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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The United Nations has withdrawn its surprise invitation to Iran to attend a multination conference aimed at ending the civil war that has killed more than 100,000 people in Syria. The invitation from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was rescinded Monday...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: The New York Times

İstanbul :: Turkey | updated 2014-07-29 07:47:50 -0700 | business-news

Klepierre of France has conditionally agreed to acquire its Dutch rival Corio in a deal that would create the largest owner of retail shopping centers in Europe. The all-stock deal would value Corio, a real estate investment trust, at 7.2...
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Source: The New York Observer

İstanbul :: Turkey | updated 2014-07-29 09:28:03 -0700 | political-news

Brooklyn Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz spent more than $1,300 in campaign funds at three restaurants and a hotel in Barcelona, Spain and at a gift shop in Munich, Germany earlier this year, campaign records show. Mr. Cymbrowitz's latest filings show that he...
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Source: CNSNews.com

İstanbul :: Turkey | updated 2014-07-29 09:36:21 -0700 | political-news

Administration officials on Monday painted Israeli criticism of Secretary of State John Kerry's handling of Gaza ceasefire negotiations as misinformed and unfair, but had little to say on reports that Kerry's efforts also drew criticism from key Arab players.
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Source: The Guardian

Bursa :: Turkey | updated 2014-07-29 09:29:45 -0700 | political-news

Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images One of the most senior members of the Turkish government sparked an outcry on Tuesday, after declaring that women should not laugh loudly in public. The deputy prime minister, Bulent Arinc, one of the co-founders of the...
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Source: News 24

İstanbul :: Turkey | updated 2014-07-29 07:25:42 -0700 | political-news

Durban The KwaZulu-Natal health department will be injecting 12 female university students with contraception to stop them from falling pregnant as the girls embark to India for pharmaceutical and ultrasonography training, according to reports. The Daily News reported that the...
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Source: News 24

Mut :: Turkey | updated 2014-07-29 04:33:01 -0700 | travel-news

Protests erupted at Durban's Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) around midday on Tuesday, after lectures resumed earlier in the day. A group of about 200 students protested, with some banging on bins and others throwing rocks. Security guards fired paintball...
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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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