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Kurds to vote around Turkish threshold rule

Kurdish nationalists stand a reasonable chance of gaining more representation in Turkey’s parliament at this Sunday’s election — surveys indicate 30

Kurdish nationalists stand a reasonable chance of gaining more representation in Turkey’s parliament at this Sunday’s election — surveys indicate 30

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Stakes are high in Turkish election

On September 12, 1980 Turkey experienced its third military coup in 20 years. The previous two, in 1960 and 1971, laid the foundation for a

On September 12, 1980 Turkey experienced its third military coup in 20 years. The previous two, in 1960 and 1971, laid the foundation for a

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High hopes for civil constitution post poll in Turkey

Turkey having been ruled under constitutions forged in the aftermath of military coups since the 1960’s, Turkey is on the cusp of a new era

Turkey having been ruled under constitutions forged in the aftermath of military coups since the 1960’s, Turkey is on the cusp of a new era

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Turkish leaders meet pro-Kurdish politicians

Dialogue has begun to try to solve the deep-rooted problems between Turkey’s Kurdish minority and the government in Ankara. Politicians considered

Dialogue has begun to try to solve the deep-rooted problems between Turkey’s Kurdish minority and the government in Ankara. Politicians considered

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Calls for Turkish coup leaders to be tried

In Istanbul and Ankara, rights demonstrators have marched to the courts demanding that former general Kenan Evran, the leader of the 1980 military

In Istanbul and Ankara, rights demonstrators have marched to the courts demanding that former general Kenan Evran, the leader of the 1980 military

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Interview with Turkey's European Affairs Minister Egemen Bağış

Turkey’s drive for reform has won a vote of popular approval. The unofficial result of a referendum on constitutional change held over the weekend

Turkey’s drive for reform has won a vote of popular approval. The unofficial result of a referendum on constitutional change held over the weekend

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EU Enlargement Commissioner on Turkey's referendum results

With constitutional change having won the support of the majority in Turkey, Sergio Cantone of euronews sounded out Stefan Füle, the EU Enlargement

With constitutional change having won the support of the majority in Turkey, Sergio Cantone of euronews sounded out Stefan Füle, the EU Enlargement

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Turkish vote wins European backing

24 hours after spontaneous celebrations on the streets of Turkey - reflecting the majority vote for political reform - the reaction has been

24 hours after spontaneous celebrations on the streets of Turkey - reflecting the majority vote for political reform - the reaction has been

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Europe and US back Turkish reform vote

  Celebrations on the streets of Turkey reflected the majority poll in the country’s referendum for political reform. The 58 percent “Yes” vote

  Celebrations on the streets of Turkey reflected the majority poll in the country’s referendum for political reform. The 58 percent “Yes” vote

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EU hails Turkish referendum result

Voters in Turkey have supported planned changes in the constitution in a key referendum for the country’s ambitions to join the European Union. The

Voters in Turkey have supported planned changes in the constitution in a key referendum for the country’s ambitions to join the European Union. The

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Turkey backs constitutional reform

Turkish voters have approved constitutional reforms in a crucial referendum. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the country had passed an

Turkish voters have approved constitutional reforms in a crucial referendum. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the country had passed an

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Pro-Kurdish protestors attack voting booth

Voters in Turkey’s Mersin province had to be protected when a school used as a polling station was attacked by pro-Kurdish protestors. The

Voters in Turkey’s Mersin province had to be protected when a school used as a polling station was attacked by pro-Kurdish protestors. The

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Turkey votes on constitutional reforms

Turkey has been voting on constitutional reform in a referendum seen as a test of support for Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.   He says the

Turkey has been voting on constitutional reform in a referendum seen as a test of support for Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.   He says the

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Turkey votes on constitutional reform

Voting’s underway in Turkey in a referendum on constitutional reform. The government wants to make changes that will bring it closer to standards

Voting’s underway in Turkey in a referendum on constitutional reform. The government wants to make changes that will bring it closer to standards

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Poll predict Turks will vote for reforms

A clear majority of Turks will vote for constitutional reforms in tomorrow’s referendum, according to the latest polls. The changes, proposed by

A clear majority of Turks will vote for constitutional reforms in tomorrow’s referendum, according to the latest polls. The changes, proposed by

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Final political rallies before Turkish referendum

With an election due next year, this weekend’s referendum on constitutional reform in Turkey is being seen as a vote of confidence on the leadership

With an election due next year, this weekend’s referendum on constitutional reform in Turkey is being seen as a vote of confidence on the leadership

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Turkey's constitutional groundshift

Turkey is under a national curfew, said the newspapers 30 years ago. The army took over the streets and institutions. Many civilians were imprisoned

Turkey is under a national curfew, said the newspapers 30 years ago. The army took over the streets and institutions. Many civilians were imprisoned

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Turkey counts down to constitutional referendum

Preparations are underway in Turkey for Sunday’s referendum on the constitution which could change the face of the country. Polls show the vote is

Preparations are underway in Turkey for Sunday’s referendum on the constitution which could change the face of the country. Polls show the vote is

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Turkey faces crucial vote on its future

euronews’ Yalcin Ademoglu: We are joined by Turkish writer and journalist Roni Margulies from Istanbul. Mr. Margulies, what does this referendum mean

euronews’ Yalcin Ademoglu: We are joined by Turkish writer and journalist Roni Margulies from Istanbul. Mr. Margulies, what does this referendum mean

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Brussels Turks weigh constitutional reform

Euronews checked out opinions on this Sunday’s consitutional referendum in a strongly Turkish immigrant quarter of Brussels. In a café that is is a

Euronews checked out opinions on this Sunday’s consitutional referendum in a strongly Turkish immigrant quarter of Brussels. In a café that is is a

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Turkey heads towards key referendum vote

When Turkey votes on a change to its constitution on Sunday, it will also be viewed as a test of support for a government that has been accused of

When Turkey votes on a change to its constitution on Sunday, it will also be viewed as a test of support for a government that has been accused of

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Erdogan turns on critics before crucial vote

The war of words between Turkey’s government and opposition is hotting up ahead of this weekend’s constitutional referendum, seen as crucial in the

The war of words between Turkey’s government and opposition is hotting up ahead of this weekend’s constitutional referendum, seen as crucial in the

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Mass rallies ahead of Turkish referendum

The countdown is underway to next weekend’s constitutional referendum in Turkey, with Yes and No rallies drawing thousands of supporters. The debate

The countdown is underway to next weekend’s constitutional referendum in Turkey, with Yes and No rallies drawing thousands of supporters. The debate

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Turkey's referendum on new constitutional future

September 12 is strongly symbolic for Turkey, the date on which, 30 years ago, its military launched a coup d‘état. This September, coinciding with

September 12 is strongly symbolic for Turkey, the date on which, 30 years ago, its military launched a coup d‘état. This September, coinciding with