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1 min ago | The Daily Star

Barzani in Turkey amid independence moves

Kurdish Regional Government President Masoud Barzani speaks during an interview with Reuters in Arbil, in Iraq's Kurdistan region May 12, 2014.

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1 min ago | EurasiaNet

U.S. General Signals Greater Role For Georgia In Military Logistics

U.S. General Paul Selva gets a tour of Tbilisi's historic sites during a visit to discuss broadening Georgia's role in U.S. military logistics.

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2 hrs ago | EUobserver

[Ticker] Italy to speed up Turkish EU bid, says minister

Italy's EU presidency will accelerate talks on Turkey's bid to join the bloc, the country's Europe minister said Sunday.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

AVHerald

Pegasus B738 at Trabzon on Jul 13th 2014, bird strike

A Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration TC-AAN performing flight PC-135 from Trabzon to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen with 140 passengers, was climbing out of Trabzon's runway 11 when a bird impacted and fractured the windshield.

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Erdogan criticises west's silence on Israeli aggression

The west remains silent while Israel bombards and terrorizes Gaza, Turkey's Prime Minister said at a rally in Sanliurfa on Sunday, Anadolu Agency reported.

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Jerusalem Post

Terra Incognita: Tired of Gaza- Hamas's nightmare comes true

Blair in Cairo does not an international response make, and it would appear that Hamas has badly overplayed its hand.

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[H]ard OCP

NSA and GCHQ Earn Internet Villain Awards

The UK's Internet Service Providers Association's 16th annual gathering this week provided a bit of a fitting tribute to the NSA and its British counterpart, GCHQ by presenting the pair with the Internet Villain Award for their combined conspicuous services to the Internet in helping to keep it safe to use.

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Pakistan Christian Post

Shia Mosques Targeted in Turkey and Korans Burnt. By Nuray Lydia Oglu and Noriko Watanabe

The Shia Muslim population is persecuted in nations like Bahrain, Iraq, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Yemen, and in other nations throughout the mainly Muslim world.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Global Agenda, 12:52 PMInternational Calls for Cease-fire Intensify

Israel reportedly offered Hamas a 40-hour cease-fire last week, sources said Sunday afternoon, which Hamas immediately rejected.

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Stars and Stripes

Syrian opposition seeks US support for battle plans

GAZIANTEP, Turkey _ Syria's pro-western opposition has developed a plan to oust extremists of the self-styled Islamic state from their base in Syria and protect Syrian civilians living in rebel-held areas, but it is waiting for the Obama administration to give it a hearing, the acting defense minister said.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Groong

Identity Theft Grand Slam

IDENTITY THEFT GRAND SLAM Editorial, 11 July 2014 Thanks to the Internet the invasion of privacy has become a commonplace bane of our lives.

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Asbury Park Press

Official: gas explosion injures 3 in IstanbulOfficial: gas explosion...

A gas explosion in a five-story building in Istanbul injured at least three people on Saturday, the city's governor said.

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Groong

Turkey's Van Air To Start Flights To Armenia

TURKEY'S VAN AIR TO START FLIGHTS TO ARMENIA Vestnik Kavkaza, Russia July 11 2014 11 July 2014 - 11:56am Turkish businessmen in Istanbul and Van plan to found Van Airline with a capital of $3 million to make Van-Istanbul and Van-Ankara flights using a leased Boeing 737, Vesti.az reports.

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Groong

Holiday At Turkey Beaches Advertised As Tours Of 'Historical Cilicia'

HOLIDAY AT TURKEY BEACHES ADVERTISED AS TOURS OF 'HISTORICAL CILICIA' 19:07 * 11.07.14 Although the ban to spend holidays in Antalya, Turkey, which was once imposed on Armenian officials, is not so strict, Armenian MPs and ministers are constantly warned against going to Antalya, which is Turkey's administrative unit.

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Connecticut Post

In this Nov. 21, 2005, file photo, Singapore's Minister for Environment and Water Resources Yaacob Ibrahim speaks during a meeting with his Turkish counterpart in Ankara.

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TheDailyBeast.com

Turkey's Gorgeous Ghost Town

Once, the Turkish town of Kayaoy boasted a bustling Greek Orthodox population of traders and harvesters.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Religion, Orthodox Church, Travel, Europe Travel, Greece Travel

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Middle East, 6:21 PMErdogan Slams Israeli 'Lies' Over Hamas Aggression

" Hours earlier, Erdogan threatened to sever the normalization process with Israel over the operation, which aims to protect the 3.5 million Israeli citizens now estimated to be in the line of Hamas's rocket fire, "You will first stop this oppression.

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The Daily Star

Turkey embracing Iraq's Kurds as trade erodes old enmity

Vehicles queue to fill their tanks with gasoline in the northern oil hub city of Kirkuk on July 1, 2014.AFP PHOTO/MARWAN IBRAHIM Once branded an enemy of the state, the leader of Iraq's Kurds, Massoud Barzani, has become Turkey's best friend in the Middle East.

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Erdogan unveils 'strong' presidency vision, promises new Constitution

Turkish Prime Minister and presidential hopeful Recep Tayyip Erdogan has promised a new Constitution and strong presidency, as he vowed for the continuation of the Kurdish peace bid if elected in the upcoming elections, Hurriyet Daily News reported.

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SETimes news

Turkey vows to stop foreign fighters to Syria

A notebook allegedly found by Syrian government troops on an armed rebel and displayed in Aleppo shows a list of names of foreign fighters from Libya, Turkmenistan, Yemen and Turkey.

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