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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The United Nations has withdrawn its surprise invitation to Iran to attend a multination conference aimed at ending the civil war that has killed more than 100,000 people in Syria. The invitation from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was rescinded Monday...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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Breaking News: Turkey bans YouTube after Syria war leak
   
Posted by: StephenManual

Ankara :: Turkey | updated 2014-03-30 15:33:30 -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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Breaking News: Four French journalists freed after 10 months in captivity in Syria
   
Posted by: rsa76

İstanbul :: Turkey | updated 2014-04-19 10:46:32 -0700 | disasters-news

Four French journalists kidnapped in northern Syria ten months ago were released early this morning near the Turkish border, reports the Turkish newspaper "Hürriyet". Reporters, who had been blindfolded and hands tied, were discovered as they approached the border by...
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Source: BusinessInsider

İstanbul :: Turkey | updated 2014-04-19 05:08:30 -0700 | business-news

Please enable Javascript to watch this video   Sharing a cup of Turkish coffee is a way of life across the Balkans, the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East. For centuries, this caffeine-concentrated beverage has been the fuel for lively political...
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Source: The Age

Bodrum :: Turkey | updated 2014-04-19 10:12:30 -0700 | technology-news

Coral Seas is offering 50 per cent off six-night stays at Treasure Island Resort, Fiji, with beginner's snorkelling lessons, cooking demonstrations and afternoon tea...For sale until May 30 on stays until June 27, then July 22 to December 18. See...
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Source: Turkish Press

İstanbul :: Turkey | updated 2014-04-19 05:39:28 -0700 | disasters-news

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. The man identified as Yakup A. first killed sergeant Ihsan Yildiz (46), who...
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Source: GMA News

Ankara :: Turkey | updated 2014-04-19 01:51:34 -0700 | green-news

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. Officials are currently examining plans...
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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 2014-03-11 08:15:47 -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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Breaking News: Syrian opposition remain divided over peace talks
   
Posted by: StephenManual

İstanbul :: Turkey | updated 2014-01-20 15:38:53 -0800 | 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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