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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
Teen Wins Internet In Prom Dress Teacher Deemed Improperopting to design their own prom dresses. But Zanders’ dress isn’t your typical
Teen Wins Internet In Prom Dress Teacher Deemed Improper
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 7 minutes ago
opting to design their own prom dresses. But Zanders’ dress isn’t your typical run of the mill prom dress. Inspired by an Ankara gown worn at a gala by Nigerian model Jessica Chibueze, Zanders teamed up with a local designer by the name of DeAndré... Read more
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International Business Times
Syrian refugees caught in the middle of Europe and Turkey standoff over migrant deal between Europe and Turkey over a deal intended to stem the flow of migrants to
Syrian refugees caught in the middle of Europe and Turkey standoff over migrant deal
International Business Times / Posted an hour ago
between Europe and Turkey over a deal intended to stem the flow of migrants to the continent escalates. Brussels and Ankara have agreed to a €6bn (£4.1bn) deal to operate a 'one-in, one-out' policy for refugees arriving from Syria and a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Germany's Merkel says not worried about EU-Turkey migrant dealpact between the European Union and Turkey, but more time was needed to address
Germany's Merkel says not worried about EU-Turkey migrant deal
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 hours ago
pact between the European Union and Turkey, but more time was needed to address sticking points on visa liberalisation for Ankara. "I am not concerned, we just need more time," Merkel told reporters after a cabinet meeting just outside... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
EU is not the 'sole option' for Turkey, Ankara's new EU affairs minister saysANKARA: Turkey's relationship with the European Union is very important but it
EU is not the 'sole option' for Turkey, Ankara's new EU affairs minister says
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 hours ago
ANKARA: Turkey's relationship with the European Union is very important but it is not the "sole option" for Ankara, Omer Celik, Turkey's new minister for EU affairs, said on Wednesday. Celik, who has replaced Volkan Bozkir in the new cabinet named... Read more
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The Star
Germany's Merkel says not worried about EU-Turkey migrant dealpact between the European Union and Turkey, but more time was needed to address
Germany's Merkel says not worried about EU-Turkey migrant deal
The Star / Posted 3 hours ago
pact between the European Union and Turkey, but more time was needed to address sticking points on visa liberalisation for Ankara. "I am not concerned, we just need more time," Merkel told reporters after a cabinet meeting just outside... Read more
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The Star
EU is not the 'sole option' for Turkey, Ankara's new EU affairs minister saysANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's relationship with the European Union is very import
EU is not the 'sole option' for Turkey, Ankara's new EU affairs minister says
The Star / Posted 3 hours ago
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's relationship with the European Union is very important but it is not the "sole option" for Ankara, Omer Celik, Turkey's new minister for EU affairs, said on Wednesday. Celik, who has replaced Volkan Bozkir in the new... Read more
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express
Not all smooth sailing then? Turkey says 'DEAL IS OFF' unless Turks get visa-free travelpushing for a broader definition of terrorism as security forces continue to en
Not all smooth sailing then? Turkey says 'DEAL IS OFF' unless Turks get visa-free travel
express / Posted 4 hours ago
pushing for a broader definition of terrorism as security forces continue to engage in conflict with Kurdish rebels. But Ankara has grown increasingly uneasy about the deal over the union's wariness to grant the visa-free travel it was offered in... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Erdogan says Turkey parliament will block EU migrant deal if no visa free travelthe EU that the Turkish parliament would block laws related to the landmark dea
Erdogan says Turkey parliament will block EU migrant deal if no visa free travel
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 hours ago
the EU that the Turkish parliament would block laws related to the landmark deal to stem the flow of migrants to Europe if Ankara was not granted its key demand of visa-free travel. "If that is not what will happen... no decision and no law in the... Read more
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EuroNews
Turkey warns EU migrant deal could collapse if visa-waiver isn’t speeded upand humanitarian problems for many members of the bloc. But it says Turkey stil
Turkey warns EU migrant deal could collapse if visa-waiver isn’t speeded up
EuroNews / Posted 7 hours ago
and humanitarian problems for many members of the bloc. But it says Turkey still needs to meet certain conditions. Ankara has accused Europe of throwing up new hurdles in the deal, One of the disputed points for visa liberalisation relates... Read more
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ABC News
Seeking Shelter Amid War and Violence, Refugees Flee Their HomesLesbos near Molivos, Greece, Jan. 1, 2016. Etienne De Malglaive/Getty Images
Seeking Shelter Amid War and Violence, Refugees Flee Their Homes
ABC News / Posted 7 hours ago
