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We will not apologize for doing our duty, Turkish PM says after NATO meeting

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Turkey’s Prime Minister remained adamant on Monday that Ankara will not apologize for downing a Russian warplane over his country’s border with Syria last week, after securing strong support from NATO to for his military’s actions. “No Prime Minister, no

Impact of sanctions against Turkey on Russia’s economy divides opinion

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Opinion is divided on whether the raft of sanctions Russia imposed against Turkey after Turkish aircraft shot down a Russian Su-24M will help or harm the fragile Russian economy. Russia’s President Vladimir Putin called the downing of the warplane a

Russian airstrikes destroy Turkish NGO’s bakery that feeds 50,000 people daily in Syria, video footage alleges

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A Turkish NGO today released video footage allegedly showing Russian airstrikes destroying a bread bakery established in Syria’s Idlib province that feeds around 50,000 people daily. The Foundation for Human Rights and Freedoms and Humanitarian Relief (IHH) posted a video

Trudeau refuses to point finger at Russia over tensions with Turkey

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Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has broken ranks with United States President Barack Obama and other NATO allies by refusing to blame Russia over the incident in which a Turkish warplane downed a Russian Su-24 fighter near the Turkey-Syria border

“I gave the order myself” − Turkish PM on downing Russian plane

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Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu today revealed that he personally gave the order to down the Russian Su-24 fighter jet that lead to the death of one pilot. “Despite all the warnings, we had had to destroy the aircraft” Davutoğlu

Destroy those who ordered Turkish pilots to attack Russian plane: Russia’s ruling party MP

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Russia should find out the identities of the Turkish pilots who downed the Russian Su-24 fighter jet and destroy those who ordered them to carry out the attack, a Russian member of the parliament belonging to the ruling party urged

Turkey downed Russian fighter jet to protect ISIS oil sales: Putin

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Turkish air force shot down a Russian fighter jet killing the pilot over the skies of Syria in order to protect ISIS oil sales to Turkey, Russian President Vladimir Putin told journalists following a meeting with King Abdullah II of

Iran releases video alleging US behind Paris attacks

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The United States and its allies are the real culprits behind the terror attacks in Paris that killed 137 people, a propaganda video released by the office of Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei alleges. The video claims that ISIS was

Trudeau must rally the world against Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey to defeat ISIS

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s decision to pull the CF18s out of Syria is not a display of cowardice, as the Conservatives would have you believe, but a demonstration of wisdom. As US Vice President Joe Biden put in very candid

Conservative election strategy: Bomb Syria

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How do you win re-election after being found guilty of criminally cheating at the last three elections, abusing the rules of parliament, gagging public servants, using the Canada Revenue Agency to intimidate organizations that hold opposing views, attacking the Supreme