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October 17, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Russian, Israeli, British and Turkish military forces will all be “squeezed” into the Cyprus Exclusive Economic Zone(EEZ) in the next few days, with unforeseen consequences. Turkey has issued a unilateral naval directive, according to […]

NATO Secretary General visits Turkey

Turkey says it cannot go into ground battle with Islamic State militants alone

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 M ...

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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 ...

Movement for Rights and Freedoms leader Lyutvi Mestan

Movement for Rights and Freedoms takes most of votes abroad in Bulgaria’s elections

October 6, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The Movement for Rights and Freedoms, the party led and supported in the main by Bulgarians of Turkish ethnicity, won close to 45 per cent of the vote ...


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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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    Bulgarian populist BWC party blocks Turkish border
    October 1, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Populist party Bulgaria Without Censorship (BWC), led by former talk show host Nikolai Barekov, blocked the country’s three border checkpoints with Turkey on October 1 in protest against Turkish citizens […]