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Breaking News: UN withdraws Iran invitation to Syria peace conference
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Ankara :: Turkey | updated 2014-01-24 14:27:00 -0800 | disasters-news

The United Nations has withdrawn its surprise invitation to Iran to attend a multination conference aimed at ending the civil war that has killed more than 100,000 people in Syria. The invitation from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was rescinded Monday...
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Breaking News: West tells Syrian opposition Assad may stay following peace conference
Posted by: saleh1966

İstanbul :: Turkey | updated 2013-12-23 20:34:55 -0800 | political-news

Western leaders showed signs Tuesday that the proposed Geneva II peace talks may "not lead to the removal" of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who may remain "key in any transitional administration," Reuters reported. According to a member of the Syrian...
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Breaking News: Turkey blocks Twitter before crucial election
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Ankara :: Turkey | updated 2014-03-25 09:43:23 -0700 | technology-news

Turkey banned Twitter on Friday in the runup to the March 30 elections, setting off a furious reaction in the country and around the world. The move, endorsed by a court at the request of embattled Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip...
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Breaking News: Turkey and Israel could soon reach Marmara compensation agreement
Posted by: saleh1966

Ankara :: Turkey | updated 2014-03-29 14:25:34 -0700 | your-story

Turkey and Israel could soon reach a deal over compensation payments for the victims of the 2010 Israeli raid in the Marmara incident, a key condition for restoring ties between the two countries, Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc said...
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Breaking News: New measures further censor Internet in Turkey
Posted by: northsunm32 SelectMedia

Ankara :: Turkey | updated 2014-02-06 18:59:04 -0800 | political-news

A new bill adopted by the Turkish parliament on Wednesday further restricts press freedom and in particular allows Turkey's Telecommunications Communications Presidency (TIB) to block access to websites without a court order. As one article suggests, the timing of the...
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Posted by: StephenManual

Ankara :: Turkey | updated 2014-06-23 12:13:11 -0700 | disasters-news

Turkey banned YouTube on Thursday after the video-sharing website was used to spread damaging leaked audio files from a state security meeting that discussed possible military action in Syria. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has lambasted his political opposition,...
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Source: Rediff

İstanbul :: Turkey | updated 2014-07-27 22:50:02 -0700 | entertainment-news

P riyanka Chopra spent her 32nd birthday this year, on July 18, shooting for Zoya Akhtar's Dil Dhadakne Do in Turkey. So filmmaker and Mary Kom producer Sanjay Leela Bhansali threw a surprise birthday bash for his leading lady in...
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Breaking News: Syrian opposition threatens peace talks boycott over Iran
Posted by: saleh1966 SelectMedia

İstanbul :: Turkey | updated 2014-01-23 15:48:19 -0800 | disasters-news

The Syrian National Coalition for Opposition and Revolutionary Forces has threatened it would boycott the Geneva II conference unless UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon withdraws an invitation to Iranian government to attend. "The Syrian Coalition announced that they will withdraw...
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Breaking News: Syrian opposition agrees to attend Geneva II conference
Posted by: arkar

İstanbul :: Turkey | updated 2014-07-27 00:54:36 -0700 | disasters-news

The Syrian opposition has announced that it will be attending the Geneva II conference in Switzerland, with the Syrian National Coalition (SNC) voting in favor of attending the conference Saturday. The Geneva II conference, which is to take place on...
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Posted by: StephenManual

İstanbul :: Turkey | updated 2014-04-29 18:27:48 -0700 | disasters-news

Syria’s main opposition group, Syrian National Coalition, gathered in Istanbul to vote on whether to attend peace talks next week in Switzerland with President Bashar al-Assad’s government, but the meeting remained inconclusive. Syrian opposition is under tremendous pressure...
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Breaking News: Syrian opposition coalition re-elects al-Jarba as president
Posted by: saleh1966

İstanbul :: Turkey | updated 2014-01-09 13:25:25 -0800 | political-news

Ahmad Assi Jarba was re-elected leader by Syria's main opposition National Coalition during a general assembly meeting in Istanbul on Sunday, the coalition said in a statement, according to Reuters. Jabar beat his only rival, Riad Hijab, who is "the...
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Breaking News: Opposition commander: Free Syrian Army will not participate in Geneva 2
Posted by: saleh1966

İstanbul :: Turkey | updated 2013-11-30 10:06:49 -0800 | disasters-news

The head of the Free Syrian Army, General Salim Idriss told the Qatar-based Al-Jazeera TV that forces loyal to him would not join a planned Geneva 2 peace conference in January, which will bring the Syrian government and opposition to...
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Breaking News: Iraqi Kurdish president marks historical visit to Turkey
Posted by: saleh1966

Diyarbakır :: Turkey | updated 2013-11-20 03:27:15 -0800 | political-news

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, met with prominent Iraqi Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani for the first time in Turkey's Kurdish city center of Diyarbakir in the southeast part of the country Saturday, Hurriyet daily news reported. The landmark meeting...
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Breaking News: Adding Insult To Injury - November 12, 1999 - Past Daily
Posted by: Gordonskene

Ankara :: Turkey | updated 2013-11-12 10:40:53 -0800 | disasters-news

Not bad enough the first time around – it staged an encore.Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – November 12, 1999 – Gordon Skene Sound CollectionNews for this November 12th in 1999 was...
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Posted by: arkar

İstanbul :: Turkey | updated 2014-03-11 07:33:44 -0700 | disasters-news

After much debate, the Syrian National Coalition (SNC) has agreed to attend peace talks in Geneva, provided that a number of its conditions are met. International efforts to bring the Syrian civil war, which has raged on for more than...
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