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Death toll from swine flu in Turkey exceeds 100

24.11.2009 14:02 GMT

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The number of deaths in Turkey resulting from the H1N1 virus, commonly known as swine flu, has risen to 112, according to a statement released by the Health Ministry on Monday.

Azerbaijani and Turkish FMs have phone talk

24.11.2009 13:46 GMT

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Armenian Parliament speaker held a meeting with his Turkish counterpart

24.11.2009 13:39 GMT

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Speaker of Azerbaijani parliament meets with Russian and Turkish counterparts

24.11.2009 13:23 GMT

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Azerbaijani delegation touched on Armenia’s aggression against Azerbaijan, occupied territories, problem of refugees and IDPs in every meeting of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC).

SOCAR not to deprive Turkey of gas for political clashes with Azerbaijan

23.11.2009 20:29 GMT

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The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) does not confuse political relations between the countries with their commercial negotiations on gas supplies and transit via Turkey.

Armenia must pull out its troops from the occupied lands: Turkish FM

23.11.2009 20:16 GMT

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Turkey tries to put an end to Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, said Foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu.

Turkey is ready to offer assistance to six world powers negotiating with Iran

23.11.2009 19:23 GMT

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Turkey is ready to offer assistance to six world powers negotiating with Iran over its nuclear program to find a diplomatic solution, the Turkish foreign minister said on Sunday.

Israel should be careful not to spoil ties with Turkey

23.11.2009 18:43 GMT

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Israeli President Shimon Peres has commented on relations with Turkey in a wide-ranging interview, published on Monday by the USA's Defense News.

Baku to make concessions to Turkey in gas issue

23.11.2009 18:15 GMT

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The next round of Turkish-Azerbaijan gas negotiations has started in Baku today, SOCAR president Rovnag Abdullayev said in his interview.

PM Erdogan speaks with British PM Brown

23.11.2009 18:05 GMT

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The Turkish prime minister spoke to his British counterpart by phone on Sunday.

If agreement with Azerbaijan is reached, the gas prices in Turkey will rise 70%

23.11.2009 17:54 GMT

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The gas agreement with Azerbaijan will be reached in December.

Turkey raises Karabakh at all diplomatic meetings - minister

23.11.2009 15:46 GMT

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Azerbaijan and Turkey have no differences on any issues, Sabah newspaper quotes Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu as saying.

Turkey may lose Azerbaijan

23.11.2009 15:10 GMT

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The Turkish authorities may lose Azerbaijan if they open borders with Armenia as this contradicts to Azerbaijan’s interests.

Turkey invited to Philippine peace process

23.11.2009 14:08 GMT

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Israeli minister on confidence-building trip to Turkey

23.11.2009 13:59 GMT

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Israeli Trade and Industry Minister Benjamin Ben-Eliezer left for talks in Ankara and Istanbul on Sunday evening.

Landslides kill four in Turkey

23.11.2009 13:55 GMT

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Bad weather conditions killed four people and brought life to a standstill across Turkey on Saturday and Sunday.

Lithuanian minister continues Armenian visit

23.11.2009 13:32 GMT

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The secretary of Armenia's National Security Council, Artur Bagdasaryan, received Lithuanian Foreign Minister Vygaudas Usackas on 21 November.

Council of Europe welcomes Armenian-Turkish rapprochement

21.11.2009 16:58 GMT

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Armenian Foreign Minister Eduard Nalbandyan received members of the Council of Europe's Ago Group which monitors progress in meeting Council commitments, in Yerevan on Friday.

Turkey makes recommendations on Karabakh to OSCE Minsk Group

21.11.2009 16:38 GMT

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US, Russian and French representatives have completed technical work to measure the Lachin corridor, a mountain pass within the official borders of Azerbaijan that is the shortest route connecting Armenia with Nagorno-Karabakh.

Azeri MP: Armenia misleads world community

21.11.2009 16:28 GMT

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"The Armenian leadership tries to mislead the world community by all means", MP Siyavush Novruzov told reporters.

The choice of EU president means Turkey is less likely to be accepted

21.11.2009 16:16 GMT

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The choice of Belgian Prime Minister Herman Van Rompuy as European Union president means Turkey is less likely to be accepted, a leader in the Turkish governing Justice and Development Party says.

Turkish scientist says Armenians are creating false facts

21.11.2009 15:55 GMT

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Armenian Constitutional Court has Turkish protocols

21.11.2009 15:12 GMT

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The protocols on establishing diplomatic relations and normalizing relations between Armenia and Turkey have been at Armenia's Constitutional Court for three days now.

Lithuania welcomes Turkey-Armenia accords, dialogue with Azerbaijan

21.11.2009 14:48 GMT

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Lithuania welcomes the signing of the Armenian-Turkish accords on rapprochement, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Vygaudas Usackas said in Yerevan.

Turkey hopes progress on Karabakh will allow progress on Armenia

21.11.2009 13:51 GMT

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Turkey has said it is hopeful that Armenia and Azerbaijan will make progress on resolving the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, thereby facilitating the imminent normalization of relations between regional foes Ankara and Yerevan.

Turkish FM met Iranian president

21.11.2009 13:47 GMT

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Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu met Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Friday following Tehran’s dismissal of a nuclear fuel deal, officials and media reports have said.

Turkey cancels tender for first nuclear plant project

21.11.2009 13:15 GMT

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Turkey on Friday canceled a tender for the construction of its first nuclear power plant, Turkey's Electricity Trade Corp (TETAS) said.

Independent Commission on Turkey members visited Turkish authorities

20.11.2009 21:55 GMT

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Independent Commission on Turkey (ICT) members visited Turkish authorities.

Relatively speaking Azerbaijan is less important for Turkey: Ariel Cohen

20.11.2009 20:23 GMT

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Interview with Ariel Cohen, Senior Research Fellow and leading expert on Russia and Eurasian region, Institute for International Studies, Heritage Foundation.

Azerbaijan's State Oil Company interested in refining in Europe

20.11.2009 19:13 GMT

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The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) is interested in more profitable oil refining closer to its main export markets and in the most profitable export routes for gas.

US assures Turkey of assistance in capturing top PKK leaders

20.11.2009 18:07 GMT

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Opening Turkey-Armenia border "to promote Karabakh conflict"

20.11.2009 17:01 GMT

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News.Az interviews Oksana Antonenko, senior fellow and programme director for Russia and Eurasia at the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London.

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