Lesbos near Molivos, Greece, Jan. 1, 2016. Etienne De Malglaive/Getty Images Syrian refugee women queue for food aid in Ankara, Turkey, Dec. 22, 2015. Guven Yilmaz/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Children at a migrant shelter stand in line to... Read more
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Rappler
2,000 migrants moved from Greek border campGreece. But Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Tuesday that parliam
2,000 migrants moved from Greek border camp
Rappler / Posted 10 hours ago
Greece. But Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Tuesday that parliament would block laws linked to the deal if Ankara is not granted its key demand of visa-free travel. The European Commission on Monday, May 23, hailed the Greek move... Read more
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asianage
Erdogan threatens to block EU dealErdogan on Tuesday warned the EU that Turkey would block laws related to the de
Erdogan threatens to block EU deal
asianage / Posted 10 hours ago
Erdogan on Tuesday warned the EU that Turkey would block laws related to the deal to stem the flow of migrants to Europe if Ankara was not granted its key demand of visa-free travel. “If that is not what will happen... No decision and no law in the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Turkey shifts to presidential systemsaid the European Parliament would not begin debating visa-free travel for Turk
Turkey shifts to presidential system
Sky News Australia / Posted 12 hours ago
said the European Parliament would not begin debating visa-free travel for Turks to Europe, a quid pro quo for Ankara's help in curbing illegal migration, until Turkey fulfilled all the criteria including amending its sweeping... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Thousands of migrants rescued off Libya in 48 hours, Italy saysCabinet. More than 1 million migrants arrived in Europe last year. In an effo
Thousands of migrants rescued off Libya in 48 hours, Italy says
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 hours ago
Cabinet. More than 1 million migrants arrived in Europe last year. In an effort to stem arrivals, the European Union and Ankara signed a deal in March under which, for every Syrian refugee returned to Turkey, another would be resettled from... Read more
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The Star
Estonian PM doesn't rule out taking refugees direct from TurkeyBerlin. More than a million migrants arrived in Europe last year. In an effor
Estonian PM doesn't rule out taking refugees direct from Turkey
The Star / Posted 15 hours ago
Berlin. More than a million migrants arrived in Europe last year. In an effort to stem arrivals, the European Union and Ankara signed a deal in March under which, for every Syrian refugee returned to Turkey, another would be resettled from... Read more
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express
TURKEY'S EU 'BLACKMAIL': Brussels blasted for 'ignoring' Israel as it panders to Erdoganmoney into ramping up the country’s borders with Syria. Earlier this month Uki
TURKEY'S EU 'BLACKMAIL': Brussels blasted for 'ignoring' Israel as it panders to Erdogan
express / Posted 16 hours ago
money into ramping up the country’s borders with Syria. Earlier this month Ukip accused Turkey of “holding Europe over a barrel” as talks between Brussels and Ankara stall over the country’s refusal to reform its anti-terror laws.Related a... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Turkey in refugee plan warning over visa requirementsErdogan's remarks come a day after holding bilateral talks with German Chancell
Turkey in refugee plan warning over visa requirements
Irish Examiner / Posted 17 hours ago
Erdogan's remarks come a day after holding bilateral talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who insisted Ankara must fulfil all the conditions. He also said the funds promised as part of the EU-Turkey deal on migrants had not... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Turkey's president approves new government led by allyANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president on Tuesday approved a new government f
Turkey's president approves new government led by ally
Lake Placid News / Posted 17 hours ago
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president on Tuesday approved a new government formed by one of his most trusted allies, who immediately asserted the intention to institute constitutional reforms that would expand the powers of the presidency. The... Read more
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DW
Turkish President Erdogan demands visa waiver, or there will be no migrant deal |requirements for lifting the visa requirement for Turks traveling in the Scheng
Turkish President Erdogan demands visa waiver, or there will be no migrant deal |
DW / Posted 17 hours ago
requirements for lifting the visa requirement for Turks traveling in the Schengen area. She added that the EU believes Ankara will not be able to implement reforms on freedom of the press and the judiciary by June 30. The EU has a list of 72... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Turkey's president: No refugee deal without EU visa waiverremarks comes one day after holding bilateral talks with German Chancellor Ange
Turkey's president: No refugee deal without EU visa waiver
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 17 hours ago
remarks comes one day after holding bilateral talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who insisted Ankara must fulfill all the conditions. He also said that the funds promised as part of the EU-Turkey deal on migrants... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Kurdish rebel attack kills 5 soldiers in eastern TurkeyANKARA, Turkey (AP) - A Turkish minister says Kurdish rebels have detonated a b
