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Bodies of Turkish pilots killed in Syria shooting found


July 5th, 2012 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, July 4 (IANS) The Turkish military authorities said Wednesday that they have found bodies of the two pilots of the fighter jet shot down by Syria nearly two weeks ... Read more...

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13 die in Turkish prison fire


June 17th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, June 17 (IANS) A fire in a Turkish prison has killed 13 prisoners, Xinhua reported Sunday.Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the died when a fire engulfed the ... Read more...

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Turkey role model for Islamic states: Gilani


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:42 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) Turkey has been a role model for the Islamic states because of its efforts towards strengthening democracy, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said.He said Turkey ... Read more...

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Obama’s secret message: Iran can have civilian n-programme


April 7th, 2012 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 7 (IANS) In a secret message sent through a foreign leader to Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, US President Barack Obama hinted that Tehran can have ... Read more...

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Turkish PM warns of ‘disastrous’ consequence if Israel strikes Iran


April 1st, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, March 31 (INAS) Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned that the outcomes of an Israeli air strike on Iran's nuclear facilities would be "disastrous", reports said Saturday.Erdogan ... Read more...

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Iran wants n-talks in Istanbul


March 30th, 2012 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, March 30 (IANS) Iran has said it wanted the negotiations on its nuclear programme to take place in Istanbul.Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Thursday conveyed this to Turkish ... Read more...

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India discusses upping ties with Canada, Turkey


March 28th, 2012 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, March 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Tuesday met his Canadian and Turkish counterparts on the sidelines of a nuclear safety conference in Seoul and ... Read more...

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UEFA congress begins in Istanbul


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, March 22 (IANS) The 36th Congress of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) began in Istanbul Thursday with participation of representatives from 53 member associations.FIFA President Joseph Sepp ... Read more...

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Turkish nationals urged to leave Syria


March 16th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) Turkey has urged its citizens to leave Syria, saying developments there have led to "serious security risks", BBC reported Friday.The uprising against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi prince meets Turkish leaders


February 29th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 28 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, crown prince of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), who is currently on a visit to Turkey, ... Read more...

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Syrian president ready for constitutional referendum


February 8th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will declare a date in the near future for a referendum on a new constitution for his country, Russian Foreign Minister ... Read more...

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Turkey quake toll rises to 582


October 29th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Oct 29 (IANS) The toll in a powerful earthquake that hit Turkey Oct 23 has risen to 582, while the number of injured reached 4,152, the government said Saturday.At ... Read more...

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Turkey quake toll rises to 523


October 27th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Oct 27 (IANS) The toll from Sunday's powerful earthquake in Turkey has risen to 523 while 1,650 injured people are still being attended to, said Turkey's Disaster and Emergency ... Read more...

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Turkey quake toll reaches 279


October 25th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, Oct 24 (IANS) Hundreds of people are still believed to be buried under the rubble as the toll in Sunday's 7.2 magnitude earthquake in eastern Turkey rose to ... Read more...

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Indians safe in quake-hit Turkey


October 24th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) All Indians are safe in Turkey that was rocked by a massive earthquake, the government said Monday."As per information available with the Indian embassy in ... Read more...

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1,000 feared killed as major quake jolts Turkey


October 23rd, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Oct 23 (IANS) About 1,000 people may have died in the 7.3-magnitude quake which hit Turkey's southeastern province of Van Sunday, an official said. The magnitude-7.3 quake's epicentre, with a ... Read more...

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Israeli government the problem, not the people: Turkish PM


October 3rd, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Oct 3 (IANS) Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan Monday said his country has problems with the Israeli government but not its people."Our comments are not against the ... Read more...

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Turkey’s top army officials resign


July 30th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, July 29 (IANS) Top army officials of Turkey, including chief of general staff Isik Kosaner, resigned Friday, a media report said. The reason for their resignations was not given.Citing ... Read more...

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Turkey to build canal through Istanbul to aid sea traffic


April 28th, 2011 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, April 28 (IANS) Turkey has announced a plan to build a 50-km canal through Istanbul that would connect the Black Sea and the Marmara Sea. The canal will be ... Read more...

