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Over 100 Turkish citizens-IS members killed – foreign ministry

More than 100 citizens of Turkey, who joined the "Islamic State" (IS) terrorist organization, have been killed in fights, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was quoted as saying by the Turkish Kanal7 TV channel Nov. 25.
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Turkey's natural gas supplies secure, says official

Turkey does not expect any interruption in flow of natural gas from its foreign suppliers this winter, deputy head of Turkish Petroleum Pipeline Corporation, or the BOTAS, said Monday Anadolu Agency reported ...
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Turkey to atone for 'past wrongs' against Alevis

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced on Sunday that his government will make a series of moves to atone for previous discriminative conduct by the state against the country's Alevi minority Anadolu Agency reported...
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Turkish President Erdogan announces Turkey has allocated an additional $5 billion to help

Turkish President Erdogan announces Turkey has allocated an additional $5 billion to help Africa's fight against Ebol Anadolu Agency reported...
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Russia, Turkey to discuss nuke plant construction

Economic and political relations between Russia and Turkey will be mulled during the Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Turkey, the Turkish Star newspaper reported....
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Erdogan says arming Syrian opposition not enough, Assad must be overthrown

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told journalists that Ankara and Washington were yet to agree on the training and equipping of the opposition's Free Syrian Army (FSA), but said that allies should take steps toward the larger goal of ousting Syrian leader Bashar Assad, RIA Novosti reported....
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Twelve people suspected of having ties to terrorists, detained in Turkey

Some 12 Afghan citizens have been detained in Turkey’s Hakkari province with suspicion of having ties to the militants of the terrorist organization known as the ‘Islamic State’, Turkish Milliyet newspaper reported on Nov.18....
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Opening of Turkish-Armenian border is out of question - ruling party

The opening of Turkish-Armenian border is out of the question, a board member of the ruling Justice and Development Party in Turkey Mazhar Bagli told Trend Nov.17. ...
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Turkey interested in ending Karabakh conflict

Turkey will continue pursuing its active policy to put an end to the conflict [Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict] in South Caucasus, TRT Haber TV channel quoted Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu as saying on Nov.17....
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Arbil-Baghdad deal guarantees stability: Turkish energy minister

An agreement reached between Baghdad and Arbil is a guarantee of stability for the country and the region, said Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz at a press conference in the northwestern Turkish province of Kocaeli Hurriyet Daily News reported....
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Turkey will discuss its development-focused agenda at G-20 summit

Turkey will strive to implement a heavy agenda aimed at narrowing the disparity between the most and least developed countries during its G-20 presidency, its prime minister has vowed ahead of this weekend’s G-20 leaders’ summit hosted by outgoing president Australia in Brisbane....
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250-room residence to be built for Turkish president next to 1,000-room palace: Chamber of Architects

Construction at the controversial new presidential complex in Ankara has still yet to be completed, as a new residence for the president with an estimated 250 rooms will also be built in addition to the 1,000-room palace, the Ankara branch of the Chamber of Architects has stated. ...
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Turkey worries about strikes at Syria's battered Aleppo

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu expressed deep concern for the Syrian city Aleppo, which has been battered by Assad regime bombing, Anadolu Agency reported....
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Turkey builds another tugboat for Turkmenistan

The Gudrat tugboat, built at the Turkish shipyard, entered the international sea port of Turkmenbashi city on the Caspian shore, the Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper wrote Nov. 10....
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Seven nabbed in mine disaster in central Turkey

Turkish authorities have detained seven people in connection with the deadly flooding in a coal mine in Central Anatolia, Energy Minister Taner Yıldız said, Hürriyet Daily News reported....
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