Kurdish rebel attack kills 5 soldiers in eastern Turkey
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 17 hours ago
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - A Turkish minister says Kurdish rebels have detonated a bomb in eastern Turkey, killing at least five soldiers inside a military vehicle. Government minister Ismet Yilmaz said the soldiers were killed Tuesday in the attack in... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Turkey's president: No refugee deal without EU visa waiverremarks comes one day after holding bilateral talks with German Chancellor Ange
Turkey's president: No refugee deal without EU visa waiver
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 17 hours ago
remarks comes one day after holding bilateral talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who insisted Ankara must fulfill all the conditions. He also said that the funds promised as part of the EU-Turkey deal on migrants... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Turkey's president: No refugee deal without EU visa waiverremarks comes one day after holding bilateral talks with German Chancellor Ange
Turkey's president: No refugee deal without EU visa waiver
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 18 hours ago
remarks comes one day after holding bilateral talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who insisted Ankara must fulfill all the conditions. He also said that the funds promised as part of the EU-Turkey deal on migrants... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Turkey's president: No refugee deal without EU visa waiverremarks comes one day after holding bilateral talks with German Chancellor Ange
Turkey's president: No refugee deal without EU visa waiver
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 18 hours ago
remarks comes one day after holding bilateral talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who insisted Ankara must fulfill all the conditions. He also said that the funds promised as part of the EU-Turkey deal on migrants... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Kurdish rebel attack kills 5 soldiers in eastern TurkeyANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish minister says Kurdish rebels have detonated a b
Kurdish rebel attack kills 5 soldiers in eastern Turkey
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 18 hours ago
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish minister says Kurdish rebels have detonated a bomb in eastern Turkey, killing at least five soldiers inside a military vehicle. Government minister Ismet Yilmaz said the soldiers were killed Tuesday in the attack in... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Turkey's president: No refugee deal without EU visa waiverremarks comes one day after holding bilateral talks with German Chancellor Ange
Turkey's president: No refugee deal without EU visa waiver
Hawaii News Now / Posted 18 hours ago
remarks comes one day after holding bilateral talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who insisted Ankara must fulfill all the conditions. He also said that the funds promised as part of the EU-Turkey deal on migrants... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Kurdish rebel attack kills 5 soldiers in eastern TurkeyANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish minister says Kurdish rebels have detonated a b
Kurdish rebel attack kills 5 soldiers in eastern Turkey
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 18 hours ago
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish minister says Kurdish rebels have detonated a bomb in eastern Turkey, killing at least five soldiers inside a military vehicle. Government minister Ismet Yilmaz said the soldiers were killed Tuesday in the attack in... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Kurdish rebel attack kills 5 soldiers in eastern TurkeyANKARA, Turkey (AP) - A Turkish minister says Kurdish rebels have detonated a b
Kurdish rebel attack kills 5 soldiers in eastern Turkey
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 18 hours ago
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - A Turkish minister says Kurdish rebels have detonated a bomb in eastern Turkey, killing at least five soldiers inside a military vehicle. Government minister Ismet Yilmaz said the soldiers were killed Tuesday in the attack in... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Kurdish rebel attack kills 5 soldiers in eastern TurkeyANKARA, Turkey (AP) - A Turkish minister says Kurdish rebels have detonated a b
Kurdish rebel attack kills 5 soldiers in eastern Turkey
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 18 hours ago
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - A Turkish minister says Kurdish rebels have detonated a bomb in eastern Turkey, killing at least five soldiers inside a military vehicle. Government minister Ismet Yilmaz said the soldiers were killed Tuesday in the attack in... Read more
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Aljazeera
Cyprus peace talks: Anastasiades upset by dinner inviteaimed to diplomatically upgrade the breakaway north of the island, which only T
Cyprus peace talks: Anastasiades upset by dinner invite
Aljazeera / Posted 18 hours ago
aimed to diplomatically upgrade the breakaway north of the island, which only Turkey recognises as an independent state. Ankara maintains more than 35,000 troops there. Implicitly blaming the United Nations for the controversy, Christodoulides... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Turkey threatens to block EU migration deal without visa-free travelthe European Union that Turkey would block laws related to the landmark deal to
