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  1. Turkish General Staff to meet on possible Syria incursionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Charter97

    The Turkish Armed Forces recalled the commanders of troops, deployed along part of its border with Syria, to the capital Ankara for a meeting to discuss possible military incursion into Syria. journalist Ugur Ergan of the Hurriyet newspaper wrote on Sunday in an article titled "Turkish General Staff to meet on possible Syria incursion."

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  2. China says Xinjiang has no 'ethnic problem' after Turkey protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Turkish nationalists demonstrate in front of the Chinese Embassy in Ankara, on July 5, 2015, to denounce the Chinese governments policies on Uyghur Muslims. AFP photo China has no "ethnic problem" in its far west, and Muslim Uighur minorities there enjoy freedom of religion, the Foreign Ministry said on July 6, following anti-China protests in Turkey over Beijing's treatment of the group.

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  3. Foster families in Turkey rise nine-fold in 15 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The number of Turkish foster families has increased by nearly nine times in 15 years, according to new data from the country's family ministry. Nusret Soylu, an official from the Family and Social Policies Ministry, said the state had been working to recruit foster parents.

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  4. 'Dead' man finally proves he's aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    ... was forced into an early retirement in 2003 after being diagnosed with epilepsy. The former worker discovered that Turkey's Social Security Fund (SSK) had listed him as dead in 2004 when he failed to withdraw his disability pension. "They told me I ...

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  5. Yemen airstrikes hit Saleh's party headquartersRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | UAport

    Xinhua Fifteen people were killed when a van carrying farmers collided with a truck in western Turkey on Monday, local media reported. Ambulances have been sent to the scene in Golmarmara town in Manisa province, said private NTV news channel, adding that an investigation is now under way.

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  6. Why isn't US tougher on Turkey's hesitance to fight Islamic State?Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Last fall, when faced with questions about why NATO partner and regional ally Turkey wasn't pulling its weight in the fight against the Islamic State, Secretary of State John Kerry insisted that there was "no discrepancy" between U.S. and Turkish policy on the extremists and said Ankara would define its role on its own timetable. Eight months later, that role is as undefined as ever, and Washington is no more likely to criticize Turkey for it.

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  7. Farewell Robin, You Were WonderfulRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Football365

    The Women's World Cup hasn't inspired everyone. Also in the Mailbox: a plastic's guide to Brazil, Nani regrets, tears over Henry, and The Beach Boys... If you have anything to say on any subject, you know what to do - mail us at theeditor@football365.com Farewell Van Persie If the reports are to be believed, van Persie is about to follow the footsteps of Wesley Sneijder and Dirk Kuyt to Turkey.

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  8. Chinese tourists to Turkey warnedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | BBC News

    China has issued travel advice to its citizens travelling to Turkey after it said several tourists were attacked in protests over the Chinese government's treatment of ethnic Uighur Muslims. A statement from the government said accusations in the Western media that religious rites had been banned in western China's Xinjiang province this Ramadan were "completely at odds with the facts".

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  9. Turkish deputy PM leaving politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Trend

    Bulent Arinc is one of the powerful figures of Turkey's political elite. He is one of the founders of the ruling Justice and Development Party.

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  10. Johnny MartinRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Minot Daily News

    ... West Fargo, Jeffrey Martin, Harvey, and Laurie (Neil) Faber, Stanley; grandchildren, Krista (Peter) Zagorda, Adana, Turkey, Jonathan (Kaitlyn Brown) Martin, Phoenix, Ariz., Tessa Martin, West Fargo, Teri (Brett) Winkelman, Fargo, Eryn Faber, Minot, ...

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  11. Dual Diploma ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Observer

    The Dual Diploma Program at the State University of New York at Fredonia reached a milestone when Baris Can Secim, clutching his newly minted Fredonia degree, walked across the Steele Hall Arena stage to shake hands with President Virginia Horvath at Fredonia's May 16 commencement. Secim became the 24th student from the Republic of Turkey to complete a Dual Degree Program that enables high-achieving students to simultaneously earn degrees from either Izmir University of Economics or Ege University and Fredonia.

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  12. Turkey remembers Basbaglar massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Trend

    "It was evening prayer time... The imam was reciting the adhan... Some men performed ablution in the mosque courtyard while some others headed to the mosque for prayer," says Mehmet Ali Dikkaya Anadolu Agency reported "But suddenly the sound of adhan was cut... The only sound people could hear was the scream of children and women..." Dikkaya lost his brother, uncle, cousins and friends in the Basbaglar massacre in eastern Turkey which happened 22 years ago today. Nearly 100 armed men, believed to have been members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, attacked Basbaglar village in Erzincan province.

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  13. Hunger strikes: Turkish protest of China's fasting ban enters fifth dayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    ... what they consider to be discrimination against China's Muslim population. The protests have taken place across Turkey since Tuesday, when the Foreign Ministry expressed "deep concern" about reports Beijing had instilled fasting restrictions on the ...

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  14. BAKU: The Armenian-Russian relations: an electric-shock testRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Groong

    ... unlock the Turkish direction. In this case interesting is the question of further actions of Russia, Azerbaijan's and Turkey's reaction to the events in Armenia weakened by the crisis. Russia. From the rapid response of the Kremlin, it becomes clear ...

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  15. YPG Kurdish fighters' success against Islamic State makes Turkey nervousRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Washington Times

    ... in the border town of Tal Abyad . Its emergence as a serious fighting force, backed by U.S. air support, is making Turkey , a NATO ally which has long been struggling with its own sizable Kurdish minority, nervous. Any Kurdish gains are also ...

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  16. Turkey growing increasingly concerned about Syrian conflict spilloverRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. ANKARA, Turkey - Islamist militants can be seen digging trenches and planting mines as they ready for battle around the northern Syrian town of ...

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  17. Turk spends decade proving he's aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    JUNE 26: Turkish chefs sweeten Turkish dessert , shredded wheat in syrup during the holy Islamic fasting month Ramadan in Erzurum district of Turkey on June 26, 2014. Shredded wheat in syrup, is a crucial source of nutrition for the people of Anatolia.

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  18. Turkish commanders to discuss Syria interventionRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ISTANBUL: The Turkish army has called a meeting of troop commanders stationed along its fortified border with Syria to discuss a possible intervention in Syria, the Hurriyet newspaper reported Sunday. Turkey has boosted its military defenses on the volatile border over the past week, stationing tanks and anti-aircraft missiles there as well as bolstering troop numbers, as fighting between Islamist-led groups and Syrian regime forces in the city of Aleppo has intensified.

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  19. On tense border, Turks welcome army but fear Syria incursionRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    KARKAMIS, Turkey: From his fields in Turkey, farmer Huseyin Ozdemir can see Islamist militants digging trenches and planting mines as they ready for battle around the northern Syrian town of Jarablus. Like many villagers along this stretch of Turkey's 900 km border, Ozdemir welcomed the arrival of additional Turkish soldiers to bolster security in recent days but fears the consequences if they cross into Syria and intervene.

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  20. City walls, gardens in Turkey's Diyarbakir added to UNESCO World Heritage listRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Groong

    City walls, gardens in Turkey's Diyarbakır added to UNESCO World Heritage list 12:58 ¢ 05.07.15 The World Heritage Committee of UNESCO has added cultural sites in Diyarbakır, southeastern Turkey, to its World Heritage List, the Hurriyet Daily News reports. The Diyarbakır Fortress and the city's Hevsel Gardens were inaugurated into the list during the 39th session of the Committee, held in the German city of Bonn late on July 4. The site was chosen by a unanimous vote of 20 delegates after a Diyarbakir presentation of the International Council on Monuments and Sites .

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