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Turkey says no ransom paid for release of hostages held by Islamic State – Reuters

Reuters Turkey says no ransom paid for release of hostages held by Islamic StateReutersISTANBUL (Reuters) – President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday no ransom had been paid for the release of Turkish hostages held by Islamic State but he declined … Continue reading

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EU expresses gladness over release of Turkish hostages taken by IS – Xinhua

Fox News EU expresses gladness over release of Turkish hostages taken by ISXinhuaBRUSSELS, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) — The European Union here on Saturday expressed gladness over the release of 49 Turkish hostages taken by Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq. … Continue reading

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Islamic State frees 49 Turkish hostages captured in Iraq – Washington Post

NBCNews.com Islamic State frees 49 Turkish hostages captured in IraqWashington PostANKARA, Turkey — Dozens of Turkish diplomatic workers held hostage by the Islamic State in Iraq were freed Saturday, resolving a serious crisis that Turkish officials had long cited as … Continue reading

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Turkey Welcomes Return of Hostages Held in Iraq – New York Times

New York Times Turkey Welcomes Return of Hostages Held in IraqNew York TimesPrime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu of Turkey, center, in suit, welcomed freed hostages Saturday as they arrived at Esenboga Airport in Ankara on Saturday. Credit European Pressphoto Agency. Continue … Continue reading

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Turkey celebrates return of hostages and opens border to Kurds fleeing Isis – The Guardian

The Guardian Turkey celebrates return of hostages and opens border to Kurds fleeing IsisThe GuardianTurkey's prime minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, kisses the daughter of the country's consul after her release. Photograph: Adem Altan/AFP. Turkey has welcomed home 46 hostages freed by … Continue reading

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49 Turkish hostages freed by Islamic State militants after 3 months – CTV News

CTV News 49 Turkish hostages freed by Islamic State militants after 3 monthsCTV NewsANKARA, Turkey — Turkish authorities say they have freed 49 hostages from one of the world's most ruthless militant groups without firing a shot, paying a ransom … Continue reading

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Turkish hostages freed, but questions linger – NTV

Sky News Australia Turkish hostages freed, but questions lingerNTVANKARA, Turkey (AP) – Turkish authorities say they have freed 49 hostages from one of the world's most ruthless militant groups without firing a shot, paying a ransom or offering a quid … Continue reading

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