Monthly Archives: May 2017

Turkey Acquits 2 Men in Berlin ‘Honor Killing’ of Their Sister – New York Times

May 31, 2017
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New York Times Turkey Acquits 2 Men in Berlin ‘Honor Killing’ of Their SisterNew York TimesSome seized on the case to further their arguments that conservative Muslims are incompatible with secular German society, and it reflected more broadly on relations between Turkey and Germany at a time when some Europeans were arguing against …Turkey acquits 2…

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Turkey Escalates Crackdown on Islamic State – Voice of America

May 30, 2017
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Voice of America Turkey Escalates Crackdown on Islamic StateVoice of AmericaTurkey has intensified its crackdown on Islamic State-associated militants since the deadly New Year’s Eve attack on Istanbul’s Reina nightclub that was claimed by IS, according to officials and analysts. Data gathered by the private Turkish firm S …Turkey, EU ‘must and will continue to…

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A Doctor’s Trial in a Turkish Border Town – New York Times

May 30, 2017
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New York Times A Doctor’s Trial in a Turkish Border TownNew York TimesA Turkish flag flew on a hill above the town, staking out its territory after more than a year of intense fighting with Kurdish rebels seeking autonomy from Turkish rule. An estimated 50,000 of Sirnak’s 65,000 residents were yet to return home after…

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Turkey: what price, freedom? – Mission Network News

May 29, 2017
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Mission Network News Turkey: what price, freedom?Mission Network NewsTurkey/USA (MNN) — President Donald Trump raised the issue of a U.S. pastor imprisoned in Turkey not once, not twice, but three times during a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Washington, their first face-to-face meeting since …Turkey: Erdogan’s Goon Squad Comes to WashingtonGatestone InstituteSuddenly the…

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Beşiktaş retain Turkish league title – News – UEFA.com – UEFA.com

May 29, 2017
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UEFA.com Beşiktaş retain Turkish league title – News – UEFA.comUEFA.comUEFA Europa League quarter-finalists earlier this season, Beşiktaş have claimed the Turkish Super League title for the 15th time after seeing off stiff competition from İstanbul Başakşehir. The Black Eagles retained their crown with a 4-0 win at …Besiktas clinch back-to-back Turkish titlesDaily MailBeşiktaş win Turkish…

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No nukes in Turkey – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

May 28, 2017
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Nikkei Asian Review No nukes in TurkeyPittsburgh Post-GazetteWhen President Donald Trump and other heads of state met at the NATO Summit last week, it would have been a good time to discuss the wisdom of keeping 50 U.S. thermonuclear weapons in Turkey, just 70 miles from Syria, the most intense combat zone …Russia eases Turkey sanctions…

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