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47 min ago | Silicon Alley Insider

International soccer matches have a reputation for occasionally rowdy fans, but on Sunday Police in Turkey were dealing with a fan uprising not related to the outcome of a game but to a new e-ticketing system.

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5 hrs ago | Trend

Turkish PM congratulates Christians on Easter

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has congratulated the Christian community of Turkey as it marks the Easter period, Anadolu agency reported.

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9 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

Azerbaijan Arrests Prominent Journalist For Espionage

Rauf Mirkadyrov, a commentator for the independent Russian-language daily "Zerkalo," was taken into custody by security personnel at Baku's Heydar Aliyev airport on April 19 after being deported from Turkey, where he had lived with his family for the past three years.

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13 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

4 French journalists home after long Syrian ordeal

In this photo made from video, two of the four French journalists who went missing in Syria last summer, Didier Francois, foreground, and Edouard Elias, right, leave a local hospital after a medical check, in Akcakale, Turkey, Saturday, April 19, 2014.

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17 hrs ago | TurkishPress.com

Wife-beater kills two soldiers in Turkey

A 46-year-old Turkish man murdered two soldiers on Friday night in Turkey's northwestern Canakkale city and then was shot dead on the run by gendarmerie forces pursuing him.

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22 hrs ago | Asia News Network

ANKARA,TURKEY: Build stronger economic ties, Asian nations urged

Asian countries must strive to build stronger and more lasting economic connections both within the region and outside it, said Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Turkey vulnerable to rising Russian power in the Black Sea

With the annexation of Crimea, Turkey faces a stronger and bolder Russian naval power in the Black Sea.

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Daily Times

Turkey looks to pistachios to heat new eco-city

Pistachios are already a key ingredient in Turkish baklava, but the country may now have found a new way to exploit the nuts known as "green gold" by using their shells to heat a new eco-city.

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In-depth Africa

Islamist Turkey Plans "Gay Prisons"

No sorry, nothing to see here. It's a Muslim government which means it can't be bigoted.

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MilitaryCity.com

For U.S. troops, European tours come with career, quality-of-life perks

A Slovenian soldier surveys a map as he and forces from U.S. Army plan an assault as part of a field training exercise in 2012.

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The Olympian

4 French journalists held hostage in Syria freed

President Francois Hollande's office said in a statement he felt "immense relief" after learning of the release of Edouard Elias, Didier Francois, Nicolas Henin and Pierre Torres - all said to be in good health despite "very trying conditions" of their captivity.

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Reuters

Kidnapped French journalists found on Turkey's Syrian border

Four French journalists held hostage in Syria since June were found by Turkish soldiers on its border with Syria on Saturday, Turkish media reported, and French President Francois Hollande said the four were in good health.

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Reuters

Kidnapped French journalists found on Turkey's Syrian border-media

Four French journalists were found by Turkish soldiers on the border with Syria on Saturday after being kidnapped by the rebel group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in Syria last June, Turkish media reported.

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Armenian Liberty

Sarkisian Again Defends Turkish-Armenian Accords

President Serzh Sarkisian on Friday again defended his administration's 2009 normalization agreements with Turkey against strong criticism that has been voiced in Armenia and especially its worldwide Diaspora.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

The Anzac evolution

Hanifi Araz, a big man from the city of Canakkale across the Dardanelles from the Gallipoli Peninsula, saw the future in the early 1980s, and he wanted to be part of it.

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GhanaSoccerNet.com

2014 World Cup: Ghana defender Jerry Akaminko steers into Turkish Cup final with Eskisehirspor

Ghana international Jerry Akaminko will be contesting for his first silverware after helping Eskisehirspor beat Antalyaspor 3-1 to qualify for Turkish Cup final on Thursday.

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Trend

Turkish president has no political plans for future

Earlier, the deputy head of the ruling Justice and Development Party, Mehmet Ali Sahin said that if the Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is elected the president, then the current President Abdullah Gul could take the prime minister's post.

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Tehran Times

Iran likely winner of gas price dispute with Turkey: oil minister

Iranian oil minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh says Turkey's complaint with an arbitration court about the price of natural gas imported from Iran "will create no problem for Iran," adding that the court will "most likely" rule in favor of the Islamic Republic.

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Reuters

UPDATE 1-Turkey to seek discount in Russian gas price - minister

Turkey will seek a discount in the price of gas it buys from Russia in talks with the deputy head of state-controlled Gazprom next week when he visits Ankara, Turkey's energy minister said on Friday.

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Trend

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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