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Turkey turns inwards as war spreads from Syria to Iraq

As al Qaeda-inspired Sunni militants spread right along Turkey's southeastern border last month from Syria through Iraq, seizing Turkish hostages as they went, the normally loquacious Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan had little to say.

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Wyndham signs for 4th hotel in Turkey

Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company with approximately 7,490 hotels, announced the signing of the Wyndham Ankara in Turkey, the company’s fourth hotel in the country and the first in the capital city.

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Turkish inflation dips, but core indicators rise

Turkish headline inflation fell as expected in August but core indicators rose and could trend higher in the coming months as a weakening lira puts upward pressure on prices. The consumer price index (CPI) fell 0.10 percent month-

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Egypt warns Turkey not to meddle

Egypt warned Turkey on Tuesday against interfering in its internal affairs following Ankara's condemnation of the overthrow of President Mohamed Mursi, which has reoriented diplomatic relations across the region. Turkey's

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Turkish protesters want Istanbul project dropped

A Turkish protest group demanded on Wednesday that the government abandon plans to redevelop an Istanbul park and that it sack governors and police chiefs the group holds responsible for violence during days of clashes across Turkey.

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Thousands take to streets in Turkey

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Turkey's four biggest cities on Sunday and clashed with riot police firing tear gas on the third day of the fiercest anti-government demonstrations in years. The din of car ho

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Turkey's IMF emancipation deserves cautious cheer

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own. Turkey is finally standing on its own two feet. That's the message Ankara is sending to international investors with the payment thi

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Turkey to name 2nd nuke plant builder in days

Turkey's energy minister said Ankara will announce by the weekend which country will construct its second nuclear power station, a project expected to cost around $22 billion. Turkey, likely to overtake Britain as Europe's

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Syrian refugee numbers could triple by year-end: UN

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres said on Sunday there could be two or three times the 1 million registered Syrian refugees outside the country by the end of 2013 if the rise in numbers continues at its current rate.

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Turkey to ask Nato for Patriot missiles

Turkey will imminently lodge an official request with Nato asking the military alliance to deploy Patriot missiles along its border with Syria to guard against violence spilling over, a senior Turkish foreign ministry official said.

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