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This Food Video Will Make You Cry

This Food Video Will Make You Cry

In travel or in our daily lives, at restaurants or at markets, we pass by others, forgetting that all the people we interact with are just like us… human: full of happiness and pain and hope. In Turkey, we tried ...

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New Law in Turkey Criminalizes Protests Before They Happen

New Law in Turkey Criminalizes Protests Before They Happen

‘Legal basis for a police state’: Drastic new regulation signals expansion of police powers despite global condemnation of crackdown on recent uprisings Turkish police can now legally arrest and detain people they deem at “risk of conducting a protest” without ...

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Turkey Orders Chinese Take-Out Defense

Turkey Orders Chinese Take-Out Defense

On September 26, 2013, Turkey made the rather eyebrow-raising decision to put its long range missile defense eggs in a Chinese basket, announcing it had awarded a US$3 billion contract to the People’s Republic of China for its truck-mounted “shoot ...

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Turkey Could Face Huge Fighter Bill

Turkey Could Face Huge Fighter Bill

Turkish ambitions to develop and build the first ever made-in-Turkey fighter aircraft and at the same time buy a new generation, multinational combat jet may go beyond Turkey’s financing capacity, industry sources and experts said. They said Turkey could face ...

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U.S. military confirms rebels had sarin

U.S. military confirms rebels had sarin

As part of the Obama administration’s repeated insistence – though without offering proof – that the recent sarin gas attack near Damascus was the work of the Assad regime, the administration has downplayed or denied the possibility that al-Qaida-linked Syrian ...

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Erdogan Says Ready to Die for Democracy as Turkey Protests Flare

Erdogan Says Ready to Die for Democracy as Turkey Protests Flare

  Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he was ready to die to defend democracy and attacked the main opposition party for inciting protesters, after demonstrations flared up again throughout the country. Protesters have fought with police in several ...

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Furious Turks Are Back On the Protest Warpath

Furious Turks Are Back On the Protest Warpath

After the dramatic anti-regime protests that took place earlier this year, it seems the Turkish public have acquired a taste for resistance. This isn’t something the country’s police seem keen to encourage, unleashing violent crackdowns on the streets of Istanbul ...

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Sharon Higgins on the Gulen Movements and Its Charters

Sharon Higgins on the Gulen Movements and Its Charters

  Sharon R. Higgins is a parent activist in Oakland, California, who manages multiple websites as a concerned citizen. One is “charter school scandals.” Another is the Broad Report. Third is a compilation of articles about the Gulen movement. Sharon ...

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British Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets nearly clashed with Turkish Air Force F-16s over Cyprus

British Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets nearly clashed with Turkish Air Force F-16s over Cyprus

According to the Cyprus-based Famagusta Gazette, the RAF Typhoons based at Akrotiri, Cyprus, to provide the air defense of the island following the Syrian crisis, nearly battled with Turkish jets in a close encounter on Sept. 2. It looks like ...

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Protesters want Islamic cleric ousted

Protesters want Islamic cleric ousted

Second Protest against Gulen was carried out on Saturday Aug 31, 2013. Americans as well as Turkish Americans gathered around the “Most Dangerous Islamic Cleric Alive” mansion.  Many speakers took the stage to explain his wrongdoings. Members of the press ...

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