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    Moscow and Ankara to Sign agreement on Turkish Stream Gas Pipeline

    Gazprom head Aleksey Miller has announced the Turkish Stream pipeline deal will be signed on Monday. The capacity of each of the branches will be 15.75 billion cubic meters, the first suppyling Turkey and the second supplying European countries through Turkey. The cost of the project is...
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    Turkey revs its ante

    The Pentagon has approved a deal to sell $700 million worth of smartbombs to Turkey through its military sales scheme. This I suppose is in response to the heightened military situation in the Middle East. The reported sale of BLU-109 bunker busting bombs has the potential to tilt the balance of...
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    Greece ships first migrants back to Turkey

    Some 200 migrants were brought back to Turkey on Monday by Greece. It is the first wave of deportations to ease Europe’s migration crisis. Aboard three chartered Turkish ferries, the orderly return of the 202 migrants to Turkey is a contrast of the migrants' perilous sea travel. Most of those...
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    Turkey carries out airstrikes after deadly bombing in Ankara

    After a suicide car bombing in the heart of the capital city, Turkey attacked northern Iraq by bombing military positions. At the same time there is also the rounding up dozens of militants across Turkey. The killing of 37 in a suicide car bomb may be the work of PKK (Kurdistan Workers' Party)...
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    Suicide car bombing kills 34 in central Ankara

    Dateline Turkey. 34 people were killed and 125 wounded when a car bomb exploded in a busy square in central Ankara on Sunday. The sucide car bomb is the latest in a spate of deadly attacks to hit Turkey. The bus where the bomb exploded was charred to bits and even damaging nearby shops...
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    Mass expulsions under EU-Turkey migrant plan ‘illegal’- UN

    Under the EU-Turkey deal, there will be mass expulsion of migrants to ease the migrants crisis that is gripping the region from the exodus of Syrians. However, the UN warned that it is illegal. The planned move raised serious concerns according to Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, UN rights chief. “Among...
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    What a disgrace, Arab League denounces Turkish troop deployment in Iraq

    Cairo (AFP) - Arab foreign ministers condemned on Thursday a Turkish military deployment in Iraq as an "assault" on the country's sovereignty, demanding Ankara withdraw the forces. The Turkish deployment "is an assault on Iraqi sovereignty and a threat to Arab national security," they said in...
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    Rolls-Royce Offers Engine for Turkish-Made Fighter Jet

    Rolls-Royce Offers Engine for Turkish-Made Fighter Jet By Burak Ege Bekdil6:21 a.m. EST December 8, 2015 ANKARA, Turkey — Rolls-Royce is offering its EJ200 engine to power the first Turkish-made fighter jet, Turkish officials said. Procurement sources said the Ankara government and...
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