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Muse – Sober Lyrics

Royal Canadian blended The spicy aroma had mended me Matured for years and imported Into my glass you poured it And you’re the only reason That I remain unfrozen Suppose it stands to reason That you would turn on me You’re so solid You’re so solid It burns inside of me Cause you’re so solid …

Kelly Clarkson – Underneath The Tree Lyrics

: Chestnuts roasting on an open fire Jack Frost nipping at your nose Yule-tide carols being sung by a choir And folks dressed up like Eskimos. Everybody knows a turkey and some mistletoe Help to make the season bright Tiny tots with their eyes all aglow Will find it hard to sleep tonight. They know …

Turkish research ship in port after Mediterranean survey

Turkish research ship in port after Mediterranean surveyThe Turkish research vessel at the heart of an energy dispute between Turkey and Greece is back at port ahead of a European Union summit where potential sanctions will be discussedBy ZEYNEP BILGINSOYNovember 30, 2020, 4:30 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressFILE …

Kurdish and Turkey-backed fighters clash in Syria, 18 killed

Kurdish and Turkey-backed fighters clash in Syria, 18 killedAn opposition war monitor and a Kurdish news agency say clashes between Kurdish fighters and Turkey-backed opposition gunmen in northern Syria have left at least 18 fighters deadByThe Associated PressNovember 24, 2020, 4:24 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BEIRUT — Clashes between …

Speedboat taking migrants to Greece partially sinks; 1 dead

Speedboat taking migrants to Greece partially sinks; 1 deadGreece’s coast guard says a speedboat that appeared to have been smuggling migrants to the island of Rhodes from nearby Turkey partially sank before reaching land, leaving one person deadByThe Associated PressNovember 23, 2020, 12:23 PM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article2:33NOTIFIED: Nov. 23, …

Chief Afghan peace envoy says US troops pulling out too soon

Chief Afghan peace envoy says US troops pulling out too soonAfghanistan’s chief peace envoy Abdullah Abdullah says a UBy SUZAN FRASER Associated PressNovember 21, 2020, 1:27 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article ANKARA, Turkey — Afghanistan’s chief peace envoy Abdullah Abdullah said Saturday that the U.S. decision to begin withdrawing troops …

Turkish, Saudi leaders speak by phone ahead of G20 summit

Turkish, Saudi leaders speak by phone ahead of G20 summitTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has spoken with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman by phone ahead of the G-20 virtual summit hosted by the kingdomByThe Associated PressNovember 21, 2020, 7:17 AM• 1 min read ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke with Saudi Arabia’s King …

Greece: No police custody for migrant unaccompanied minors

Greece: No police custody for migrant unaccompanied minorsGreece’s migration minister says the country is abolishing the practice of holding asylum seeker children and teenagers who arrive in Greece without parents or guardians in protective police custodyBy ELENA BECATOROS Associated PressNovember 18, 2020, 2:01 PM• 3 min readThe Associated PressFILE In this Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 …

Pompeo meets Orthodox spiritual leader in Istanbul

Pompeo meets Orthodox spiritual leader in IstanbulU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has met with the Istanbul-based spiritual leader of the world’s Orthodox Christians during a short trip to Turkey that has raised the ire of Turkish officials and includes no meetings with any of themBy MEHMET GUZEL and SUZAN FRASER Associated PressNovember 17, 2020, …

Turkey fines Google for abusing market dominance

Turkey fines Google for abusing market dominanceTurkish regulators have fined Google 196.7 million Turkish liras ($25.5 million) for allegedly abusing its market dominance in online searchesByThe Associated PressNovember 13, 2020, 3:35 PM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article1:27US Justice Department files antitrust lawsuit against GoogleThe DOJ accuses the tech giant of illegally …

