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11:54 Kyrgyzstan's Bishkek and Turkey's Trabzon have become twin cities

Trabzon is a city on the Black Sea coast of north-eastern Turkey and the capital of Trabzon province.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

China Daily

Turkey summons US envoy over spying report

Turkey's foreign ministry on Monday summoned the US envoy in Ankara over a media report that the United States had spied on Turkey, local Daily News reported.

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EKathimerini

Nicosia disappointed at Erdogan's two-state solution comments

One day after Recep Tayyip Erdogan pressed for a two-state solution on Cyprus, President Nicos Anastasiades on Tuesday expressed disappointment over comments made by the new Turkish president while placing his hopes of reaching a settlement on the European Union and NicosiaA's strategic partners.

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Association for Progressive Communica...

APC leads global discussions at 2014 Internet Governance Forum in Turkey

The ninth Internet Governance Forum kicks off on 2 September in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Turkey denounces Israel plan to seize West Bank land

Turkey has condemned Israel's decision to expropriate 400 hectares of Palestinian land in the Bethlehem area in the south of the occupied West Bank, calling on the government to renounce this decision in line with international law Hurriyet Daily News reported "We denounce Israel's seizing land, which is aimed at building illegal settlements, in ... (more)

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Forward

Open Letter: Jews in Turkey Can Stay Silent on Israel Operation in Gaza

Jews in Turkey are under no obligation to comment on Israel's operation in Gaza, a group of Jewish intellectuals in Turkey said.

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Turkish newly elected president's first visit to Azerbaijan shows importance

The Azerbaijani and Turkish presidents pay first visits to the fraternal countries after the election.

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Armenian Liberty

Erdogan's Response 'Not Yet Known'

Turkey - Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian gives Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a letter from his Armenian counterpart Serzh Sarkisian during his inauguration in Ankara, 28Aug2014.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Foreign Affairs

The New Davutoglu

SONER CAGAPTAY is Beyer Family Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, and the author of The Rise of Turkey: The Twenty First-Century's First Muslim Power.

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The Daily Star

Dollar/euro rate to affect Turkish economy

File - People shop at a market in preparation for the holy month of Ramadan in Ankara, Turkey on June 27, 2014, ahead of the Muslim holy fasting month.

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Times of Oman

Turkey expand areas of cooperation with Oman, renews Victory Day pledge

The celebrations which mark the Turkish victory over their Greek opponents in the Battle of Dumplupinar on August 30, 1922.

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Common Dreams

NSA Docs Reveal US Hand in Tracking and Killing Kurdish Separatists

The United States has been inextricably involved in Turkey's surveillance and targeting of Kurdish rebel groups for years and even had a hand in a botched mission that resulted in the killing of 34 innocent people.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Turkey summons US diplomat over spying report

The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling begins to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel empties its hotel.

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EKathimerini

Erdogan visits Turkish-occupied Cyprus

Recep Tayyip Erdogan was on Monday expected in Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus in his first official visit as new Turkey President.

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The Bennington Banner

Turkey issues warrants for police in alleged plot

Turkey's private Dogan news agency says the warrants were filed Monday for the officers, including the former head of a financial unit, on charges that include espionage.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

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Turkey's new government to focus on EU and Kurdish bid

Turkey's 62nd government, led by Prime Minister Ahmet DavutoAYlu, is set to outline its program on Sept.

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Groong

Bohjalian: A Little Hope amidst the Monastery Debris

Bohjalian: A Little Hope amidst the Monastery Debris By Chris Bohjalian on August 29, 2014 The other day I watched an eight-year-old boy named Ulash spontaneously take a white plastic grocery bag and fill it with potato chip wrappers, cigarette butts, and crushed plastic water bottles.

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Deutsche Welle

PKK - from terrorist threat to ally?

The Kurdistan Workers Party is banned in Germany. The EU deems it a terrorist group.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Erdogan Shakes Israeli's Hand After Six Years

For the first time in six years, Turkey's new president and former prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has shaken the hand of an Israeli official.

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Jerusalem Post

Demand for Jewish condemnation elicits limited backlash in Turkey

Jewish academics, media figures and authors argue that they have no obligation to comment on "Israel's latest attack on Gaza."

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