The committee highlighted a number of concerns and made recommendations regarding, among other things, Black Pete, ethnic profiling by the police, racist statements made by politicians, anti-Semitic chants during soccer games, the asylum policy and ethnic-bullying in schools.

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  7. Keep financial supervision for now, advises committeeRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Herald

    Curacao and St. Maarten have not reached the point where they can ensure maintaining healthy budgets on their own, wrote the Evaluation Committee for the Financial Supervision Law to the Kingdom Council of Ministers. The committee led by former banker Ron Gomez Casseres said that despite all the work done since the dismantling of the former Netherlands Antilles per 10-10-10, particularly the financial management remained a point of concern.

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  8. First-ever ministerial posts for Kurds in Turkish governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu attends a meeting at his ruling AK Party headquarters in Ankara, Turkey on Friday. Istanbul: Turkey's short-term interim government, approved by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has allowed pro-Kurdish party lawmakers to take up ministerial posts for the first time in the country's history.

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  9. ANKARA: New Beginnings For Armenian School In Istanbul After 171 YearsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Groong

    NEW BEGINNINGS FOR ARMENIAN SCHOOL IN ISTANBUL AFTER 171 YEARS BGN NEWS, Turkey Aug 28 2015 Mesut Ozdemir has one month left to achieve his life-long dream: to open a new school for the Armenian community in Istanbul. "I am very delighted to see the school is almost done.

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  10. ANKARA: Armenian Community To Open New School Building In IstanbulRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Groong

    ARMENIAN COMMUNITY TO OPEN NEW SCHOOL BUILDING IN ISTANBUL Hurriyet Daily News, Turkey Aug 28 2015 ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency Istanbul's Armenian community is set to open a new school building in the city's Bakırköy district for the 2015-2016 academic year, replacing an older building that had served for 171 years. "I am very happy to see that the school is almost completed.

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  11. BAKU: Azerbaijani, Turkish FMs Meet In AntalyaRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Groong

    AZERBAIJANI, TURKISH FMS MEET IN ANTALYA APA, Azerbaijan Aug 28 2015 PHOTOSESSION [ 28 August 2015 17:49 ] The ministers noted that the unresolved Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict due to the unconstructive position of Armenia remains the main obstacle to peace and security in the South Caucasus region Baku - APA. Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu as part of the trilateral meeting of Azerbaijani, Turkish and Turkmen foreign ministers held in Antalya, Turkey, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry told APA on Aug.28.

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  12. ANKARA: Istanbul Armenians Preparing For New SchoolRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Groong

    ISTANBUL ARMENIANS PREPARING FOR NEW SCHOOL Anadolu Agency, Turkey Aug 28 2015 New beginnings for minority institution after 171 years By Tuncay Kayaoglu ISTANBUL Mesut Ozdemir has one month left to achieve his life-long dream: to open a new school for the Armenian community in Istanbul. "I am very delighted to see the school is almost done.

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  13. BAKU: E. Mammadyarov Delivers A Speech At Trilateral Meeting Of FMs...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Groong

    ELMAR MAMMADYAROV DELIVERS A SPEECH AT TRILATERAL MEETING OF FOREIGN MINISTERS OF AZERBAIJAN, TURKEY AND TURKMENISTAN APA, Azerbaijan Aug 28 2015 [ 28 August 2015 21:50 ] Elmar Mammadyarov has suggested holding the next trilateral meeting of foreign ministers of the three countries in Azerbaijan Baku-APA. Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov spoke at the trilateral meeting of the foreign ministers of Azerbaijan, Turkey and Turkmenistan, held in Antalya.

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  14. ANKARA: Exploring 'Our Wounds, Our Ballads' At An Istanbul GalleryRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Groong

    EXPLORING 'OUR WOUNDS, OUR BALLADS' AT AN ISTANBUL GALLERY Daily Sabah, Turkey Aug 28 2015 KAYA GENC Art ON gallery's group exhibition 'Our Wounds, Our Ballads' derives its title from the famous Greek poet Yannis Ritsos's poem and features works by such names as Hera BuyuktaÅ~_cıyan, Ä°pek Duben and Murat Germen, as well as painted stones by Ritsos that are on display in Turkey for the first time Not long ago I was pleasantly surprised to come across a gallery window on Istanbul's Akaretler Street. During my previous walks from NiÅ~_antaÅ~_ı to BeÅ~_iktaÅ~_ I somehow managed to overlook the poetic phrase on the window of art ON gallery, which reads: "Our Wounds, Our Ballads."

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  15. What Ghosts Of Armenia Could Tell Us About The Migrant CrisisRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Groong

    ... named after the date when what many historians and a growing number of countries now call a genocide began in Ottoman Turkey. An estimated 1.5 million Armenians were subsequently killed against the backdrop of World War One. The legacy of those mass ...

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  16. Urban Warfare Escalates In Turkey's Kurdish-Majority SoutheastRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Groong

    URBAN WARFARE ESCALATES IN TURKEY'S KURDISH-MAJORITY SOUTHEAST BY STAFF - POSTED ON AUGUST 28, 2015POSTED IN: NEWS, WORLD BY: AYLA ALBAYRAK www.wsj.com PKK-linked separatists battle security forces The militants of the Patriotic Revolutionary Youth Movement, or YDG-H, have claimed self-rule in neighborhoods of several Kurdish-populated cities in Turkey. The group has also claimed to have mounted deadly attacks against security forces in Turkey.

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  17. A New Awakening: An Interview With Nor Zartonk's Sayat TekirRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Groong

    A NEW AWAKENING: AN INTERVIEW WITH NOR ZARTONK'S SAYAT TEKIR 2 hours ago 28/08/15 Nor Zartonk's Sayat Tekir BY NANORE BARSOUMIAN >From The Armenian Weekly An Armenian Struggle Against Rights Abuses in Turkey ISTANBUL, Turkey --In late June, as the live-in demonstration to save Camp Armen, the former Armenian summer camp located in the Tuzla district of Istanbul, entered its 53rd day, Sayat Tekir, an Istanbul-based activist and member of the Armenian Nor Zartonk movement, gave an extensive interview to the Armenian Weekly, during which he discussed the challenges facing minorities in Turkey, the establishment and mission of Nor Zartonk, and recent tragedies, including the murders of Hrant Dink and Sevan Balikci and the attacks against elderly Armenian women in Samatya, Istanbul.

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  18. Armenia Turkologist: Erdogan's Party Fails To Form Government AloneRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Groong

    ARMENIA TURKOLOGIST: ERDOGAN'S PARTY FAILS TO FORM GOVERNMENT ALONE 14:34, 28.08.2015 YEREVAN. - Various surveys conducted in Turkey show that the positions of the country's pro-Kurdish "Peoples' Democratic Party" have considerably strengthened.

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  19. Turkish Intellectuals Who Have Recognized The Armenian Genocide: Nuray MertRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Groong

    ... NURAY MERT by MassisPost August 28, 2015, 10:05 am By Hambersom Aghbashian Nuray Mert (born in 1960 in Trabzon, Turkey) is a Turkish journalist and political scientist. She is a columnist for Hurriyet Daily News. After graduating from Fevziye ...

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  20. Renewed Kurdish conflict angers Turks, overshadows electionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISTANBUL: Clinging to his brother's coffin, draped in the red Turkish flag, Lieutenant Colonel Mehmet Alkan's outburst was a rare public show of defiance from a serving officer as Turkish jets bombard Kurdish militants. "Who is his murderer? Who caused this? How come those who spoke of settlement until yesterday now speak of war," he shouted in front of television cameras as they filmed mourners, in thinly-veiled reference to Turkey's political leaders.

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