- 7.5-year prison sentence sought for 18 Turkish journalists
Istanbul Chief Prosecutor's Office has prepared an indictment against 18 journalists who are accused of 'making propaganda for a terrorist organization,' asking the court to jail them for up to 7.5 years.
Hurriyet. Tue, 04 Aug 2015 18:43:00 +0200.
- Turkish Public Fears Jihadists More Than Kurds
Ankara has promised not to let up in its air strikes against the PKK as part of its declared twin-pronged war against the Kurdish rebels and Islamic State extremists. But the Turkish public appears reluctant to support the PKK crackdown. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 03 Aug 2015 11:37:08 -0400.
- Brother Claims Suspect In Tajik Opposition Tycoon's Slaying Innocent
Relatives of the main suspect in the killing of Tajik opposition tycoon Umarali Quvatov in Turkey say he is innocent.
Radio Liberty. Mon, 03 Aug 2015 09:53:10 +0000.
- Kurd Suicide Bombing Kills 2 Soldiers in Turkey
Kurdish rebels launched a suicide attack Sunday at a military police post in eastern Turkey, killing two soldiers and wounding 24 others. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 02 Aug 2015 06:37:13 -0400.
- Iraqi Kurds issue warning to PKK
Iraqi Kurdish authorities urge Turkish Kurd separatist forces to leave civilian areas, as Turkey continues its air strikes.
BBC News. Sat, 01 Aug 2015 15:37:00 GMT.
- Turkey emerges from shadows in fight against Islamic State
Could a once reluctant Turkey be a South Asia power broker?
BBC News. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 23:59:34 GMT.
- Turkey Launches Heaviest Air Strikes Yet on Kurdish Militants
The assault on Kurdish militants in northern Iraq was the heaviest since air strikes began last week, hours after President Tayyip Erdogan said a peace process had become impossible.
Reuters. International Herald Tribune. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:58:33 GMT.
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- Oh-oh, Turkey has finally joined the fight against ISIS: Brian Stewart
After trying to straddle the fence, Turkey has suddenly given in to U.S. bidding and thrown itself into the fray against ISIS. ...
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 05:00:00 EDT.
- Memo From Beijing: Ethnic Tensions in Xinjiang Complicate China-Turkey Ties
Bilateral trade is growing between Beijing and Ankara, but anti-Chinese sentiment in Turkey appears to be growing as well.
Edward Wong. International Herald Tribune. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:20:24 GMT.
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- Instead Of Fighting ISIS, Erdogan Pushes Turkey Toward Chaos And Despotism
In Turkey, an ISIS suicide bomb kills 30 and wounds many more in the Kurdish area town of Suruc. ...
By Melik Kaylan. Forbes. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 04:06:00 GMT.
Facts About Turkey
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
the primary language used in Turkey.
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