Turkey threatens to block EU migration deal without visa-free travel
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 18 hours ago
the European Union that Turkey would block laws related to the landmark deal to stem the flow of migrants to Europe if Ankara was not granted its key demand of visa-free travel within the bloc. The agreement, which is already being... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Turkey's president approves new government led by allyANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey's president on Tuesday approved a new government f
Turkey's president approves new government led by ally
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 18 hours ago
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey's president on Tuesday approved a new government formed by one of his most trusted allies, who immediately asserted the intention to institute constitutional reforms that would expand the powers of the presidency. The... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Erdogan says Turkey parliament will block EU migrant deal if no visa-free travelUnion that the Turkish parliament would block laws related to the landmark deal
Erdogan says Turkey parliament will block EU migrant deal if no visa-free travel
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 18 hours ago
Union that the Turkish parliament would block laws related to the landmark deal to stem the flow of migrants to Europe if Ankara was not granted its key demand of visa-free travel. Recep Tayyip Erdogan has dominated the Turkish political scene... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Turkey's president approves new government led by allyANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey's president on Tuesday approved a new government f
Turkey's president approves new government led by ally
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 18 hours ago
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey's president on Tuesday approved a new government formed by one of his most trusted allies, who immediately asserted the intention to institute constitutional reforms that would expand the powers of the presidency. The... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Four Turkish soldiers killed by roadside bomb in southeast - security sourcesANKARA: Four Turkish soldiers were killed and another four wounded on Tuesday b
Four Turkish soldiers killed by roadside bomb in southeast - security sources
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 hours ago
ANKARA: Four Turkish soldiers were killed and another four wounded on Tuesday by a roadside bomb thought to have been planted by Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in the southeastern province of Van, security sources said. The PKK has waged an... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Turkey's president approves new government led by allyANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey's president on Tuesday approved a new government f
Turkey's president approves new government led by ally
Hawaii News Now / Posted 19 hours ago
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey's president on Tuesday approved a new government formed by one of his most trusted allies, who immediately asserted the intention to institute constitutional reforms that would expand the powers of the presidency. The... Read more
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The Star
Turkey still aims for EU membership - new government programmeANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey is still aiming for full membership of the European U
Turkey still aims for EU membership - new government programme
The Star / Posted 19 hours ago
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey is still aiming for full membership of the European Union but is frustrated by progress so far, and will support U.N. efforts towards a resolution in Cyprus, according to a new government programme announced on Tuesday. The... Read more
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The Star
Key economy figures, including Simsek, retained in new Turkish cabinetANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's new prime minister vowed on Tuesday to work immedia
Key economy figures, including Simsek, retained in new Turkish cabinet
The Star / Posted 19 hours ago
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's new prime minister vowed on Tuesday to work immediately on forging the stronger presidency wanted by the incumbent, Tayyip Erdogan, and announced a cabinet that signalled policy continuity but left little doubt as to who... Read more
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Reuters
Four Turkish soldiers killed by roadside bomb in southeast - security sourcesANKARA Four Turkish soldiers were killed and another four wounded on Tuesday by
Four Turkish soldiers killed by roadside bomb in southeast - security sources
Reuters / Posted 20 hours ago
ANKARA Four Turkish soldiers were killed and another four wounded on Tuesday by a roadside bomb thought to have been planted by Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in the southeastern province of Van, security sources said. The PKK has waged an... Read more
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London24
Boris Johnson’s award-winning goat sex poem has reached Russian TVto his own take on BoJo’s goaty lines. Boris Johnson’s limerick was written as
Boris Johnson’s award-winning goat sex poem has reached Russian TV
London24 / Posted 21 hours ago
