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Noisy US welcome as Erdogan defends hardline stance

Washington (AFP) – Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan faced noisy protests Thursday as he confronted critics in Washington, defending his media crackdown & accusing the West of turning a blind…

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Kurds celebrate defeating IS in Kobani with synchronized victory dance

After Islamic State militants admitted defeat in the four-month battle for Kobani, young Kurds appeared to celebrate the victory with a synchronized dance. In a video posted to Facebook &…

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Kurds urge more air strikes in Kobani; monitor warns of defeat

By Ayla Jean Yackley & Tom Perry MURSITPINAR Turkey/BEIRUT (Reuters) – Kurdish forces defending Kobani urged a U.S.-led coalition to escalate air strikes on Islamic State fighters who tightened their…

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