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44 min ago | The Times of Israel

Turkish Jewish couple murdered in their Istanbul home

Scene outside the Karokos apartment building in Istanbul, Turkey, where the couple was found stabbed to death, August 22, 2014.

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2 hrs ago | Voice of America

Turkey's Davutoglu Expected to Be a Compliant PM

Turkey's president-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu sit together during a party meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Aug. 21, 2014.

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4 hrs ago | Trend

Erdogan to visit Azerbaijan Sept. 3

The newly elected president of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Azerbaijan Sept.

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8 hrs ago | Business Journal

Two Sanford companies looking to create 44 jobs

The Seminole County Commission on Aug. 26 will look at incentives for two companies to create 44 jobs in Sanford.

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13 hrs ago | Yorkshire Evening Post

Leeds airline puts faith in customers as it reveals new route

Bosses at airline Jet2.com were today celebrating the super soaraway launch of a new route from Leeds Bradford Airport.

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17 hrs ago | Trend

Turkish TPAO signs loan agreement to buy stake in Shah Deniz project

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 21 By Emil Ismayilov - Trend: Turkish TPAO signed on Aug. 21 an agreement with Turkey's Vakifbank and Turkiye Is Bankasi for a $1 billion loan to increase stake in the project on development of Azerbaijan's Shah Deniz gas and condensate field, Anadolu news agency said.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Independent

James Foley death: Governments' lack of consistency on paying ransoms puts lives at risk

Four months ago, four French journalists held by Isis in Syria were freed after, it was claimed, FranA ois Hollande's government paid a hefty ransom.

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Albino crocodile named 'Michael Jackson' kills Australian fisherman

A senior Hamas leader says the group was behind the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teens in the West Bank in June - the first time anyone from the Islamic militant group has said it was behind an attack... A senior Hamas leader says the group was behind the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teens in the West Bank in June - the first ... (more)

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Reuters

Turkish foreign minister set to be Erdogan's new PM

Turkish president-elect Tayyip Erdogan named Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu as his future prime minister on Thursday and said a power struggle with a U.S.-based cleric, a Kurdish peace process and a new constitution would be his top priorities.

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The Baltimore Sun

'Terrorists' help U.S. in battle against Islamic State in Iraq

Washington has acquired an unlikely ally in its battle against Islamic State militants in Iraq - a group of fighters it formally classifies as terrorists.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Turkey's Davutoglu nominated new premier

Police records show that 163 arrests have been made in the Ferguson protest zone since the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, but just seven are residents of the St. Louis suburb.

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News9 Oklahoma City

Turkey's Davutoglu nominated new premier

The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus will hold a news conference to discuss their discharge.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

Turkey's Davutoglu expected to be a docile premier

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will answer questions about the state of his marriage when his public corruption trial resumes in federal court in Richmond.

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Horizon

German-Turkish director Fatih Akin's latest film raises furor in Turkey, draws threats from nationalists

The documentary film by the German-Turkish film director Fatih Akin, "Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul" , was one of the most beautiful love songs ever created for and about Istanbul.

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Horizon

Turkey Intelligence Chief Assures Ocalan that Peace Process Will Continue

RUDAW The head of Turkish National Intelligence has met the jailed leader of the Kurdistan Workers' Party and reassured him that the peace process with Ankara would continue.

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Iol.co.za

Turkey denies 'tomb for hostages' report

The Turkish foreign ministry on Thursday angrily denied a newspaper report that Ankara was in talks with Islamic militants to hand over a historic tomb it controls in Syria in exchange for dozens of nationals held hostage in Iraq.

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Examiner.com

Dr. Ahmet Is k brings hope to patients with advanced cancer in Gaziantep, Turkey

Gaziantep is a small city with a big resume that doesn't quite connect. The arid dusty landscape that makes the sky appear almost beige during the day, the grit that coats everything; hair, clothes, the inside of the nose, the corner of the eyes along with the over 100 degree temperatures are in stark contrast to the slick advertisements.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Foreign Policy

Lying Down With Dogs

Turkey's support for Hamas agents who tried to topple Mahmoud Abbas's Palestinian Authority is putting Erdogan in a pickle.

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Big News Network.com

Turkey's Erdogan May Be Changing His Attitude Toward Jihadists

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The First Post

Kurds to the rescue: here's what the West needs to do in return

The advance of Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria has put the spotlight on the Kurds, and in particular the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government in northern Iraq.

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