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Reuters
Turkey's enemy of interest rates targets banks to boost growthSome 150,000 people have been sacked or suspended from their jobs since the cou
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Some 150,000 people have been sacked or suspended from their jobs since the coup attempt and 50,000 people have been arrested. Additional reporting by Dirimcan Barut and Dominic Evans in Ankara and Sujara Rao in London; editing by Philippa Fle... Read more
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Reuters
Turkey threatens sanctions over Kurdish independence voteour final thoughts on the issue with the cabinet meeting and national security
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our final thoughts on the issue with the cabinet meeting and national security council decision,” Erdogan said. “I think it would be better if they saw this.” Additional reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Writing by Dominic Evans, Editing by Angus Mac... Read more
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Turkey warns of global conflict if Iraq or Syria break upsaid on Monday. Turkey has brought forward to Friday a cabinet meeting and a s
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said on Monday. Turkey has brought forward to Friday a cabinet meeting and a session of its national security council to consider possible action. Additional reporting by Tulay Karadeniz in Ankara; Writing by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Editing by Dominic Ev... Read more
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Breakup of Iraq or Syria could lead to global conflict, Turkey saysstate in the south of the country. “Nobody should have any doubt that we will t
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state in the south of the country. “Nobody should have any doubt that we will take every step, make every decision to stop the growth of risk factors,” he said. Reporting by Tulay Karadeniz; Writing by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Editing by Do... Read more
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EuroNews
Turkish tanks trained on northern Iraq in show of force ahead of voteas unconstitutional”, his office said on Monday. Turkey has brought forward to
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as unconstitutional”, his office said on Monday. Turkey has brought forward to Friday a cabinet meeting and a session of its national security council to consider possible action. (Writing by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Editing by Dominic Evans and Ralph Boult... Read more
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Turkish tanks trained on northern Iraq in show of force ahead of voteas unconstitutional”, his office said on Monday. Turkey has brought forward to
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as unconstitutional”, his office said on Monday. Turkey has brought forward to Friday a cabinet meeting and a session of its national security council to consider possible action. Writing by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Editing by Dominic Evans and Ralph Boul... Read more
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Turkish tanks drill on Iraqi border week before Kurdish votesaid on Monday that Russian oil major Rosneft (ROSN.MM) would invest in pipelin
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said on Monday that Russian oil major Rosneft (ROSN.MM) would invest in pipelines in the Kurdish region to export gas to Turkey and Europe. Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu in Ankara, Maher Chmaytelli in Erbil; Editing by Dominic Evans and Andrew Hea... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Turkish tanks drill on Iraqi border week before Kurdish voteMonday that Russian oil major Rosneft would invest in pipelines in the Kurdish
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
Monday that Russian oil major Rosneft would invest in pipelines in the Kurdish region to export gas to Turkey and Europe. (Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu in Ankara, Maher Chmaytelli in Erbil; Editing by Dominic Evans and Andrew Heavens)Source: Re... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Turkey starts trial of 30 newspaper staff for links to coup attemptgroups say more than 160 journalists are detained in Turkey, making it the worl
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
groups say more than 160 journalists are detained in Turkey, making it the world's biggest jailer of journalists. The hearing will continue this week. (Writing by Ece Toksabay; Editing by Dominic Evans and Janet Lawrenc... Read more
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Turkey starts trial of 30 newspaper staff for links to coup attemptthe country has faced. Rights groups say more than 160 journalists are detaine
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
the country has faced. Rights groups say more than 160 journalists are detained in Turkey, making it the world’s biggest jailer of journalists. The hearing will continue this week. Writing by Ece Toksabay; Editing by Dominic Evans and Janet Lawre... Read more
