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  • In Turkey, Pope warns against fundamentalism, as Erdoğan slams 'double-standards'
    In the first day of his historic visit, Pope Francis warned against 'fanaticism and fundamentalism,' while Turkish President Erdoğan slammed both Islamophobia and terrorism, as well as the 'double-standards' of the international community
    Hurriyet.  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 19:14:00 +0200.
  • On Turkey Visit, Pope Francis Urges Dialogue in Battling Fanaticism
    Arguing that force along would not defeat extremists, the pope emphasized the need for people of different faiths to focus on their commonalities.
    By Sebnem Arsu.  International Herald Tribune.  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:26:23 GMT.
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  • On Trip to Turkey, Pope Francis Calls for Dialogue in Battling ISIS
    Pope Francis argued that force alone would not defeat extremists, and he urged that people of all faiths be treated equally before the law.
    By Sebnem Arsu.  International Herald Tribune.  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:26:23 GMT.
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  • Pope call to combat fanaticism
    Pope Francis calls for all faiths to enter a dialogue to counter fanaticism and fundamentalism, at the start of a key visit to Turkey.
    BBC News.  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:30:40 GMT.
  • All In The Family: 6 Tips For Discussing Estate Plans With Loved Ones
    Turkey, stuffing ... and estate planning? The family-gathering season can be an ideal time to share your wishes—using these tips.
    By Learnvest.  Forbes.  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:57:00 GMT.
  • Pope in Turkey to boost faith ties
    Pope Francis is in Turkey for what is being billed as a historic trip to promote interfaith dialogue in the Muslim-majority country.
    BBC News.  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 11:31:31 GMT.
  • China Rebukes Turkey Over Uighur Refugees
    China on Friday lashed out at Turkey for offering shelter to roughly 200 Uighurs from the western Chinese region of Xinjiang. They were rescued from a human-smuggling camp in Thailand. ...
    Voice of America.  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 06:46:21 -0500.
  • Pope Francis Travels To Turkey
    Pope Francis has used his first day in Turkey to call for interreligious and interfaith dialogue, saying it could help end fundamentalism and terror.
    Radio Liberty.  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 05:20:38 +0000.
  • Pope Francis Begins Turkey Visit
    The Vatican says Pope Francis aims to strengthen ties with Muslim leaders during a three-day visit to Turkey that begins Friday. ...
    Voice of America.  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 02:57:15 -0500.
  • Africa: Angolan Delegation At 2nd Africa/Turkey Summit
    [ANGOP]Luanda -An Angolan delegation, headed by the minister of Economy, Abraão Gourgel, attended the 2nd Africa/Turkey Summit from 20-21 November this year in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.
    All Africa.  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:39:27 GMT.
Turkey map, showing Ankara, the Turkish capital, and other Turkish cities

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.

For more news and information about Turkey, visit this official Turkish government website.


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