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Australia PM hails Gallipoli soldiers on Anzac Day
Australia PM hails Gallipoli soldiers on Anzac Day

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Saturday hailed the sacrifice of the thousands of soldiers from Australia and New Zealand killed in the Battle of Gallipoli.

Australia PM hails Gallipoli soldiers on Anzac Day
Armenians to mark 100 years since Ottoman massacre
Armenians to mark 100 years since Ottoman massacre

Armenians worldwide will mark the centenary of an Ottoman massacre of up to 1.5 million of their people on Friday.

Armenians to mark 100 years since Ottoman massacre
Turkey 'stops Bosnian Serb leader from travelling to Armenia'
Turkey 'stops Bosnian Serb leader from travelling to Armenia'

Turkey stopped Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik's plane from flying over its territory, preventing him from attending a ceremony to mark the centenary of the Armenian genocideю

Turkey 'stops Bosnian Serb leader from travelling to Armenia'
Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©tengrinews.kz
Turkey - close and reliable political and economic partner of Kazakhstan: Nazarbayev

Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev has had a meeting with the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Astana on April 16.

Turkey - close and reliable political and economic partner of Kazakhstan: Nazarbayev
War of words as Armenians fight for genocide recognition a century on
War of words as Armenians fight for genocide recognition a century on

Armenians are still battling to get the World War I slaying of their ancestors recognised as a genocide.

War of words as Armenians fight for genocide recognition a century on
EU parliament urges Turkey to recognise 'Armenian genocide'
EU parliament urges Turkey to recognise 'Armenian genocide'

The European Parliament urged Turkey to use the centenary of Ottoman-era massacres to "recognise the Armenian genocide".

EU parliament urges Turkey to recognise 'Armenian genocide'
Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©Marat Abilov
President of Turkey to visit Kazakhstan on April 16

President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan will pay an official visit to Kazakhstan on April 16.

President of Turkey to visit Kazakhstan on April 16
Erdogan vows to brush off any EU parliament genocide decision
Erdogan vows to brush off any EU parliament genocide decision

Turkish President warned Turkey would ignore any decision by the European Parliament qualifying the 1915 killings of Armenians in World War I as genocide.

Erdogan vows to brush off any EU parliament genocide decision
Turkey PM slams pope's 'one-sided' Armenia genocide comments
Turkey PM slams pope's 'one-sided' Armenia genocide comments

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu lashed out at Pope Francis for "inappropriate" and "one-sided" comments.

Turkey PM slams pope's 'one-sided' Armenia genocide comments
Erdogan son-in-law among Turkey parliament candidates
Erdogan son-in-law among Turkey parliament candidates

Turkey's main political parties submitted to the election authorities their lists of candidates, with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's son-in-law among those standing.

Erdogan son-in-law among Turkey parliament candidates
Iran asks Turkish envoy to explain Erdogan comments
Iran asks Turkish envoy to explain Erdogan comments

Iran has asked Turkey's top diplomat in Tehran to explain remarks by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan heavily critical of Iran's role in Yemen and the region.

Iran asks Turkish envoy to explain Erdogan comments
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Kazakhstani fighter Tleuov wins MMA tournament

The Royal Plaza Alash Pride vol.3 international tournament in mixed martial arts has ended in Kapshagai near Kazakhstan's Almaty.

Kazakhstani fighter Tleuov wins MMA tournament
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International MMA tournament kicks off in Kazakhstan

MMA RPAP vol.3 international tournament has opened on February 20 in Kapshagay, a town near Almaty in Kazakhstan.

International MMA tournament kicks off in Kazakhstan
Armenia's president Serzh Sargsyan. Photo courtesy of RIA
Turkey slams Armenia for halting deal to improve ties

Turkey lashed out at Armenian President for his decision to withdraw from parliament a landmark deal aimed at repairing relations between the two nations.

Turkey slams Armenia for halting deal to improve ties
Turkey's Erdogan says not bothered by 'isolation' on world stage
Turkey's Erdogan says not bothered by 'isolation' on world stage

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan insisted in an interview published he was unconcerned by Turkey's "isolation" on the world stage.

Turkey's Erdogan says not bothered by 'isolation' on world stage
Orhan Pamuk, anxious observer of the new Turkey
Orhan Pamuk, anxious observer of the new Turkey

Submerged in his new novel, Turkey's Nobel prize laureate Orhan Pamuk gazes out over the city of Istanbul, the main protagonist of his books.

Orhan Pamuk, anxious observer of the new Turkey
Turkish leader slams Obama 'silence' in Muslim killings
Turkish leader slams Obama 'silence' in Muslim killings

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticized US President Barack Obama's silence over the killing of three Muslim students in North Carolina.

Turkish leader slams Obama 'silence' in Muslim killings
G20 'determined' to lift growth but rifts remain
G20 'determined' to lift growth but rifts remain

The world's top 20 economies expressed determination to raise global growth but struggled to overcome divisions over the most suitable methods .

G20 'determined' to lift growth but rifts remain
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan . ©RIA Novosti
Erdogan unhappy with Turkish spy chief's resignation

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he was unhappy with the decision by powerful intelligence chief Hakan Fidan to resign from his post.

Erdogan unhappy with Turkish spy chief's resignation
Hollande urges Turkey to 'break taboos' on Armenia WWI killings
Hollande urges Turkey to 'break taboos' on Armenia WWI killings

French President called on Turkey to take new steps towards the "truth" behind the mass killings of Armenians a century ago, saying "it is time to break the taboos".

Hollande urges Turkey to 'break taboos' on Armenia WWI killings