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  1. Train collision leaves at least 9 dead, dozens injured in TurkeyRead the original story

    Yesterday | AccuWeather.com

    At least nine people have been killed and dozens more injured after a high-speed train crashed in Turkey's capital of Ankara on Thursday morning. The train was traveling from Ankara to Konya when it hit a railway engine inspecting tracks at the Marsandiz railway station around 6:30 a.m. local time, according to the Associated Press .

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  2. Erdogan says Turkey will start new military operation against...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Yahoo!

    The Turkish president claims the YPG is an offshoot of the PKK, which has fought against the Turkish state for decades - AFP Turkey will launch a new operation in Syria within days against a US-backed Kurdish militia that Ankara considers a terrorist group, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday. "We will start an operation to free the east of the Euphrates from the separatist terrorist organisation in the next few days," Mr Erdogan said during a speech in Ankara, referring to territory held by the Kurdish People's Protection Units .

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  3. Syrian Kurdish-led fighters take Hajin, last town held by ISRead the original story

    Wednesday | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... regions on the river's west bank. The Syrian Democratic Council, the political wing of the SDF, denounced Turkey's threat of a military operation against YPG and called on Syrians of all ethnic and religious groups to unite ahead of a possible ...

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  4. Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of December 6, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | CPJ Press Freedom Online

    Anti-state charges for 5 journalists Five journalists from the opposition daily SA zcA1 4 were indicted for "willingly and knowingly helping a [terrorist] organization without being in its hierarchical structure," BBC Turkey reported on December 10. Chief editor Metin YA lmaz, online chief editor Mustafa A etin, online news coordinator YA1 4cel ArA , and columnists Emin A A laAYan and Necati DoAYru are due to appear in court for their trial on January 18, according to the report. All five are free pending trial.

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  5. Turkey reinforces military at Syrian border for possible operationRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Turkey has reinforced its military deployment near Syrian border in southeastern province of Kilis, local media reported, for a possible operation against Syrian Kurdish militias in coming days. According to state-run Anadolu Agency, a new batch of military vehicles, including tanks and howitzers, was transferred by trucks to Kilis on Wednesday.

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  6. 7 dead, 46 injured in high-speed train crash in AnkaraRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    At least seven people were killed and 46 others injured in a high-speed train accident in the Turkish capital of Ankara on Thursday morning, the Ankara governor said. TV footage from local CNN Turk showed that parts of an overpass collapsed onto some of the carriages.

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  7. Turkey conducts airstrikes against PKK targets in Iraq Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WPXI

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey's Defense Ministry says the military has conducted airstrikes against Kurdish rebel targets in Iraq's Sinjar ...

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  8. Syrian Kurdish force: Turkey attack would impact war on ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stars and Stripes

    The main Syrian Kurdish-led militia warned on Thursday that threats by Turkey's president to launch a new military operation against U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria will negatively impact their fight against the Islamic State group. Nuri Mehmud, spokesman of the People's Protection Units or the YPG, also said that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's statement from the day before about a new operation "within a few days" is tantamount to a declaration of war.

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  9. Syrian Kurdish force: Turkey attack would impact war on ISRead the original story

    Yesterday | Valley Morning Star

    Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech during a defence industry meeting event in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018.

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  10. Bay Area Companies Have Best Company Culture in 2018: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC Bay Area

    File: Silhouettes of people holding laptops are seen in front of the logo of 'Google' technology company on the 20th anniversary of Google, in Ankara, Turkey on September 04, 2018. Some people may like one job better than the other and now, there's an official list revealing the names of 50 companies with the Best Company Culture in 2018 and 11 of those are in the Bay Area.

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  11. Rescue crews work at the scene of a train accident in Ankara, Turkey.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    Ankara, Turkey: A high-speed train hit a railway engine and crashed into a pedestrian overpass on Thursday at a station in the Turkish capital of Ankara, killing nine people and injuring dozens, officials said. The 6.30am train from Ankara to the central Turkish city of Konya collided head-on with the engine, which was checking the tracks at the capital's small Marsandiz station, Transport Minister Mehmet Cahit Turhan told reporters after inspecting the site.

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  12. Report: For third straight year, Turkey jailed more journalists than any other countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KXL-AM Portland

    Even as Turkish leaders call for an international inquiry into Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khassogi's murder, the Committee to Project Journalists found the Turkish government to be the world's biggest jailer of journalists for the third consecutive year, according to a newly released report . According to the global press freedom watchdog's Annual Prison Census, 251 journalists are currently in jails around the world as of Dec. 1 for charges related to their work - 68 in Turkey, 47 in China and 25 in Egypt, collectively responsible for more than half of the journalists behind bars.

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  13. Split over asylum laws, EU leaders aim to keep migrants outRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WMC-TV Memphis

    ... it. Migrant entries into Europe have dropped to a trickle thanks to the much-criticized understanding it reached with Turkey. The EU has provided Turkey with around 3 billion euros ($3.4 billion), and could hand over 3 billion more, to help Ankara ...

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  14. High-speed train in CATASTROPHIC crash in Turkey capital - " NIN...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Star

    The train is said to have smashed into another train and two carriages toppled over at Marsandiz railway station, about five miles from the centre of the major city. Video footage showed emergency workers at the scene, where carriages were trapped beneath the mangled metal wreckage of an overpass.

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  15. High-speed train crashes in Turkey, killing 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    A high-speed train crashed Thursday in the Turkish capital of Ankara, killing at least nine people and injuring dozens more, according to the city's governor. At a press conference at the site of the crash, the governor, Vasip Sahin, said 46 people had been hurt in the crash, which took place at around 6.30 a.m. local time.

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  16. The Latest: 3 train workers detained over Turkey crash Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WPXI

    Turkey's state-run news agency says authorities have detained three state railway agency employees suspected of negligence over a deadly train crash in the capital Ankara. Anadolu Agency says the three were detained Thursday after the high speed train heading for the city of Konya crashed into a rail engine and hit a pedestrian overpass.

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  17. Turkish-made weaponry to be used in new military operations in Syria's northRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Today.Az

    ... northern Syria against PYD/YPG, the Syrian wing of the PKK terrorist organization. "Despite that the US has promised Turkey that they would not support PYD/YPG, the Syrian wing of the PKK, the US did not keep its word," Erdogan said. On June 4, ...

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  18. Turkey's president finds a new enemy: "the famous Hungarian Jew"Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Economist

    , Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has made sure the protests in France have a captive audience in Turkey. News outlets controlled by the government have offered breathless live coverage from Paris. With furrowed brows, senior officials have criticised French ...

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  19. Erdogan ratifies bill on establishment of National cosmic agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Today.Az

    President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan ratified the bill on establishment of National cosmic agency, Trend reports with reference to Resmi Gazete. The agency will function under the ministry of industry and technologies of Turkey, the source in Turkish parliament told Trend.

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  20. Report: Turkey Has Imprisoned More Journalists in 2018 Than Any Other CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | National Review Online

    Turkey has imprisoned more journalists for crimes against the state than any other country this year, according to a report released Thursday by the Committee to Protect Journalists. Despite its role in investigating and stoking international outrage over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October, the Turkish government in 2018 retained its commitment to silencing negative press coverage, jailing 68 journalists on so-called anti-state charges over the course of the year.

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