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14 hrs ago | Re/code

Twitter's Turkey Headache That Won't End

Twitter wants to be a truly global company. That means dealing with its share of headaches, both foreign and domestic.

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18 hrs ago | Reuters

Soccer-Fenerbahce chairman faces jail time again after appeal rejected

The chairman of Turkish club Fenerbahce, Aziz Yildirim, faces a probable return to prison after his appeal against a conviction for match-fixing was rejected by a top court on Thursday.

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22 hrs ago | Switched

Turkish Activists Say Their Country Is Sliding Backward On Women's Rights

There are few things that shock Pinar Ilkkaracan, one of Turkey's most prominent women activists.

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23 hrs ago | Trend

Turkish president has no political plans for future

Earlier, the deputy head of the ruling Justice and Development Party, Mehmet Ali Sahin said that if the Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is elected the president, then the current President Abdullah Gul could take the prime minister's post.

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Yesterday | Today.Az

Erdogan oppresses Putin over security of Crimean Tatars

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to exercise caution so that Crimean Tatars are not hurt from the crisis in Ukraine, Today's Zaman reported.

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Yesterday | Groong

ANKARA: Akdamar Church Restoration Nears Completion

AKDAMAR CHURCH RESTORATION NEARS COMPLETION Cihan News Agency, Turkey April 16 2014 TR_ISTA - 16.04.2014 18:49:02 Officials have said the restoration of a 10th-century Armenian church located on Akdamar Island in eastern Turkey's Lake Van is about to be completed.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Malaysia-Turkey Successfully Sign Free Trade Agreement

By Noor Soraya Mohd Jamal KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 -- Malaysia and Turkey today successfully signed a bilateral Free Trade Agreement in Ankara, Turkey, that would serve as the catalyst to boost bilateral trade to US$5.0 billion in 2018.

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Groong

ANKARA: Armenian Bill Not To Affect Turkish-American Relations, Says Erdogan

AMERICAN RELATIONS, SAYS ERDOGAN World Bulletin, Turkey April 16 2014 The U.S. House Speaker John Boehner said the evaluation of the 1915 events should be left to historians.

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West Australian

Turkey still hopes Twitter will open local office

Turkey's government said on Thursday it still hopes Twitter will open an office in the country, a day after the social networking site ruled out any such move.

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Free Republic

Is Israel Really Isolated?

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says that 'if we do not resolve the issues between Palestinians and Israelis, if we do not find a way to find peace, there will be an increasing isolation of Israel.'

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Today.Az

Erdogan promises to use all presidential powers if elected

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told his lawmakers that he is still undecided as to whether he will pursue the presidency, but he vowed to use the full powers given by the Constitution if he is elected president in the popular vote, scheduled for August, Hurriyet Daily News reported.

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Trend

Kurds at odds over Syrian border moat

Kurds in northern Iraq and Syria have been divided by a 17-kilometer trench which was dug by the Kurdistan Regional Government , ostensibly to prevent the infiltration of militants and smuggling from the war-torn country Hurriyet Daily News reported.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

World briefs: Taliban kidnap, kill Afghan cops

A group of Afghan policemen were kidnapped Wednesday while traveling in civilian clothes, and the Taliban later claimed they had killed seven of them.

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Time

100: Egyptian Prime Minister Leads Reader Poll

Though the final TIME 100 list of the most influential people of the year worldwide is always ultimately chosen by the editors of TIME, the magazine seeks the input of reader's in an online poll.

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Mashable

Twitter Won't Open an Office in Turkey, Refusing Government Demands

Twitter will not open an office in Turkey, rejecting the Turkish government's demands to do so, forcing the company to pay taxes in the country.

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Malaysian National News Agency

UKM Strengthens Academic Cooperation With Two Renowned Turkish Universities

From Mohd Shukri Ishak ANKARA, April 16 -- Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia will sign a memorandum of understanding with two renowned Turkish research universities here tomorrow to strengthen academic cooperation in accordance with the Malaysia-Turkey Joint Declaration.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Malaysia-Turkey FTA To Be Inked During Najib's Visit - Foreign Ministry

KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 -- The Malaysia-Turkey Free Trade Agreement will be inked in conjunction with the official two-day visit to Turkey from today by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Foreign Affairs

Northern Exodus

KEMAL KIRISCI is the TUSIAD Senior Fellow and Director of the Center on the United States and Europe's Turkey Project at The Brookings Institution.

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Trend

Armenian bill not to affect Turkish-American relations: PM Erdogan

The latest U.S. draft resolution that supports Armenian allegations regarding the 1915 incidents was discussed on Tuesday in Ankara in a meeting between Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner, Anadolu Agency reported.

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Voice of America

Tensions Rise Between Turkey's Government and Courts

Recent court decisions could signal a new political confrontation. Turkey's constitutional court has dealt the ruling AKP party a series of legal blows in the past few weeks.

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