Monthly Archives: June 2014

Spokesman Indicates Turkey Ready to Accept Kurdish State in Iraq – Rudaw

June 30, 2014
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Rudaw Spokesman Indicates Turkey Ready to Accept Kurdish State in IraqRudawCOPENHAGEN, Denmark – The spokesman for Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) told Britain’s Financial Times newspaper that Ankara is ready to accept an independent Kurdish state in northern Iraq, as Iraqi forces fought to turn the tide …Çelik signals Turkey to welcome independent Kurdish…

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Irish model on Turkish singer husband’s shock MS diagnosis: ‘I’m by his side … – Irish Independent

June 30, 2014
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Irish Independent Irish model on Turkish singer husband’s shock MS diagnosis: ‘I’m by his side …Irish IndependentChloe explained that she wasn’t looking for love when she made the move to Istanbul and her romance with the then 42-year-old pop sensation, described as the ‘Turkish Michael Jackson’ took her by surprise. “In the beginning, I came…

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After Opening Way to Rebels, Turkey Is Paying Heavy Price – New York Times

June 29, 2014
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New York Times After Opening Way to Rebels, Turkey Is Paying Heavy PriceNew York TimesHABUR BORDER GATE, Turkey — In normal times, hauling 50,000 pounds of frozen chicken into Iraq is a routine job for Turfan Aydin, a Turkish trucker who has been working the route for years. But the cross-border trade has suddenly all…

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Turkish police shoot man for removing flag – reports – 3News NZ

June 29, 2014
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Hurriyet Daily News Turkish police shoot man for removing flag – reports3News NZA policeman shot the 28-year-old man in the leg when he climbed a pole to pull down a Turkish flag at a police station in Gaziosmanpasa, a working-class district on Istanbul’s European side. The man, identified as Ali Ocgun, shouted “Freedom for Kurds…

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Turkey’s Ramadan drummers – BBC News

June 28, 2014
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BBC News Turkey’s Ramadan drummersBBC NewsDuring Ramadan in Turkey, Muslims are traditionally woken for their pre-dawn meal by drummers who take to the streets. This tradition is in danger of dying out, but in the city of Istanbul they are trying to find new ways to keep it alive. Drummer …AID POURING IN FOR SYRIANS…

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Turkish workers abandoning Iraq amid crisis – Daily Sabah

June 28, 2014
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Today’s Zaman Turkish workers abandoning Iraq amid crisisDaily SabahBAGHDAD – It was noted by diplomatic sources that more than 9 thousand Turkish workers have fled from Iraq due to the state’s internal conflict. The conflict between the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) and the Iraqi military forces are …14-year-old Turkish ISIL militant found…

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