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Erdogan to Hold Syria Summit With Russia, France and Germany | Voice of America – English

Erdogan to Hold Syria Summit With Russia, France and GermanyBy Agence France-PresseFebruary 22, 2020 01:51 PM FILE – Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the members of his ruling party at the parliament, in Ankara, Turkey, Feb. 5, 2020.ISTANBUL – … Continue reading

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‘Rising signs of depression, in Turkey’ warns medical expert

‘Rising signs of depression, in Turkey’ warns medical expertBarçın Yinanç According to data from the Health Ministry, increasing number of people in Turkey suffer from depression, said Professor Mansur Beyazyürek. “Independent of their socio-economic level or political views Turks give … Continue reading

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Erdogan accuses EU of ‘interference’ on Libya

Turkey accuses EU of ‘interference’ on LibyaBy EUOBSERVER TODAY, 07:08Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday spoke out against the EU’s new plan to launch a naval mission in March to enforce the UN’s arm embargo with Libya. “I want … Continue reading

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Far-right Terror in Germany: ‘Far-right extremist’ carried out shisha bars attacks – BBC News

Germany shooting: ‘Far-right extremist’ carried out shisha bars attacks A suspected far-right extremist has killed at least nine people in attacks on two shisha bars in a city in western Germany, officials say. Chancellor Angela Merkel said there were many … Continue reading

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Istanbul municipality launches legal battle against Erdoğan’s canal project | Ahval

Istanbul municipality launches legal battle against Erdoğan’s canal project Feb 14 2020 03:30 Gmt+3Last Updated On: Feb 14 2020 03:32 Gmt+3Istanbul municipality filed a legal complaint against the Ministry of Urbanisation and Environment on Thursday asking an administrative court to … Continue reading

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Erdogan’s popularity drops to lowest level

Erdogan’s popularity drops to lowest level ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s popularity rating has fallen to its lowest level since October 2018, according to a new survey. More:Erdogan’s popularity drops to lowest level from Turkish Digest https://ift.tt/2UAOpeI via CHPEU

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Constitutional Court Rejects Request for Suspension of Canal İstanbul Project – english

Constitutional Court Rejects Request for Suspension of Canal İstanbul Project 193 MPs from the main opposition CHP had applied to the top court, requesting the annulment of an article of a law regarding the Canal İstanbul project. more:Constitutional Court Rejects … Continue reading

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Gender and authoritarian populism in Turkey: the two phases of AKP rule | openDemocracy

Gender and authoritarian populism in Turkey: the two phases of AKP rule Unless a strong democratic left alternative appears, it will not be possible to curb and reverse the patriarchal anxieties of men. More:Gender and authoritarian populism in Turkey: the … Continue reading

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PKK found to be active in drug-trafficking throughout Europe – Middle East Monitor

EU: PKK found to be active in drug-trafficking throughout Europe November 27, 2019 at 2:13 pm | The Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has been found to be actively involved in and playing a role in drug-trafficking throughout Europe, a recently … Continue reading

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Greece illegally deported 60,000 migrants to Turkey: report | News | DW | 14.11.2019

Greece illegally deported 60,000 migrants to Turkey: report Greece illegally deported 60,000 migrants to Turkey, documents released by Turkey reportedly show. The process involves returning asylum seekers without assessing their status. More:Greece illegally deported 60,000 migrants to Turkey: report | … Continue reading

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Ekrem Imamoglu, mayor of Istanbul: the world needs people to take responsibility for change | LifeGate

Ekrem Imamoglu, mayor of Istanbul: the world needs people to take responsibility for change SOCIETY Published on 06 NOV 2019 by CAMILLA SOLDATICopenhagen, DenmarkLEGGI L’ARTICOLO IN ITALIANO“Local leaders have to ensure that changes happen. Every action a city takes for … Continue reading

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EU refugee deal: Erdogan wants rid of the Syrian refugees

Erdogan wants rid of the Syrian refugees President Erdogan has threatened to ditch the EU refugee deal. After election losses and faced with escalating conflict in Idlib, the attitude towards the growing number of Syrian refugees has become increasingly harsh. … Continue reading

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Diyanet: The Turkish religious authority that makes millions | Europe| News and current affairs from around the continent | DW | 20.09.2019

Diyanet: The Turkish religious authority that makes millions Turkey’s highest religious authority brings in huge profits, say experts. But as a historic brewery in Istanbul faces demolition for a dormitory, critics argue that such profiteering is not in line with … Continue reading

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Top Turkish court orders release of jailed Cumhuriyet journalists | News | The Mighty 790 KFGO

Top Turkish court orders release of jailed Cumhuriyet journalistsThursday, September 12, 2019 11:55 a.m. CDT FILE PHOTO: A security personnel stands guard at the headquarters of Cumhuriyet newspaper, an opposition secularist daily, in Istanbul, TurkANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey’s Supreme Court … Continue reading

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‘We Don’t Want To Die’: Women In Turkey Decry Rise In Violence And Killings : NPR

‘We Don’t Want To Die’: Women In Turkey Decry Rise In Violence And Killings September 15, 20198:02 AM ETJOANNA KAKISSIS Emine Dirican, a beautician from Istanbul, tried to be a good wife. But her husband hated that she worked, that … Continue reading

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Turkey’s steel sector could face losses after cuts to EU quotas: industry chief – Reuters

Turkey’s steel sector could face losses after cuts to EU quotas: industry chiefCeyda Caglayan ISTANBUL (Reuters) – New restrictions on imports to the European Union next month may further damage the Turkish steel sector, even as it seeks new markets … Continue reading

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EU Turkey Delegation Head to İstanbul Mayor İmamoğlu: There is Great Responsibility on You – english

EU Turkey Delegation Head to İstanbul Mayor İmamoğlu: There is Great Responsibility on You Berger and İmamoğlu have exchanged views on cooperation and problems of the city. More:EU Turkey Delegation Head to İstanbul Mayor İmamoğlu: There is Great Responsibility on … Continue reading

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European development bank backs organic farming in Turkey – Daily Sabah

European development bank backs organic farming in Turkey The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and a Turkish organic farming company have signed a 16 million euro ($18 million) financing deal to help take the firm to the next … Continue reading

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Turkey ups pressure on visa-free entry into EU

Turkey ups pressure on visa-free entry into EUBy EUOBSERVER TODAY, 08:57Turkey’s pro-government Anadolu Agency reported that president Recep Tayyip Erdogan is stepping up internal pressure to meet the criteria for the process of visa-liberalisation dialogue with the European Union. “In … Continue reading

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Turkey Implements New Personal Health Data Regulation – Food, Drugs, Healthcare, Life Sciences – Turkey

Turkey: Turkey Implements New Personal Health Data RegulationLast Updated: 19 September 2019Article by Murat Soylu, Zekican Samlı and Duru İyemBezen & Partners The Personal Health Data Regulation (the “Regulation”) was published in the Turkish Official Gazette dated 21 June 2019 … Continue reading

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