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NATO Secretary General visits Turkey
October 9, 2014, by VOANews

Turkish officials said they cannot be expected to conduct a ground operation against Islamic State militants in Syria on their own. Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Thursday at a joint […]

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‘Islamic State’ attack on Turkey would challenge NATO

October 8, 2014, by Al Pessin of VOANews

The advance of militant Islamic State fighters in Syria to within a few kilometers of the Turkish border is raising concerns the group might attack in ...

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IMF: Global growth disappoints, pace of recovery uneven and country-specific

October 7, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

A weak and uneven global economic recovery continues, but reflecting different evolutions across various countries and regions, says the IMF’s lates ...

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IMF’s Lagarde sees disappointing world economic advance

October 2, 2014, by VOANews

The chief of the International Monetary Fund says the world economy is “still dealing with the legacies” of the severe downturn several ye ...

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    Turkey faces pressure over alleged oil smuggling with IS group
    October 2, 2014, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared Wednesday that the fight against the Islamic State group and other extremist groups has become Turkey’s top priority. But Erdogan’s declaration comes as Ankara […]

  • A U.S. Navy F-18E Super Hornet receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker over northern Iraq after conducting air strikes in Syria, Sept. 23, 2014. These aircraft were part of a large coalition strike package that was the first to strike ISIL targets in Syria. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Shawn Nickel)
    US confirms airstrikes near Turkey – Syria border
    October 1, 2014, by VOANews

    U.S.-led airstrikes hit near a key Syrian border town for a second day, as Kurdish fighters defend the area from Islamic State militants. The U.S. military confirmed three strikes Wednesday […]

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    Turkish tanks take up positions at the Syrian border
    September 30, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The situation at Turkey’s border with Syria is tense, with the Jihadists continuing their advance to the town of Kobani. Dozens of tanks of the Turkish army have taken positions at “point […]

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    World Bank: Russian economy nears ‘stagnation’
    September 25, 2014, by VOANews

    Russia’s economic growth is slow and may stagnate over the next two years, according to a World Bank study published Wednesday. The bank says Russia’s economic growth may be just […]