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Turkish lawmakers set to sign off on Libya military support deal

Added: 15.12.2019 11:02 | 7 views | 0 comments

Turkey moved closer to military support for Libya's internationally recognized government late on Saturday when a bilateral deal was sent to parliament that includes provisions for launching a "quick reaction force" if requested by Tripoli.


Turkey blasts U.S. after Senate passes resolution recognizing Armenian genocide

Added: 15.12.2019 9:08 | 14 views | 0 comments

Speaking Saturday at the Doha Forum, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu echoed his own earlier comments that those who supported the resolution are cowards.

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Turkish official says EU should boost funding of Syrian refugees

Added: 14.12.2019 13:51 | 13 views | 0 comments

The European Union should spend more than the 6 billion euros ($6.6 billion) already allotted to fund Syrian refugees in Turkey, and speed up the flow of that money, the Turkish foreign ministry's EU point person said on Saturday.


Turkey says Tripoli government has not asked yet for troop deployment

Added: 14.12.2019 12:13 | 10 views | 0 comments

Libya has not made a request to Turkey for sending troops to back forces of the internationally-recognized government battling Khalifa Haftar's Libya National Army (LNA), Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday.


Deli worker puts 'entire salad' in comedy writer's turkey sandwich in viral photo

Added: 13.12.2019 23:25 | 10 views | 0 comments

Josh Gondelman shared a photo of the sandwich, which is insanely stuffed with spinach, to his 146,800 Twitter followers on Thursday.

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Turkish drones seeking hydrocarbons to fly out of breakaway Turkish Cypriot airport: news agency

Added: 13.12.2019 21:05 | 18 views | 0 comments

The breakaway Turkish Cypriot cabinet has designated an airport on the disputed island as a base for Turkish drones seeking hydrocarbons in the eastern Mediterranean, a news agency said, a move set to increase tension with the European Union.


Human teeth used as jewellery in Turkey 8,500 years ago

Added: 13.12.2019 19:19 | 32 views | 0 comments

At a prehistoric archaeological site in Turkey, researchers have discovered two 8,500-year-old human teeth, which had been used as pendants in a necklace or bracelet. Researchers have never documented this practice before in the prehistoric Near East, and the rarity of the find suggests that the human teeth were imbued with profound symbolic meaning for the people who wore them.

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Turkey adds former Palestinian politician Dahlan to most wanted list

Added: 13.12.2019 14:48 | 9 views | 0 comments

Turkey has added exiled Palestinian politician Mohammed Dahlan to its "red list" of most-wanted terrorism suspects, offering a reward of up to 10 million lira ($1.75 million) for information leading to his capture, the Interior Ministry said on Friday.

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Turkey summons U.S. ambassador over Armenian 'genocide' resolution

Added: 13.12.2019 14:16 | 14 views | 0 comments

Turkey's foreign ministry said on Friday it summoned the U.S. ambassador to Ankara over a resolution passed by U.S. lawmakers recognizing the mass killings of Armenians a century ago as a genocide, adding it conveyed Turkey's dismay over the decision.


Former PM calls for overhaul of Turkey in challenge to Erdogan

Added: 13.12.2019 11:12 | 5 views | 0 comments

Turkey's ex-premier Ahmet Davutoglu took aim at his former boss Tayyip Erdogan on Friday, saying the country was being held back by a concentration of power, economic crisis and an atmosphere of fear as he called for an overhaul of the political system.


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