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Quantum geopolitics as applied to Turkey

Quantum geopolitics as applied to Turkey

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Turkey: the heart of four interacting global crises

Turkey: the heart of four interacting global crises

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Israel commemorates Armenian massacre by Turks

Israel President Reuven Rivlin, as did President Obama, refrained from calling the 1915 massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turkey a 'genocide.'

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The future of censorship is near

The future of censorship is near

The late Christopher Hitchens warned about increased censorship inspired by political correctness.

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Today as in 1915, Turkey persecutes Christians

Today as in 1915, Turkey persecutes Christians

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Turkey condemns Pope Francis

Turkey condemns Pope Francis

Turkey is facing increased tension over Islamism.

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Remembering the Armenian Genocide

Remembering the Armenian Genocide

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National Guardsman answered Allah's call to fight for Islamic State

National Guardsman answered Allah's call to fight for Islamic State

Spc Hasan Edmonds of Illinois, and cousin Jonas Edmonds, were arrested on plans to join Islamic State terrorists in Libya. The FBI worries that more Americans will follow as IS spreads.

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Does Obama know how to spell genocide?

Does Obama know how to spell genocide?

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Pius XII and that other holocaust

Pius XII and that other holocaust

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Kitschy Eurovision contest goes political

Kitschy Eurovision contest goes political

Eurovision comes during the observances of the centenary of the Muslim genocide of 1.5 million Christians in Turkey.

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Turkey: centenary of Gallipoli distracts genocide commemoration

Turkey: centenary of Gallipoli distracts genocide commemoration

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Pope Francis stresses Christian unity and condemns Muslim violence

Pope Francis stresses Christian unity and condemns Muslim violence

On his final day in Istanbul, Pope Francis met with the Chief Rabbi of Turkey before attending a Divine Liturgy celebrated by Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople.

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Pope and Patriarch call for unity and heeding example of martyred Mideast Christians

Pope and Patriarch call for unity and heeding example of martyred Mideast Christians

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Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartolomaios to have historic meeting

Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartolomaios to have historic meeting

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Iraq: human rights group reports ethnic cleansing of Assyrians

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On a day like today: New Barcelona of the Balkans

On a day like today: New Barcelona of the Balkans

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Fearful of Muslim violence, Greece to build a taxpayer-funded mosque

Fearful of Muslim violence, Greece to build a taxpayer-funded mosque

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On a day like today: Ahmed, the holy calligrapher

On a day like today: Ahmed, the holy calligrapher

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Fragment of True Cross found in Turkey

Fragment of True Cross found in Turkey

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'Lady in red' symbolizes resistance to Turkish government

'Lady in red' symbolizes resistance to Turkish government

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Turkey: Riots are a 'warning sign' to Islamist government

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Pope Francis canonizes hundreds of Christians beheaded by Islam

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Turkey: Christian churches assaulted and vandalized

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Turkey: Albania's strategic partner in the Balkans

Turkey: Albania's strategic partner in the Balkans

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The Muslim Brotherhood's curious reaction to the Boston Massacre

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A distinct chill in relations between Israel and Turkey

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Islamic fundamentalism seeks to send Christians back to the catacombs

Islamic fundamentalism seeks to send Christians back to the catacombs

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Turkey will see further improvised explosive attacks

Turkey will see further improvised explosive attacks

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Catholic spokesman denies Vatican archives exonerate Turkey for Armenian genocide

Catholic spokesman denies Vatican archives exonerate Turkey for Armenian genocide

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'Islamist' school thwarted in Virginia

'Islamist' school thwarted in Virginia

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Turkey retaliates for fifth day against Syria

Turkey retaliates for fifth day against Syria

In September, 333 children died in the civil war raging in Syria. Of the dead in September 333 were women, and 78 were women who died under torture.

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Muslims demand world's largest church become a mosque

Muslims demand world's largest church become a mosque

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Catholic abbot in Syria denounces misinformation spread by Western media

Catholic abbot in Syria denounces misinformation spread by Western media

Archimandrite Philip Tournyol Clos said that foreigners fighting in Syria are to blame for divisions between Christians and Muslims in that country.

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The second battle of Thermopylae: 279 BC

The second battle of Thermopylae: 279 BC

Just 200 years after the heroic and fatal stand of Leonidas and his 300 Spartans against an onslaught from Persia, Greece would again face down invaders bent on destruction.

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Remembering America's contribution to Greek Independence

Remembering America's contribution to Greek Independence

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Firebrand Dutch legislator calls Turkish leader 'Christian bullier'

Firebrand Dutch legislator calls Turkish leader 'Christian bullier'

Dutch MP Geert Wilders lives in fear because of Islamist threats against his life. He denounced Turkish President Abdullah Gul on the latter's visit to Amsterdam.

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On a day like today: conference to mark the battle of Milvian Bridge

On a day like today: conference to mark the battle of Milvian Bridge

At the Battle of Milvian Bridge, Constantine had his victory and so began a long-standing relationship between Church and state.

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Turkey: Evangelical church assaulted by Muslim activists

Turkey: Evangelical church assaulted by Muslim activists

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Turkey Goes Retro With Blockbuster Ottoman Film

Reference to Turkey's Ottoman Empire was generally frowned upon after the formation of the secular state. But judging by the record crowds that have flocked to see a new movie about the conquest of Constantinople, the days of Turkey ignoring its past are history.

