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  1. Striking Renault Turkey workers refuse employer's offerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The Turkish arm of French carmaker Renault on May 23 offered concessions including a cash lump sum to striking workers if they return to work, but the workers have rejected the offer and announced that they will continue their labor action. The workers said they were ready to accept the company's initial offer, but Renault's employer union, the Metal Industrialists' Union of Turkey , made revisions to the deal that were rejected by the workers on the grounds that it will not benefit employees.

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  2. AKP Adana candidate stabbed in the stomachRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Ruling Justice and Development Party candidate Ramazan Demir has been stabbed in the stomach while election campaigning in the Aladag district in the southern province of Adana. Demir, the AKP's candidate from Adana, was stabbed three times in the stomach on May 23 by two unidentified men while campaigning in Aladag.

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  3. NYT supports Hurriyet over Erdogan's remarks in editorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The New York Times published May 22 an editorial over the latest remarks by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan targeting the Dogan Media Group and daily Hurriyet, urging a discontinuation of the harsh policies toward democracy and press freedom in Turkey for the sake of winning elections. The editorial, titled "Dark Clouds Over Turkey," drew attention to the difference between the latest issue and previous examples of intimidation, referring to the complaints filed against the daily's editors.

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  4. 25 released, 18 sent to court in 'parallel' operation in KonyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    More half of the 43 people arrested in a "parallel state" operation launched by prosecutors in the Central Anatolian province of Konya were released on May 23, police have said. The May 22 arrests of police officers and education officials suspected of links to the GA1 4len movement led by U.S.-based Islamic scholar Fetullah GA1 4len included Anadolu AtayA1 4n, the former head of Konya police's organized crime bureau, and the ex-rector of Mevlana University, Bahattin Adam.

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  5. 'We fight against a six-team gang,' Turkish PM saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet DavutoAYlu has said his ruling Justice and Development Party are fighting against a "six-team gang," referring to the three opposition parties as well as two illegal organizations and the GA1 4len movement, while at a rally in the Aegean province of Manisa on May 24. DavutoAYlu said he has been struggling against the opposition parties, the Republican People's Party , the Nationalist Movement Party and the Peoples' Democratic Party , as well as the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party , the outlawed Revolutionary People's Liberation Party-Front and the movement of U.S.-based Islamic scholar Fethullah GA1 4len, whose followers are claimed to have formed a "parallel state" within the government and civil service in an attempt to undermine it from within.

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  6. MHP leader Bahceli calls on top cleric to resign over luxurious official carRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Nationalist Movement Party leader Devlet Bahceli called on Turkey's top cleric to resign due to his acceptance of a luxurious Mercedes as an official car. Bahceli was referring to the controversy over the official car of Directorate of Religious Affairs head Mehmet Gormez, which has been estimated to have a value of 1 million Turkish Liras .

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  7. High tension in wage negotiationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    With only three weeks left before the general elections, the resistance launched by metal workers in major automobile factories in Bursa, one of Turkey's centers of industry, has shifted the focus to the "class struggle." It looks as if the changing world and national economic climate will reflect on wage fights.

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  8. Renault in Turkey offers concessions to striking workersRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Reuters

    The Turkish arm of French carmaker Renault on Saturday offered concessions including a cash lump sum to striking workers if they return to work. Production at the company's joint venture Oyak Renault has been halted for a week in a dispute with workers over pay and working conditions, which has also affected other producers in the northwest city of Bursa, including Tofas and Ford unit Ford Otosan.

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  9. Turkish Stream to be launched after 2017 - envoyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    The launch of the Turkish Stream can be expected no earlier than 2017, according to the Turkish Ambassador to Russia. Gazprom previously estimated that gas supplies to Turkey via the pipeline would start in December 2016.

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  10. No longer staycationing? Five ways to save on foreign holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Independent.ie

    ... add up if you are arranging them yourself. Last week, for example, Sunway offered an all-inclusive deal to Izmir, Turkey, for a 2,229 for a family of two adults and one child. That deal included direct flights from Dublin (flying out on June 28), ...

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  11. Turkey hosts 14th Chinese language competitionRead the original story

    Yesterday | Xinhuanet

    ... East Technology University which held this year's "Chinese bridge" competition together with the Chinese embassy to Turkey, said that "The quality of the competition is higher than last year because it is harder to choose better students through ...