to his own take on BoJo’s goaty lines. Boris Johnson’s limerick was written as follows: “There was a young fellow from Ankara / Who was a terrific wankerer / Till he sowed his wild oats / With the help of a goat / But he didn’t even stop to... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Turkey's Erdogan approves new government led by allyANKARA, Turkey (AP) � Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday approve
Turkey's Erdogan approves new government led by ally
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 21 hours ago
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) � Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday approved a new government formed by one of his most trusted allies, who has pledged to push through constitutional reforms that would expand the powers of the... Read more
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The Star
Turkey's nationalist MHP says congress to elect new leader will go aheadANKARA (Reuters) - The deputy chairman of Turkey's nationalist opposition said
Turkey's nationalist MHP says congress to elect new leader will go ahead
The Star / Posted 21 hours ago
ANKARA (Reuters) - The deputy chairman of Turkey's nationalist opposition said on Tuesday the party respected a top court decision allowing a special congress aimed at resolving a leadership dispute to go ahead and proposed late June or early July... Read more
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Gulf News
Turkey’s central bank cuts interest rateOvernight lending rate trimmed to 9.5 per cent from 10.0 per cent ANKARA: Turk
Turkey’s central bank cuts interest rate
Gulf News / Posted 21 hours ago
Overnight lending rate trimmed to 9.5 per cent from 10.0 per cent ANKARA: Turkey’s central bank on Tuesday cut one of its main interest rates by 50 basis points hours after a new cabinet line-up was unveiled by the incoming prime minister, a... Read more
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Market Watch
Turkey's central bank cuts interest rate againin emerging markets threaten to pressure the lira, risking efforts slow inflati
Turkey's central bank cuts interest rate again
Market Watch / Posted 21 hours ago
in emerging markets threaten to pressure the lira, risking efforts slow inflation. The Monetary Policy Committee in Ankara said it cut the overnight lending rate to 9.5% from 10%, while keeping its benchmark one-week repo rate steady at 7.5%... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Turkey's Erdogan approves new government led by allyANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday approve
Turkey's Erdogan approves new government led by ally
Lake Placid News / Posted 22 hours ago
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday approved a new government formed by one of his most trusted allies, who immediately asserted the intention to institute constitutional reforms that would expand the powers of the... Read more
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DW
New PM in Turkey announces Cabinet with change of EU minister |government grapples with a number of security threats at home posed by Kurdish
New PM in Turkey announces Cabinet with change of EU minister |
DW / Posted 22 hours ago
government grapples with a number of security threats at home posed by Kurdish militants and the "Islamic State" group. Ankara is also involved in sensitive negotiations with the EU over a plan to stem the influx of migrants. Under a deal struck... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Turkey's pro-Erdogan PM unveils new cabinet lineupANKARA - Turkey's incoming Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Tuesday unveiled h
Turkey's pro-Erdogan PM unveils new cabinet lineup
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
ANKARA - Turkey's incoming Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Tuesday unveiled his new cabinet line-up two days after being given a mandate by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, with most key ministers keeping their jobs but the EU minister switched. In... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Cyprus president cuts short Turkey trip after protocol rowATHENS: Cyprus's president has cut short a visit to Turkey over a perceived pro
Cyprus president cuts short Turkey trip after protocol row
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
ATHENS: Cyprus's president has cut short a visit to Turkey over a perceived protocol breach by Ankara, with which the island has been at loggerheads with since 1974. Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, who has been in Turkey since Monday, refused... Read more
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Salon.com
Turkey’s Erdogan approves new government led by allyANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday approve
Turkey’s Erdogan approves new government led by ally
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday approved a new government formed by one of his most trusted allies, who immediately asserted his intention to institute constitutional reforms that would expand the powers of the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
New government approved in Turkeyexecutive powers. The president took a break from hosting the World Humanitari
New government approved in Turkey
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
executive powers. The president took a break from hosting the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul and returned to Ankara to approve Mr Yildirim's government. Soon after his nomination, Mr Yildirim vowed to follow Mr Erdogan's path and... Read more
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