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Mr. Obama's trip to Turkey

The World's Aaron Schachter reports on the anticipation ahead of President Obama's visit to Turkey next week. There's speculation it might be the site of his promised speech to the Muslim world.

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Turkey buries its Gaza flotilla dead

Emotions are running high in Turkey at funerals for nine activists killed in Israel's raid on the Gaza aid flotilla. The bodies were flown from Israel to Istanbul, to a heroes' welcome. Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Bethany Bell in Istanbul.

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NATO missile defense plans

NATO has a plan to build a new missile defense system in Europe and Turkey.But Turkey wants a say, and that could complicate matters.Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from the BBC's Jonathan Head in Istanbul.