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Turkey: 'credible evidence' of detainees being tortured - Amnesty

Amnesty International has published a statement alleging that detainees in Turkey are being tortured amid the spate of arrests after the 15 July failed coup.

Amnesty International has published a statement alleging that detainees in Turkey are being tortured amid the spate of arrests after the 15 July failed coup.

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Turkey's AKP wins initial support over controversial immunity bill

Turkey’s ruling AK Party has won initial support in the first round of a controversial ballot to strip politicians of their immunity from…

Turkey’s ruling AK Party has won initial support in the first round of a controversial ballot to strip politicians of their immunity from…

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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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Business Line: Big party for Turkey's ruling party

Turkey’s ruling AK party grabbed a surprisingly robust victory in the weekend’s snap elections. The result has been seen first of all as a triumph

Turkey’s ruling AK party grabbed a surprisingly robust victory in the weekend’s snap elections. The result has been seen first of all as a triumph

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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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Turkey: will peace talks follow poll?

The streets of Diyarbakir are quiet, despite the result of Sunday’s general election in Turkey. It is marked contrast from the poll in June, when the

The streets of Diyarbakir are quiet, despite the result of Sunday’s general election in Turkey. It is marked contrast from the poll in June, when the

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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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Turkish vote has profound domestic and international implications

The Turkish general election is being played out against a deteriorating security situation both inside and outside its borders and a sluggish

The Turkish general election is being played out against a deteriorating security situation both inside and outside its borders and a sluggish

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Turkey snap election: AK Party in front but overall majority uncertain

With Turkey’s snap general election just days away, the main political parties have been campaigning hard across the country. In the latest opinion

With Turkey’s snap general election just days away, the main political parties have been campaigning hard across the country. In the latest opinion

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Turkey's 'blame game' elections

Turkey went to the polls on June 7 this year and voted to end the Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) 13 years of one-party rule. The key to this

Turkey went to the polls on June 7 this year and voted to end the Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) 13 years of one-party rule. The key to this

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Failed agreements mean Turkey's political future hangs in the balance

Turkey’s political future is in limbo after talks between the ruling AK Party and the nationalist MHP broke down. Snap elections could be on the

Turkey’s political future is in limbo after talks between the ruling AK Party and the nationalist MHP broke down. Snap elections could be on the

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New Turkey President Erdogan says priorities include EU accession

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has used his first speech as Turkey’s new president to outline his priorities as accession to the European Union, democratic

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has used his first speech as Turkey’s new president to outline his priorities as accession to the European Union, democratic

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Turkey: Erdoğan sworn in, what next for Gül?

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was inaugurated as Turkey’s first directly elected president on Thursday at a ceremony in Ankara. Critics say Erdoğan, who

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was inaugurated as Turkey’s first directly elected president on Thursday at a ceremony in Ankara. Critics say Erdoğan, who

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Where next for Erdogan's 'New Turkey'?

Immediately after his inauguration, Recep Tayyip Erdogan went to Ataturk’s mausoleum in Ankara to lay a wreath. The new president is arguably the

Immediately after his inauguration, Recep Tayyip Erdogan went to Ataturk’s mausoleum in Ankara to lay a wreath. The new president is arguably the

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Erdogan sworn in as Turkey's president amid opposition protests

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been sworn in as Turkey’s new president, amid occasionally rowdy scenes in a parliamentary ceremony in Ankara. It comes

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been sworn in as Turkey’s new president, amid occasionally rowdy scenes in a parliamentary ceremony in Ankara. It comes

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Turkey: Davutoglu becomes AK Party leader and PM designate

He is Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s right-hand man. Now Ahmet Davutoglu has been elected leader of Turkey’s ruling AK Party at a huge convention, ahead of

He is Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s right-hand man. Now Ahmet Davutoglu has been elected leader of Turkey’s ruling AK Party at a huge convention, ahead of

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Change at the top of Turkey's AK Party

For Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan, becoming president has meant relinquishing both the prime minister’s office and the leadership of the Justice and

For Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan, becoming president has meant relinquishing both the prime minister’s office and the leadership of the Justice and

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Erdogan names next AK party leader

Turkish prime minister and president-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced that Foreign Affairs Minister Ahmed Davutoglu is to succeed him as

Turkish prime minister and president-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced that Foreign Affairs Minister Ahmed Davutoglu is to succeed him as

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Erdogan urges AK Party to enhance his presidential powers

After securing Turkey’s presidency Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s next step is constitutional reform designed to beef up his powers as president. But his

After securing Turkey’s presidency Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s next step is constitutional reform designed to beef up his powers as president. But his

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Erdoğan's election leaves questions unanswered for Turkey's future

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was the unsurprising winner in Turkey’s first direct election for president; a post previously chosen by parliament. In the

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was the unsurprising winner in Turkey’s first direct election for president; a post previously chosen by parliament. In the

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Turkey: Erdogan makes presidential plans after election win

Turkey’s ruling party has begun planning the next government after Recep Tayyip Erdogan secured his position as Turkey’s first directly elected head

Turkey’s ruling party has begun planning the next government after Recep Tayyip Erdogan secured his position as Turkey’s first directly elected head

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Turkey's possible 'regime change' election

For the first time in Turkey, the next president will be decided by direct universal suffrage, this 10 August, with a runoff round planned for 24

For the first time in Turkey, the next president will be decided by direct universal suffrage, this 10 August, with a runoff round planned for 24

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Turkey's women have the last laugh

“A woman should not laugh in front of everyone. She should protect her honour.” These were the words which landed Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister

“A woman should not laugh in front of everyone. She should protect her honour.” These were the words which landed Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister