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Turkey, Malaysia sign free trade deal

Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday at a joint press conference with his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak that a free trade agreement with Malaysia had been signed.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Khazanah Enjoys Increased Investment Market Value In Turkey

From Mohd Iswandi Kasan Anuar ANKARA, April 18 -- The current market value of Khazanah Nasional Bhd's investments in Turkey has appreciated to more than US$2.0 billion from the original US$1.4 billion investments, thanks to strong bilateral and commercial relations between Malaysia and Turkey.

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Turkish Official Says Twitter Will Help Remove 'Malicious Content'

Turkey's communications minister said on Thursday that Twitter agreed to help the government remove unwanted content from the social media network.

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Turkey increases spy agency's powers

Tom Berman, a veteran editor and leader at The Associated Press who has directed coverage of stories ranging from air disasters, terror attacks and the ongoing unrest in Ukraine, has been named the... Tom Berman, a veteran editor and leader at The Associated Press who has directed coverage of stories ranging from air disasters, terror attacks and ... (more)

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Azerbaijan, Turkey to create Eurasian Agricultural Council

This decision was taken after signing a cooperation agreement by Azerbaijani National Confederation of Entrepreneurs and Turkish Agriculture and Food Industry Confederation.

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Greece refuses to extradite member of terrorist organization to Turkey

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 17 By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend: Greece refused to extradite a member of Turkish terrorist organization, known as the Revolutionary People's Liberation Party/Front to Turkey, the country's Anadolu news agency reported on April 17. Turkey appealed to Greece asking to extradite the organization's member, Fevzi Tekin, who was ... (more)

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Banned Kurdish politician returns to Turkey

Yasar Kaya, the 76-year-old writer and founder of the Kurdish Democracy Party , is returning to Turkey on Thursday from Germany, as an arrest warrant in Turkey was lifted after 21 years.

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Sofia News Agency

Turkey Starts Building Gas Link with Bulgaria

The interconnection grid is to be finished in 2015 and will supply Bulgaria with energy from the Blue Stream, a Russian pipeline delivering gas to Turkey.

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Earthquake causes panic among population in south-west of Turkey

An earthquake measuring 4.0 has occurred in the Turkish south-western province of Antalya, Milliyet newspaper reported on April 17. According to the Kandili Observatory of the Bogazici University and the Earthquake Research Institute, the earthquake occurred at 02:49 local time on April 17 and caused panic among the local population.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

TIME.com

TIME 100: Egyptian Prime Minister Leads Reader Poll

Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, the man largely responsible for ousting the former president of Egypt in a coup d'etat last year, holds a commanding lead in TIME's reader poll, followed by Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga Though the final TIME 100 list of the most influential people of the year worldwide is always ultimately chosen by the editors, TIME seeks the ... (more)

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Najib in Turkey to boost trade ties

Media briefing: Amran speaking during an interview with Malaysian journalists in conjunction with Najib's official visit to Ankara.

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Turkish minister urges acceleration of Cyprus talks

Turkey's European Union minister on Wednesday called on the Turkish and Greek Cypriot leaders to accelerate peace talks to end the 40-year division of Cyprus, Anadolu Agency reported.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Take a stroll in these Istanbul neighborhoods

This undated photo shows an array of olives in a shop in the neighborhood of Karakoy in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Extra-long summer next year for Martensville high students

Teenagers in Martensville are already pondering their plans for the summer of 2015 after learning their school will let out nearly a month early.

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Twitter Won't Open an Office in Turkey, Refusing Government Demands

Twitter will not open an office in Turkey, rejecting the Turkish government's demands to do so, forcing the company to pay taxes in the country.

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Crimean Tatar Leader Receives Turkey's Highest State Order

The veteran leader of Crimean Tatars, Mustafa Dzhemilev, has received Turkey's highest state award.

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Syrian refugee family in Turkey 'trying to leave this miserable life'

Salwa Hannan sits on a torn, brown plaid couch beside her daughters Roqyyah, 8, and Ameena, 12, and she cries.

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Turkey intends to offer Russia a new route for laying of 'South Stream'

Turkey intends to offer Russia a laying option for the "South Stream" gas pipeline not on the bottom of the Black Sea as expected, but onshore, the Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yildiz, said.

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Russia Taday

a Searching for casus belli: The assault on Turkey's Kassab?

Dr. Can Erimtan is an independent scholar residing in A stanbul, with a wide interest in the politics, history and culture of the Balkans and the Greater Middle East.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

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Greece offers assistance in search for crashed Turkish jet

Greece is to assist in the salvage operation of a Turkish fighter jet which crashed with its pilot in 1996 in the Aegean Sea, the Greek foreign ministry spokesperson Konstandinos Kutras said Tuesday, Anadolu Agency reported.

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