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Turkey Arrests Scores Over Suspected Kurdish Rebel Links

Turkish police have reportedly detained some 100 people in a nationwide crackdown on alleged supporters of Kurdish rebels.

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Justice for murdered Armenian journalist is Turkey's salvation

Justice for murdered Armenian journalist is Turkey's salvation

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Turkey Calls French Armenia Genocide Bill 'Racist'

Turkey has denounced as "racist" and "discriminatory" a new French measure making it a criminal offense to deny that a genocide of Armenians by Ottoman Turks occurred.

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Genocide-denial bill in France denounced by Turkey

Genocide-denial bill in France denounced by Turkey

Awaiting French president Sarkozy's signature is a bill outlawing the denial of the historicity of the Turkish genocide of Armenians almost 100 years ago. Turkey is hopping mad about it.

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Turkey's outrage over French bill outlawing denial of genocide

Turkey's outrage over French bill outlawing denial of genocide

A permanent rift between NATO allies France and Turkey over a bill awaiting President Sarkozy's signature that would outlaw the denial of the Armenian genocide at the hands of Ottoman Turks in the early 1900s.

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Turkey Asks French Senators To Reject Armenia 'Genocide' Bill

Turkey has asked French senators to reject a bill which makes it a crime to deny that the mass killings of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey were a "genocide."

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Thousands March In Turkey For Slain Journalist

Thousands of people have marched through central Istanbul to mark the fifth anniversary of the murder of the Turkish Armenian journalist Hrant Dink.

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Turkey: Ruling in Hrant Dink murder case does not shed light on real instigators

A Turkish court sentences Yasin Hayal to life in prison for instigating the assassination, but does not attribute any role to the terrorist organisation responsible for the murder of Fr Andrea Santoro in Trabzon and three Christians in Malatya. The ‘deep state’ is responsible for crimes designed to ...

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Turkey Reacts To Rick Perry's 'Terrorist' Accusation

Turkey's government today expressed outrage at comments by U.S. Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry, who suggested the country is ruled by Islamic terrorists and questioned its NATO membership.

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Turkey: For Erdogan, 2012 begins with the arrest of ex chief of the General Staff and hidden massacre

The accusation of coup d’État against Ilker Basbug, much disliked by the Kurdish community, comes soon after the air force bomb Kurdish smugglers, killing 35.

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Turks in NYC protest recognition of Armenian genocide

Turks in NYC protest recognition of Armenian genocide

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Turkey To Compensate Iraqi Victims Of Air Strike

Turkey's deputy prime minister says his government will compensate the families of 35 civilians mistakenly killed last month in an air strike aimed at Kurdish rebels.

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Turkey Cuts French Ties After 'Genocide' Vote

Turkey has responded angrily to a French legislative vote on criminalizing genocide denial by threatening to halt military cooperation with France, highlighting Ankara's long-standing refusal to recognize the mass killings of Armenians at the twilight of the Ottoman Empire as genocide.

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Turkey Calls On France To Abandon 'Genocide Law'

Turkey's President Abdullah Gul has called on France to abandon an Armenian "genocide bill."

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The perverse Istanbul Process

The perverse Istanbul Process

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France to criminalize denial of the Armenian Genocide

France to criminalize denial of the Armenian Genocide

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U.S. Again Tells Turkey To Honor Armenia Accords

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden pressed Turkey to unconditionally ratify its Western-backed normalization agreements with Armenia "in the months ahead" during a visit to Ankara and Istanbul that ended at the weekend.

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Turkey Announces Economic Sanctions Against Syria

Turkey has said it will suspend all financial dealings with Syria and freeze the assets of President Bashar al-Assad's government.

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Turkey contemplates freedom of religion in constitution draft

Turkey contemplates freedom of religion in constitution draft

An Islamist party is in power in Turkey, a NATO ally of the US. But is there change afoot regarding religion?

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Turkey: Another earthquake in eastern Turkey, 7 dead and hundreds missing

The 5.6 magnitude earthquake struck the province of Van and the town of the same name already the scene of the devastating earthquake of October 23, that cost over 600 lives. Buildings and hotels that housed journalists and rescue teams collapse.

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Earthquake strikes Turkey again

Earthquake strikes Turkey again

A tremor registering 5.6 on the Richter scale struck Turkey overnight. Over 100 people are missing and 7 are dead. An earthquake on Oct. 23 claimed over 600 lives.

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Turkey Looks For Regional Backing In Kurdish Rebel Fight

Iran's foreign minister visited Turkey as Turkish armed forces continued their military incursion into northern Iraq against Kurdish rebels. Ankara is looking for support from its neighbors, but as Dorian Jones reports from Istanbul, regional tensions are complicating Ankara's battle ...

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Turkey And Iran: The End Of The Affair

One of the more controversial aspects of Turkish foreign policy has been Ankara's drive to cultivate close ties with Iran. But Turkey's decision to allow the placement of a NATO radar as part of a missile-defense system, primarily aimed at Iran, has provoked outrage in Tehran.

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Turkey must do more to ensure independent, impartial judiciary - UN rights expert

A United Nations human rights expert today commended Turkish authorities for placing the protection and promotion of human rights high on their agenda, while calling for further steps to guarantee an independent and impartial judicial system.

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