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07 September 2011

Prime Minister announces Turkey will hand over stolen properties 75 years later

turkey-map.jpgTurkey (MNN) ― In the last days of August, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that Turkey would relinquish all properties or current property values to Christians and Jews who had had land confiscated 75 years ago.

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19 August 2011

Teen in court over murders of NI women in Izmir, Turkey






A 17-year-old boy has appeared in court over the murders of two County Down women in Turkey.

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29 July 2011

Erdogan wants another apology, this time from Armenia

armenian_genocide.jpgTurkish PM says Sarksyan trying to "fill youth with hatred"; Israeli source: Who will ask Erdogan to apologize for occupying northern Cyprus?

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20 April 2011

Groningen asylum seeker who shot policeman had lost appeal

The asylum seeker who shot dead a policeman in Groningen last week and is thought to have battered his girlfriend to death had just been told he had lost his right to live in the Netherlands, the Telegraaf reports

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05 March 2011

Two arrested in Turkey over alleged plot to kill Christian

Turkish anti-terrorism police have arrested two men suspected of plotting to kill a Christian religious figure in Istanbul, the Anatolia news agency reported Saturday.

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21 October 2010

Christians in Turkey Acquitted of ‘Insulting Turkishness’


ISTANBUL – After four years of legal battle in a Turkish court, a judge acquitted two Christians of insulting Turkey and its people by spreading Christianity, but not without slapping them with a hefty fine for a spurious charge.

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18 October 2010

Senior Turkish Minister Calls Christians ‘Kuffar’

senior-turkish-minister-faruk-cevik-calls-christians-kuffar-guvar.jpgAs if there weren’t enough evidence already, a Senior Minister lets slip what Turkey’s ruling class really thinks of non-Muslims:

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30 September 2010

Turkish authorities permitted nationalists to utter Muslim prayer in Cathedral of Ani

32699.jpgTurkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism permitted the leader of “Nationalist Movement Party” (MHP) Devlet Bahceli and forty heads of the party’s provincial offices to utter a prayer in the Cathedral of Ani on October 1.

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16 July 2010

Turkish church defaced with Islamist graffiti

syrian-orthodox-church-in-mardin-gets-spray-painted-with-offensive-statements-2010-07-14_l.jpgPolice have started an investigation after a suspected group of people defaced the façade of the 1,700-year-old Mor Jacob Syriac Orthodox Church in Nusaybin, in the southeastern province of Mardin, with pro-Islamic slogans.

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09 July 2010

Christian children singled out in Turkey

inn-turkeykids.jpgTurkey (MNN) ― There is a saying in Turkey: "To be Turkish is to be Muslim, and to be Muslim is to be Turkish."

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09 June 2010

Funeral of Mgr. Padovese. Murderer, "I killed the great Satan!"

MSGR_PADOVESE_PRAYING.jpgThe bishop was stabbed in the house and beheaded outside. He cried help before he died. The murderer shouted "Allah Akbar!". The alleged insanity of the murderer is

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