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Government vs. media in Turkey

The World's Aaron Schachter reports that authorities have charged the country's largest media group with tax evasion. Some critics say it's a brazen attempt to stifle Turkey's media others say the media moguls are getting what they deserve.

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A dog's life in Turkey

People in Turkey have had a special reverance for their dogs since the days of the Ottoman Empire. Dogs in Istanbul even have �resident rights.� Correspondent Julia Rooke finds out what life is really like for the Turkish canine.

Global Politics

Syrian Refugees In Turkey

Around 7,000 Syrians live in refugee camps along the Turkish-Syrian border. They fled to Turkey when the Assad regime quashed anti-government protests last June - but in the wake of the recent UN vote, many young men say they want to go back and fight.