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Turkish tanks drill on Iraqi border week before Kurdish voteTurkey and said on Monday that Russian oil major Rosneft will invest in pipelin
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
Turkey and said on Monday that Russian oil major Rosneft will invest in pipelines in the Kurdish region to export gas to Turkey and Europe. Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu in Ankara, Maher Chmaytelli in Erbil; Editing by Dominic Evans and Andrew Hea... Read more
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Turkey holds military drill on Iraqi border before Kurdish vote: armythe situation. President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that he will meet Iraqi
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
the situation. President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that he will meet Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi this week in New York to discuss concerns about the referendum. Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Editing by Dominic Evans and Richard Balmfo... Read more
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Reuters
Turkey, Iran and Russia to deploy observers around Syria's Idlibin Geneva, has previously urged Astana to focus on consolidating the ceasefire
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in Geneva, has previously urged Astana to focus on consolidating the ceasefire and avoid political matters. Additional reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu in Ankara and Tom Perry in Beirut; Writing by Dominic Evans and Olzhas Auyezov; Editing by Hugh La... Read more
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Turkey, Iran and Russia to deploy observers around Syria's Idlib, Turkey saystalks in Geneva, has previously urged Astana to focus on consolidating the ceas
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
talks in Geneva, has previously urged Astana to focus on consolidating the ceasefire and avoid political matters. Reporting by Ece Toksabay and Tuvan Gumrukcu in Ankara and Raushan Nurshayeva in Astana; Writing by Dominic Evans and Olzhas... Read more
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Turkey, Iran and Russia to deploy observers around Syria's Idlib, Turkey saysthe memorandum is making a significant contribution to providing necessary cond
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the memorandum is making a significant contribution to providing necessary conditions to further the political solution process going on in Geneva under UN monitoring.” Reporting by Ece Toksabay and Tuvan Gumrukcu; Writing by... Read more
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Russia, Turkey, Iran agree borders of de-escalation zone in Syria's Idlib: Anadolupart bordering Turkey. It said Iranian and Syrian army forces would be deploye
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
part bordering Turkey. It said Iranian and Syrian army forces would be deployed to the southeast, with Russian forces in between those two zones. Reporting by Daren Butler and Tulay Karadeniz; Writing by Dominic Evans; Editing by... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Russia, Turkey, Iran agree borders of de-escalation zone in Syria's Idlib - Anadoluwere still discussing what forces to deploy in Idlib, which is under the contro
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
were still discussing what forces to deploy in Idlib, which is under the control of a rebel alliance spearheaded by the former al Qaeda offshoot Nusra Front. (Reporting by Daren Butler; Writing by Dominic Evans; Editing by David Dolan)Source: Reut... Read more
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Reuters
Turkey will take its own security measures after Russia defense deal, Erdogan saysto have been drawn out over financing. Turkish media quoted Erdogan this week
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to have been drawn out over financing. Turkish media quoted Erdogan this week as saying he and Russian President Vladimir Putin were determined that the agreement should proceed. Writing by David Dolan; Editing by Dominic Evans and Ralph... Read more
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Reuters
Turkey will take its own security measures after Russia defense deal: Erdogandefense system remains the best option to defend Turkey from the full range of
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
defense system remains the best option to defend Turkey from the full range of threats in its region,” spokesman Johnny Michael said in a statement. Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu and Ece Toksabay; Writing by David Dolan; Editing by Dom... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Turkey will take its own security measures after Russia defence deal, Erdogan saysremains the best option to defend Turkey from the full range of threats in its
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
