- Fugitive Pakistani policeman surrenders to face...
By Syed Raza HassanKARACHI, March 21 (Reuters) - A senior Pakistani policeman accused of a role in police killings surrendered to the Supreme Court ...
Daily Mail. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 11:32:16 +0000.
- Could ISIS fight in Syria be at risk if Turkey fights US-backed Kurds?
Turkish victory in Afrin raises worries of broadening conflict against Kurds
ABC News. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 19:05:46 -0400.
- Turkey's President vows to carry fight beyond Afrin
Syria is demanding Turkish troops leave the town of Afrin, calling Turkish control "illegitimate" as President Erdogan threatens to expand the military offensive into other areas.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 11:20:48 +1100.
- Turkey-Qatar cement defence ties with DIMDEX deals
Turkey announced that its defence companies were awarded contracts worth more than USD700 million by Qatar during the DIMDEX show held in Doha on 12-14 March, further deepening the ties between the two countries. ...
Lale Sariibrahimoglu, Ankara. Janes 360. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT.
- Turkish police seize radioactive material in anti-smuggling raid
A large quantity of what police say is the element Californium is found in a raid in Ankara.
BBC News. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 22:11:16 GMT.
- Turkey vows to expand military drive across northern Syria and Iraq
The Turkish president has vowed to expand military operations across northern Syria and even into neighbouring Iraq after his forces drove Syrian Kurdish fighters from the northern city of Afrin.
Irish Independent. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 16:39:18 +0000.
- Agriculture initiated by indigenous peoples, not Fertile Crescent migration
Small scale agricultural farming was first initiated by indigenous communities living on Turkey's Anatolian plateau, and not introduced by migrant farmers as previously thought, according to new research.
Science Daily. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 15:57:45 EDT.
- Turkey 'to expand Syria op' to other Kurdish-held towns
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday vowed to expand Turkey's Syria campaign to other Kurdish-held areas up to the Iraqi border, a day after ousting Kurdish militia from their former enclave of Afrin. ...
Yahoo. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 11:14:32 -0400.
- Syrian Rebels, Backed by Turkey, Seize Control of Afrin
The city in the Syrian enclave was the target of a two-month military operation against Kurdish militias. Tens of thousands of civilians evacuated as its fall neared.
Carlotta Gall and Anne Barnard. New York Times. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 06:04:05 GMT.
- Greece: 3 migrant traffickers arrested near Turkey border
Greek police say they have arrested three migrant traffickers, a Turk and two Iraqis near the Greece-Turkey.
Fox News. Sun, 18 Mar 2018 15:13:35 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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