Monthly Archives: March 2014

The Dilemma of Divided Cyprus and the Turkish Trap – Greek Reporter

March 31, 2014
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The Dilemma of Divided Cyprus and the Turkish Trap – Greek Reporter

Greek Reporter The Dilemma of Divided Cyprus and the Turkish TrapGreek ReporterAs for the 250,000–400,000 Anatolian settlers and 40,000 Turkish troops imported to alter the demographic character of the island, their repatriation is doubtful, and so is the return of the 200,000 Greek Cypriot refugees back to their ancestral homes … and more Source: turkish…

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Turkey’s Erdogan declares victory in polls despite graft crisis – Reuters

March 31, 2014
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Turkey’s Erdogan declares victory in polls despite graft crisis – Reuters

Voice of America Turkey’s Erdogan declares victory in polls despite graft crisisReutersANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan declared victory in local polls that had become a referendum on his rule and said he would “enter the lair” of enemies who have accused him of corruption and leaked state secrets. “They will pay …Turkey…

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Erdogan seeks Turkish voters’ support in fierce power struggle – Reuters

March 30, 2014
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Erdogan seeks Turkish voters’ support in fierce power struggleReutersThe AK Party, which swept to power in 2002 on a platform of eradicating the graft that blights Turkish life, hopes on Sunday to equal or better its overall 2009 vote of 38.8 percent and markets have steadied this week in expectation of such a result. A…

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Syria leak prompts espionage probe in Turkey – Aljazeera.com

March 30, 2014
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Syria leak prompts espionage probe in Turkey – Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.com Syria leak prompts espionage probe in TurkeyAljazeera.comTurkey has started an espionage investigation after a recorded discussion between top officials on potential military action in Syria was leaked on YouTube, heralding a possible government crackdown on its political opponents after elections on Sunday.Turkey a ‘political war zone’ on eve of electionsAl-MonitorLeaked Audio Recording: Turkey Plans…

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Jihadist threat against sacred Turkish tomb threatens to widen Syria’s war – Fox News

March 29, 2014
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Jihadist threat against sacred Turkish tomb threatens to widen Syria’s war – Fox News

Today’s Zaman Jihadist threat against sacred Turkish tomb threatens to widen Syria’s warFox News“There is now a threat to that shrine; there are 25 Turkish soldiers currently there and the Turkish government takes this threat seriously because it is Turkish territory,” Sinan Ulgen, a visiting scholar for the Carnegie Europe institute, told Voice …Turkish opposition…

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Turkey sacks official involved in China missile talks – Al-Arabiya

March 29, 2014
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Turkey sacks official involved in China missile talks – Al-Arabiya

Al-Arabiya Turkey sacks official involved in China missile talksAl-ArabiyaTurkey has removed Murad Bayar, the Defense Ministry’s undersecretary for state-run defense industries, from his post with immediate effect, Reuters reported on Thursday. The ministry did not give a reason for the decision. Bayar had been influential …Turkey sacks defence official involved in China missile talksReutersTurkey’s Top…

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