Minority communities show support for Operation Peace Spring

Minority communities show support for Operation Peace Spring

Minority communities have been voicing their support for Turkey's Operation Peace Spring, which aims to clear PKK/YPG terrorists from northern Syria and create a peace corridor
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Hong Kong spirals into violence as police shoot protester

Hong Kong spirals into violence as police shoot protester

Two people are in critical condition after a day of violence in Hong Kong. One protester was shot at close range, while a pro-Beijing supporter was set alight after arguing with anti-Beijing protesters. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemned the vi...
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Who is Georges Abdallah?

Who is Georges Abdallah?

He is considered a revolutionary hero in the Middle East and a terrorist in many Western countries. Here's a look at Georges Abdallah, a Lebanese national who has spent more than 30 years imprisoned in France. #GeorgesAbdallah #Lebanon #Palestine
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Palestinian shot in back says Israeli soldiers beat him for hours

Palestinian shot in back says Israeli soldiers beat him for hours

Karam Qawasmi, a young Palestinian man who was shot in the back by Israeli soldiers in an incident caught on video last year, said the footage only shows a small part of what they did to him that day. #Palestine #Israel #Palestinian
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My Toy Story

My Toy Story

Taner Gunes' goal in life is that every child in rural Turkey has a toy. Not only is it his goal, but his life mission and passion. Having been an orphan himself, Taner knows how a kind gesture can change the fate of a child. And what better way t...
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Meet 'the father of kittens' who feeds the animals at Al Aqsa Mosque

Meet 'the father of kittens' who feeds the animals at Al Aqsa Mosque

Ghassan Younis has been feeding animals at Al Aqsa Mosque for more than 20 years. Due to his love for cats, people in Jerusalem call him "Abu Hurayra", a name that originally belonged to one of Prophet Muhammad's companions who was known for his l...
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Protester struck by tear gas canister in face in Iraq

Protester struck by tear gas canister in face in Iraq

Video shows the moment a protester was hit by a tear gas canister in the face amid ongoing protests in Iraq. Security forces continue to use violence to disperse protesters. #IraqProtests #TearGas #Violence
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What happened in 1915 in eastern Anatolia?

What happened in 1915 in eastern Anatolia?

According to Turkey's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, around 3 million people, including Turks, Kurds and Armenians, were killed between 1915 and 1922 in eastern Anatolia. Turkey is accused of "ethnically cleansing" Armenians during these events, a c...
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It's too hot for autumn!

It's too hot for autumn!

It's November and the temperature in Istanbul is way above average. But that's not a surprise - during the summer of 2019 we saw 396 instances of record high temperatures across the globe. #climatechange #climatecrisis #globalwarming
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India gives the ownership of disputed holy site in Ayodhya to Hindus

India gives the ownership of disputed holy site in Ayodhya to Hindus

India's Supreme Court has given the ownership of the disputed holy site in Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh to Hindus. The case has been contested for decades by Hindus and Muslims. The site is where the 460-year-old Babri Mosque was demolished by Hindu m...
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Israel's cable car project in Jerusalem will damage holy sites

Israel's cable car project in Jerusalem will damage holy sites

Israel plans to run a cable car from the western part of occupied Jerusalem to the walls of the Old City. The $63 million cable car project aims to alleviate the traffic, but the damage it would cause to the holy sites is a concern for around 3.5 ...
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It's too hot for autumn!

It's too hot for autumn!

It's November and the temperature in Istanbul is way above average. But that's not a surprise - during the summer of 2019 we saw 396 instances of record high temperatures across the globe. #climatechange #climatecrisis #globalwarming
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Did India strip journalist Aatish Taseer's citizenship for criticising Modi?

Did India strip journalist Aatish Taseer's citizenship for criticising Modi?

Journalist Aatish Taseer, whose Time magazine article referred to Prime Minister Modi as "Divider in Chief," has been stripped of his Indian overseas citizenship. #AatishTaseer #ModiTimeMagazine #StrangerToHistory
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French police clear migrant tent camps in Paris

French police clear migrant tent camps in Paris

French police cleared two large migrant tent camps in northern Paris a day after the government announced tighter immigration policies. #migrants #Paris #France
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Senior European Parliament member visits protesting mothers in Turkey's Diyarbakir

Senior European Parliament member visits protesting mothers in Turkey's Diyarbakir

Czech politician and a senior member of the European Parliament Tomas Zdechovsky visited the mothers protesting in Diyarbakir, Turkey, to voice support for the families. The mothers have been staging a sit-in protest outside HDP headquarters, dema...
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Memorials for right-wing terror victims vandalised once again in Germany

Memorials for right-wing terror victims vandalised once again in Germany

In Germany, memorials for the victims of the neo-Nazi terror group National Socialist Underground have been vandalised and desecrated multiple times. And it has led to accusations that the threat posed by the group and other right-wing extremists ...
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50 belugas captive in Russian 'whale jail' to be released

50 belugas captive in Russian 'whale jail' to be released

An operation to release the remaining 50 beluga whales held in a "whale jail in Russia's Far East has started. #whalejail #RussiaWhaleJail #whales
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China imposes gaming curfew for minors

China imposes gaming curfew for minors

China is the world's biggest video game market, but the government has been tightening up on the industry amid concerns about children's health and online addiction. #gaming #China #curfew
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Residents of war-torn Mosul rebuild from the ruins

Residents of war-torn Mosul rebuild from the ruins

A campaign is underway in Mosul to rebuild roads in the Old City and restore the Iraqi city it to its former glory after it was liberated from Daesh more than two years ago. #Mosul #reconstruction #Daesh
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Former Twitter employees charged with spying for Saudi Arabia

Former Twitter employees charged with spying for Saudi Arabia

Two former Twitter employees were charged with spying for Saudi Arabia by digging up private user data and giving it to Saudi officials in exchange for payments. A complaint filed in San Francisco by the US Justice Department says they have also c...
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Turkish President Erdogan announces National Tree Planting Day

Turkish President Erdogan announces National Tree Planting Day

Turkey will plant 11 million trees in three hours on its first National Tree Planting Day, which will be held on November 11. #Turkey #Tree #CimateChange
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Globalisation is at a crossroads. Will it evolve into the future?

Globalisation is at a crossroads. Will it evolve into the future?

Is globalisation due for a reform? Experts believe it has to be redefined in accordance with the needs of poor countries. #globalisation #deglobalisation #trtworldforum
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Microsoft says four-day work week boosts productivity by 40%

Microsoft says four-day work week boosts productivity by 40%

Microsoft introduced a four-day workweek in Japan, which resulted in a 40% rise in productivity. #workdays #productivity #holidays
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Nigeria's Oscar entry disqualified over English dialogue

Nigeria's Oscar entry disqualified over English dialogue

Nigeria's first-ever Oscar submission for best international feature film has been disqualified because it was largely shot in English, its official language. #Nigeria #Oscars #Academy
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Investigation reveals online slave market found on Instagram and other apps

Investigation reveals online slave market found on Instagram and other apps

A BBC investigation revealed that domestic workers in the Gulf are being bought and sold through online apps such as Instagram. It found that the online slave markets are also being promoted through algorithm-boosted posts. Facebook, which owns In...
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