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  • Turkey lobbies museums around world to return artifacts
    September 3, 2012, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Turkey is following an increasingly aggressive policy of getting top museums around the world to return its heritage. Minister of Culture and Tourism Ertugrul Gunay says that in the last […]

  • Debate continues in Turkey over Syria, regional standing
    August 30, 2012, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Turkey is not sending top officials to this week’s Non-Aligned Movement summit conference in Tehran, where Syria’s conflict is likely to be a main topic. The lower level of Turkish […]

  • Turkish PM Erdogan heads to Russia to talk about Syria
    July 18, 2012, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Turkey’s prime minister will visit the Russian capital Wednesday, as the two countries remain at diplomatic loggerheads over the fate of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The deepening crisis in Syria […]

  • Turkish F4 Phantom jet photo Arpingstone
    Turkey locates pilots’ bodies
    July 5, 2012, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Turkey says it has found the bodies of the two pilots whose jet was shot down by Syrian forces last month. But the circumstances of how and where the plane […]

  • Erdogan warns Damascus of Turkey’s ‘wrath’
    June 26, 2012, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is ratcheting up the pressure on Syria over the shooting down of a Turkish military plane on Friday. Addressing parliament Tuesday, he launched a […]