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Turkish Police Crack Down On Istanbul Pride Events – NPR

June 27, 2017
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CBS News Turkish Police Crack Down On Istanbul Pride EventsNPRTurkish police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at dozens of LGBT activists, who had gathered to hold a gay pride parade in defiance of an official ban from local authorities. This is the third year in a row that gay pride events were banned. NPR’s…

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Turkey rejects Arab terms to Qatar – Mohave Valley News

June 26, 2017
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The National Interest Online Turkey rejects Arab terms to QatarMohave Valley NewsISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s president on Sunday rejected a demand by major Arab states to remove Turkish troops from Qatar, among a sweeping list of ultimatums that the United States has described as “difficult to meet.” Speaking after Eid al-Fitr …Why Turkey Chose QatarThe…

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Turkish police break up Istanbul pride rallies – CNN

June 26, 2017
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CNN Turkish police break up Istanbul pride ralliesCNNIstanbul (CNN) Tear gas and rubber pellets marred Pride rallies in Istanbul Sunday as LGBTQ supporters took to the streets in defiance of a parade ban. The Istanbul governor’s office enforced the ban for the third year in a row, citing security concerns.Turkish police use plastic bullets, tear…

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Turkey’s Erdogan says Arab demands on Qatar unlawful – Reuters

June 25, 2017
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Reuters Turkey’s Erdogan says Arab demands on Qatar unlawfulReutersISTANBUL President Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday dismissed calls for Turkey to close a military base in Qatar and said a wider list of demands issued by four Arab states was an unlawful intervention against the Gulf emirate’s sovereignty. In his strongest …Turkey’s Erdogan Backs Qatar, Says Calls to…

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Austria cracks down on Turkish citizens with 2 passports – ABC News

June 25, 2017
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Austria cracks down on Turkish citizens with 2 passportsABC NewsBut the campground operator who moved to a sleepy mountain village decades ago could lose his adopted country’s citizenship, along with potentially thousands of others targeted by a crackdown on immigrants illegally holding both Turkish and Austrian …and more >> Source: turkish – Google News Sharing information is…

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Turkey to stop teaching evolution in high school – CNN

June 24, 2017
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CNN Turkey to stop teaching evolution in high schoolCNNCritics view the changes in the education system as another step in the ruling Justice and Development Party’s ambitions to make Turkey more conservative. Erdogan has been vocal about wanting to raise “a pious generation.” The argument that evolution …Turkey Drops Evolution From Curriculum, Angering SecularistsNew York…

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