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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Turkish doctors face far-reaching new police and intelligence checks | Middle East Eye

Turkish doctors face far-reaching new police and intelligence checks

Background checks that include political views and moral character are preventing medical graduates from working

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To ease Turkish pressure on Saudis over killing, White House weighs expelling Erdogan foe

To ease Turkish pressure on Saudis over killing, White House weighs expelling Erdogan foe

"Once they realized it was a serious request, the career guys were furious," a U.S. official said of request tied to Khashoggi killing.

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Istanbul Driverless Metro Line Ranked Top in Europe | Al Bawaba

Istanbul Driverless Metro Line Ranked Top in Europe

Published November 14th, 2018 - 12:12 GMT via SyndiGate.info

Turkey's first driverless metro line in Istanbul was ranked as Europe’s biggest automated line, the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality said on Wednesday citing a Brussel-based transport association.

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Turkey making efforts to get U.S. Congress to remove bills against Ankara | Reuters

Turkey making efforts to get U.S. Congress to remove bills against Ankara

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey is making efforts to get the U.S. Congress to drop bills targeting Ankara, according to the text of a speech from Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Wednesday.

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Turkish court quashes journalist’s prison sentence

Turkish court quashes journalist’s prison sentence

Ayla Jean Yackley
November 14, 2018

Article Summary

Ayla Albayrak won an appeal against a 2017 terror conviction for reporting on the Kurdish insurgency for the Wall Street Journal, but she doubts the court was motivated by concern for press freedom.

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