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Erdogan: “We Entered Syria to Topple Assad”

(GPA) Istanbul – Earlier today Turkish president Recep Erdogan told a crowd at the first meeting of the Inter-Parliamentary Jerusalem Platform Symposium that Turkish troops were in Syria for the explicit reason of toppling Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. President Erdogan told the group of international parliamentary leaders that his country’s only intention in Syria was […]

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European Parliament Votes to Halt Talks on Turkey’s Membership in EU

(GPA) Strasbourg – The European Parliament held a symbolic vote on Thursday that called to freeze the process of accession of Turkey in to the European Union (EU). The vote is not binding but may be a good survey of EU member states’ feelings on continuing the negotiations.   Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) from all […]

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Breaking: Wikileaks Releases Almost 300,000 Internal Emails From Turkish Government

(GPA) – After a 24 hour bout of cyber attacks; Wikileaks has released almost 300,000 internal emails from the Turkish government. Wikileaks obtained the emails a week before last Friday’s coup by members of the Turkish military. Originally the site didn’t intend to release the emails but pushed their timeline up following the massive purges of government […]