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By nsnbc On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Turkey Detains 600 Over Alleged PKK Links – HDP Targeted Before Referendum

nsnbc : Police in Turkey detained more than an additional 600 persons for alleged links to the PKK and other Kurdish militants. Among the 600 plus detained are numerous members of the leftist HDP which claims the More...

5 years for "insulting President Erdogan"?
By nsnbc On Saturday, February 11th, 2017
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Turkey’s HDP Co-Leader Yükesdag Faces 5-Year Prison Sentence for Insulting The President

nsnbc : Member of Parliament and co-leader of Turkey’s leftist People’s Democratic Party, Figen Yükesdag is facing up to five years in prison on charges of “insulting President R. Tayyip Erdogan”. A More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, February 11th, 2017
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Erdogan Ratified Turkey’s “Enabling Act” of 2017

nsnbc : Turkey’s President R. Tayyip Erdogan, on Friday, ratifies the package of constitutional amendments aimed to introduce am administrative presidential system in Turkey. The legislation was paced through More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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Turkey’s Tourism Revenue Dropped 29.9 Percent in 2016

nsnbc : Turkey’s Statistics Institute (TÜIK) reports that the country’s tourism revenue has dropped to $22.1 billion in 2016; a 29.7 percent decrease compared to 2015. Foreign arrivals have seen a More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, January 30th, 2017
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Turkey Reopened its Embassy in Libya

nsnbc : Turkey has reopened its embassy in the Libyan capital Tripoli after having closed the facility in 2014. Turkey was one of the main sponsors of Muslim Brotherhood and Al-Qaeda linked “rebels” More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, January 29th, 2017
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Turkey & UK Sign Defense Deal and Boost Trade Ties

nsnbc : Turkey and the UK signed a defense equipment agreement and agreed to boost bilateral trade ties between the two countries. The agreements were signed during UK Prime Minister Theresa may’s visit to More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, January 29th, 2017
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No Turkey-Style Migrant Deal with Libya before the Country is Stable: Merkel

nsnbc : German Chancellor Angela Merkel said any deal with Libya to control migration similar to that reached with Turkey cannot be signed until a semblance of political stability has returned to the country. (archives) Chancellor More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
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ISIL Judge With Cellphone in His Anus Arrested in Turkey

nsnbc : A Turkish court approved the detention of a “judge” of the self-proclaimed Islamic State. While arrested the terrorist judge had a cellphone containing important information about the terrorist organization More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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Turkey’s President Erdogan Visits Mozambique

nsnbc : Turkey’s President R. Tayyip Erdogan took to Mozambique on Tuesday where he will meet his Mozambican counterpart President Felipe Nyusi in Maputo. Erdogan, who is the first Turkish president to visit More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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Russia, Turkey, Iran Agree on Monitoring Syria Ceasefire – Opposition has Reservations

nsnbc : Russia, Turkey and Iran agreed on a joint mechanism to monitor the ceasefire in Syria. The agreement was reached during talks in the Kazakh capital Astana. Representatives of the opposition voiced reservations. More...