- Turkey, coalition forces kill 8 ISIL militants in northern Syria
Turkish military jets also bomb positions of the outlawed PKK in Iraq's Hakurk region and Turkey's southeastern provinces
Hurriyet. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 16:59:00 +0200.
- Turkey Detains 28 Over Alleged Links To Erdogan Foe
Turkish police have detained 28 people over allegations of funding the movement of U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, a foe of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Radio Liberty. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 15:02:50 +0000.
- Pope Francis Condemns ‘Genocide’ of Armenians Before Visit to Memorial
The pontiff’s previous use of the term in reference to the World War I-era mass killings of Armenians infuriated Armenia’s hostile neighbor Turkey.
Elisabetta Povoledo. International Herald Tribune. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:50:25 GMT.
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- Pope Denounces World War I Mass Killings During Armenia Visit
Pope Francis denounced again Friday the World War I-era mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as “genocide” as he met with Armenia’s President Serzh Sargsyan, a statement that enraged Ankara a year ago. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:43:43 -0400.
- Turkey guilty verdict for depicting Erdogan as Gollum
A Turkish man gets a suspended one-year jail term for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan by depicting him as the Gollum character from the Lord of the Rings.
BBC News. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 18:19:01 GMT.
- Turkey 'blocking' German MPs' visit to Incirlik air base
Turkey is blocking plans by a German delegation to visit the Incirlik air base, German officials say, in a further sign of strained relations between Berlin and Ankara.
BBC News. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 19:45:24 GMT.
- Warner Bros. Bowls A Box Office Turkey With Three Straight Mid-Level Hits
'Me Before You,' 'The Conjuring 2,' and 'Central Intelligence' make it three for three for Warner Bros.
By Scott Mendelson. Forbes. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:00:00 GMT.
- Turkish Riot Police Block Gay Pride March in Istanbul
Turkish riot police fired tear gas Sunday in Istanbul to break up a gay pride demonstration that activists had attempted to hold in defiance of a government ban. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 19 Jun 2016 22:08:05 -0400.
- Istanbul police break up LGBT parade with rubber bullets and tear gas
Turkish police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse demonstrators who gathered Sunday for a gay pride rally in Istanbul despite a government ban.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Sun, 19 Jun 2016 15:18:19 EDT.
- Spain Routs Turkey, Reaching Final 16
Spain, the defending European champion, controlled the Group D match from the kickoff and finished with a 3-0 win.
The Associated Press. International Herald Tribune. Sat, 18 Jun 2016 02:20:28 GMT.
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The Republic of Turkey lies partly in Europe and partly in Asia.
Its capital city is Ankara, and its largest city is Istanbul.
Turkey's currency is the Turkish Lira.
In 2007, Turkey's estimated population was 71,159,000, and Turkish is
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