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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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