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French genocide bill discriminatory and racist: Turkey PM

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 Comments off

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Photo: RIA Novosti

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday slammed as “discriminatory and racist” a French parliament bill making it illegal to deny the mass killing of Armenian by Ottoman Turks nearly a century a century ago was genocide. Read more…

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Turkey suspends military ties with France over ‘genocide row’

Friday, December 23, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 23, 2011

French navy soldiers stand guards on the upper deck of the “GUEPRATTE” frigate (AFP Photo / Fayez Nureldine)

The Turkish Prime Minister, Tayyip Erdogan, says Ankara has rescinded an agreement allowing French military planes to land, and warships to dock, in the country. This brings the conflict over a “genocide bill” proposed in France to the NATO level. Read more…

Somalia:Turkish deputy PM visits Somali capital

Saturday, November 26, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Nov. 26,2011

MOGADISHU, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) — Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag and a top delegation on Saturday arrived in the Somali capital Mogadishu for talks with senior officials in the war and famine stricken Horn of Africa nation. Read more…

ANKARA:Turkey sends diplomatic note to Syria over embassy attack

Sunday, November 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 13,2011

ANKARA, Nov. 13 (Xinhua) — Turkey sent a diplomatic note to Syria on Sunday over the attacks on the Turkish embassy and consulates in Syria, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a statement. Read more…

ANKARA:Turkey evacuates families of its diplomats in Syria

Sunday, November 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 13,2011

ANKARA, Nov. 13 (Xinhua) — Turkey has decided to evacuate the families of Turkish diplomatic staff from Syria after the Turkish embassy and consulates in Syria were attacked, Turkish semi- official Anatolia news agency reported Sunday. Read more…

Turkey:Van quake death toll at 38

Sunday, November 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 13,2011

Photo: EPA

The known deaths in Wednesday’s earthquake in Van in eastern Turkey have climbed to 38. The fatalities include Turkish journalists and an aid worker from Japan. Read more…

Turkey:Earthquakes continue in Turkey

Friday, November 11, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 11,2011

Photo: EPA 

The death toll of a devastating  earthquake in the Van province of  Turkey has reached 24.   30 people have been saved, the CNN-Turk TV channel reports on Friday. Read more…

Turkey:Rescue work halts in eastern Turkey seven days after deadly quake

Monday, October 31, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 31,2011

ANKARA, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) — The death toll from Turkey’s deadly earthquake last Sunday rose to 601 on Sunday, while officials said the search for survivors stopped in the disaster-struck eastern province of Van province and they would then focus on removing the wreckage and helping disaster victims left homeless. Read more…

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Turkey quake death toll reaches 596

Sunday, October 30, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 30,2011

Photo: EPA 

The death toll from a powerful earthquake in Turkey has reached 596 people, 456 of them died in the southeastern Van province struck by the 7.2 mg disaster.

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ANKARA:Turkey quake death toll at 582 + Related News

Saturday, October 29, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 29,2011
Turkey quake death toll at 582
Death toll rises to 582 in quake-hit Turkey

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