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Turkish, American and Iraqi top generals discuss regional security at three-way meet
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:34:53 +0100
The highest ranking military generals from Turkey, the U.S. and Iraq met in a rare trilateral meeting on Dec. 14 in Ankara to discuss regional security matters and the ongoing fight against jihadist and separatist terror organizations, the Turkish Armed...
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10 detained over explosives found in minibus on day of OIC summit in Istanbul
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:19:30 +0100
Ten suspects were detained on Dec. 14 for carrying 60 kilograms of explosives in a minibus on the day of the extraordinary meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), which took place in Istanbul on Dec. 13.
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Disney buying large part of 21st Century Fox in $52.4 bln deal
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:48:51 +0100
Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family’s 21st Century Fox for about $52.4 billion in stock, including film and television studios and cable and international TV businesses, as it tries to meet competition from technology companies in the...
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Istanbul Municipality votes to rid street names of Gülen links
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:46:27 +0100
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US ‘ignores Russia intel on militants’
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:32:01 +0100
The United States is turning a blind eye to information provided by Russia about Syrian fighters travelling to Iraq, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Dec. 14.
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Alarming package found near German Consulate in Istanbul reveals sweets, cologne
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:27:00 +0100
Alarm was raised over suspicious package delivered to the German Consulate in Istanbul’s Gümüşsuyu district on Dec. 14, however its contents turned out only to be candies and cologne, Doğan News Agency has reported.  
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Brawls erupt on every day of budget talks in Turkish Parliament
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:20:00 +0100
Fisticuffs have marred the first three days of 2018 budget talks in the Turkish Parliament, with tensions flaring during debates on a range of issues..  
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Turkey says it is committed to peace protocols ‘despite Armenia’s negative stance’
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:14:27 +0100
Turkey has said it is still committed to the protocols signed with Armenia in 2009, which have not yet been ratified by either side, “despite Yerevan’s negative stance” in proceeding with the normalization of bilateral ties and the establishment...
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Turkey vows to continue Jerusalem push until US steps back
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:47:04 +0100
The efforts of the Islamic world will continue until the United States steps back from its unilateral recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Dec. 14
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47 pistol parts found in cargo sent to Turkey’s Gaziantep from US
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:12:00 +0100
Turkish police on Dec. 14 seized 47 pistol parts in cargo packages sent from the United States to the southeastern province of Gaziantep. Police have detained three people, including two of whom the cargo packages had been sent to.
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Indian police ambush Maoist rebels, killing eight
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:02:00 +0100
At least eight suspected Maoist rebels were killed in a gunfight with police who ambushed their hideout in southern India on Dec. 14.
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Arrest of HDP deputies ‘necessary, appropriate,’ Turkey tells ECHR
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:55:00 +0100
In its defense submitted to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) regarding the arrest of Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputies, Turkey has stated that the arrests are “necessary and appropriate” for the “protection of a democratic society”...
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Erdoğan calls on businessmen to boost employment
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:38:33 +0100
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Dec. 14 urged businessmen to increase employment in order to further accelerate Turkey’s economic growth.
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Turkey’s first driverless metro train to start serving on Dec 15
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:12:03 +0100
Turkey’s first automated urban metro system will be launched on Dec. 15 in Istanbul, the country’s largest city, the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality has announced.
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Turkey says credit deal with Russia on S-400 missile may be signed this week
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:01:00 +0100
Turkey and Russia have finalized a loan agreement that will help Turkey purchase multibillion dollar S-400 anti-ballistic missile systems from Russia, Turkey’s foreign minister has said, stating that the deal could be signed this week if technical aspects...
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Opening of Turkish resort town of Datça to construction raises environmental concerns
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:56:00 +0100
Environmental concerns have been raised after a recent regulation opened several Turkish districts, including the resort town of Datça, to construction. Environmental concerns have been raised after a recent regulation opened several Turkish districts,...
