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At Least One Dead After Blast Rocks Building In Istanbul - Reports (photo)

A blast has hit a building in Turkey's largest city of Istanbul, leaving at least one person dead.
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Saudi Scholar: My Father Faces The Death Penalty In Saudi Arabia For Supporting Human Rights

While the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul in October sparked international outrage, far less attention has been paid to the ongoing Saudi repression at home. We speak with Abdullah Alaoudh, whose...
Related topics: Saudi Arabia, Human Rights, Jamal Khashoggi, Turkey

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Infantino ‘happy’ About Refugee Footballer’s Return To Australia

Istanbul (AFP) – FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Friday expressed joy over refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi’s return to Australia after a two-month ordeal saw him jailed in Thailand and threatened with forced return to his native...
Related topics: Australia, Turkey, Fifa, Thailand, Bahrain

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Turkish Man Sentenced To Read & Summarize Erdogan's Biography For Insulting Him

Via TurkishMinute.com, An Istanbul court sentenced 75-year-old Ali Şahin, who was accused of insulting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, to read and summarize 24 books, including an Erdogan biography, the Oda TV news website reported on...
Related topics: Tayyip Erdogan, Biographies, Turkey

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After Leaving Britain To Join Isis, Teenager Wants To Come Back To Raise Her Child

Four years after she left London to join the Islamic State, Shamima Begum, now 19, wants to come back — but authorities warn she could face prosecution. Begum was 15 when she flew to Istanbul with two other teenage friends, Amira Abase and Kadiza...
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Four Killed After Helicopter Crashes In Residential Area Of Istanbul (video)

According to preliminary data, the helicopter crashed due to technical problems while performing a forced landing. Emergency services quickly arrived at the scene following the accident.
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Underperforming Turkey Sack Coach Lucescu

Istanbul (AFP) – The Turkish Football Federation (TFF) announced on Monday the immediate departure of Romanian Mircea Lucescu as coach of the national team, who has overseen a slump since taking up the job in 2017. Under the 73-year-old the...
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Turkey Leader Attends Funeral, Visits Building Collapse Site

Turkey’s president was among hundreds of mourners who attended the funeral Saturday for nine members of a family killed in the apartment building collapse in Istanbul as the overall death toll increased to 17. Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other...
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Palestine And The Israel-saudi Arabia Alliance

By Ibrahim Fraihat | – (Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network) – The October 2018 murder of Jamal Khashoggi by agents of the Saudi government in Istanbul brought into sharp relief the deepening relations between Saudi Arabia and...
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Turkish Clubs Pay The Price After Spending Spree

Istanbul (AFP) – When Turkish businessman Ali Koc took over as chairman of Fenerbahce last summer, he was unpleasantly surprised to discover that the Istanbul club’s debts were much higher than feared: 620 million euros, two thirds of...
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Turkey's Foreign Policy Priorities Are Shifting

Ahmed Charai Security, Middle East Ankara has turned its back on the European Union and U.S. foreign-policy objectives; instead, it is focused on becoming a regional power player. Does one arrest in Istanbul signal a change in Turkish policy...
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Dutch Reporter, Deported By Turkey For Alleged Terror Ties, Appeals Ruling

Lawyers for Dutch reporter Ans Boersma are appealing to a court in Istanbul to drop the deportation order against her and lift the six-year re-entry ban that prevents her from traveling to Turkey. Boersma, 31, was deported from Turkey in January...
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Turkey’s Erdogan Congratulates Qatar On Asian Cup Victory: Source

Istanbul (AFP) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday congratulated Qatar which defeated Japan in the final of the Asian Cup, in a telephone conversation with Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, a presidential source...
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Turkish Employee Of Us Consulate To Go On Trial In March

A Turkish employee of the United States Consulate in Istanbul charged with espionage and attempting to overthrow the Turkish government will go on trial in March.   Turkey's official Anadolu news agency said Friday the first hearing against Metin...
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Kagawa Joins Besiktas On Loan From Dortmund

Istanbul (AFP) – Borussia Dortmund’s Japanese international midfielder Shinji Kagawa on Thursday joined Besiktas on loan for the rest of the season, the Turkish club said. The 29-year-old former Manchester United player had reportedly...
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From Rights Abuses To Yemen War Crimes, Saudi Can’t Escape Spotlight

Human Rights Watch (Beirut) – Saudi Arabia and Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman faced scrutiny over the country’s human rights record in 2018 following the murder of a prominent journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, by Saudi agents at the country’s...
Related topics: Human Rights, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Jamal Khashoggi, Turkey

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'damn American Imperialism!' Anti-trump Rally Held In Istanbul (photo, Video)

Tensions over the Kurdish issue have been running high between Turkey and the US in recent days, with Donald Trump threatening to "devastate" the Turkish economy in the event of an attack against US-backed Kurdish militias in Syria.
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Turkey’s Erdogan Snubs Bolton For Support Of Kurdish Ypg: ‘he Made A Grave...

By Luana Sarmini-Buonaccorsi and Fulya Ozerkan in Istanbul – Ankara, Turkey | AFP | – US National Security Advisor John Bolton was in Ankara to discuss the planned US withdrawal from Syria Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on...
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Ukrainian Orthodox Church Formally Splits Away From Moscow

In a religious dispute that could have international repercussions, the Ukranian Orthodox Church has formally broken ties with the Russian Orthodox Church: ISTANBUL — The spiritual leader of Eastern Orthodox Christians worldwide recognized the...
Related topics: Religion, Russia, Moscow, Turkey

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Constantinople Patriarch Legalises Schism As Ukraine Gets Autocephaly

ISTANBUL (Sputnik) - Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople has completed the process of creation of a new schismatic religious structure in Ukraine by granting the tomos of autocephaly to the newly-established church that the Ukrainian political...
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