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Items filtered by date: August 2016

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Google’s Uber-like app is now available to users throughout the San Francisco area, The Wall Street Journal reports, marking the latest escalation in the simmering battle between the search giant and the ride-hailing firm.

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Two city men were shot and killed by Newark police officers and a teenager was arrested in a Friday morning shooting, according to authorities.

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Philippine leader refers to Holocaust in saying he would be ‘happy to slaughter’ 3 million drug addicts in crackdown

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Infant is pulled from rubble of building flattened by regime, Russian warplanes

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If passed, law would allow victims of terrorist attacks to sue foreign governments deemed responsible

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Dozens of world leaders bid farewell to Shimon Peres in Jerusalem, whose detractors have described as ‘war criminal’

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  • Published in World


90 pct rise in August in the number of refugees trying to make perilous journey across the Aegean

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The Turkish parliament is set to open Saturday to start its second legislative session.

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Syrian regime forces advanced in the battleground city of Aleppo Friday, backed by a Russian air campaign that a monitor said has killed more than 3,800 civilians in the past year.

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A teenager who killed his father at their home Wednesday was stopped by a volunteer firefighter as he opened fire outside a South Carolina elementary school, wounding two students and a teacher, authorities said.

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The Balyan family was one of the most well-known Armenian families during the Ottoman era. Coming from Central Anatolia, family members served as imperial architects for years and are remembered as the masterminds behind many palaces, mosques and barracks like the Dolmabahçe Mosque and the Beylerbeyi Palace

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Scheduled to take place between Oct. 16 and 23, the 53rd edition of Turkey's biggest film festival, the International Antalya Film Festival, will present the Golden Orange Award to the winner of the National Feature Film Competition

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While the U.S. deploys more troops for a possible ground operation to Mosul to liberate the city from Daish, diplomatic talks between the U.S. and Turkey have recently become more frequent. Preventing the PKK from taking part in the operation and avoiding threats against Iraq's territorial integrity are Ankara's top priorities

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Turkey has completed equipping its first military base in Africa in the capital of Somalia, Mogadishu. The base will host Turkish military officers to train Somali soldiers and troops in their fight against the Al-Shabaab terrorist organization. It will become operational shortly.

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Call it a brain freeze, another "Aleppo moment," or a mere campaign stumble, but Gary Johnson has stumbled again in his quixotic presidential campaign.

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Amid growing concerns over the safety of Muslims in Germany in the wake of recent mosque attacks, the head of Turkish parliament's human rights committee called on Berlin to prevent Islamophobic and xenophobic attacks.

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A U.S. Court has rejected the recusal application introduced by Reza Zerrab, a Turkey-based Iranian Azerbaijani businessman jailed in New York under charges of attempting to breach the U.S. restrictions on Iran.

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Beate Zschaepe, a member of Germany's Nationalist Socialist Underground (NSU) gang, broke her lengthy silence in the three-year-old trial Thursday, admitting to harboring nationalist ideologies and condemned the NSU's crimes

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  • Published in Sports


Despite his acclaimed performances that make headlines in Spanish sports newspapers, Turkey's National Football Team coach Fatih Terim has kept Barcelona star Arda Turan out of the squad for the 2018 World Cup qualification stage matches against Ukraine and Iceland which will be played on Oct. 6 and 9.

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  • Published in Health


More people are knocking on the doors of Turkish cosmetic surgeons both at home and abroad with a rising interest in cosmetic surgery.

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A haute couture brand, Dice Kayek, belonging to Turkish sisters Ayşe Ege and Ece Ege, has opened a pop-up boutique in St. Germain as part of the ongoing Paris Fashion Week and the International Contemporary Art Fair (FIAC), which will run from Oct. 20 to Oct. 23.

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Emmanuel Emenike's first-half goal gave Fenerbahçe a 1-0 win at home against Feyenoord in the UEFA Europa League Group A on Thursday.

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Six people are reported dead and at least 23 people are still missing after two landslides triggered by a major typhoon swept through separate villages in southeastern China, state media reported.

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  • Published in Turkey


National satellite operator TurkSat has removed nearly two dozen TV and radio stations from its lineup on Thursday citing threats they pose to national security and their support for terrorist groups, said a source at the state-owned satellite operator.

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Six PKK terrorists were killed in a clash with security forces in Mesudiye district of northern Ordu province on Friday.

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US seeking to develop 15,000-strong force of Sunni Arabs to hold city once it falls, State Dept. says

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‘I’m amazed what you don’t know about your business,’ lawmaker tells Stumpf

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Xenophobic rhetoric has reached a fever pitch in recent months. Across the country, Muslim, immigrant, and refugee communities have become targets for hateful speech and even hateful acts.

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Upsetting its neighbours and Western countries because of its assertive claim to most of the South China Sea, China has accused Japan of stirring things up in the region for its own purposes.

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Former Afghan rebel leader calls Taliban to peace after agreeing to put down arms

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Ministry of Public Security deploys team to oversee case in which 19 people were killed in southwestern village

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  • Published in Tech


Although Europe's spacecraft will disappear Friday on a far-off comet, scientists say its data will be mined for years

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SALT Galata is presenting a new research-based exhibition and an affiliated film screening session until Nov.13, shedding light on the production environment in Turkey between 1955 and 1995

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  • Published in Health


More people are jumping on the vegan or vegetarian diet around the world for various reasons, creating a growing market for food-conscious customers. In Turkey, the number of both vegans and vegetarians is quietly rising with developments visible in social life

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The benefits of regular exercise are well-known by all and jogging two or three times a week can be fun and effective. To add some flavor to your fitness schedule, you can try the following jogging forms

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Dutch authorities are taking the US makers of Pokemon Go to court after the company failed to respond to pleas to stop hordes of fans flocking to protected beaches.

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The best four Euroleague Basketball teams will show their best performances in Istanbul once more as Turkish Airlines hosts the event in May

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Major Assad ground offensive backed by Russian airstrikes have turned Aleppo into ruins, as more than 600,000 Aleppo civilians face the threat of ‘genocide' by Assad forces says Syria's High Negotiations Committee (HNC)

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  • Published in Turkey


Three foreigners operating human trafficking activities were arrested in Turkey's southwestern resort town of Bodrum on Wednesday while they were trying to smuggle 62 migrants into Greece.

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Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek said Thursday that the international credit rating agency Standard & Poor's may review its Turkey rating in November.

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Municipal workers trying to fix broken water pipes in Turkey's northwestern Çanakkale province found three ancient sarcophagi from the 8th century B.C. during the excavation.

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  • Published in World


Thousands of Indonesians gathered on the streets of Jakarta on Thursday to protest against a tax amnesty program launched by the government to encourage the repatriation of undeclared overseas assets.

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A 13 year-old Turkish girl who saved a domestic violence victim with her friends in Sweden has been hailed for her bravery.

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  • Published in U.S.


One people were killed and more than 100 people were injured, some of them critically, when a New Jersey Transit train derailed and crashed through the station in Hoboken, New Jersey during the morning rush hour on Thursday, U.S. media and a transit official said.

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Shooting linked to death at nearby residence, officials say

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