- Syrian refugees under dire conditions: CHP
Thousands of Syrian refugees sheltering along Turkey’s Syrian border are living under poor conditions, a report by main opposition party has claimed
Hurriyet. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:27:00 +0200.
- Advocates for News Media to Meet Turkish Officials
Two advocacy groups left for Turkey to meet with the officials, who may include President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
By Rick Gladstone. International Herald Tribune. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:35:27 GMT.
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- Somali Port Workers Protest Turkish Firm Take-Over of Port
Turkey has been a key ally for the federal Somali government, and with major financial assistance from Ankara, development in Mogadishu is taking off at a fast pace. But not all are happy with the Turkish influence in Somalia. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:44:17 -0400.
- The Caliphate Next Door: Turkey Faces Up to its Islamic State Problem
For years, Ankara has been tolerating the rise of the extremist Islamic State. But now that the jihadists are conquering regions just across the border in northern Syria, concern is growing that Islamist terror could threaten Turkey too.
Spiegel Online. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:11:33 +0200.
- VIDEO: Turkey stops Kurds from Syria fight
The refugee crisis from Kobane in Syria has revived tensions between the Turkish government and Turkish Kurds, as Turkey prevents Kurds from leaving the country to fight against Islamic State in Syria.
BBC News. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:21:54 GMT.
- Human Rights Watch Warns of 'Authoritarian Drift' in Turkey
Human Rights Watch has warned that Turkey is drifting towards authoritarianism. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:57:24 -0400.
- Refugees Flood Turkish Border as Islamic State Steps Up Attacks on Syrian Kurds
New streams of Syrian refugees fled toward the border with Turkey as shelling hit the town of Kobani.
By Karam Shoumali and Anne Barnard. International Herald Tribune. Sun, 28 Sep 2014 23:24:35 GMT.
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- Turkey's PKK peace process 'at risk'
Turkey's role in Syria may put peace deal with its Kurds at risk.
BBC News. Sun, 28 Sep 2014 19:02:12 GMT.
- Bravo Recalls Select Chicken and Turkey Pet Foods Because of Possible Salmonella Health Risk
(Manchester, CT) Bravo of Manchester, CT is recalling select lots of Bravo Turkey and Chicken pet foods for dogs and cats because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. ...
Food and Drug Administration. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:29:00 -0400.
- How ISIS uses captured oil fields to finance its campaign
An essential component of ISIS oil sales is going to so-called "middlemen" who own tanker trucks and who have connections to smugglers or local refineries in places like Syria, Iraq, Kurdistan and Turkey.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 05:00:00 EDT.
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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