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Turkey may set up industrial zone in Belarus: Minister
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:53:00 +0100
Turkey may establish an industrial zone in Belarus, Science, Industry and Technology Minister Faruk Özlü said on Dec. 14.
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Ban on access to website violates freedom of expression: Constitutional Court
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:26:27 +0100
Turkey’s Constitutional Court has ruled to reverse a local court’s decision to ban access to a news website, which had posted a story criticizing the Turkish Aeronautical Association (THK), on the grounds that “the ban is a violation of freedom...
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Egypt shifts policy to end ergot confusion
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:12:00 +0100
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Turkish Central Bank raises late liquidity window rate to 12.75 pct
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:11:00 +0100
Turkey’s Central Bank on Dec. 14 raised its late liquidity window rate by 0.50 basis points to 12.75 percent, keeping other rates on hold.
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Rally against emergency rule banned over state of emergency in Turkey’s west
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:10:59 +0100
A rally organized by several unions on behalf of İzmir Work and Democracy Forces was rejected a grant by the İzmir Mayor’s Office on Dec. 13 due to the state of emergency rules, per the official statement.
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Greeks go on strike against austerity
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:10:00 +0100
Greeks walked off the job in a nationwide strike yesterday to protest austerity measures and reforms the leftist-led government has agreed with the country’s creditors in exchange for bailout loans.
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Saudi king orders $19 billion stimulus for private sector
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:08:00 +0100
Saudi King Salman has issued a decree allocating 72 billion riyals ($19.2 billion) of stimulus funds to support the Saudi private sector.
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Vonn’s return delayed after training canceled
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:05:00 +0100
Lindsey Vonn’s return to the piste after a back injury and a backlash at her anti-Trump comments was put back at least a day after downhill training in Val d’Isere was canceled on Dec. 14.
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George shows off skill, juggles emotions in Indiana return
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:04:00 +0100
Russell Westbrook recorded his ninth triple double of the season and Paul George made a successful return to Indiana as the Oklahoma City Thunder edged the Pacers 100-95 on Dec. 13.
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Most important news of Turkey:
10 detained over explosives found in minibus on day of OIC summit in Istanbul
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:19:30 +0100
Ten suspects were detained on Dec. 14 for carrying 60 kilograms of explosives in a minibus on the day of the extraordinary meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), which took place in Istanbul on Dec. 13.
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Turkey vows to continue Jerusalem push until US steps back
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:47:04 +0100
The efforts of the Islamic world will continue until the United States steps back from its unilateral recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Dec. 14
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47 pistol parts found in cargo sent to Turkey’s Gaziantep from US
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:12:00 +0100
Turkish police on Dec. 14 seized 47 pistol parts in cargo packages sent from the United States to the southeastern province of Gaziantep. Police have detained three people, including two of whom the cargo packages had been sent to.
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Indian police ambush Maoist rebels, killing eight
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:02:00 +0100
At least eight suspected Maoist rebels were killed in a gunfight with police who ambushed their hideout in southern India on Dec. 14.
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Arrest of HDP deputies ‘necessary, appropriate,’ Turkey tells ECHR
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:55:00 +0100
In its defense submitted to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) regarding the arrest of Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputies, Turkey has stated that the arrests are “necessary and appropriate” for the “protection of a democratic society”...
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Erdoğan calls on businessmen to boost employment
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:38:33 +0100
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Dec. 14 urged businessmen to increase employment in order to further accelerate Turkey’s economic growth.
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Turkey’s first driverless metro train to start serving on Dec 15
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:12:03 +0100
Turkey’s first automated urban metro system will be launched on Dec. 15 in Istanbul, the country’s largest city, the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality has announced.
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Turkey says credit deal with Russia on S-400 missile may be signed this week
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:01:00 +0100
Turkey and Russia have finalized a loan agreement that will help Turkey purchase multibillion dollar S-400 anti-ballistic missile systems from Russia, Turkey’s foreign minister has said, stating that the deal could be signed this week if technical aspects...
