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2 hrs ago | Barron's

As Turkey Transitions, Central Bank Keeps Interest Rates On Hold

Turkish president-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan , to be inaugurated as president Thursday, told his party that the birth of a new Turkey is taking shape.


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4 hrs ago | Newswise

University of Utah Biologist Wins Turkey's Top Science Prize

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 27, 2014 - University of Utah biologist A aAYan AzekercioAYlu, who campaigns to save wetlands in his native Turkey, has won that nation's highest science prize, which is similar to the U.S. National Medal of Science.

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8 hrs ago | Russia Taday

ISIS numbers 100,000 and growing quicker than ever - expert

Militant Islamist fighters in military vehicles parade along the streets of Syria's northern Raqqa province June 30, 2014.


Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, World News, Terrorism

12 hrs ago | KSWO

Turkish party to confirm Erdogan's successor

It was supposed to be a pleasant lakeside picnic for a 42-year-old mother, her 25-year-old daughter, teenage son and 3-year-old grandson.


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12 hrs ago | Mashable

The Dangerous Drug That Has Taken Hold of Turkey

ISTANBUL, Turkey-The body of Volkan Senyurt was found slumped against a tree on a hill in Istanbul, one morning this summer.

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12 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

Middle EastAnalysis: New Turkish PM's 'Pan-Islamic' Foreign Policy

Turkey's new premier and outgoing foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu leaves his successor a troubled legacy after a bold policy to expand Turkish influence across the ex-Ottoman empire left the country painfully exposed to the Syria and Iraq crises.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Age

US campaigns to enlist Australia and other allies to attack Islamic State in Syria

"Barbaric terrorists": An image from a propaganda video released this year by Islamic State, formerly known as ISIL or ISIS.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Middle East

Dallas Blog

New Turkey PM Seeks Restoration of Ottoman Empire

Turkey's newly-elected Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has close ties with the Islamic State of Syria and Levant and seeks a return of the Ottoman Empire to transform the Middle East into a more united Arab region as an Islamist caliphate.


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The Times of India

US mobilizes allies to widen assault on ISIS

WASHINGTON: The United States has begun to mobilize a broad coalition of allies behind potential American military action in Syria and is moving toward expanded airstrikes in northern Iraq, administration officials said on Tuesday.

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The Globe and Mail

The best images from the past 24 hours

The sun emits a mid-level solar flare which erupted on the left side of the sun in this image captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.


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Turkey's leader switches roles

Recep Tayyip Erdogan was no ordinary prime minister and he will certainly not be an ordinary president when he takes on the role on Thursday.


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The White House

President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to Turkey to Attend ...

President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Ankara, Turkey to attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Recep Tayyip ErdoAYan, President-elect of the Republic of Turkey on August 28, 2014.


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Daily Times

While Shahbaz in China, Nawaz leaving for Turkey : August 27, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: Amid a barrage of accusations and political agitation, the PML-N chief is set to leave for Turkey today to participate in the inauguration of Recep Tayyip Erdo?an in the presidency, his most favourite ally in the Muslim nations.


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Jerusalem Post

Turkish 'humanitarian' group behind 'Marmara' signs pact with Qatar

The Humanitarian Relief Foundation that was behind the 2010 Mavi Marmara Gaza flotilla signed a "strategic cooperation agreement" with Qatar.


Related Topix: Qatar, Middle East

The Star Online

Smugglers and Kurdish militants help Iraq's Yazidis flee to Turkey

Sewra was terrified of being caught by Turkish soldiers as she, her children and grandchildren inched their way through Iraq's mountainous border region, fleeing an Islamist militant onslaught by cover of darkness.

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Turkish president phones Azerbaijani counterpart

On August 26, President of the Republic of Turkey Abdullah Gul made a telephone call to President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.


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Venizelos to attend ceremony for Turkey's new president

Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos is to represent Greece at the official inauguration ceremony for TurkeyA's new president, former Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Greek Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.


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Russia Taday

'Bad Boys' jihadist cell could be key to identifying UK militant who killed Foley

Five men who left Britain in October last year have been shown on CCTV footage leaving the UK to join the Islamic State under the guise of taking a vacation in Turkey.


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The Cyprus Weekly

Deeds not words

President Nicos Anastasiades says Turkey's stated intention for a Cyprus solution must be manifested with deeds and not just words.


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BBC News

Turkey sees rise in halal tourism

"Muslims also like to enjoy the beach, make sandcastles and do all the things everyone wants to do," says Iqbal.


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