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2 hrs ago | The Standard

Turkey arrests more police officers over wiretapping

Turkey's state-run news agency says an Istanbul court has ordered 11 more police officers formally arrested and jailed pending trial for allegedly illegally wiretapping Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other officials.

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4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Turkish women laugh online to protest remarks

Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc poses ahead of the presidential elections in Ankara on July 24, 2014.

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9 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

Israel: Diplomacy Wins As Turkey Halts 'Freedom Flotilla' To Gaza

Turkey has agreed to cancel a second "freedom flotilla" which was set to break the Israeli naval blockade of Gaza.

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10 hrs ago | Switched

Erdogan's "Reassuring" Words To Turkey's Jews Are Anything But

When it comes to the safety of the Jewish community in Turkey, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan seems to think he can have it both ways.

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13 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Islamic State fighter: 'Turkey paved the way for us'

MEMRI report on interview of jihadi: 'We will build the Islamic state in the territories from Tigris to Jordan and Palestine and to Lebanon.

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14 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

Poll: Turks divided on Erdogan before election

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura says he has mixed emotions about winning his defamation lawsuit in U.S. District Court.

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14 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Poll: Turks divided on Erdogan before election

The quiet summer campus of UCLA found itself suddenly steeped in water and chaos after a major water pipe burst and spewed some eight million gallons, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the... Los Angeles officials say it could take several days to repair a nearly century-old water pipe that burst from under Sunset Boulevard, spewing ... (more)

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14 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

Poll: Turks divided on Erdogan before election

Northern Colorado got the brunt of heavy rains that flooded streets and stranded drivers up and down the Front Range.

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15 hrs ago | The Newberg Graphic

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Janet Peterson and Jason Swenberger began their lengthy cycling journey in Norway after leaving Newberg in early June, they plan to return in time for the 2015-2016 academic year.

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19 hrs ago | Agricultural Market

Saudi Arabia and Turkey did not import grains from the Crimea - Ukraine's Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Also, the Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Turkey does not confirm the exports of grains from the Crimea to Turkey, informed the Ministry.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Trinadad Express

Turkey to establish embassy in T&T

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Dookeran made the announcement last week following the first Caricom-Turkey Consultation and Cooperation meeting, from July 18-20 in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Groong

U.S. Puts Forth Tough Conditions To Turkey

U.S. Puts Forth Tough Conditions To Turkey Hakob Badalyan, Political Commentator Comments - 28 July 2014, 13:01 After 2010 the United States and Turkey reached quite important agreements on a series of foreign political, including geopolitical issues, which appears an important factor of international, especially regional politics.

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Yahoo!

Don't laugh loudly, Turkish deputy PM tells women

One of the most senior members of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government sparked an outcry on Tuesday after declaring that women should not laugh loudly in public.

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Mashable

Why Women Can't Get Enough of Turkey's Prime Minister

On a recent Friday evening, Turkey's Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, was met by hundreds of supporters at one of his first campaign events in Istanbul since announcing his bid to run for president.

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KSWO

Turkish PM Erdogan returning Jewish American award

Most of the 1,200 people driven to evacuate by a Northern California wildfire that destroyed 13 homes have been told they can safely return after a series of steady gains in the firefight.

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Jerusalem Post

Unconditional surrender

Israel must put a decisive end to Operation Protective Edge by dismantling the military capabilities of Hamas - by diplomatic or military means.

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New York Daily News

Erdogan's odious anti-Semitic slander

Recep Tayyip Erdogan's anti-Semitism is getting the better of him. Once again, the Turkish prime minister has trotted out the Hitler analogy in relation to Israel and what it has done in Gaza.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Jewish Journal

Israeli concerns about Turkey and Qatar fuel dispute with Kerry

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivering opening remarks at the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders Presidential Summit in Washington, July 28, 2014.

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4 Hoteliers

In Focus: Istanbul, Turkey.

Istanbul is a unique destination: Spanning two continents, the city is a meeting point between east and west and offers a mix of modern skyscrapers and shopping centres and historic sites; It is the cultural and financial centre of Turkey and attracts a good mix of leisure and business demand.

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EurasiaNet

Turkey: A Dispatch from the Capital of Baklava

In a previous post, this blog wrote about the grill masters of Gaziantep, considered by many to be Turkey's culinary capital.

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