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Opening of Turkish resort town of Datça to construction raises environmental concerns
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:56:00 +0100
Environmental concerns have been raised after a recent regulation opened several Turkish districts, including the resort town of Datça, to construction. Environmental concerns have been raised after a recent regulation opened several Turkish districts,...
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Turkey may set up industrial zone in Belarus: Minister
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:53:00 +0100
Turkey may establish an industrial zone in Belarus, Science, Industry and Technology Minister Faruk Özlü said on Dec. 14.
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Ban on access to website violates freedom of expression: Constitutional Court
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:26:27 +0100
Turkey’s Constitutional Court has ruled to reverse a local court’s decision to ban access to a news website, which had posted a story criticizing the Turkish Aeronautical Association (THK), on the grounds that “the ban is a violation of freedom...
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Egypt shifts policy to end ergot confusion
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:12:00 +0100
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Turkish Central Bank raises late liquidity window rate to 12.75 pct
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:11:00 +0100
Turkey’s Central Bank on Dec. 14 raised its late liquidity window rate by 0.50 basis points to 12.75 percent, keeping other rates on hold.
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Rally against emergency rule banned over state of emergency in Turkey’s west
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:10:59 +0100
A rally organized by several unions on behalf of İzmir Work and Democracy Forces was rejected a grant by the İzmir Mayor’s Office on Dec. 13 due to the state of emergency rules, per the official statement.
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Greeks go on strike against austerity
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:10:00 +0100
Greeks walked off the job in a nationwide strike yesterday to protest austerity measures and reforms the leftist-led government has agreed with the country’s creditors in exchange for bailout loans.
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Saudi king orders $19 billion stimulus for private sector
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:08:00 +0100
Saudi King Salman has issued a decree allocating 72 billion riyals ($19.2 billion) of stimulus funds to support the Saudi private sector.
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Vonn’s return delayed after training canceled
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:05:00 +0100
Lindsey Vonn’s return to the piste after a back injury and a backlash at her anti-Trump comments was put back at least a day after downhill training in Val d’Isere was canceled on Dec. 14.
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George shows off skill, juggles emotions in Indiana return
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:04:00 +0100
Russell Westbrook recorded his ninth triple double of the season and Paul George made a successful return to Indiana as the Oklahoma City Thunder edged the Pacers 100-95 on Dec. 13.
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Newcastle must stamp out the errors, says Benitez
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:01:00 +0100
Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez says individual errors are costing his team vital points and the Spaniard has taken responsibility for being unable to find a winning formula despite making tactical and personnel changes.
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China angered as US mulls Taiwan navy visit
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:55:00 +0100
China accused the United States on Dec. 14 of interfering in its internal affairs and said it had lodged a complaint after U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law an act laying the groundwork for possible U.S. navy visits to self-ruled Taiwan.
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Suicide bomber kills at least 15 in Somalia
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:52:00 +0100
 A suicide bomber disguised as a policeman blew himself up inside a police training camp in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Dec. 14 and killed at least 15 officers, officials said.
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Turkey rescues at least 68 migrants stranded in Aegean Sea
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:33:00 +0100
The Turkish Coast Guard on Dec. 14 rescued at least 68 migrants stranded on a rocky islet in the Aegean Sea.
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Turkey rescues 68 migrants stranded in Aegean Sea
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:33:00 +0100
The Turkish Coast Guard on Dec. 14 rescued 68 migrants stranded on a small rocky islet in the Aegean Sea.
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Famous flamenco group ready to shake Istanbul
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:28:00 +0100
Famous flamenco dance group Los Vivancos will be on the Istanbul stage on Dec. 16 with its latest show “Born to Dance.”
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Forestry minister composes folk song to support reforestation of burnt land in Turkey’s Ayvalık
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:19:00 +0100
A folk song composed by Turkey’s forestry minister will be used in a campaign to support the reforestation of burnt forest lands in the Ayvalık district of the western province of Balıkesir, daily Habertürk has reported.
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