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4 hrs ago | WTVC

Turkey calls on Islamic militants to release Turks

Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on Islamic militants fighting in Iraq to release 49 people seized from the Turkish consulate in Mosul, before the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

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8 hrs ago | BBC News

Court rejects German test for Turks

The EU's top court says it is wrong for Germany to impose a basic language requirement on Turks who want to join their spouses in Germany.

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12 hrs ago | MarketWatch

OECD raises economic growth forecast for Turkey

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said Thursday that Turkey needs to achieve financial stability and curb inflation to balance growth or face ongoing volatility and over dependence on capital inflows.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

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Turkish PM vows to speak out against Israeli aggression

Turkey will continue to speak out against Israel's aggression against the Palestinian people, Turkey's prime minister and presidential candidate Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Anadolu Agency reported Speaking at a rally in the central Anatolian city of Tokat on Thursday, he criticized the response of Turkey's opposition presidential candidate to the ... (more)

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Turkish presidential candidate from opposition claims being threatened

Turkish presidential candidate, ex-head of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation , Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu claims that he began to be threatened after being nominated for the post of president, Turkish Haber7 TV channel reported on July 10. Ihsanoglu stated that he began to be threatened after he made a decision to nominate his candidacy for ... (more)

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SETimes news

Muslims in the Balkans refute ISIL's so-called caliphate

Men perform a daily prayer in Skopje. Many Muslims in the Balkans say they do not recognise ISIL leader Bakr al-Baghdadi as caliph, despite the terrorist leader's claim.

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The Daily Star

Turkey's Kurds prefer peace prospects at home to statehood in Iraq

Turkish Kurdish men chat in the village of Doruklu, in the border town of Silopi, near the Turkish-Iraqi border, in this picture taken July 5, 2014.REUTERS/Osman Orsal ISTANBUL: What has long been a dream for the Middle East's Kurds, an independent state, is within reach in Iraq, but Turkey's Kurds, wearied by a 30-year conflict with Ankara, see a ... (more)

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Pick up a fashion editorial on a famous celebrity or check out candid images of them walking out of a gym and more often than not their svelte figures are owed to a particular workout, which the Zin Pilates 25DK ad campaign promotes.

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Horizon

Ahead of Genocide Centenary: Armenian leaders raise recognition issues during visits abroad

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, who has been on a tour of South America since late last week, visited Argentina where the main subject of his speeches and meetings was the recognition of the Armenian Genocide.

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AkiPress

17:02 07.07.14 Turkmenistan - s gas will flow to Europe via Turkey

In a bid to reduce dependency on Russia, Turkmenistan's gas will reach Europe via Turkey, based on an energy cooperation agreement, reports New Europe .

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The Age

A Free Syrian Army fighter at the Handarat camp, Aleppo.

Gaziantep, Turkey: A Syrian rebel brigade has defected to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, a sign that the extremist group continues to build strength after seizing vast territories in western Iraq and eastern Syria, anti-government activists said.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Groong

Experts Say The Border Between Turkey And Armenia Is Not Likely To Be Reopened

EXPERTS SAY THE BORDER BETWEEN TURKEY AND ARMENIA IS NOT LIKELY TO BE REOPENED Vestnik Kavkaza, Russia July 7 2014 7 July 2014 - 4:05pm Last week the Taraf newspaper wrote that the Prime Minister of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan was planning to re-open the border with Armenia in September this year.

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Tri-cityherald.com

For specialists in Middle East affairs, no consensus on what the future holds

Does the declaration of the Islamic State herald the erasure of borders that France and Great Britain drew on the region's map 100 years ago, when they divvied up what was left of the Ottoman Empire? Or have those borders become so accepted that it would be all but impossible to separate the different ethnic blocs that have found themselves living ... (more)

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Horizon

Armenian Patriarchate of Istanbul sues for fraud

On July 1, the 16th Istanbul Heavy Penal Court began hearing what is possibly one of the most intriguing and bizarre fraud cases in Turkey's judicial history.

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Star-Telegram.com

Turkey seeks to boost peace talks with Kurds

Turkish lawmakers debated legislation Tuesday to restart a stalled peace process with the Kurdish rebels - a development that could also help Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan win Kurdish votes as he seeks election as president next month.

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National Public Radio

Turkey Seeks To Boost Peace Talks With Kurds

Turkish lawmakers debated legislation Tuesday to restart a stalled peace process with the Kurdish rebels - a development that could also help Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan win Kurdish votes as he seeks election as president next month.

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Reuters

Terror and sympathy from Turkish hostages seized in Iraq

When truck driver Vehbi Demir was handcuffed by masked Islamists wielding machine guns and driven to an unknown destination, he little imagined he would end up sympathising with the militants' cause.

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Blackpool Today

Holidaymaker in Turkey undergoes emergency op after repeated attack

A holidaymaker left fighting for his life today relived the terrifying moment he was ambushed and stabbed repeatedly with a broken bottle.

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Turkish Daily News

Caretta carettas under protection on Turkish coasts

Sea turtles, known as caretta carettas, began laying eggs on the coasts as the egg laying season begins in Turkey.

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Chattanoogan.com

Locals Participate In International Sit-In Event In Istanbul, Turkey

While Americans were celebrating their Independence Day over the weekend, local representatives traveled to Istanbul, Turkey to join thousands in a peaceful International Sit-in commemorating the events that occurred in Rabia Aladwya Square.

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