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Turkey: Davutoglu departure raises concerns over authoritarianism

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu’s parting of company with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has raised concerns from critics about increasing

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu’s parting of company with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has raised concerns from critics about increasing

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Turkey: Erdogan 'expected to tighten grip'

Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced his intention to step down as AK Party leader on Thursday, ending mounting speculation over his

Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced his intention to step down as AK Party leader on Thursday, ending mounting speculation over his

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Turkey's PM Davutoglu quits as AKP leader

Turkey’s Ahmet Davutoglu has said he will step down as leader of the ruling AK Party later this month raising further doubts about his future as

Turkey’s Ahmet Davutoglu has said he will step down as leader of the ruling AK Party later this month raising further doubts about his future as

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Turkey condemns Brussels attacks

From the Turkish Parliament strong condemnation of the attacks in Brussels. In expressing his condolences Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu also called

From the Turkish Parliament strong condemnation of the attacks in Brussels. In expressing his condolences Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu also called

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Turkey detains suspects in clampdown after Ankara bombing

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has visited some of those injured in Sunday night’s deadly bomb attack in Ankara. Thirty seven people were

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has visited some of those injured in Sunday night’s deadly bomb attack in Ankara. Thirty seven people were

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Migrant crisis: Ankara under pressure to act at emergency summit

EU leaders are talking migration with Turkey’s prime minister at an emergency summit in Brussels. Ankara is under pressure to take back economic

EU leaders are talking migration with Turkey’s prime minister at an emergency summit in Brussels. Ankara is under pressure to take back economic

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Migration and media freedom top agenda at EU-Turkey summit

European leaders are also concerned about media freedom in Turkey after the government seized control of the country's leading opposition newspaper last week.

European leaders are also concerned about media freedom in Turkey after the government seized control of the country's leading opposition newspaper last week.

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Turkey-Iran: divisions over Syria, but trade set to prosper

Ankara and Tehran may be on opposite sides concerning the Syrian civil war, but all signs are pointing to improved trade ties in the near future. On

Ankara and Tehran may be on opposite sides concerning the Syrian civil war, but all signs are pointing to improved trade ties in the near future. On

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Turkish PM blames Syrian Kurd militants for deadly Ankara blast

Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has accused the Syrian-based Kurdish YPG militia of being behind Wednesday’s deadly bombing in Ankara

Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has accused the Syrian-based Kurdish YPG militia of being behind Wednesday’s deadly bombing in Ankara

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'Up to 50 dead' including children in hospital strikes in Syria

The United Nations says up to 50 people have been killed in missile attacks on hospitals and schools in Syria. Médécins Sans Frontières reports seven

The United Nations says up to 50 people have been killed in missile attacks on hospitals and schools in Syria. Médécins Sans Frontières reports seven

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Davutoglu promises 'rose garden' in Turkey's Kurdish south-east

Turkey's prime minister has been in the mainly Kurdish south-east of the country after weeks of anti-PKK operations left some areas badly damaged.

Turkey's prime minister has been in the mainly Kurdish south-east of the country after weeks of anti-PKK operations left some areas badly damaged.

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US prepared for military solution to ISIL

Vice President Joe Biden says the US is prepared for a military solution if no political settlement can be found to the ISIL problem. He was talking

Vice President Joe Biden says the US is prepared for a military solution if no political settlement can be found to the ISIL problem. He was talking

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Germany: Migrant crisis on agenda as Merkel hosts Turkish PM Davutoglu

How to tackle Europe’s migrant crisis is the big topic again, for Germany and Turkey, this Friday. Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu has arrived in Berlin

How to tackle Europe’s migrant crisis is the big topic again, for Germany and Turkey, this Friday. Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu has arrived in Berlin

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Turkish and British PMs hold bilateral talks in London

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu is in London for bilateral talks with British premier David Cameron. The two leaders discussed the conflicts

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu is in London for bilateral talks with British premier David Cameron. The two leaders discussed the conflicts

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Turkish PM cancels meeting with 'violent' pro-Kurdish HDP

Turkey’s prime minister Ahmed Davutoglu has cancelled a meeting with the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), which had been planned for next

Turkey’s prime minister Ahmed Davutoglu has cancelled a meeting with the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), which had been planned for next

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Turkey returns body of Russian pilot whose warplane it shot down

The body of a Russian pilot whose warplane was shot down by Turkey on the Syrian border was being returned home on Sunday. He died after ethnic

The body of a Russian pilot whose warplane was shot down by Turkey on the Syrian border was being returned home on Sunday. He died after ethnic

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Turkish election victory promises major challenges for Davutoğlu

A pious, pan-Islamist, moderate conservative, Ahmet Davutoğlu beat election predictions with a gentle style. In Konya Province, in the central

A pious, pan-Islamist, moderate conservative, Ahmet Davutoğlu beat election predictions with a gentle style. In Konya Province, in the central

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AK Party sweeps to victory in the Turkish elections

Turkey has a majority government after the country’s second parliamentary elections in five months. Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu was greeted by his

Turkey has a majority government after the country’s second parliamentary elections in five months. Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu was greeted by his

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Can Ahmet Davutoglu step out of Erdogan's long shadow?

He simply tweeted : “Thanks be to God,” when the election result was in the bag. But many may be saying, thanks be to Ahmet Davutoglu, who has

He simply tweeted : “Thanks be to God,” when the election result was in the bag. But many may be saying, thanks be to Ahmet Davutoglu, who has

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Turkish voters take to polls in decisive snap general election

Polling stations across Turkey are ready to receive voters for the country’s second general election of the year. The outcome will be important for

Polling stations across Turkey are ready to receive voters for the country’s second general election of the year. The outcome will be important for