Austria says mistakes made in dealing with Vienna attacker

Austria says mistakes made in dealing with Vienna attackerAustrian authorities say intelligence officials in Slovakia told their Austrian counterparts in July that the man who fatally shot four people in a terror attack in Vienna this week had tried to buy ammunition thereBy PHILIPP JENNE Associated PressNovember 4, 2020, 5:10 PM• 3 min readShare to …

Turkey fines social media giants for breaching online law

Turkey fines social media giants for breaching online lawTurkey has issued fines against global social media companies for failing to appoint a representative to ensure they conform to Turkish lawBy ANDREW WILKSNovember 4, 2020, 12:40 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article3:10NOTIFIED: Nov. 4, 2020Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.The …

Turkish rescuers pull girl from rubble 4 days after quake

Turkish rescuers pull girl from rubble 4 days after quakeRescuers in the Turkish coastal city of Izmir have pulled a young girl out alive from the rubble of a collapsed apartment building four days after a strong earthquake hit Turkey and GreeceBy MEHMET GUZEL and SUZAN FRASER Associated PressNovember 3, 2020, 5:48 PM• 4 min …

Turkey’s health minister has tweeted that 4 people were killed in the earthquake that struck Turkey

Turkey’s health minister has tweeted that 4 people were killed in the earthquake that struck TurkeyTurkey’s health minister has tweeted that 4 people were killed in the earthquake that struck TurkeyByThe Associated PressOctober 30, 2020, 1:56 PM• 1 min read ISTANBUL — Turkey’s health minister has tweeted that 4 people were killed in the earthquake …

Bangladesh holds massive protest against French cartoons

Thousands in Bangladesh protest against French cartoonsAround 10,000 people in Bangladesh have rallied in the South Asian nation’s capital to protest France’s presidentBy JULHAS ALAM Associated PressOctober 27, 2020, 4:38 PM• 5 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article4:08NOTIFIED: Oct. 27, 2020Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.Catch up on the developing stories …

Turkey: US consulate employee receives 5-year jail term

Turkey: US consulate employee receives 5-year jail termA Turkish court has convicted a local employee of the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul of aiding a terrorist organization and sentenced him to five years and two months in prisonByThe Associated PressOctober 27, 2020, 4:10 PM• 2 min read ANKARA, Turkey — A Turkish court on Tuesday convicted …

Greece sells 15-year bond to bolster reserves amid pandemic

Greece sells 15-year bond to bolster reserves amid pandemicGreece’s finance minister says the country has raised 2 billion euros in a 15-year bond issue, taking advantage of low interest rates to bolster cash reserves amid the coronavirus pandemic and continuing tension with neighboring TurkeyByThe Associated PressOctober 21, 2020, 3:27 PM• 2 min readThe Associated PressA …

Greece asks EU countries to halt military exports to Turkey

Greece asks EU countries to halt military exports to TurkeyGreece’s foreign minister says he has asked fellow European Union members to halt military exports to Turkey, amid a deepening dispute between Greece and its neighbor over maritime boundaries in the eastern MediterraneanBy ELENA BECATOROS and LLAZAR SEMINI Associated PressOctober 20, 2020, 2:10 PM• 3 min …

Greece finalizes plan to build wall on border with Turkey

Greece finalizes plan to build wall on border with TurkeyGreece’s government says it has finalized plans to build a wall along its northeast border with Turkey, over concerns that migrants may try to stage mass crossings into the European Union countryBy COSTAS KANTOURIS and DEREK GATOPOULOS Associated PressOctober 19, 2020, 2:55 PM• 3 min readShare …

Armenia, Azerbaijan announce new attempt at cease-fire

Armenia, Azerbaijan announce new attempt at cease-fireArmenia and Azerbaijan have announced a new attempt to establish a cease-fire in their conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh starting from midnightBy AIDA SULTANOVA Associated PressOctober 17, 2020, 9:34 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressSoldiers and firefighters search for survivors in a residential area that …