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An Islamabad-Istanbul train that will traverse 6,500 km


April 18th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) A cargo train that will cover a distance of 6,500 km from Islamabad through Tehran to Istanbul will be "running in less than a year", ... Read more...

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Turkey ready to broker cease-fire over fears Libya may turn into “second Iraq or Afghanistan”


March 28th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has signalled that his country is ready to become a mediator to help attain an early ceasefire in Libya over fears that ... Read more...

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Turkey objects to NATO military intervention in Libya


March 14th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, March 14 (IANS) The Turkish government Monday objected to the idea of military intervention by NATO forces in Libya, stating that such an action would not help in finding ... Read more...

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US announces sanctions on Libya, EU mulls action


February 26th, 2011 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) The US has announced it will impose sanctions against Libya, as part of measures designed to loosen Muammar Gaddafi's grip on power, while the EU said it was ... Read more...

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Turkey congratulates Egyptian people


February 12th, 2011 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 12 (IANS) Turkey, which had called on Egyptian leaders to ensure a democratic solution to the political unrest, Friday congratulated the people of the Arab country after the announcement of ... Read more...

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Analysts welcome US’ demand for “orderly transition” to democratic govt in Egypt


January 31st, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Jan 31 (ANI): Analysts have backed a US demand for "orderly transition" and formation of a democratic government in Egypt.During phone calls to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Saudi ... Read more...

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Obama speaks with foreign leaders on Egypt situation


January 31st, 2011 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has spoken with leaders from Turkey, Israel, Saudi Arabia and Britain on the present situation in Egypt, the White House said.Obama spoke to ... Read more...

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Israeli soldiers fired at Gaza-bound aid ships in self-defence, says inquiry


January 24th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Jan 24 (ANI): The Israel Government-appointed Turkel Commission has claimed that the country's soldiers opened fire in self-defence during a deadly attack on a Gaza-bound flotilla of aid ships May 31, ... Read more...

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Obama tells Turkish president that WikiLeaks release are ‘deplorable’


December 12th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.12 (ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama has offered his strongest condemnation yet of whistle blowing web site WikiLeaks' "deplorable" documents dump.In a call to Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, ... Read more...

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Obama expresses regret to Erdogan, Calderon over WikiLeaks


December 12th, 2010 - 3:09 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama on Saturday, in phone calls to the leaders of Turkey and Mexico, expressed regret for "the deplorable action by Wikileaks."According to readouts provided ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks: Physically and politically weak Berlusconi had wild parties in Italy


November 29th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.29 (ANI): Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is said to have hosted numerous "wild parties" to cover his physical and political weaknesses, cables of the secret web site WikiLeaks reveal.American diplomats, ... Read more...

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Turkish PM says they will not remain silent if Israel attacks Lebanon


November 26th, 2010 - 4:55 am ICT by BNO News
BEIRUT, LEBANON (BNO NEWS) -- Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday said that Turkey will not remain silent if Israel decides to attack Lebanon, the Hurriyet Daily News reported.Erdogan's remarks ... Read more...

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US ’supporting’ international terrorists: Turkish PM


October 15th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 15 (ANI): Criticising the "double standards" of the United States, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused it of supporting some common enemies of Pakistan and Turkey, adding that ... Read more...

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N.Waziristan offensive decision to be based on Pak’s need, not US dictates: Gilani


October 15th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 15 (ANI): Rejecting US military chief Admiral Mike Mullen's assertion that his Pakistani counterpart, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani had assured him of launching an offensive in "the epicenter of ... Read more...

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Israeli envoy in Turkey summoned


August 3rd, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Aug 3 (DPA) Israel's ambassador to Turkey has been asked to explain recent remarks made by his country's defence minister regarding concerns he has about Turkey's new intelligence chief, Turkish officials ... Read more...

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British prime minister calls Gaza ‘prison camp’


July 27th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara/Istanbul, July 27 (DPA) British Prime Minister David Cameron described Gaza as a "prison camp" during a trip to Turkey Tuesday, in unusually outspoken comments that overshadowed a speech giving strong ... Read more...

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