remains the best option to defend Turkey from the full range of threats in its region," spokesman Johnny Michael said in a statement. (Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu and Ece Toksabay; Writing by David Dolan; Editing by Dominic Evans)Source:... Read more
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Reuters
German block on arms sales to Turkey weakens anti-terrorism fight: Turkish ministerterrorism, and weakening the Turkish fight would mean making Europe’s future mo
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terrorism, and weakening the Turkish fight would mean making Europe’s future more vulnerable,” he said. “Germany must leave security issues out of political discussions.” Reporting by Ece Toksabay; Writing by Daren Butler; Editing by Dominic... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Turkish police detain 25 suspected Islamic State militants in Istanbul - Anadoluindividuals. Last week, Turkish police shot dead an Islamic State militant who
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
individuals. Last week, Turkish police shot dead an Islamic State militant who was set to carry out a suicide bomb attack on a police station in the Mediterranean city of Mersin. (Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Editing by Dominic Evans)Source: Reut... Read more
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Swissinfo
Turkish court rules opposition newspaper journalists must remain in custodythe government, killing 250 people, mostly civilians. Cumhuriyet's former chie
Swissinfo / Posted 9 days ago
the government, killing 250 people, mostly civilians. Cumhuriyet's former chief editor Can Dundar, who is living in Germany, is being tried in absentia. An arrest warrant for Dundar remains in force. (Editing by Dominic Evans and Jonathan... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Turkish court rules opposition newspaper journalists must remain in custodykilling 250 people, mostly civilians. Cumhuriyet's former chief editor Can Dun
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
killing 250 people, mostly civilians. Cumhuriyet's former chief editor Can Dundar, who is living in Germany, is being tried in absentia. An arrest warrant for Dundar remains in force. (Editing by Dominic Evans and Jonathan Oatis)Source:... Read more
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EuroNews
Turkish court rules opposition newspaper journalists must remain in custodythe government, killing 250 people, mostly civilians. Cumhuriyet’s former chief
EuroNews / Posted 9 days ago
the government, killing 250 people, mostly civilians. Cumhuriyet’s former chief editor Can Dundar, who is living in Germany, is being tried in absentia. An arrest warrant for Dundar remains in force. (Editing by Dominic Evans and Jonath... Read more
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Reuters
Turkey says U.S. indictment of former minister amounts to "coup attempt"during his visit to Washington in June, saying it relied on testimony from supp
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
during his visit to Washington in June, saying it relied on testimony from supporters of the outlawed militant PKK group, and had done “great damage” to U.S.-Turkish ties. Reporting by Ece Toksabay; Writing by Dominic Evans; Editing by Janet Lawre... Read more
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Swissinfo
Turkey says U.S. indictment of former minister amounts to 'coup attempt'over violence during his visit to Washington earlier this year, saying it relie
Swissinfo / Posted 9 days ago
over violence during his visit to Washington earlier this year, saying it relied on testimony from supporters of the outlawed militant PKK group, and had done "great damage" to U.S.-Turkish ties. (Reporting by Ece Toksabay; Writing by Dominic Ev... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Turkey says freezing and restarting EU accession talks not acceptablesaid on Friday. "This approach of 'I froze talks, now I restarted them' is not
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
said on Friday. "This approach of 'I froze talks, now I restarted them' is not acceptable for us," Celik said after meeting EU foreign ministers in the Estonian capital Talinn. (Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Editing by Dominic Evans)Source: Re... Read more
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The Star
Turkey says freezing and restarting EU accession talks not acceptableOmer Celik said on Friday. "This approach of 'I froze talks, now I restarted t
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
Omer Celik said on Friday. "This approach of 'I froze talks, now I restarted them' is not acceptable for us," Celik said after meeting EU foreign ministers in the Estonian capital Talinn. (Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Editing by Domin... Read more
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Reuters
Erdogan urges U.S. to review 'political' charges against Turkish exthis issue in the United States. You may be a big nation, but being a just nati
Reuters / Posted 12 days ago
