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Turkish action against IS in Syria ‘unrealistic’ – BBC News

BBC News Turkish action against IS in Syria 'unrealistic'BBC NewsTurkey's foreign minister says it cannot be expected to lead a ground operation against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria on its own. Mevlut Cavusoglu also called for the creation of … Continue reading

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Kobane siege: Turkish Kurds clash with police in protests – BBC News

BBC News Kobane siege: Turkish Kurds clash with police in protestsBBC NewsProtesters have clashed with police in several Turkish cities over government reluctance to defend the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobane from Islamic State (IS). The small but strategically important … Continue reading

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Mortar Shell Wounds 5 in Turkish Home Near Kobani – Voice of America

Voice of America Mortar Shell Wounds 5 in Turkish Home Near KobaniVoice of AmericaFive people were wounded Sunday when a mortar shell crashed into a house in Turkey, kilometers from a fierce battle between Kurdish fighters and Islamic State militants … 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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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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Turkish activists say new flotilla to challenge Israeli blockade – Daily Times

Irish Independent Turkish activists say new flotilla to challenge Israeli blockadeDaily TimesISTANBUL: A Turkish pro-Palestinian group plans to send aid ships to Gaza to challenge the Israeli blockade, it said on Monday, four years after Israeli commandos stormed its flotilla … Continue reading

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Turkish markets climb on Erdogan victory

The lira strengthens 0.2% versus the dollar while Turkish stocks are up 1% after Recep Tayyip Erdogan trounced his opponents in the country’s first ever direct presidential election Asia homepage

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Erdogan emerges victorious in Turkish presidential elections amid low turnout – The Guardian

The Guardian Erdogan emerges victorious in Turkish presidential elections amid low turnoutThe GuardianErdogan votes in Istanbul Erdogan casts his ballot in Istanbul. Critics say his victory would mean a greater authoritarian state. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images. Turkish prime minister Recep … Continue reading

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