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31 min ago | The Star Online

Turkey to inaugurate Ankara-Istanbul high speed train line

ANKARA: Turkey on Friday inaugurates the first high-speed train link between its main cities of Ankara and Istanbul, in the latest bid by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to modernise the country's infrastructure.

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4 hrs ago | Today.Az

Turkey stays firm on Gaza truce

Turkey is pushing hard for an immediate cease-fire amid Israel's continuous military onslaught in Gaza, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Anadolu Agency reported.

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8 hrs ago | Forbes.com

A Smart Way To See The World: Take A Working Vacation

Everyone needs a vacation. But try telling that to your boss when you've got a project deadline looming.

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13 hrs ago | Voice of America

Turkey Feeling Strain From Hosting Syrian Refugees

Syrian refugee children scuffle with a waiter as they try to get a pack of food at an iftar event open to public during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan in central Istanbul, July 17, 2014.

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15 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Jewish group wants Turkish PM to return award

ANKARA, Turkey - A Jewish American group is asking Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to return an award it gave him in 2004, accusing the Turkish leader of "dangerous rhetoric" and "inciting violence against the Jewish people."

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19 hrs ago | Hospitality Net

HVS In Focus: Istanbul, Turkey

Spanning two continents, Istanbul is a unique destination. This article provides an overview of the supply and demand factors currently affecting the city and a review of the hotel market performance.

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23 hrs ago | Groong

ANKARA: Women from Turkey, Armenia come together to reduce conflict

Journal of Turkish Weekly July 23 2014 Women from Turkey, Armenia come together to reduce conflict 23 July 2014 Volunteers in Turkey and Armenia are building relationships in the hope that person-to-person diplomacy will help set a foundation for the restoration of relations between the neighbouring nations.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Counter Culture: Anatolian Table Turkish Bistro

Lunch and dinner share one menu 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., and 4-8:30 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Fridays; noon-9:30 p.m. Saturdays; noon-8:30 p.m. Sundays “Do you know anything about Turkish cuisine?” I asked lunch pal Bruce Parks as we stood in front of Anatolian Table Turkish Bistro on K Street.

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Jerusalem Post

Washington Watch: Is this trip necessary?

John Kerry went on all the Sunday talk shows to say how anxious he and Barack Obama were for the secretary of state to return to the Middle East to help broker the "immediate" cease-fire the president had called for.

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Clashes start on Turkish-Syrian border

The clashes broke out between the Turkish army and the Syrian wing of the Kurdistan Workers' Party terrorist organization in the Turkish province of Sanliurfa on the border with Syria, Turkish channel Haber7 reported on July 23. Earlier, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said that PKK Syrian wing militants' intensified activity is a threat ... (more)

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Some 103 people detained in Turkey as a result of operation against Gulen's supporters

In Turkey, Tthe number of detained as a result of the operation carried out against Fethullah Gulen [Islamic public figure currently residing in the U.S.], has hit 103 people, Anadolu agency reported on July 23. The personnel purges against the supporters of Fethullah Gulen were resumed in Turkey's defense and law enforcement agencies on July 22.

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Pravda

Russian and Ukrainian tourists fight on quiet resorts

In Russia, social networks and mass media outlets actively discuss news reports about a brawl between Russian and Ukrainian tourists in a Turkish hotel.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

In-depth Africa

Obama to the Rescue - of Hamas

Operation Protective Edge is now two weeks old. Since the ground offensive began Thursday night, we have begun to get a better picture of just how dangerous Hamas has become in the nine years since Israel withdrew from the Gaza Strip.

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Medical News

Researchers propose 'microbiome cloud model' to understand...

The Human Microbiome Project is a global initiative to identify and characterize the microorganisms present at multiple sites in the human body.

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Horizon

Erdogan Launches New Attack on Israel with Hitler Comparison

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday launched a fresh virulent attack against Israel over its actions in Gaza, comparing the mentality of some in the Jewish state to Adolf Hitler.

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Groong

Armenia's Issue In Customs Union Suspended By Turkey

Armenia's Issue In Customs Union Suspended By Turkey Hakob Badalyan, Political Commentator Comments - 21 July 2014, 17:36 The Russian minister of economy Alexey Ulyukayev announced after the meeting of G20 ministers of economy that Turkey is interested in the establishment of a free economic zone.

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WTEN-TV Albany

Turkey: police detained for 'spying' and wiretaps

The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of restarting stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinian authorities as a... The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of ... (more)

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Turkey: police detained for 'spying' and wiretaps

By JULIE WATSON Associated Press The two Americans killed in fighting in the Gaza Strip followed in the footsteps of scores of Jews from around the world who have volunteered to fight for Israel.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

1 killed, 65 hurt in Turkish tanker truck blast

Turkey's state-run news agency says a tanker truck carrying liquefied petroleum gas, or LPG, has overturned and exploded on a highway in southeast Turkey, killing one person and injuring at least 65 others.

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AkiPress

16:09 Turkey arrests 55 police officers on charges of spying, fraud

Turkey has detained more than 50 police officers, including former high ranking officials who were led away in handcuffs, in one of the biggest blows to date against a corruption inquiry the government depicts as an attempted coup, Hurriyet Daily News reports July 22. The detentions which local reports said were based on suspicion of illegal ... (more)

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