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@laurapitel — 12,190 followers, 3,690 tweets

Sep 18, 2017

@ibrahimkocyig12 Merhaba İbrahim Bey, beni takip edebilir misiniz acaba? Size bir şey soracaktım. Teşekkurler.

Sep 16, 2017

@theonlyted @FinancialTimes Hi Ted! Glad you liked it. I must admit I enjoyed using that quote. Hope all is well. Love to you and the gang.

Sep 15, 2017

Turkey tells scores of ex-fighter pilots now working in civil aviation: return to the military or lose your licence  https://www.ft.com/content/ecdb3ff0-9934-11e7-a652-cde3f882dd7b 

Sep 14, 2017

Follow Diego for updates on court hearing for Turkish teacher + academic sacked after failed coup. They're on day 190 of a hunger strike. https://t.co/JgOZrEkUPT

Sep 14, 2017

Burial of mother of an HDP politician halted by mob shouting: "We won't let Kurds, Alewis, Armenians be buried here"  http://m.bianet.org/english/politics/189810-attack-on-funeral-ceremony-of-arrested-hdp-mp-s-mother-hatun-tugluk 

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