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Turkish deputy PM concerned over growing Syrian refugee population

Turkish deputy PM concerned over growing Syrian refugee population

August 1st, 2014 | Good Morning Turkey
Deputy Prime Minister Beşir Atalay has sought to allay widening concerns over the growing number of Syrian refugees begging on streets as well as over the cheap labor force provided by the refugees, while calling on provincial...
Wiretapping suspects ‘monitored private lives’

Wiretapping suspects ‘monitored private lives’

August 1st, 2014 | Good Morning Turkey
The suspects detained on charges of “illegal wiretapping, spying and fraud” in an operation on July 22 had been monitoring the private lives of the people they allegedly wiretapped illegally, according to authorities....

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US National Security Adviser Rice slams Ankara mayor over anti-Israel tweet

US National Security Adviser Rice slams Ankara mayor over anti-Israel tweet

July 29th, 2014 | Good Morning Turkey
U.S. National Security Advisor Susan Rice has slammed Ankara Mayor Melih Gökçek over his remarks regarding anti-Israel...
Turkey’s Ambassador wrote to American Jewish Congress on Erdoğan’s award

Turkey’s Ambassador wrote to American Jewish Congress on Erdoğan’s award

July 29th, 2014 | Good Morning Turkey
Turkey’s ambassador to Washington has written a letter to the American Jewish Congress after the organization asked Prime...

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  • Turkey and Qatar welcome 72-hour cease-fire in Gaza between Israel and Hamas
    Politics
    August 1st, 2014

    Turkey and Qatar welcome 72-hour cease-fire in Gaza between Israel and Hamas

    Turkey and Qatar have welcomed the U.N.-brokered 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire between Palestinian resistance factions and Israel that began in the Gaza Strip on Aug. 1, and reaffirmed commitment on further efforts for a sustainable cease-fire. In a joint statement on late July 31, the foreign ministers of...Read More