Leftist versus hardliner in Turkish Cypriot leadership vote

Leftist versus hardliner in Turkish Cypriot leadership voteTurkish Cypriots vote on Sunday in a leadership runoff that could decide whether they retain more control over their own affairs or steer even closer to an increasingly domineering TurkeyBy MENELAOS HADJICOSTIS Associated PressOctober 17, 2020, 10:36 AM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated …

Azerbaijan, Armenia trade accusations on Caucasus conflict

Azerbaijan, Armenia trade accusations on Caucasus conflictAzerbaijani authorities are accusing Armenia of expanding the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh by shelling a different region in Azerbaijan, a claim rejected by Armenian officialsBy AIDA SULTANOVA Associated PressOctober 16, 2020, 3:19 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressMen look at the damage in a …

Germany searches premises of spyware maker FinFisher

Germany searches premises of spyware maker FinFisherGerman prosecutors say authorities have searched 15 premises linked to spyware maker FinFisher as part of a probe into allegations the Munich-based company broke export lawsByThe Associated PressOctober 14, 2020, 3:05 PM• 1 min read BERLIN — German prosecutors said Wednesday that authorities have searched 15 premises linked to …

Turkey says Greece failed to fulfill promises, vows response

Turkey says Greece failed to fulfill promises, vows responseTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused Greece and Cyprus of failing to fulfill “promises” made during negotiations within the European Union and NATO and said his country would continue to give them the response “they deserve.”By SUZAN FRASER Associated PressOctober 14, 2020, 2:13 PM• 3 min …

Turkish, Swedish ministers trade swipes in tense meeting

Turkish, Swedish ministers trade swipes in tense meetingSweden’s foreign minister subtly criticized Turkey over its curbs on freedom of expression, after her Turkish counterpart took a swipe at Stockholm’s policies during a joint news conference that quickly turned tenseByThe Associated PressOctober 13, 2020, 3:11 PM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated …

Armenia, Azerbaijan agree on cease-fire in Nagorno-Karabakh

Armenia, Azerbaijan agree on cease-fire in Nagorno-KarabakhArmenia and Azerbaijan have agreed to a Russia-brokered cease-fire in Nagorno-Karabakh after two weeks of heavy fighting that marked the worst outbreak of hostilities in the separatist region in more than a quarter-centuryBy VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated PressOctober 10, 2020, 12:31 PM• 5 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this …

WHO calls on Turkey to follow its COVID-19 reporting guides

WHO calls on Turkey to follow its COVID-19 reporting guidesThe World Health Organization’s office in Turkey has reiterated its call for reporting COVID-19 data in line with WHO guidances to “harmonize data collection and response measures.”ByThe Associated PressOctober 3, 2020, 12:24 PM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article ISTANBUL — The World …

Activists seek justice on anniversary of Khashoggi killing

Activists seek justice on anniversary of Khashoggi killingJournalists and human rights activists are calling for justice for Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on the second anniversary of The Washington Post columnist’s brutal killing inside his country’s consulate in IstanbulBy MEHMET GUZEL Associated PressOctober 2, 2020, 2:21 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article5:01Questions …

AP Explains: What lies behind Turkish support for Azerbaijan

AP Explains: What lies behind Turkish support for AzerbaijanTurkey has firmly put its weight behind oil-rich Azerbaijan since a decades-old territorial dispute with Armenia flared anewBy SUZAN FRASER Associated PressOctober 2, 2020, 1:03 PM• 4 min readThe Associated PressA medical helicopter carrying Allan Kaval, a reporter for France’s Le Monde, takes off from a hospital …

Pro-Kurdish party protests Turkish government crackdown

Pro-Kurdish party protests Turkish government crackdownMembers of Turkey’s pro-Kurdish party are traveling to Ankara from the southeastern and northwestern corners of the country to protest a government crackdown on the political movement that officials accuse of links to Kurdish militantsByThe Associated PressJune 15, 2020, 3:06 PM2 min read2 min read ANKARA, Turkey — Members of …