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1 hr ago | [H]ard OCP

NSA and GCHQ Earn Internet Villain Awards

The UK's Internet Service Providers Association's 16th annual gathering this week provided a bit of a fitting tribute to the NSA and its British counterpart, GCHQ by presenting the pair with the Internet Villain Award for their combined conspicuous services to the Internet in helping to keep it safe to use.

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5 hrs ago | Pakistan Christian Post

Shia Mosques Targeted in Turkey and Korans Burnt. By Nuray Lydia Oglu and Noriko Watanabe

The Shia Muslim population is persecuted in nations like Bahrain, Iraq, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Yemen, and in other nations throughout the mainly Muslim world.

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6 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

Global Agenda, 12:52 PMInternational Calls for Cease-fire Intensify

Israel reportedly offered Hamas a 40-hour cease-fire last week, sources said Sunday afternoon, which Hamas immediately rejected.

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7 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Syrian opposition seeks US support for battle plans

GAZIANTEP, Turkey _ Syria's pro-western opposition has developed a plan to oust extremists of the self-styled Islamic state from their base in Syria and protect Syrian civilians living in rebel-held areas, but it is waiting for the Obama administration to give it a hearing, the acting defense minister said.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

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Identity Theft Grand Slam

IDENTITY THEFT GRAND SLAM Editorial, 11 July 2014 Thanks to the Internet the invasion of privacy has become a commonplace bane of our lives.

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Asbury Park Press

Official: gas explosion injures 3 in IstanbulOfficial: gas explosion...

A gas explosion in a five-story building in Istanbul injured at least three people on Saturday, the city's governor said.

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Turkey's Van Air To Start Flights To Armenia

TURKEY'S VAN AIR TO START FLIGHTS TO ARMENIA Vestnik Kavkaza, Russia July 11 2014 11 July 2014 - 11:56am Turkish businessmen in Istanbul and Van plan to found Van Airline with a capital of $3 million to make Van-Istanbul and Van-Ankara flights using a leased Boeing 737, Vesti.az reports.

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Holiday At Turkey Beaches Advertised As Tours Of 'Historical Cilicia'

HOLIDAY AT TURKEY BEACHES ADVERTISED AS TOURS OF 'HISTORICAL CILICIA' 19:07 * 11.07.14 Although the ban to spend holidays in Antalya, Turkey, which was once imposed on Armenian officials, is not so strict, Armenian MPs and ministers are constantly warned against going to Antalya, which is Turkey's administrative unit.

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Connecticut Post

In this Nov. 21, 2005, file photo, Singapore's Minister for Environment and Water Resources Yaacob Ibrahim speaks during a meeting with his Turkish counterpart in Ankara.

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TheDailyBeast.com

Turkey's Gorgeous Ghost Town

Once, the Turkish town of Kayaoy boasted a bustling Greek Orthodox population of traders and harvesters.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Middle East, 6:21 PMErdogan Slams Israeli 'Lies' Over Hamas Aggression

" Hours earlier, Erdogan threatened to sever the normalization process with Israel over the operation, which aims to protect the 3.5 million Israeli citizens now estimated to be in the line of Hamas's rocket fire, "You will first stop this oppression.

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The Daily Star

Turkey embracing Iraq's Kurds as trade erodes old enmity

Vehicles queue to fill their tanks with gasoline in the northern oil hub city of Kirkuk on July 1, 2014.AFP PHOTO/MARWAN IBRAHIM Once branded an enemy of the state, the leader of Iraq's Kurds, Massoud Barzani, has become Turkey's best friend in the Middle East.

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Erdogan unveils 'strong' presidency vision, promises new Constitution

Turkish Prime Minister and presidential hopeful Recep Tayyip Erdogan has promised a new Constitution and strong presidency, as he vowed for the continuation of the Kurdish peace bid if elected in the upcoming elections, Hurriyet Daily News reported.

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SETimes news

Turkey vows to stop foreign fighters to Syria

A notebook allegedly found by Syrian government troops on an armed rebel and displayed in Aleppo shows a list of names of foreign fighters from Libya, Turkmenistan, Yemen and Turkey.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Middle East, 3:09 PMTurkish Pop Singer Posts Anti-Semitic Tweets Praising Hitler

A popular Turkish female pop singer was under pressure Friday to make a public apology after she posted a succession of anti-Semitic tweets in response to Israel's air campaign to stamp out rocket fire by terrorists in Gaza.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Erdogan to announce vision for 'new Turkey'

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan was on Friday to announce his vision for a "new Turkey" heading to 2023, at a rally in Istanbul as he prepares to stand in August presidential polls.

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GlobalNews

Turkey PM rules out 'normalizing' ties with Israel as long as Gaza offensive continues

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan says there can be no normalizing of Turkish-Israeli ties as long as Israel continues its offensive in Gaza.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

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ANKARA: Turkey's Kurdistan: A Multicultural Society

TURKEY'S KURDISTAN: A MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY Cihan News Agency , Turkey July 8, 2014 Tuesday ISTANBUL - I have already spoken about the variety of political streams in what the Kurdish citizens of Diyarbakir like to call -- without any ulterior motive -- "Turkey's Kurdistan" or "Northern Kurdistan."

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Help Turkey Care For Syria's Refugee

HELP TURKEY CARE FOR SYRIA'S REFUGEE Toronto Sun July 9 2014 Ali Riza Guney Throughout much of its history, Turkey has been a safe haven for persecuted people, regardless of their ethnic, religious and political background.

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New York Daily News

Turkish teen holds world record title for tallest woman at seven feet

Rumeysa Gelgi, 17, holds hands with her sister at their Karabuk, Turkey home on July 9 after earning a Guinness World Records title for tallest female teenager in the world.

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