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EU slashes Turkey’s pre-accession funds by $124m | Arab News

EU slashes Turkey’s pre-accession funds by $124mMenekse Tokyay | Published — Sunday 19 November 2017 ANKARA: After several calls from German Chancellor Angela Merkel for a cut to the EU’s pre-accession assistance to Turkey, the bloc announced on Saturday a … Continue reading

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Suez, Panama … Istanbul? Turkey’s grand canal plan – POLITICO

Suez, Panama … Istanbul? Turkey’s grand canal plan Recep Tayyip Erdoğan calls canal his ‘crazy project.’ Opponents say it’s an environmental nightmare. More:Suez, Panama … Istanbul? Turkey’s grand canal plan – POLITICO from Turkish Digest http://ift.tt/2AdODz7 via CHPEU

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Turkish marriage law a blow to women’s rights, say activists | World news | The Guardian

Turkish marriage law a blow to women’s rights, say activists Bill allowing Muslim clerics to conduct civil marriages passed despite protests amid fears it could lead to more child brides More:Turkish marriage law a blow to women’s rights, say activists … Continue reading

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EU funds Turkish health centers to help Syrian refugees | Europe | DW | 14.11.2017

EU funds Turkish health centers to help Syrian refugees New, EU-funded health centers are opening across Turkey to treat and employ Syrian refugees in effort to remove the language barriers they face when seeking medical care. Diego Cupolo reports from … Continue reading

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Turkey has to return to Atatürk’s diplomacy

Turkey has to return to Atatürk’s diplomacy Developments in Saudi Arabia have unsettled President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his Justice and Development Party (AKP). Although the Syrian crisis may have produced some common ground for Turkey and Saudi Arabia, disagreements … Continue reading

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CHP head calls for snap elections for resigned and dismissed mayors in Turkey

CHP head calls for snap elections for resigned and dismissed mayors in Turkey Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has called for early elections for the cities where mayors have either recently been dismissed or pressured to … Continue reading

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Erdogan’s mayor purge leaves almost half of Turkey without elected officials

Erdogan’s mayor purge leaves almost half of Turkey without elected officials Sibel Hurtas November 8, 2017 Article Summary Following a series of expulsions and forced resignations by the Turkish government, tens of millions of Turkish citizens have seen their elected … Continue reading

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CHP head calls for snap elections for resigned and dismissed mayors in Turkey

CHP head calls for snap elections for resigned and dismissed mayors in Turkey Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has called for early elections for the cities where mayors have either recently been dismissed or pressured to … Continue reading

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Erdogan’s mayor purge leaves almost half of Turkey without elected officials

Erdogan’s mayor purge leaves almost half of Turkey without elected officials Sibel Hurtas November 8, 2017 Article Summary Following a series of expulsions and forced resignations by the Turkish government, tens of millions of Turkish citizens have seen their elected … Continue reading

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EDITORIAL: How Turkey is becoming a threat to stability in the Middle East – Washington Times

Rumbling in Ankara Nostalgia is a powerful driver of emotions, whether for an old flame dreaming new dreams or for a new ruler of the remnants of empire remembering what once was, and what in his imagination could be again. … Continue reading

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