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2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago |

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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8 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, North America, Canada

Thu Jul 10, 2014


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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Turkey calls on Islamic militants to release Turks

Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on Islamic militants fighting in Iraq to release 49 people seized from the Turkish consulate in Mosul, before the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.


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BBC News

Court rejects German test for Turks

The EU's top court says it is wrong for Germany to impose a basic language requirement on Turks who want to join their spouses in Germany.


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OECD raises economic growth forecast for Turkey

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said Thursday that Turkey needs to achieve financial stability and curb inflation to balance growth or face ongoing volatility and over dependence on capital inflows.


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Wed Jul 09, 2014


Turkish PM vows to speak out against Israeli aggression

Turkey will continue to speak out against Israel's aggression against the Palestinian people, Turkey's prime minister and presidential candidate Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Anadolu Agency reported Speaking at a rally in the central Anatolian city of Tokat on Thursday, he criticized the response of Turkey's opposition presidential candidate to the ... (more)


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Turkish presidential candidate from opposition claims being threatened

Turkish presidential candidate, ex-head of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation , Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu claims that he began to be threatened after being nominated for the post of president, Turkish Haber7 TV channel reported on July 10. Ihsanoglu stated that he began to be threatened after he made a decision to nominate his candidacy for ... (more)


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SETimes news

Muslims in the Balkans refute ISIL's so-called caliphate

Men perform a daily prayer in Skopje. Many Muslims in the Balkans say they do not recognise ISIL leader Bakr al-Baghdadi as caliph, despite the terrorist leader's claim.


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The Daily Star

Turkey's Kurds prefer peace prospects at home to statehood in Iraq

Turkish Kurdish men chat in the village of Doruklu, in the border town of Silopi, near the Turkish-Iraqi border, in this picture taken July 5, 2014.REUTERS/Osman Orsal ISTANBUL: What has long been a dream for the Middle East's Kurds, an independent state, is within reach in Iraq, but Turkey's Kurds, wearied by a 30-year conflict with Ankara, see a ... (more)


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Ahead of Genocide Centenary: Armenian leaders raise recognition issues during visits abroad

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, who has been on a tour of South America since late last week, visited Argentina where the main subject of his speeches and meetings was the recognition of the Armenian Genocide.


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17:02 07.07.14 Turkmenistan - s gas will flow to Europe via Turkey

In a bid to reduce dependency on Russia, Turkmenistan's gas will reach Europe via Turkey, based on an energy cooperation agreement, reports New Europe .


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The Age

A Free Syrian Army fighter at the Handarat camp, Aleppo.

Gaziantep, Turkey: A Syrian rebel brigade has defected to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, a sign that the extremist group continues to build strength after seizing vast territories in western Iraq and eastern Syria, anti-government activists said.


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Tue Jul 08, 2014


Experts Say The Border Between Turkey And Armenia Is Not Likely To Be Reopened

EXPERTS SAY THE BORDER BETWEEN TURKEY AND ARMENIA IS NOT LIKELY TO BE REOPENED Vestnik Kavkaza, Russia July 7 2014 7 July 2014 - 4:05pm Last week the Taraf newspaper wrote that the Prime Minister of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan was planning to re-open the border with Armenia in September this year.


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For specialists in Middle East affairs, no consensus on what the future holds

Does the declaration of the Islamic State herald the erasure of borders that France and Great Britain drew on the region's map 100 years ago, when they divvied up what was left of the Ottoman Empire? Or have those borders become so accepted that it would be all but impossible to separate the different ethnic blocs that have found themselves living ... (more)


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