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EU leaders call for halt to Turkey membership talks

The leaders of the European Parliament’s two largest groups have called for the EU to halt membership talks with Turkey because of its post-coup purges.

The leaders of the European Parliament’s two largest groups have called for the EU to halt membership talks with Turkey because of its post-coup purges.

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More than 15,000 dismissals in Turkey's post-coup purge

Hundreds of public institutions and media outlets have also been shut down over alleged links to a failed coup in July, according to an official decree.

Hundreds of public institutions and media outlets have also been shut down over alleged links to a failed coup in July, according to an official decree.

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Europe protests against Turkish arrests

Demonstrations have taken place in Istanbul, Diyarbakir, Germany and France over the ongoing arrests of politicians and journalists in Turkey.

Demonstrations have taken place in Istanbul, Diyarbakir, Germany and France over the ongoing arrests of politicians and journalists in Turkey.

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Turkey rocked by protests after high-profile arrests

The Turkish authorities have arrested the leaders of the country's main pro-Kurdish opposition party as part of a terrorism inquiry.

The Turkish authorities have arrested the leaders of the country's main pro-Kurdish opposition party as part of a terrorism inquiry.

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The UN hits out at Turkey

Ankara's detention or suspension of more than 110, 000 officials since a failed coup in July may go "beyond what is permissible", the organisation says.

Ankara's detention or suspension of more than 110, 000 officials since a failed coup in July may go "beyond what is permissible", the organisation says.

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Arrests leave a 'dark stain' on Turkey's history - HDP

Turkey's main pro-Kurdish political party has pledged to show a "democratic reaction" after its two co-leaders and at least 11 lawmakers were detained in raids overnight.

Turkey's main pro-Kurdish political party has pledged to show a "democratic reaction" after its two co-leaders and at least 11 lawmakers were detained in raids overnight.

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Turkey: deadly explosion rocks Diyarbakir after HDP raids

A car bomb has rocked the southeastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir, reportedly killing at least eight people and wounding more than 100 others.

A car bomb has rocked the southeastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir, reportedly killing at least eight people and wounding more than 100 others.

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Europe condemns more journalist detentions in Turkey

The European Union has strongly criticised the detention of the editor and senior staff at a leading Turkish opposition newspaper who’ve been accused of supporting July’s failed…

The European Union has strongly criticised the detention of the editor and senior staff at a leading Turkish opposition newspaper who’ve been accused of supporting July’s failed…

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Turkey suspends more than 12,000 police officers

Officials say it is in connection with suspected links with the US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who denies claims he masterminded a failed coup in Turkey in July.

Officials say it is in connection with suspected links with the US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who denies claims he masterminded a failed coup in Turkey in July.

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Greece rejects three Turkish soldiers asylum requests

Greece has rejected an asylum request from three out of a group of eight Turkish soldiers who fled there, following July’s failed military coup in Turkey.

Greece has rejected an asylum request from three out of a group of eight Turkish soldiers who fled there, following July’s failed military coup in Turkey.

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Erdogan says US 'should not harbour a terrorist' like Gulen

The Turkish president, who is in New York for the UN General Assembly, has accused the United States of “harbouring a terrorist” by refusing to hand over the exiled cleric Fethullah…

The Turkish president, who is in New York for the UN General Assembly, has accused the United States of “harbouring a terrorist” by refusing to hand over the exiled cleric Fethullah…

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Biden seeks to reassure Turkey of US support after criticism over coup

The US Vice President Joe Biden has voiced support for Turkey during the highest-level visit by a Western diplomat since the failed coup in mid-July.

The US Vice President Joe Biden has voiced support for Turkey during the highest-level visit by a Western diplomat since the failed coup in mid-July.

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Asylum hearings for Turkish soldiers in Greece

Asylum hearings have begun in Greece for a group of eight Turkish soldiers who fled there from Turkey after last month's failed coup.

Asylum hearings have begun in Greece for a group of eight Turkish soldiers who fled there from Turkey after last month's failed coup.

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Greek court to consider Turkey coup suspects' asylum request

A Greek court is due to consider on Friday the asylum request from fugitive Turkish army officers who fled following last month’s failed coup attempt.

A Greek court is due to consider on Friday the asylum request from fugitive Turkish army officers who fled following last month’s failed coup attempt.

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Tens of thousands of prisoners freed in Turkey

The government has given no reason for the reform, which is part of a series of measures outlined in two state-of-emergency decrees.

The government has given no reason for the reform, which is part of a series of measures outlined in two state-of-emergency decrees.