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Unemployment tops Turks' problems list - LABOR - Hurriyet Daily News

According to a recent survey, cited by Hurriyet, the leading Turkish newspaper, unemployment tops Turks’ problems list.

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Is Turkey Turning Towards A Full Eurasian Pivot? / Sputnik International

Turkey is in a geographically important pivotal position, so I read this post with interest. ~J


As it stands, Turkey is officially deliberating between purchasing Chinese, American, or French missiles for its air defense system, but the fact that military products from Beijing are being seriously contemplated by the NATO-member state shows that its leadership is not as firmly embedded in the ‘Atlantic Alliance’ as previously thought. 1,033 more words


BREAKING: ISIS Kidnap at Least 90 People from Christian Villages in Syria

Sources say at least 90 have been abducted – mainly women and children. Up to 3,000 people are said to have been ‘displaced’ as a result of the raid… 332 more words
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Destroyed city of Halimce, east of the Syrian town of Kobane

A photo taken shows the eastern part of the destroyed city of Halimce, east of the Syrian town of Kobane, also known as Ain al-Arab. Kurdish forces recaptured the town on the Turkish frontier on January 26, in a symbolic blow to the jihadists who have seized large swathes of territory in their onslaught across Syria and Iraq.


After Liberation Of Kobane, Kurdish Battle With ISIS Is Not Over

Alessandria Masi reports: Kurdish forces in Kobani reportedly chased the Islamic State group militants from the Syrian city on Monday. This is an immediate win for the Kurds, both strategically and symbolically, but it doesn’t signal a complete ISIS defeat, nor does it signal the end of the Kurdish battle against militants — in Kobani and elsewhere. 719 more words

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