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  1. 27 migrants drown as boat sinks off Turkish coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Independent.ie

    Greek coast guard officers move a baby from a dinghy carrying refugees to a coast guard vessel, during a rescue operation in the open sea between the Turkish coast and the Greek island of Lesbos. Twenty-seven migrants, 11 of them children, drowned off Turkey's Aegean coast as they tried to reach a Greek island, the Turkish coast guard said yesterday.

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  2. Faced with new influx, Turkey's open door for migrants may be closing : February 09, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Daily Times

    An assault by Russian-backed Syrian government forces around the city of Aleppo has sent more than 30,000 people fleeing to the Turkish border gate of Oncupinar in the past few days, and officials say tens of thousands more could be on the move. Praised on the one hand for taking in more than 2.5 million refugees from Syria's five-year war, it is also under pressure to stop their perilous onward journeys to Europe, and to prevent radical militants from sneaking over what was long a porous border to carry out attacks in Turkey or abroad.

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  3. Displaced by fighting, Kurdish residents call for peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Daily Times

    ... Diyarbakir's low-income Baglar district. "We escaped to save our lives." A two-and-a-half year peace process between Turkey's government and the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, broke down in July, reviving three decades of conflict that has cost ...

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  4. Germany, Turkey vow diplomatic effort to end Aleppo violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Chronicle Herald

    As tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence massed at Turkey's border, Turkish and German leaders pledged Monday to redouble diplomatic efforts to end the fighting around the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo and prevent more refugees making their way into Europe. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said after talks with Turkey's prime minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, that she was "not just appalled but horrified" by the suffering caused by the bombing in Syria, primarily by Russia.

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  5. UAE says ready to send ground troops to SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Echo

    ... this week that it was ready to join ground operations in Syria if a US-led military alliance chose to start them. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, speaking during a visit to Senegal on Friday, dismissed the Russian claim as "laughable" and ...

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  6. On Turkish side of border, Syrian refugees wait and worryRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | The Echo

    ... There are already between 30,000 and 35,000 displaced Syrians on the Syrian side of the border being cared for by Turkey. Turkey, which is hosting more than 2.5 million Syrian refugees, has kept its border mostly shut to new arrivals for more than a ...

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  7. Judge Denies Request To Keep Syrian Refugees Out Of Texas... AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Huffington Post

    ... Lesbos with her older sister Nisreen. They fled Aleppo with their parents over two years ago and had been living in Turkey before deciding to seek better medical care for Nujeen in Europe. After a rough crossing that left most of the passengers cold ...

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  8. Desperate Syrians flee to closed bordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Star Tribune

    Pressure mounted on Monday for Turkey to take in more refugees fleeing the mayhem in Syria, where military campaigns are targeting insurgent forces north of the city of Aleppo. Above, refugee tents spread near the Bab al-Salameh border crossing with Turkey.

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  9. ANALYSIS: Russia, US compete to ally with Kurds in ISIS fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Jerusalem Post

    Russian President Vladimir Putin appears to be making another shrewd play for power in the Middle East by allying with the Kurds, in a step that undermines United States and Turkish policy in the region. Russia-Turkey relations have deteriorated since the crisis over the downing of a Russian aircraft in November.

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  10. Russian firepower helps Syrian forces push towards Turkey borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Sydney Morning Herald

    A young girl waiting in line on Monday to pass through a border gate as a small number of Syrian refugees were allowed to return to Syria in Kilis, Turkey. Oncupinar: The Syrian army has advanced towards the Turkish border in a major offensive backed by Russia and Iran that rebels say now threatens the future of their nearly five-year-old insurrection against President Bashar al-Assad.

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  11. UPDATE 1-Turkey's Erdogan threatened to flood Europe with migrants -Greek websiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Reuters

    ... Syrian refugees and migrants into Europe. Over a million arrived last year, most crossing the narrow sea gap between Turkey and islands belonging to EU member Greece. Tusk's European Council and Juncker's European Commission declined to confirm or ...

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  12. Mass scale torture and murder, 'extermination' by Syrian security agencies, finds UN reportRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | ABC News

    ... which is a "crime against humanity". Middle East correspondent Matt Brown reports from Gaziantep, near Turkey's border with Syria. MATT BROWN: The report is a chilling insight into the maelstrom of abuse behind the bombings and shootings of the ...

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  13. Turkey: '150,000 troops to enter Syria' reports not trueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Trend

    Recent media reports saying 150,000 troops from Saudi Arabia are to enter Syria via Turkish borders in order to aid in anti-Daesh operations are not true, Turkish Prime Ministry sources said on Monday, Anadolu Agency reported. Turkey's bases are open for the coalition forces as part of the fight against Daesh and Ankara is ready for every type of cooperation in this sense, said the sources, who were not named according to Turkish Prime Ministry policy.

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  14. Dozens dead as refugee boat sinks off TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Big News Network.com

    ... the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. ANKARA, Turkey - Dozens of migrants, including children, have died after two boats carrying refugees on their way to Greece sank in the Aegean Sea ...

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  15. The BoysRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | The Weekly Standard

    " The Kebab and Camel " might be the most important English-language website covering Turkey. It's run by two Turkish journalists, Beybin Somuk and Enes Calli , and an American academic, Adam McConnel, who teaches Turkish history and U.S.-Turkish relations at Sabanci University in Istanbul.

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  16. Turkey fears new influx of up to 600,000 Syrian refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Times of Israel

    Syrians fleeing the northern embattled city of Aleppo wait on February 5, 2016 in Bab-Al Salama, next to the city of Azaz, northern Syria, near Turkish crossing gate. Nearly 40,000 Syrian civilians have fled a regime offensive near Aleppo, a monitor said, as Turkey warned it was bracing for a wave of tens of thousands of refugees.

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  17. Germany criticises Russian air strikes in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | ABC News

    ... targets without delay, and in particular the use of indiscriminate weapons, such as bomb attacks from the air." Turkey and Germany said they would seek help from NATO allies in monitoring the flow of asylum seekers from Syria. Mr Davutoglu said the ...

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  18. Syrian conflict a " now a threat to global securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Peninsula

    ... to be the case. Everyone knows that both countries reject the victory of Russia and Iran in Syria. They (Saudi and Turkey) will come closer in a Sunni alliance that has emerged within the sectarian situation created by Iran, whose conflict will ...

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  19. Amid Syrian refugee exodus, Turkey's open door swings shutRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Christian Science Monitor

    Trucks loaded up with aid and the occasional ambulance crossed here today into Syria in a bid to relieve the suffering of tens of thousands of civilians displaced by a major Russian-backed regime offensive. Turkey already hosts more than 2.5 million Syrian refugees and appears reluctant to open border gates like Bab Al-Salama.

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  20. Turkish bus company plans production in USRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Trend

    Turkish bus manufacturer Temsa, which has reached a share of around 10 percent in the U.S. market after its entrance in 2010, has made plans to build a production facility in Georgia with the aim of reaching over 1,000 units in the initial stage, Hurriyet Daily News reported. SabancA Holding's Temsa exported over 700 buses to the U.S. market in the last five years and now plans to begin production in Georgia with an expected investment worth over $10 million, according to company executives.

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