this issue in the United States. You may be a big nation, but being a just nation is something else. Being a just nation requires the legal system to work fairly.” Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Writing by Dominic Evans; Editing by Ral... Read more
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The Star
Erdogan says U.S. court charge of Turkish ex-minister is political stepin the United States," he added. "You may be a big nation, but being a just nat
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
in the United States," he added. "You may be a big nation, but being a just nation is something else. Being a just nation requires the legal system to work fairly." (Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Writing by Dominic Evans; Editing by Daren... Read more
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Erdogan says U.S. court charge of Turkish ex-minister is political stepissue in the United States,” he added. “You may be a big nation, but being a ju
Reuters / Posted 12 days ago
issue in the United States,” he added. “You may be a big nation, but being a just nation is something else. Being a just nation requires the legal system to work fairly.” Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Writing by Dominic Evans; Editing by Daren Bu... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Erdogan says US court charge of Turkish ex-minister is political stepStates," he added. "You may be a big nation, but being a just nation is somethi
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
States," he added. "You may be a big nation, but being a just nation is something else. Being a just nation requires the legal system to work fairly." (Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Writing by Dominic Evans; Editing by Daren Butler)Source:... Read more
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German citizen released in Turkey, banned from travel: agencyto call for a review of relations and of Turkey’s EU accession talks. The deta
Reuters / Posted 13 days ago
to call for a review of relations and of Turkey’s EU accession talks. The detainees include dual German-Turkish citizen Deniz Yucel, who has been held for more than 200 days. Writing by Ezgi Erkoyun; Editing by Dominic Evans and Alison... Read more
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The Star
German citizen released in Turkey, banned from travel - agencyto call for a review of relations and of Turkey's EU accession talks. The deta
The Star / Posted 13 days ago
to call for a review of relations and of Turkey's EU accession talks. The detainees include dual German-Turkish citizen Deniz Yucel, who has been held for more than 200 days. (Writing by Ezgi Erkoyun; Editing by Dominic Evans and Alison Wil... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. charges former Turkish minister with Iran sanctions evasionearly trade in Istanbul before paring some losses. They were down 1.5 percent a
Reuters / Posted 14 days ago
early trade in Istanbul before paring some losses. They were down 1.5 percent at 14.07 lira at 0750 GMT, underperforming the benchmark BIST 100 index, which was flat. Writing by Daren Butler and David Dolan; Editing by Robert Birsel and Dominic Ev... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Erdogan says Turkey will send 10,000 tonnes aid to Myanmar's Rohingyaattacked dozens of police posts and an army base. The ensuing clashes and a mil
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
attacked dozens of police posts and an army base. The ensuing clashes and a military counter-offensive have killed at least 400 people. (Reporting by Daren Butler and Tuvan Gumrukcu; Writing by Dominic Evans; Editing by David Dolan)Source: R... Read more
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The Star
Erdogan says Turkey will send 10,000 tonnes aid to Myanmar's Rohingyainsurgents attacked dozens of police posts and an army base. The ensuing clashe
The Star / Posted 14 days ago
insurgents attacked dozens of police posts and an army base. The ensuing clashes and a military counter-offensive have killed at least 400 people. (Reporting by Daren Butler and Tuvan Gumrukcu; Writing by Dominic Evans; Editing by Da... Read more
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Erdogan says Turkey will send 10,000 tonnes aid to Myanmar's RohingyaRohingya insurgents attacked dozens of police posts and an army base. The ensui
Reuters / Posted 14 days ago
Rohingya insurgents attacked dozens of police posts and an army base. The ensuing clashes and a military counter-offensive have killed at least 400 people. Reporting by Daren Butler and Tuvan Gumrukcu; Writing by Dominic Evans; Editing by David Do... Read more
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The Star
Myanmar's Rohingya suffered for years, need lasting solution - Turkeybe discussed at the United Nations later this month. Turkey has said its state
The Star / Posted 14 days ago
be discussed at the United Nations later this month. Turkey has said its state aid agency TIKA would start the first foreign aid deliveries to Rakhine on Wednesday. (Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Writing by Dominic Evans; Editing by Alison Willi... Read more
