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The United Nations has withdrawn its surprise invitation to Iran to attend a multination conference aimed at ending the civil war that has killed more than 100,000 people in Syria. The invitation from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was rescinded Monday...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

İstanbul :: Turkey | updated 2014-04-16 13:24:38 -0700 | political-news

Riyadh Travel Fair (RTF), a significant annual event where the leading travel and tourism companies from around the world gathers with exhibitors representing tourist promotion authorities at various levels under one roof for four consecutive days, opened to the public...
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Source: Zee News

İzmir :: Turkey | updated 2014-04-16 10:09:51 -0700 | political-news

Eight people died, including a child, and five others were missing today after a boat carrying migrants towards Greece capsized off western Turkey, local media reported. The nationalities of those onboard were not immediately known but media reports said they...
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Source: Turkish Press

Bodrum :: Turkey | updated 2014-04-16 16:08:29 -0700 | business-news

Tesco in its year-end results Wednesday announced a drop of 6 percent in its group trading profit to £3.3 billion. In its preliminary statement the supermarket behemoth said it had faced weak and increasingly competitive market in the UK and difficult trading elsewhere in...
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Source: Turkish Press

İstanbul :: Turkey | updated 2014-04-16 15:31:56 -0700 | entertainment-news

The musical Notre Dame de Paris, adapted from French writer Victor Hugo's The Hunchback of Notre Dame, will take stage in Istanbul between April 22 and May 4. A press release said the musical will come to Turkey after taking stage in 15 countries....
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Source: Turkish Press

İstanbul :: Turkey | updated 2014-04-16 14:44:06 -0700 | technology-news

A unique social media project called #ComeSeeTurkey was launched Wednesday in Istanbul, aiming to promote Turkey's history, culture, and people on the Instagram social media platform, via images shot by 20 photographers who between them command millions of online followers.
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Source: Turkish Press

Ankara :: Turkey | updated 2014-04-16 12:50:38 -0700 | travel-news

Turkey's opposition leaders criticized a draft law that would give Turkeys intelligence agency more powers, during speeches at party group meetings Tuesday.  Turkey's main opposition CHP leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu and MHP leader Devlet Bahceli said the draft law relating to the Turkish National Intelligence...
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Source: Turkish Press

İzmir :: Turkey | updated 2014-04-16 10:45:08 -0700 | travel-news

At least five people drowned, five were injured and four remain missing when a boat carrying them to the Greek islands sank off the Menderes district of western Turkey's Izmir province Wednesday, officials said. The Aegean coast guard command launched a search...
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Source: Turkish Press

İstanbul :: Turkey | updated 2014-04-16 10:46:28 -0700 | business-news

A report on the economic impact of the recent Turkish municipal elections, prepared by Justice and Development (AK) Party Deputy Chairman Numan Kurtulmus, says that the AK Party's victory contributed approximately 52 billion Turkish Lira (approximately $24.3 billion) to the Turkish economy. ...
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Source: Turkish Press

İstanbul :: Turkey | updated 2014-04-16 10:44:55 -0700 | business-news

Turkish entrepreneurs are facing significant barriers when investing or trading abroad due to visa requirements, the head of the country's Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges told an Italian-Turkish economic conference in Istanbul on Wednesday.  Rifat Hisarciklioglu told the Invest...
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