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  12. Turkish President to take part in naval exercisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Trend

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan participated in naval exercises, which took place on the Turkish coast of Aegean sea, Anadolu Agency reported.

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  13. Turkish police injured in clashes over Morsi death sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Peninsula

    ... had been hurt in the clashes and that "extensive damage" had been caused to the city. Around 20 people were arrested. Turkey condemned the May 16 court ruling sentencing Morsi and 105 other defendants to death for their role in a mass jailbreak in ...

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  14. Two Californians Charged with Joining ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Breitbart.com

    Nader Elhuzayel and Muhanad Badawi, both 24 years of age, were charged by the U.S. attorney's office for conspiring to provide material support to a terrorist group. One of the men had a ticket purchased for him by the Islamic State group to travel to Turkey with the goal of becoming a martyr, according to a report by the Associated Press .

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  15. Two Southern California men arrested, accused of trying to join ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KLAL-FM Little Rock

    ... Elhuzayel to use his credit card on May 7 to buy a one-way flight from Los Angeles to Tel Aviv, Israel, via Istanbul, Turkey, on a Turkish Airlines flight scheduled to depart on May 21, authorities said in a statement. Elhuzayel was read his Miranda ...

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  16. Rival Cyprus leaders in coffee shop 'message of hope'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Peninsula

    The Greek and Turkish leaders of Cyprus drank coffee together Saturday on both sides of the armistice line dividing Nicosia, pledging their full commitment to UN-backed reunification talks. The two leaders wandered down the main shopping street in the capital's Old City in an informal outing in which they spent exactly 45 minutes in cafes on either side of the UN-patrolled buffer zone in a display of even-handedness.

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  17. 'The Eyewitness': Turk has no soul, 103-year old Armenian Genocide survivor claimsRead the original story

    Saturday | Groong

    "The Eyewitness": Turk has no soul, 103-year old Armenian Genocide survivor claims 12:05, 12 May, 2015 YEREVAN, MAY 12, ARMENPRESS. The Armenian Genocide, initiated in the Ottoman Empire during the World War I in the beginning of the previous century, is one of the biggest crimes against humanity.

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  18. Owner of Istanbul's Camp Armen pledges to donate orphanage to ArmeniansRead the original story

    Saturday | Groong

    Owner of Istanbul's Camp Armen pledges to donate orphanage to Armenians 16:08, 23.05.2015 Region:Armenia, Diaspora, Turkey Theme: Politics, Society The proprietor of Camp Armen Armenian orphanage in Istanbul, Turkey, promised to donate the orphanage to the Armenians. Well-known Istanbul Armenian activist Garo Paylan, who has been nominated an MP candidate by Turkey's pro-Kurdish "Peoples' Democratic Party" , tweeted that, speaking with Camp Armen's proprietor Fatih Ulusoy, the latter had pledged that he will donate the orphanage to an Armenian foundation at the end of the week.

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  19. Turkey thwarts Russia's gas plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Trend

    Turkey, which is preparing to become a large energy hub and play an important role in ensuring Europe's energy security, once again made clear its priorities on this issue. Turkish ambassador to Russia Umit Yardim said that the launch of the Turkish Stream announced by Russia as a new gas supply route to Europe, can't be implemented earlier than 2017.

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  20. Eurovision Song Contest a big hit with Turkey despite country not having an entryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Mail

    From Frying Pan Lake and Flaming Mountains to a city below freezing for 90% of the year... the hottest and coldest places in the world revealed A view fit for royalty: Alpine hotel atop Swiss mountain Queen Victoria scaled on horseback can only be accessed by the world's steepest cog railway Towels on every chair, CEO passengers... and a surprising dress code for dinner: The bare truth about the growing trend for naked cruising Eurovision Song Contest a big hit with Turkey this year as fans flock to Vienna... despite country not having an entry From Harry Potter and Forrest Gump to Batman: Film buffs travel the world to place iPad movie stills in the locations where they were shot British woman, 27, gets SIX HUNDRED apologies from Indian men after pervert performed sex act in front of her at Mumbai bus stop Is this the most hated railway company in Britain? Half a million angry ... (more)

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