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The Star
Turkey says Myanmar allows first foreign aid deliveriesspokesman said. Spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said 1,000 tonnes of food, clothes and
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
spokesman said. Spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said 1,000 tonnes of food, clothes and medicine would be delivered to the area by helicopter from Wednesday, where Muslim Rohingya are fleeing violence. (Reporting by Ezgi Erkoyun; Writing by Dominic... Read more
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Muslims deeply concerned by Myanmar violence, Turkey tells Suu Kyiover the events in Myanmar. Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will travel to B
Reuters / Posted 15 days ago
over the events in Myanmar. Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will travel to Bangladesh on Wednesday evening and hold meetings on Thursday, the Turkish sources said. Reporting by Tulay Karadeniz; Writing by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Editing by Dominic... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Germany seeks to take heat out of Turkey EU accession questionWestern politicians say the dragnet is a pretext for Erdogan to rid himself of
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
Western politicians say the dragnet is a pretext for Erdogan to rid himself of his opponents. (Additional reporting by Dominic Evans in Istanbul, Dirimcan Barut in Ankara, Gabriela Baczynska in Brussels, and Marja Novak in Bled; editing by... Read more
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Swissinfo
Germany seeks to take heat out of Turkey EU accession questionEU-Turkish citizens. Western politicians say the dragnet is a pretext for Erdog
Swissinfo / Posted 16 days ago
EU-Turkish citizens. Western politicians say the dragnet is a pretext for Erdogan to rid himself of his opponents. (Additional reporting by Dominic Evans in Istanbul, Dirimcan Barut in Ankara, Gabriela Baczynska in Brussels, and Marja Novak in B... Read more
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Germany seeks to take heat out of Turkey EU accession questionEU-Turkish citizens. Western politicians say the dragnet is a pretext for Erdog
Reuters / Posted 16 days ago
EU-Turkish citizens. Western politicians say the dragnet is a pretext for Erdogan to rid himself of his opponents. Additional reporting by Dominic Evans in Istanbul, Dirimcan Barut in Ankara, Gabriela Baczynska in Brussels, and Marja Novak i... Read more
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The Star
Turkey's Erdogan presses world leaders to help Myanmar's Rohingyawalked through rice paddies from the Naf river separating the two countries int
The Star / Posted 16 days ago
walked through rice paddies from the Naf river separating the two countries into Bangladesh, straining scarce resources of aid groups and local communities already helping tens of thousands. (Reporting by Dirimcan Barut; Editing by Dominic... Read more
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Swissinfo
Turkey criticises German 'populism' after Merkel shift on EU membershipmilitary coup in July 2016. More than 50,000 people have been arrested and 150,
Swissinfo / Posted 16 days ago
military coup in July 2016. More than 50,000 people have been arrested and 150,000 have been suspended or sacked in a security crackdown since the failed putsch. (Reporting by Dirimcan Barut; Writing by Dominic Evans; Editing by Mark T... Read more
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Turkey criticizes German 'populism' after Merkel shift on EU membershipmilitary coup in July 2016. More than 50,000 people have been arrested and 150,
Reuters / Posted 16 days ago
military coup in July 2016. More than 50,000 people have been arrested and 150,000 have been suspended or sacked in a security crackdown since the failed putsch. Reporting by Dirimcan Barut; Writing by Dominic Evans; Editing by Mar... Read more
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The Star
Turkey criticises German 'populism', hopes for better ties - spokesmanwhich signalled an apparent change in her stance on Turkey's EU accession bid,
The Star / Posted 16 days ago
which signalled an apparent change in her stance on Turkey's EU accession bid, during a televised debate on Sunday ahead of Germany's Sept. 24 national election. (Reporting by Dirimcan Barut; Writing by Dominic Evans; Editing by Ga... Read more
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Swissinfo
Several wounded after blast hits bus in Turkey's Izmirorganisation by the United States, Turkey and the European Union, has waged a t
Swissinfo / Posted 20 days ago
organisation by the United States, Turkey and the European Union, has waged a three-decade insurgency against the Turkish state. The outlawed PKK wants autonomy for Turkey's largely Kurdish southeast. (Editing by Dominic Evans and Dav... Read more
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