Monthly Archives: August 2015

Elections Seem Likely in Turkey as ISIS Threat Rises – New York Times

August 19, 2015
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New York Times Elections Seem Likely in Turkey as ISIS Threat RisesNew York TimesISTANBUL — Prospects for a period of instability in Turkey increased on Tuesday after attempts by the dominant party to form a new coalition government officially ended in failure. The development helped create the basis for President Recep Tayyip …Turkey’s PM Fails…

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6 migrants drown off Turkish coast trying to reach Greece – U.S. News & World Report

August 19, 2015
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U.S. News & World Report 6 migrants drown off Turkish coast trying to reach GreeceU.S. News & World ReportIn this image provided by the Bodrum Sea Rescue Association, a capsized motorboat is seen floating in the Aegean sea, close to the town of Bodrum, Turkey, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015. Six Syrian migrants, including an infant,…

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Greek Coast Guard accused of sinking refugee boat by Turkish fishermen – RT

August 17, 2015
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RT Greek Coast Guard accused of sinking refugee boat by Turkish fishermenRTThe Greek Coast Guard is alleged to have tried to sink an inflatable boat full of migrants, who were trying to reach Greek islands in the Aegean Sea. The claim was made by a group of Turkish fishermen, but this has been denied by…

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Three Turkish soldiers and one police officer killed in Kurdish militant attacks – The Guardian

August 16, 2015
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The Guardian Three Turkish soldiers and one police officer killed in Kurdish militant attacksThe GuardianThree Turkish soldiers and a police officer were killed in separate incidents on Saturday, security sources said, as violence roils the country’s mainly Kurdish southeast in recent weeks following the end of a two-year ceasefire. The soldiers were …Four Turkish security…

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Migrants From Turkey Flooding Into Greece; Scuffle on Boat – ABC News

August 15, 2015
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Yahoo News UK Migrants From Turkey Flooding Into Greece; Scuffle on BoatABC NewsKos is only 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) from Turkey at its closest point, its twinkling lights at night an irresistible beacon to those fleeing war or poverty. Tensions were high early Saturday at Fenerburnu Beach near the Turkish tourist town of Bodrum …Migrants…

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Spate of Attacks Across Turkey Kills 6 – Wall Street Journal

August 11, 2015
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Wall Street Journal Spate of Attacks Across Turkey Kills 6Wall Street JournalISTANBUL—A spate of attacks across Turkey that targeted security forces and a U.S. consulate killed six people, an escalation of violence that threatens to destabilize an ally the U.S. is counting on as a linchpin in its air campaign against Islamic …Trio of attacks…

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