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2 hrs ago | The Olympian

4 French journalists held hostage in Syria freed

President Francois Hollande's office said in a statement he felt "immense relief" after learning of the release of Edouard Elias, Didier Francois, Nicolas Henin and Pierre Torres - all said to be in good health despite "very trying conditions" of their captivity.

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2 hrs ago | Reuters

Kidnapped French journalists found on Turkey's Syrian border

Four French journalists held hostage in Syria since June were found by Turkish soldiers on its border with Syria on Saturday, Turkish media reported, and French President Francois Hollande said the four were in good health.

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2 hrs ago | Reuters

Kidnapped French journalists found on Turkey's Syrian border-media

Four French journalists were found by Turkish soldiers on the border with Syria on Saturday after being kidnapped by the rebel group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in Syria last June, Turkish media reported.

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5 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

Sarkisian Again Defends Turkish-Armenian Accords

President Serzh Sarkisian on Friday again defended his administration's 2009 normalization agreements with Turkey against strong criticism that has been voiced in Armenia and especially its worldwide Diaspora.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

The Anzac evolution

Hanifi Araz, a big man from the city of Canakkale across the Dardanelles from the Gallipoli Peninsula, saw the future in the early 1980s, and he wanted to be part of it.

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GhanaSoccerNet.com

2014 World Cup: Ghana defender Jerry Akaminko steers into Turkish Cup final with Eskisehirspor

Ghana international Jerry Akaminko will be contesting for his first silverware after helping Eskisehirspor beat Antalyaspor 3-1 to qualify for Turkish Cup final on Thursday.

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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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Tehran Times

Iran likely winner of gas price dispute with Turkey: oil minister

Iranian oil minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh says Turkey's complaint with an arbitration court about the price of natural gas imported from Iran "will create no problem for Iran," adding that the court will "most likely" rule in favor of the Islamic Republic.

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Reuters

UPDATE 1-Turkey to seek discount in Russian gas price - minister

Turkey will seek a discount in the price of gas it buys from Russia in talks with the deputy head of state-controlled Gazprom next week when he visits Ankara, Turkey's energy minister said on Friday.

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Turkey, Malaysia sign free trade deal

Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday at a joint press conference with his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak that a free trade agreement with Malaysia had been signed.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Khazanah Enjoys Increased Investment Market Value In Turkey

From Mohd Iswandi Kasan Anuar ANKARA, April 18 -- The current market value of Khazanah Nasional Bhd's investments in Turkey has appreciated to more than US$2.0 billion from the original US$1.4 billion investments, thanks to strong bilateral and commercial relations between Malaysia and Turkey.

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ThinkProgress

Turkish Official Says Twitter Will Help Remove 'Malicious Content'

Turkey's communications minister said on Thursday that Twitter agreed to help the government remove unwanted content from the social media network.

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KSWO

Turkey increases spy agency's powers

Tom Berman, a veteran editor and leader at The Associated Press who has directed coverage of stories ranging from air disasters, terror attacks and the ongoing unrest in Ukraine, has been named the... Tom Berman, a veteran editor and leader at The Associated Press who has directed coverage of stories ranging from air disasters, terror attacks and ... (more)

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Azerbaijan, Turkey to create Eurasian Agricultural Council

This decision was taken after signing a cooperation agreement by Azerbaijani National Confederation of Entrepreneurs and Turkish Agriculture and Food Industry Confederation.

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Greece refuses to extradite member of terrorist organization to Turkey

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 17 By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend: Greece refused to extradite a member of Turkish terrorist organization, known as the Revolutionary People's Liberation Party/Front to Turkey, the country's Anadolu news agency reported on April 17. Turkey appealed to Greece asking to extradite the organization's member, Fevzi Tekin, who was ... (more)

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Banned Kurdish politician returns to Turkey

Yasar Kaya, the 76-year-old writer and founder of the Kurdish Democracy Party , is returning to Turkey on Thursday from Germany, as an arrest warrant in Turkey was lifted after 21 years.

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Sofia News Agency

Turkey Starts Building Gas Link with Bulgaria

The interconnection grid is to be finished in 2015 and will supply Bulgaria with energy from the Blue Stream, a Russian pipeline delivering gas to Turkey.

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Earthquake causes panic among population in south-west of Turkey

An earthquake measuring 4.0 has occurred in the Turkish south-western province of Antalya, Milliyet newspaper reported on April 17. According to the Kandili Observatory of the Bogazici University and the Earthquake Research Institute, the earthquake occurred at 02:49 local time on April 17 and caused panic among the local population.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

TIME.com

TIME 100: Egyptian Prime Minister Leads Reader Poll

Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, the man largely responsible for ousting the former president of Egypt in a coup d'etat last year, holds a commanding lead in TIME's reader poll, followed by Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga Though the final TIME 100 list of the most influential people of the year worldwide is always ultimately chosen by the editors, TIME seeks the ... (more)

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The Star Online

Najib in Turkey to boost trade ties

Media briefing: Amran speaking during an interview with Malaysian journalists in conjunction with Najib's official visit to Ankara.

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