Death toll in Turkey mine collapse reaches 7

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17.11.2009 20:30 GMT

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Turkey has transferred five new inmates to the prison island where Abdullah Ocalan, the leader of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, has been held for years in isolation, The Associated Press reported on Tuesday.

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17.11.2009 20:02 GMT

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Turkey wanted to join the EU as soon as possible - FM

17.11.2009 19:35 GMT

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The Turkish foreign minister expressed on Tuesday Turkey's willingness to join the European Union (EU).

Presidents of Turkey and Italy hold meeting

17.11.2009 18:39 GMT

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Turkish President Abdullah Gul officially welcomed his Italian counterpart Giorgio Napolitano at Chankaya residence.

Egemen Baghish: Turkey is rapidly transforming into a superpower

17.11.2009 18:36 GMT

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Turkey that has recently been holding an active external policy is rapidly transforming into a world superpower.

Turkey expects Armenia to release occupied Azeri lands - ambassador

17.11.2009 18:23 GMT

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The opening of the Turkish-Armenian border is impossible unless Armenia releases the occupied lands of Azerbaijan, Turkish ambassador in Baku Hulusi Kilic said.

US interested in negotiations over Nagorno Karabakh and Turkey-Armenian relations

17.11.2009 16:36 GMT

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We hope that an agreement on the key principles will soon be achieved between Azerbaijan and Armenia: Swiss Federal Councilor

17.11.2009 15:43 GMT

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Taner Yildiz: Turkey will purchase Azeri gas at world prices but with discounts

17.11.2009 15:15 GMT

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Without movement on Nagorno-Karabakh, the normalization of relations between Turkey and Armenia could jeopardize Ankara’s close ties with Baku - “Chatham House”

17.11.2009 03:13 GMT

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Turkish FM urges EU to focus on added-value of Turkey's membership

17.11.2009 02:52 GMT

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Turkish Foreign Minister has called the European Union to focus on added-value that Turkey's EU accession would bring instead of questioning the country's European identity.

Death toll from swine flu rises to 73 in Turkey

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Italian President arrives in Ankara

17.11.2009 02:39 GMT

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Italian President Giorgio Napolitano has arrived in Ankara Monday on an official trip upon an invitation by his Turkish counterpart Abdullah Gul.

Armenia should develop concept of cooperation with Turkey in wine-making – Winemakers Union

16.11.2009 21:16 GMT

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Armenia should develop a concept of cooperation with Turkey in the sphere of winemaking in case of border opening, chairman of the Armenian Winemakers Union Avag Arutyunyan told a news conference Monday.

Turkish journalist reportedly says Karabakh is Armenian land

16.11.2009 20:58 GMT

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A Turkish journalist visiting the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh republic is reported to have said that Karabakh is purely Armenian land.

Turkey begins swine flu vaccinations for children

16.11.2009 20:51 GMT

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US will not push through Armenian-Turkish rapprochement

16.11.2009 19:56 GMT

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Armenian political scientist Igor Muradyan does not think the United States will see through the rapprochement process in Armenian-Turkish relations.

The Armenians carry out propaganda all over the world that Turkey is not a democratic state - minister

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Turkey’s Domestic Affairs Minister Besir Atalay referred to the Armenian-Turkish normalization at a conference on “The Kurdish conflict settlement”.

Israeli PM not happy with Turkish mediation on Syria

16.11.2009 16:42 GMT

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Turkey would not be a "fair mediator" in talks with Syria, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is reported to have said.

USA ready to help on Karabakh

16.11.2009 16:14 GMT

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The USA is hoping for rapid progress in the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the former US ambassador to Azerbaijan and Turkey, Ross Wilson, told APA news agency's correspondent in Washington.

Aziza Mustafazade to deliver concerts in Turkey

16.11.2009 14:50 GMT

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Famous jazz singer Aziza Mustafazde will deliver concerts in Antalya (Turkey).

Italian president support for Turkey’s EU bid

16.11.2009 14:08 GMT

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Italian president Giorgio Napolitano gave his full support for Turkey’s membership to the European Union.

Turkish Cyprus celebrates republic's 26th anniversary

16.11.2009 14:05 GMT

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The Turkish Cypriot president said his people are determined to maintain their claim on the island at a ceremony to mark the 26th anniversary of the foundation of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.

Turkey driving nuclear negotiations with Iran

16.11.2009 14:01 GMT

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The international community's negotiations with Iran are all being conducted through Turkey, as a country that all sides trust, Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has said.

Turkey has never bargained with terrorists or separatists - Erdogan

16.11.2009 13:56 GMT

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“We are ready to give up our chairs, our titles and our positions as long as no other soldier dies due to terror, “said Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan Saturday in the central Anatolian province of Malatya.

Syrian President expressed relief over the signature of Armenian-Turkish agreement

16.11.2009 13:16 GMT

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Azeri oil company gets go-ahead for Turkish refinery

16.11.2009 11:16 GMT

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Azerbaijan's state oil company SOCAR has received the necessary permission from the Turkish government to build a new refinery at the Petkim petrochemical complex.

Construction of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway complete on 28%

16.11.2009 11:15 GMT

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Turkish transport Minister Bınali Yildirim learnt during his Kars trip that construction of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway project in the Turkish section is 28% complete.

Tbilisi called Ankara to assist in formation of its special task force

14.11.2009 16:41 GMT

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According to an unnamed source in the Russian special services Tbilisi called Ankara to assist in formation of its special task force, Izvestia newspaper writes.

Turkey announces plans for Kurdish rights

14.11.2009 15:32 GMT

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The Turkish government has formally launched a peace plan to try to end the conflict in the mainly Kurdish south-east of the country.

Turkish minister: "Azerbaijan should believe Premier Erdogan"

14.11.2009 15:32 GMT

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Death toll of A/H1N1 flu rises to 60 in Turkey

14.11.2009 15:27 GMT

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