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  • Downed plane pilot denies Turkey warning
    The surviving pilot of a Russian plane shot down by Turkey on the Syrian border says no warning was given, and the plane was inside Syrian airspace.
    BBC News.  Wed, 25 Nov 2015 18:23:30 GMT.
  • Turkey’s allies urge for calm after Turkey downs Russian jet
    Allies of Turkey urged for calm between Ankara and Moscow, after Turkey shot down a Russian fighter jet on the Syrian border on Nov. 24, citing airspace violations despite repeated warnings from the Turkish side
    Hurriyet.  Wed, 25 Nov 2015 17:55:00 +0200.
  • Mirror Images: Are Putin And Erdogan Too Much Alike To Compromise?
    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan often look like mirror images of strong, authoritarian nationalists. That could make it difficult for them to compromise over Turkey's downing of a Russian jet.
    Radio Liberty.  Wed, 25 Nov 2015 17:25:55 +0000.
  • Navigator of Downed Russian Plane Says He Was Given No Warning
    His account contradicted that of Turkish officials who say the fighter jet entered Turkey’s airspace as tensions escalated over the crisis in Syria.
    Neil Macfarquhar.  International Herald Tribune.  Wed, 25 Nov 2015 16:44:58 GMT.
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  • Putin Criticizes Turkish Leaders
    A day after Turkey shot down one of Moscow’s jets, Russian president Vladimir V. Putin said Turkey’s political leaders had been "supporting the Islamization of their country."
    International Herald Tribune.  Wed, 25 Nov 2015 16:11:44 GMT.
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  • VIDEO: Eggs thrown at Turkish embassy in Moscow
    A protest has taken place outside the Turkish embassy in Moscow over Turkey's downing of a Russian jet on the Syrian border.
    BBC News.  Wed, 25 Nov 2015 13:55:34 GMT.
  • Turkey Braces for Economic Repercussions After Downing of Russian Jet
    The news that a Turkish fighter jet downed a Russian plane Tuesday could signal a further slump in Turkey's already sluggish economy. ...
    Voice of America.  Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:11:06 -0500.
  • Russia’s Retaliation Against Turkey Likely Economic
    Russia has vowed severe consequences after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane for allegedly violating its border with Syria. At least one pilot was killed. ...
    Voice of America.  Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:39:00 -0500.
  • 500 Canadian officials head to Mideast for vetting of Syrian refugees
    Some 500 Canadian officials are being deployed to Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey to be Canada's eyes and ears on the ground as thousands of Syrian refugees are selected for resettlement in this country.
    Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.  Wed, 25 Nov 2015 05:00:00 EST.
  • Hollywood's Biggest Turkeys Of 2015: The Films That Flopped
    We ranked movies based on what percentage of their estimated production budgets they earned back at the theater to find this year's biggest flops. From 'Rock the Kasbah' to 'Aloha,' it's not a pretty picture.
    By Natalie Robehmed.  Forbes.  Tue, 24 Nov 2015 11:00:00 GMT.
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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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